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Traffic Engineer

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

The Team 

As part of our award winning Assets and Infrastructure directorate, the Strategic Placemaking team work to ensure the City's assets are strategically managed across the specific categories of roads, footpaths, open space, storm water, drainage, buildings and other structures. The team is filled with talented and passionate individuals who are committed to working together and with the business to achieve it’s goals and objectives. We take our values very seriously, and recognise our contributions benefit our people, and more broadly, the community. Our goal is to be the best at what we do and ensure Council is a great place to work.

The Role 

This is a permanent, full time role which is instrumental in providing a high standard of Traffic Engineering Services. This includes the installation of new traffic facilities and continued maintenance of facilities. You will take ownership of continuous improvement strategies and have a pivotal role in achieving an efficient and safe environment for vehicles, pedestrians and other road users. 

About You 

We’re looking for someone with demonstrated experience in traffic and transport, but you’ll also bring a customer focused approach and can-do attitude to engage and influence key stakeholders to achieve the best outcome for Council and the community. 

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

  • Tertiary Qualification in Civil or Environmental Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualifications in a related discipline, or in the process of obtaining such qualifications Registered Professional Engineer or should be eligible for registration as Professional Engineer in accordance with the NSW registration laws, where applicable.
  • RMS certification for the preparation and implementation of traffic control/ management plans
  • Class C Drivers Licence
  • Construction Induction Card (White Card)

Essential

  • Demonstrated understanding of traffic and transport issues and principals
  • A high level of computer literacy with sound working knowledge of traffic engineering modelling software, GIS (mapping) software, Council corporate software and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to present accurate, clear concise and timely reports on traffic matters
  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team
  • Understanding of and commitment to WHS practices and EEO principles
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  •  Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate.

The Perks and Benefits

To support you at work, our perks and benefits include:

  • Up to $94,000 plus 10.5% Super 
  • Civil Liability Allowance 
  • We promote work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements including 9 day fortnight, hybrid work arrangement, flexible start and finish times
  • Additional Health and Wellbeing paid leave
  • Additional three grant days of paid leave over Christmas (where applicable)
  • Long service leave after five years
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Sponsored Study Program
  • Parental Leave and Support
  • Shine Bright Rewards Program
  • Ongoing Education and Resources

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Henry Huynh, Senior Assets Engineer- Traffic and Transport on 02 9330 6231.

 Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: Friday, 8 July 2022 at 11:30pm AEST

 Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQIA+ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Chemical

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  • Locations:

    New South Wales,

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  • Closing Date:29th Jun 2022, 11:50 pm

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