Student/Graduate Traffic Engineer (up to June 2026)

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About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $16.60/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

You will assist and undertake infrastructure investigations; survey; concept development; stakeholder engagement; environmental impact review; design, specification and project cost estimating to deliver sustainable outcomes for road, traffic and transport related infrastructure. You will contribute to the social, environmental, economic and governance objectives of Council’s Community Strategic Plan. You will manage your work assignments to ensure delivery within planned timelines.

Your work and activities and contributions to the team will meet targets and commitments established in individual or team work plans and Council’s Operational and Strategic Plans. You will participate in and contribute to Project Control Groups to provide design solutions which meet project objectives and ensure successful project outcomes. You will collaborate across Council in solving problems and developing solutions.

This position is temporary up to June 2026 and is intended for students and recent graduates who are either currently undertaking or recently completed their studies in a Civil Engineering Degree. 

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 


For Student: Award prescribed (up to $56,789.20) + 11% Superannuation

For Graduate: $80,935.92 to $91,563.16 + 11% Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

1. Recently completed or successfully undertaking latter years of tertiary studies towards the completion of a Civil Engineering Degree recognised by Engineers’ Australia.

2. Ability to complete civil engineering survey and design projects under professional guidance.

3. High level of computer literacy skills and ability to use typical corporate and workplace software applications. Familiarisation with the use of computer aided design packages.

4. Current NSW Class C Driver's Licence


Manod Wickramasinghe, Traffic & Transport Planning Manager on 9392 5638

Closing Date

Sunday 9th June 2024, 11:30PM

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How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

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