First listed on: 17 September 2020

Our organisation

MidCoast Council is a workplace designed for outcomes-focused employees. We value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive results for our community and who bring a “can-do” attitude to their work. We empower our people to make decisions, to grow and to learn. Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement.

The role

This position sits within our Planning and Assets Department and is responsible for working with relevant departments to plan for, deliver and operate the sewer and water reticulation networks whilst optimising efficiency. You will be provided with an opportunity to learn from experienced and passionate water industry experts whilst being supported in a highly functioning team environment.

About you

A professional Engineer with hydraulic modelling knowledge and water / wastewater industry experience. You are a keen learner who is willing to work across departments to understand our current systems, consolidate results and optimise efficiencies.

As an organisation we value Wellbeing, Integrity, Sustainability and Respect and are looking for someone who aligns with our values and ensures that we are delivering benefits to our community that adds value and builds trust.

The package

Salary range circa $81,000 - $97,000 p.a. depending on skills and experience
9.5% superannuation
Permanent Full Time
35 hour week
Access to the benefits of Council’s Flexi Time and Work Life Balance Policy


Initially this position will be based from Council's Taree office, located at 2 Pulteney Street, Taree. In future your normal place of work will be the Council Offices at 2 Biripi Way Taree. When the time comes for you to move to Biripi Way, four weeks’ notice will be provided. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

We often receive a high level of interest in roles we advertise so, to help provide our applicants with an efficient and professional service, our recruitment system is fully online. When you click "Apply for this job" you will be directed to our online application.

Closing date: Thursday 1 October 2020 at 11.30 pm.

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