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Senior Development Engineer

Job Title: Senior Development Engineer
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Gatton, Queensland
Classification: Planning and Development
Client: Lockyer Valley Regional Council
Reference: BBBH626_1554421635
Job Published: 08 Apr 2019
Closing Date: 23 Apr 2019

Job Description

Download the Candidate Information Pack https://tinyurl.com/yy7n3lsu for this role. Click Apply Now to submit your application.

This is an ideal time to join Lockyer Valley Regional Council in the position of Senior Development Engineer. The Planning and Development Unit is working on a program of improvement and innovation to provide exceptional service standards to the local community. This position will be based in Gatton, Queensland.

As the Senior Development Engineer, you will have a leading role in the Planning and Development unit. You will utilise your professional skills as a Civil Engineer to:

  • Provide leadership to engineering staff who are involved in assessing Development Applications;
  • Lead assessment and inspection of operational works of the Council;
  • Develop processes and procedures that continually improve the service provided to customers and reduce the time that it takes for Development Applications to be completed; and
  • Provide technical and professional civil engineering advice on development matters.

You will draw on your ten or more years of professional experience as a degree qualified Civil Engineer to provide expert advice in assessing Development Applications and inspecting development works.

The Lockyer Valley region is ideally situated being less than a one hour's drive from inner city Brisbane. It straddles the Warrego Highway and covers an area of approximately 2,200 sq kms. The population is growing quickly and there are currently over 40,000 residents.

Lockyer Valley Regional Council has a strong set of values that remind them of what is important as an organisation. They strive to enable opportunities within the region with a strong customer focus.

Council offers excellent working conditions, including 9-day fortnight and a range of generous employee benefits including flexible working arrangements and supports and encourages its employees with training and professional development opportunities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or hold the appropriate visa to work in Australia to apply for this role. Leading Roles will undertake checks to confirm your right to work in Australia at offer stage.

Apply with your CV and a cover letter specifically addressing the selection criteria in the Information Pack. Applications should be provided in Word (.doc or .docx) format.

Applications will close on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at 5pm.