Jul 22, 2021

Senior Officer - Water & Wastewater

$102,270 yearly
  • Charters Towers Regional Council
  • Charters Towers QLD, Australia
Full time Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment



Do you have demonstrated experience providing supervision, technical advice and support for the planning, design and operation of Water and Sewage Treatment Plants and Water and Sewerage Reticulation systems? If so, Charters Towers Regional Council is looking for you! 


Provide high level technical support and direction for Council’s water production and distribution systems, wastewater collection and treatment. Develop and implement water related asset management, provide planning and project management for capital works.

Employment Status:  Full Time, Permanent

Award: Level 8 of the Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award –  State 2017

Salary Range: $102,270.00 gross per annum.              


The successful candidate will have:

| Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities |

  • Experience in a leadership role within the Water Industry.
  • Experience with the commercial and financial performance of a team. This includes managing team utilisation and project governance.
  • Knowledge and understanding of asset management principles and experience in the application of asset management systems.
  • Planning the team’s short-term and long-term resourcing to maximise efficiency.
  • Highly developed problem solving, research and analytical skills.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute to Council’s strategic goals through operational planning and performance management.
  • Ability to develop a workforce culture of achievement consistent with Council’s vision, mission and strategies.
  • Understanding of the requirement for excellence in customer service and the need to engage stakeholders and the community to achieve this.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project).

| Essential Education/Qualifications |

  • Certificate IV or Diploma level qualifications in one or more of the following areas;
    • Engineering
    • Project Management
    • Asset Management
    • Water and Wastewater Industry
  • General Safety Induction Certificate (Construction Industry) “Blue/White Card”.

| Essential Licences |

  • Possession and maintenance of a Queensland ‘C’ Class Driver Licence.


For further information, view the Position Description.

For enquiries in relation to this vacancy, please call 07 4761 5300 or email.


11:59pm Wednesday 4 August 2021.

Late applications will only be accepted at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.


If you are interested in being considered for this role, please submit a detailed cover letter introducing yourself, outline your interest in the position and how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the essential position requirements as outlined in the “About You” section.


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