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Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Maintenance, Project Engineering

Remuneration: $122000 - 144000 per annum

Location: Wollongong

Type: Full Time

Posted: 24/08/2021


Permanent | Full Time
Salary from $122,664 up to $144,492 per annum plus superannuation
and an option of a motor vehicle equalisation allowance or a lease for private use of a motor vehicle
A 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance may also apply
Package will be assessed based on skills, experience and qualifications
Recruitment No 21097

The Position

Wollongong City Council is investing in our largest ever capital works program and are excited to be offering an opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Transport, Asset and Stormwater Manager. Leading a large team, you will apply your leadership skills and extensive experience to deliver the effective development, planning, management, operation and maintenance of Council's transport and stormwater asset strategies and programs.

This position is also responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing integrated strategies and investment priorities for asset operation and maintenance access and movement across the LGA.
  • Plan and develop capital and maintenance programs as outlined in the Infrastructure Delivery Program (IDP)
  • Development and planning of assets to support service provision.
  • High level and volume interface with the community, Councillors and the Executive
  • Providing collaborative leadership and direction to develop a high performing, customer focused culture.
  • Development of Business Proposals for projects and resourcing


Your success in this role will be demonstrated through your ability to lead strategically, whilst understanding the impact of asset investment decisions along with your ability to drive best practice solutions ensuring a high level of customer responsiveness and interface. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to engage across all levels of the business and community. You will also have good emotional intelligence with demonstrated experience people management skills with the ability to coach and develop individuals and teams. This is a high volume role with great breadth across Councils assets, we will be looking for demonstrated experience in prioritisation of planned and emergent work.

We are a flexible employer and will consider flexible working arrangements on request.

Benefits of working at Council:

  • We have a culture based on values of Integrity, Respect, Sustainability, One Team and Courage
  • We support and encourage study and career development
  • We foster personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible work arrangements
  • We recognise and reward performance and embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all
  • We provide many mental, physical and social wellbeing programs to support our staff to be the best that they can be

How to Apply

Click 'apply' to be re-directed to Council's E-Recruitment page.

For further information regarding this position please contact Trish Mcclure, Manager Infrastructure Strategy + Planning on 4227 8220. Enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

For assistance in submitting your application please contact the Recruitment Team on (02) 4227 7065.

Applications close 11:59pm Monday 6 September 2021.

We are adhering to NSW Public Health Guidelines with regard to COVID19. As such this recruitment action will be conducted in line with public health orders eg potentially online interviews.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.

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