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 infrastructure planning team you will be responsible for the effective and sustainable management of Council’s infrastructure assets, including the design, maintenance and delivery of a number of asset-related services.
You will contribute to the efficient and effective management of Council drainage and road assets. This will be achieved through the timely production of competent and innovative solutions to issues raised by the community in relation to drainage and road engineering infrastructure.
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.
This permanent, full-time position involves:
Undertaking various engineering related projects involving investigation, research, generation and assessment of alternatives and production of reports recommending appropriate courses of action.
Undertaking engineering investigations and problem solving in relation to municipal civil infrastructure including roads, drainage, and related assets.
Receiving, investigating and liaising with members of the community, problem solving to resolve requests relating to roads, drainage, and related assets.
Preparing survey and design briefs to initiate the implementation of works to resolve road, drainage, and related asset issues.
Preparing and peer review of cost estimates and works instructions relating to resolution of issues.
Supervising contractors engaged in construction of works and undertaking general engineering studies and investigations.
Providing support to the wider team to ensure the effective operation and success of the department as a whole.
To be successful in this role, you must have:
A tertiary qualification in civil engineering, or substantial progress towards and several years of work experience.
Experience in design and construction of roadwork, drainage, and associated civil infrastructure.
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to translate technical information into plain English.
Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills.
Ability to work within an allocated budget.
Strong conceptual skills with experience in conducting research, analysing data and synthesising results into tangible plans and outcomes.
Understanding of the legislative requirements relating to construction activities, particularly related to a safety culture.
Apply now to submit your application. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.
Enquiries: Justin Hinch | 03 5272 6164 | JHinch@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.