First listed on: 20 September 2019

Engineering Technical Officer Planning

Engineering Technical Officer Planning

Salary Range: $78,272.41 - $89,672.50 per annum
Location: 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns
Reference Number: 12974
Close Date: Monday 7th October 2019

Primary Objectives of the position:

  • The Engineering Technical Officer Planning core role is to assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of models of Council’s water and wastewater networks.
  • The Engineering Technical Officer Planning shall also assist with hydraulic and other relevant technical advice in relation to Water & Waste’s development assessment processes and the planning and design phases of selected capital works projects.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree or other relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Recent and direct experience in hydraulic modelling relevant to the water and wastewater industry.
  • Current drivers licence.
  • Capable in the use of models pertaining to water supply and wastewater networks (e.g. Infoworks ICM, Infoworks WSPro), including experience in the integration with GIS-based systems.
  • Sound knowledge of Local Government Civil Engineering procedures, relevant legislation and Australian Standards, guidelines and industry best practice.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills with the ability to write technical engineering reports and memos.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within and adapt to different team environments.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by clicking on the Position Description, select on "Open" to download the attachment.

How to Apply:
Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment:

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:-

  • Pre-employment Medical, which will include a medical assessment and drug and alcohol test
  • National Police/Criminal History Check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification/Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to Work Visa

We offer the following benefits:

  • Full-time Permanent Position
  • 9 day fortnight work roster
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks sick leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position

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