Director Engineering Services

Director Engineering Services

Job Title: Director Engineering Services
Location: Bowen, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH734_1568951380
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2019 11:53

Job Description

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The Whitsunday Regional Council seeks a strategic and future focused Director Engineering Services to lead and maximise the performance of the Engineering Services Department for the benefit of the community.

The council has recently appointed a new CEO, and the Director Engineering Services will be a key member of the executive leadership team in delivering on Council's operational and corporate plan.

The Opportunity

The Director of Engineering Services is responsible for providing high-level strategic advice while leading a large multi-disciplinary team across water, waste, the quarry, roads, drainage and disaster management. It is an exciting time to join Council and lead a significant program of works underway across the region, including marine projects that will bring greater prosperity to the community.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proven experience working in a similar role, ideally in local government
  • Highly developed understanding of Engineering and Project Management concepts as well as financial and business management capability
  • Engineering Qualifications
  • RPEQ Registration

The Whitsunday Regional Council

The Whitsunday Regional Council is a progressive and professionally enriching organisation, where you will be challenged to provide expertise and leadership of programmes that create a focus on high performance and a customer service.

The Whitsunday Regional Council is located in one of Queensland's key tourism, agriculture and trade regions, with key assets including Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands, a thriving horticultural sector, and significant trade-supporting transport infrastructure.

The Council serves a community of 35500, located in the major community centres of Bowen, Proserpine, Collinsville, Cannonvale and Airlie Beach. Council employs approximately 350 staff and has an annual budget of $102M.

How to Apply

Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 7 October 2019.