Qualified Civil Engineer | Strategic Role | Gympie - 40 mins from Noosa
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Gympie Regional Council is seeking an infrastructure Engineer to assist in delivering best practice and effective management of the Gympie Regional Council's $670 Million Transportation and Stormwater asset portfolio.
This is a key role in the organisation supporting the Design Manager in developing and improving the Engineering Service's Asset Management process and delivering strategies including:
- Preparation, review and updating Asset Management Plans
- Development, review and application of target levels of service
- Providing technical advice and reporting.
- Coordinating the condition assessment of existing infrastructure
- Contributing to the development of the 10-year Capital Plan
Benefits of the Role
- Supportive management structure with professional career development opportunities.
- Contribute to the development of the 10-year Capital Plan to prioritise asset renewal and upgrades.
- Flexible working conditions.
About the Person
This position requires candidate with previous experience in strategy and asset management plan development and someone who has strong knowledge of GIS systems. They must have a high attention to detail and excellent written and communication skills. An Engineers Australia accepted bachelor's degree in civil engineering or equivalent qualification is essential.
Working and Living in the Region
Gympie Regional Council has an enormous focus on economic growth within its region. Council's strategic objectives and vision are to deliver world class services to the region and to make Gympie a location of choice for people to live, work and invest. Council has 450 employees and capital works investment of around $50m. Council continues to shape and mould the city and townships through strategic town planning and placemaking to enhance the lifestyle and business needs of its residents.
Gympie Regional Council has a dedicated and effective workforce that operates within a culture of continuous improvement and service to the community. Staff enjoy a good work/life balance, supported by family friendly policies, opportunities for professional development, and employee benefits such as a nine-day fortnight, salary sacrifice and generous superannuation.
The Gympie region is located in the Wide Bay Burnett area of south-east Queensland, about 160 kilometres north of Brisbane. The community is an area of unsurpassed beauty and diversity from Rainbow Beach and the famous coloured sands, to the picturesque Mary Valley, with the added benefits to lifestyle of being within easy reach of the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane City. This close proximity to neighbouring coastal areas, such as the Fraser Coast and Sunshine Coast, ensures the region is well-positioned to benefit from South East Queensland's tourism sector.
The region's 6,898 sq. km catchment boasts rich history as Queensland's first gold mining town, with many heritage-listed buildings and attractions still visible throughout the region today. The estimated population of the area is almost 50,000; with predicted growth of up to 60,600 persons by 2036.
How to Apply
Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.
The closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 14 October 2019.