Stormwater Engineer (Transport and Stormwater)

Job No: PMC2017144
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW

Applications close Sunday 22 October 2017

About the Role

In this role you will assist the Senior Stormwater Engineer in the planning, modeling and design of Council’s stormwater drainage network. You will provide a high level of customer service to internal and external customers, giving advice regarding stormwater for all aspects of the land development process and advice relating to stormwater maintenance activities undertaken by Council.

The successful applicant will hold a relevant qualification in Civil Engineering and demonstrated experience in all facets of drainage works including investigations, programming, design and providing technical advice. You will have strong communication skills and computer skills and have experience in engaging with customers and community stakeholders. A current driver’s license and White Card are also essential.

Desirable requirements include skills in standard hydraulic analysis modelling e.g. ILSAX, DRAINS, MUSIC and standard CAD software e.g. AUTOCAD / 12D and experience within Development Assessment, relevant legislation and/or Local Government.



This is a full time permanent role, with remuneration in the range of $83,055-$93,483 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 Cameron Hawkins, Engineering Planning Manager on (02) 6581 8565.


Applying for the position

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

Position Description - Stormwater Engineer

Recruitment Selection Criteria - Stormwater Engineer

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 on 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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