First listed on: 01 October 2021

  • Permanent, Full Time Position
  • Salary circa $90k p.a. + super
  • Convenient Reservoir location with flexible work opportunities

About Darebin City Council
Located in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Darebin City Council is home to one of the largest, most diverse communities in terms of culture, language, religion, socio-economic background, occupation, and housing needs. The city has one of the largest populations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in metropolitan Melbourne. Our Vision is for a community that works together to advance community life.

About the Role
Working as part of our Operations and Capital division, this role is responsible for organising, administering and overseeing the day to day allocation and completion of jobs referred internally by our inspectors, in response to community, as part of routine scheduling, or for specific projects. The role plays an active part in the leadership group of the division.

  • Implement council’s Road Management Plan
  • Organise and lead the work of in-house staff and contractors
  • Plan and administer effective processes to procure, acquit and document works
  • Contribute to the development of the new Infrastructure Maintenance Plan
  • Provide opportunities for skills development for staff and trainees

Make a positive difference to community pride, safety and amenity by maintaining and improving community owned assets.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in contract and project administration
  • Experience with costing and financial control
  • Skills and experience building a positive workplace culture
  • Experience managing logistics of multiple jobs, sites and crews
  • Current Victorian Driver License, Forklift License/Permit highly desirable

As a progressive leader in Local Government, Darebin City Council is passionate about social inclusion, sustainability, engagement and service excellence. We are proud of the diversity of our workforce and recognise the strength this provides in meeting the needs of the community we serve. We are committed to upholding a positive and supportive work environment that values the contribution of all employees and treats all employees with dignity and respect.

We offer a range of benefits to our employees including opportunities for personal and professional development, flexible work practices including working from home options, Employee Assistance Program, recognition and reward program - Appreciate Great and a variety of generous paid and unpaid leave options.

How to Apply
Darebin values diversity and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

We’re also happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please submit your application including a resume, and those who wish to address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description may do so in their cover letter.

Contact Robyn Mitchell, Coordinator Infrastructure and Fleet Maintenance on 0409 063 283 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close on Sunday 17th October 2021 at 11.30pm.

The Darebin City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply.

To work at Darebin City Council, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check and comply with Child Safety standards. All employees are required to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check and may be required to complete a Functional Health Assessment

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