First listed on: 07 June 2024

Water and Sewer Project Manager


  • Work in a dynamic and customer focused team
  • Permanent full-time
  • Balance your life with a 9 day fortnight 
  • Hybrid work conditions - 2 days work from home and 3 days on site 
  • Flexible work arrangement options are available
  • Leaseback Vehicle/Vehicle Allowance

About the role

As the Water and Sewer Project Manager, you will lead project teams to deliver service and infrastructure projects within the Maintenance Services section.

You will be responsible for assisting employees and management to align strategic, operational and organisational objectives. This will be achieved through managing project teams that deliver service and infrastructure projects, in order to achieve the desired social, economic and environmental outcomes for Central Coast Council.

This position is required to provide quality customer service and create value for the community.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or related field OR demonstrated solid contemporary experience in a similar role
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Valid Construction General Induction card - NSW SafeWork or equivalent
  • Demonstrated, relevant experience in a project management focused role
  • Previous experience in the successful delivery of a range of infrastructure and/or service projects
  • Previous experience and skills in motivating, leading and supporting employees and coordinating the activities of a multi-disciplinary team to achieve outcomes
  • Local Government working experience with a knowledge of the Local Government Act and other relevant legislation
  • Project Management experience in projects of significant complexity with a political environment with differing stakeholders

Our position description provides more information for you to learn more about this role.

Other important information

  • The salary range for this position sits between 96.3k - 115.5k + 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance + Superannuation
  • This is a Permanent full-time
  • This role will be able to access a 9 day fortnight
  • We are able to offer hybrid and flexible working conditions for this role.
  • Successful candidates may be required to have vaccinations against Hepatitis A and B and Tetanus. 
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake and pass a Confined Spaces medical. 

A leaseback vehicle is provided in this role for official duties and private use and your choice of vehicle will be provided when one becomes available in accordance with Council’s Vehicle Policy. In the meantime, either an alternate pre-used vehicle or a vehicle allowance of $200 per week ($10,450 per annum) is temporarily applied for this position due to ongoing issues with supply for new vehicles.

Council will be creating an eligibility list from this recruitment process and may utilise this eligibility list to fill other permanent or temporary vacancies.

Extra benefits

At Central Coast Council we provide team members with a range of extras that help them balance their life when they need it. Fitness Passports give access to a range of gyms. Wellbeing leave can be accessed twice a year to tick off something that means something to you - volunteering, health check ups, a 'me day' to refresh you. And an Employee Assistance Program that offers a range of wellbeing initiatives to help you and your immediate family.

Other extras include:

  • Long service leave after 5 years of continuous service
  • Free flu vaccination program
  • Time provided for you to do annual skin cancer screening, Breast screen and blood donations
  • Access to professional development with career development and learning programs through various platforms
  • We reward and recognise our staff with our Cheers program
  • Novated leasing partnerships. 

Central Coast Council is committed to the goals of equal opportunity employment. We aim to provide a work environment for our employees that fosters equity, diversity and respect.

Council is committed to providing safe environments that protect the physical, emotional, cultural and social wellbeing of children on the Central Coast.

What to know more?

The contact person for this role is Chris Urquhart Section Manager Maintenance Services. You can contact them on 0418 489 815 or on email at

This position will close for applications at midnight on Sunday 30 June 2024.

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