Water & Wastewater Overseer

Water & Wastewater Overseer

Job Title: Water & Wastewater Overseer
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Ayr, Queensland
Salary: Generous Package incl 12% Super & Use of Vehicle
Reference: 1619
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2022 12:58

Job Description

Water & Wastewater Overseer | Burdekin Shire Council
North Queensland

  • Work a 9-day fortnight, great lifestyle opportunities
  • Leading an operational team in Water and Wastewater service delivery
  • Career development, working with world first technologies

The Water & Wastewater Overseer is a key leadership role within Burdekin Shire Councils Water and Wastewater operations team. This position provides high quality management of council's water and wastewater reticulation assets, operational team and capital works projects.

Position Opportunities and Challenges:

  • Provide leadership and direction for the Water and Wastewater construction and maintenance teams.
  • Continue to develop innovative and practical solutions to water and wastewater management processes and strategies.
  • Drive a work culture of high performance and customer service.
  • Work with a progressive organisation, overseeing a broad range of capital works projects.
  • Continuous development of operational staff's technical capabilities regarding skills, developing technologies and equipment.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, leading and managing operational teams.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Australian Drinking Water Guidelines, function and operation of Drinking Water Quality Management Plans.
  • Extensive experience in potable water and wastewater network operations.
  • Diploma in Water Industry Operations or a recognised qualification in mechanical or civil engineering, civil construction, project management or business.
  • Possess a strong customer service ethos - ability to influence, network, negotiate, counsel and mediate.

Council is offering an attractive remuneration package that includes a vehicle for commuter use and 12% superannuation (conditions apply). This is a significant career opportunity where you will be provided the mentoring and training to be successful and develop your capabilities.

How to apply

Please download the candidate information pack to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.

Applications will close on Monday 28th February 2022 - 5.00pm.