Graduate/Assistant Waterway Engineer - 2 year fixed term contract

About the Role

Council is currently seeking applications for the position of a Graduate/Assistant Waterway Engineer for a 2 year fixed term period. Reporting to the Team Leader Biodiversity, Coastal and Flooding, this role is responsible for developing studies, policies and strategies in relation to floodplain management, and providing information and advice regarding the flood planning aspect of land use planning including development applications.

About you

The ideal candidate will have a Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and relevant experience in a similar role. To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in interpreting and applying current NSW Environmental, Planning and Local Government legislation as well as the following licences/tickets:

  • National Construction Induction Certification (Whitecard).
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence.

About Coffs Harbour City Council

Coffs Harbour City Council is a leader in Local Government, committed to the pursuit of excellence for our community. This means that we strive to deliver excellence in our services​ through innovation, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do, supporting our people to provide them the scope to deliver outcomes, working together to seek solutions both internally and externally and being transparent and responsible in all that we do.

What we offer

By joining a leader in Local Government, as a staff member of Council you have access to:

  • Performance based awards
  • Flexible work opportunities, including career breaks
  • Employee health and wellbeing programs
  • Learning and development programs
  • Opportunities to purchase additional annual leave

Plus, benefits of working in a region that offers a fantastic coastal lifestyle.


Starting salary of $74K plus performance based salary progression. If you are excited by this opportunity, apply now!

Further Information

Boost your application by attaching a cover letter expanding on your suitability for this role.

Enquiries: Sharon Smith, Section Leader Local Planning - (02) 6648 4660

Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and background

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 4510145. Applications close 03 February 2019

  • Job type:Graduate jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Engineering Environmental

  • Workrights:

    New Zealand Citizen, Australian Citizen,

  • Locations:

    Coffs Harbour

  • Closing Date:3rd Feb 2019, 1:59 pm


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