Water & Sewer Operations Team Leader - Sewer

Job No: PMC20190250
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW

About the Role

We are currently seeking candidates with significant civil construction experience, and/or relevant trade qualifications to lead and motivate a small team in the construction and maintenance works associated with Council sewerage schemes.  This is a great opportunity for candidates who are looking to develop their skills, both technical and supervisory.  If you are a motivated team player with the ability to think on your feet this is the role for you.


About you

To be successful in this role you shall require:

  • Demonstrated experience with installation, repair and maintenance of water and sewer supply works;
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and supervise field staff and contractors to achieve results.

To find out more about this role and what skills, qualifications and experience you will require to succeed, please refer to the Position Description and Selection Criteria for the role.

Position Description

Selection Criteria



This is a full time role, with a remuneration in the range of $59,294 - $66,722 p.a (depending on skills and experience), plus superannuation, for a 38 hour week.


About Councils Infrastructure Operations Team

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council’s Infrastructure Operations Team is responsible the management and custodianship of over $2 Billion of community assets including water and waste water infrastructure and water treatment systems, which alone consist 5 sewage treatment plants, 155 sewerage pumping stations, 726km of sewer mains and 12,434 manholes. 


About The Port Macquarie Hastings Region

Upon commencement you shall call ‘home’ one of the East Coasts most enviable locations.  With access to stunning hinterland, miles of pristine beaches, national parks, playgrounds, sporting facilities, restaurants, galleries, theatres and a genuine community feel, the mid-north coast is the perfect location if you enjoy hiking, surfing, camping, fishing, off road exploration, Saturday sports, arts, theatre, food and wine.



If you would like to find out more about this role please contact Scott Cunningham, Sewer Technical Officer on 6581 8111.


Interested in Applying?

Applications must be submitted no later than Sunday 15 March 2020, at 11:30pm.

Please complete the application form below and answer the questions that relate to the Selection Criteria for this role, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.


Please Note: Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical, or similar positions for a period of 12 months, including temporary and casual positions.

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