General Manager Works

General Manager Works

Job Title: General Manager Works
Contract Type: Contract – 4 years
Location: Mundubbera
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH720_1567130505
Contact Name: Bernard Maude
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2019 14:01

Job Description

General Manager Works | North Burnett Regional Council | Mundubbera

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About the Role

The North Burnett Regional Council is seeking a General Manager Works to provide strategic, financial and operational leadership of Infrastructure and Technical Services that enhance the liveability of the North Burnett Region. Asset and Fleet Program Management, Road Networks, Construction, Maintenance and new Business Development for the Works Department will be key functions of this role.

Reporting to the CEO, the General Manager Works will work with the Senior Executive Team to develop and implement strategy across the organisation with a "one team" approach to provide excellent service to the community.

The General Manager Works will have financial management responsibility for a budget of over $40 million and lead a workforce of more than 90 employees.

Benefits of the Role

Council offers an attractive market based remuneration package including:

  • Competitive salary, plus 12% superannuation
  • Fully maintained vehicle
  • Funded professional development and training opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program for work or non-work-related matters
  • Relocation assistance
  • Subsidised accommodation

About the Person

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in managing all aspects of a diverse Civil Works Program. A tertiary qualification in Engineering and RPEQ registration is highly desirable. Strong skills in Asset and Fleet Management, Project Management, Estimation and Civil Design are essential as is the ability to assess departmental performance and bring improvements and efficiencies.

Living and Working in the Region

The North Burnett Regional Council came into existence on the 15 March 2008 and resulted in the amalgamation of 6 Shires - Monto, Eidsvold, Mundubbera, Gayndah, Perry and Biggenden into the new North Burnett Regional Council. The elected Council is the law-making body and consists of the Mayor and 6 Councillors. The North Burnett Region covers 19,708 square kilometres with the topography of the region being diverse from fertile farmland to rugged geographical formations.

North Burnett Regional Council is constantly looking for ways to improve, innovation and ideas are welcomed. Council understands that its continued success depends on hard-working, talented and innovative individuals, who want to make a difference in an organisation and in their careers.

As a local government in a large regional area, Council offers an exciting lifestyle and challenging career opportunities. Surrounded by natural beauty, the North Burnett Region offers a relaxed and rural lifestyle with low cost of living and easy access to essential services. Geographically advantaged, the region is within easy driving times to the cities of Brisbane, Rockhampton, Hervey Bay and Bundaberg.

The development of Paradise Dam and Mingo Crossing has seen an increase in tourism for the region. New projects and additional walking tracks in the national parks will add to the attraction of the region.

How to Apply

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

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 23 September 2019