Looking to take the next step in your professional career? Bellingen Shire Council has an exciting opportunity currently available to join its Infrastructure team. Be part of an organisation that genuinely values its employees and provides a rewarding working environment built on a strong set of values.About Us
Bellingen Shire is located on the Mid North Coast of NSW halfway between Sydney and Brisbane and just south of Coffs Harbour. It has a total area of 1,605 square kilometres with a coastline of approximately 10km. The region is renowned for its ecological diversity with State Forests and National Parks covering over 53% of the local government area.
We are a progressive local government authority employing approximately 150 dedicated employees.
Bellingen Shire Council has an exciting Capital Works delivery program to be delivered in the coming years, with over $20M in Bridge replacements, $20M in road upgrades and numerous one-of-a-kind community infrastructure projects including sports facilities in Connell Park and replacement of the iconic Urunga Boardwalk.
Working within our team of Engineers, this role is responsible for providing professional advice and input into the planning, design, development, implementation and monitoring of a range of projects.
The ideal candidate will have recently completed a Bachelor degree in Engineering that is recognised by Engineers Australia and experience using computer aided design (CAD) software. Experience in survey, civil design or civil construction would be an advantage but not necessary.
To succeed in the role, you will demonstrate high level analytical, investigative and problem-solving skills, and display a flexible approach to your work responsibilities and demonstrate initiative in your daily work practices.
Some of the benefits working for Bellingen Shire Council include:
- Access to Fitness Passport
- Access to employee wellbeing programs
- Hybrid and flexible work arrangements
- Ongoing professional development opportunities
- Salary packaging options
- 3-year Fixed-Term opportunity, 35 hour week with access to monthly rostered day off
Annual salary of $79,088 to $90,165 (plus super)
For further information regarding this role please contact John Fyfe, Manager Infrastructure, on 02 6655 7300.
Sponsorship/work rights for Australia
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.
Australian Temporary Residents may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.
How to Apply
Please read the Position Description by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page. It is important to read this carefully to understand what the job involves.
No candidate will meet every single desired qualification or skill. If your experience looks a little different from what we have identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we would love to learn more about you!
If this sounds like you, click the Apply button below, complete the application form and upload your current resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.
Applications close: Sunday, 15 October 2023 at 4pmFurther information
As part of the recruitment process, suitable applicants will be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include relevant background checks, functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol screening.
Our recruitment process is primarily via system generated emails. Please ensure your email is correct before submitting your application to avoid missing crucial updates and outcomes.
Email notifications may include application confirmation, interview invitations, request for references, and application outcomes. Please check your email regularly, including your junk email.
For enquiries regarding the application process, please contact the Recruitment team by email at [email protected]
Bellingen Shire Council is a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.
Bellingen Shire Council as an equal opportunity employer is committed to a merit-based workforce that encompasses inclusiveness and diversity in an environment of mutual respect. We invite, encourage, welcome and value candidate of all ages and from all backgrounds.
Bellingen Shire Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.
If you require additional assistance to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the People and Culture team on 02 6655 7300 or [email protected]. You can ask for reasonable adjustments to be made at any time during the recruitment process.