Manager Engineering Services

Job No: OCC382
Location: Orange, NSW

Are you looking for that next step in your Engineering career? Want a job which will offer you a diverse area of responsibility and projects? Do you consider yourself a leader and someone who can manage and motivate a team? If your answer is yes then we want to hear from you!

Orange City Council is currently seeking a switched on, lateral thinker to join the team as our Manager Engineering Services.

Reporting to the Director Technical Services this is a strategically important role which will see you providing leadership and direction to the Engineering Services team in the delivery of end to end asset management planning including infrastructure planning, design, engineering development assessment, environmental compliance and assisting with the management of a Council wide asset portfolio worth in excess of $1 billion.

This is a cross divisional role and you'll be using your communication and relationship building skills to provide advice to a wide range of professionals across a variety of different levels both internally and externally of Council.  You'll need to know how to operate within a political environment and be comfortable talking to people ranging from general staff through to senior management and Councillors.

It's a role which offers you the opportunity to help direct the design programs of Council including advising on special projects such as Council subdivisions and potential land acquisitions and development, undertaking investigations and feasibility assessments for Council's decision makers and managing Section 94 contributions for Council.

Sound interesting?

We're looking for someone who understands the processes of Council, has well rounded experience and is an independent thinker - someone who can offer advice and isn't afraid to put their opinion forward when needed.

Someone who has demonstrated leadership and people management skills and who can communicate at all levels.

Someone with broad engineering knowledge, the capacity to think strategically, and an ability to achieve results.

Sound like you?

To be successful in this position you must also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or associated relevant discipline
  • Extensive experience in a similar role

You can view the full Position Description by clicking HERE

A total remuneration package up to $150,000 per annum will be negotiated with the successful applicant depending on qualifications and experience.

Note: The successful applicant for this position will be required to undergo a Criminal Background Check prior to appointment.

Enquiries: Telephone Human Resources on (02) 6393 8400 for further information.

Closing Date: 11.00pm AEST on Sunday 18 February 2018



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Orange City Council proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Aboriginal persons are encouraged to apply

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