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Disciplines: Building Services Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering

Remuneration: $Band 7 ($90,632 - $100,666 pa) per annum

Location: Geelong

Type: Full Time Permanent

Posted: 23/04/2019

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Be part of the change!

The City of Greater Geelong is undergoing a period of rapid growth, with our growth areas and infill development expected to boost our population by 150,000 by 2036.

Given our recent designation as a UNESCO City of Design – the first in Australia – and our drive to be internationally recognised as a clever and creative city-region by 2047, now is a great time to join our team and make the move to Geelong. To realise our vision and support sustainable growth the City is recruiting for motivated and customer focussed people to fill new roles.

As part of our transport team you will plan, develop and deliver transport strategies and projects across the municipality, with a lens to encourage sustainable and active transport. The position will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate initiatives within existing and new funding opportunities. While the position has an emphasis on active transport, it will also provide general transport planning guidance, particularly on initiatives relating to the region’s growth and development.

What we can offer you:

  • Engaging and rewarding work.

  • A culture of respect and collaboration.

  • The opportunity to be part of a dedicated and professional team.

  • Work in a range of settings – urban, suburban, rural and coastal.

  • Flexible working arrangements.

  • Paid parental leave for 14 weeks.

  • An employee health and wellbeing program.

  • Discounted gym memberships.

  • And an unparalleled lifestyle in one of Victoria’s most desirable regions.

The role:

This permanent, full-time position involves:

  1. Preparing, planning and delivering both strategic and capital transport projects that respond to current and future growth challenges.

  2. Preparing and providing status reports on strategies and projects.

  3. Identifying and pursuing funding opportunities for research and capital works developments in line with policy and priorities.

  4. Providing engineering advice on matters such as, traffic and transport planning, active transport best practice, and engineering documentation (including drawings, strategic plans, policies).

  5. Delivering an excellent customer service experience in relation to matters concerning the City’s transport and traffic management, including the resolution of complex customer and stakeholder enquiries relating to the role.

Who we’re looking for …

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  1. A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering (or relevant field).

  2. Proven competence in project management with the ability to plan, prioritise and organise work and deliver integrated outcomes.

  3. Excellent organisation skills with the ability to coordinate and manage competing timelines.

  4. High motivation with knowledge and experience in developing and implementing strategic plans and delivering capital projects.

  5. Well-developed written skills and the ability to prepare reports of a complex nature and present information in a concise and accurate manner.

  6. Skilled in the communication of complex ideas, community consultation, facilitation of and negotiation with stakeholders to produce quality outcomes.

Applications and Enquiries

Apply now to submit your application. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.
Enquiries: Jarrod Malone | 03 5272 4206 | JMalone@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

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