First listed on: 13 September 2017

Operational Technical Officer - Water

Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Operational Technical Officer - Water.

This position reports to the Section Leader (Water and Sewer) and is responsible in undertaking the efficient planning and scheduling of all maintenance and minor capital works within the Water Section using Council systems and processes.

The successful applicant will possess a Diploma in Civil Engineering or a related field (Degree is desirable), with a solid five (5) to ten (10) years' relevant experience, including previous experience in the Supervision of staff.

Project management principles, infrastructure maintenance management planning and scheduling as well as knowledge of the technical workings of assets within the Infrastructure Maintenance (Water and Sewer) portfolio will be key to success in this role.

Other requirements for this role include:

  • Experience in water and sewer operations.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in supervising others working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Demonstrated keyboarding and high level computer skills with experience in word processing, spread sheets, project scheduling, database, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and information management

For more details of the requirements and responsibilities of this role, please download the position description by clicking on Download PD

  • Starting salary range of $75,446.59
  • All other conditions of employment are as outlined in the Local Government (State) Award.

Additional Requirements: The successful applicant may be required to undertake Pre Employment Medical Screening and Pre Employment Alcohol & Drug Testing.

Enquiries to: Allan Hindmarsh, Group Leader Infrastructure Maintenance (Water & Sewer) on 02 6648 4500.

To apply for this job go to:
& enter ref code: 3750803.

Applications close 22 September 2017

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