Feb 10, 2020

Engineer Water Resource Planning

$77,741 - $93,305 yearly
  • Central Coast Council
  • Wyong NSW, Australia
Full time Engineering



Primary Work Location: Wyong

  • Work with a small team in a productive environment
  • Live and work on the beautiful Central Coast of NSW
  • Work/Life Balance - 9 day fortnight
  • Permanent full time position + Leaseback Vehicle

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

Our ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working as part of a small team, thinks strategically and possesses high analytical skills. You are the engineer we are looking for if you can work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to contribute towards the medium and long term planning of council's water resources. Some knowledge of working with water resources and demand forecasting models will be useful.

If you are someone who has an interest in water resource planning and enjoys working independently you will excel in this role.

Key activities of this role include:

  • Contribute to medium and long-term planning of water resources;
  • Analyse headworks operational data and provide advice for optimising the system yield and the cost;
  • Prepare periodic reports for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Work with models to forecast the system demand and yield;
  • Manage program and projects including providing briefings and reports.

About Us:

  • We are a large and progressive organisation delivering a wide variety of services to our local community;
  • You’ll be joining a team of Engineers who excel at what they do;
  • We offer a supportive environment with opportunities for career development;
  • We provide opportunities to collaborate with subject matter experts from a variety of areas across the organisation.

Please refer to the Position Description for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.

This role provides a salary range of between $77.7k to $93.3k per annum (inclusive of 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance) + superannuation.

A vehicle is provided for official duties and private use leaseback is available in accordance with Council’s Vehicle Policy.

A 9 day fortnight work-cycle currently applies to this role. This arrangement may be subject to change. 

Shortlisted candidates may be required to complete additional online assessments. 

Enquiries: Satpal Singh, Senior Engineer Water Resource Planning on ph: 4350 5713.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at Midnight on Thursday, 20 February 2020. 


Central Coast Council

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Degree targeted

This role requires a Bachelor Degree in either Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology or related field.

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