Operations Engineer (Transport and Stormwater)

Job No: PMC2017141
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW

Applications close Sunday 22 October 2017

About the Role

Join Council’s Transports and Stormwater Network Team to assist in the planning, programming and undertaking of civil construction maintenance activities across a variety of Council’s assets.

To be successful in this position you will hold a degree in Civil Engineering complimented by recent experience in a similar role. You will demonstrate strong project management and communication skills with sensitivity to managing community expectations. Strong computer skills, a class C driver’s licence and White Card are also required.

Working knowledge of planning and delivering minor civil works particular to Local Government is desirable, along with an understanding of Continuous Improvement Programs and Quality Management Processes.



This is a full time permanent role, with remuneration in the range of $93,364-$105,071 pa including allowances (depending on skills and experience) for a 35 hour week with access to Council’s Flexible Working Hours policy, plus 9.5% superannuation. A vehicle option will also be negotiated with the successful candidate.


About Council

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is located on the mid north coast of NSW in one of Australia’s fastest growing regions. We have a strong commitment to organisational excellence and community, through our service provision to some 80,000 residents. With an enviable climate, the region is a premier tourist destination offering a diversity of lifestyle options.



Contact James Prosser, Operations Manager, Transport and Stormwater on (02) 6581 8507.


Applying for the position

Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Position Description - Operations Engineer TSN

Recruitment Selection Criteria - Operations Engineer TSN


Please complete the application form below and answer the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the role description, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write the response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form as you must submit your application in one attempt.


Close date

All applications must be submitted no later than 11.30pm Sunday 22 October 2017



Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

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