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Design and Project Officer

Maryborough, Australia

Reference: 5754725

  • Temporary Full Time - up to 12 months
  • $85,628 - $93,229 plus Super

About us

Located at the geographical centre of Victoria, within one hour's drive from Ballarat or Bendigo, and just two hours from Melbourne sits Central Goldfields Shire Council. Maryborough is the major business centre surrounded by seven townships that feature iconic heritage architecture. Agricultural industries spread across the municipality, and there are several major manufacturing, infrastructure, freight, printing and food production companies that call us home.

We are a dynamic organisation with a visionary and engaging executive, that looks to put value into what we do for our community, residents and business.

Our values

  • Community and Customer Focussed
  • Collaborative and Inclusive
  • Challenge the Status Quo

About the role

Council has an exciting capital works program to deliver this year including new roads, footpaths, design works, community projects and more.

Projects are either grant-funded and Council funded and are delivered on tight timeframes. They are important to the community and to Council.

Who are we looking for?

Come and join our Infrastructure team and help deliver our program. Ideally you will have experience in civil design (eg roads, drainage, footpaths), project management and contract administration. You should also have experience in preparing specifications for tender. You will need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to work with a wide-range of stakeholders including other Council employees, community members, regulatory and grant authorities and contractors.

As a local government employee, you are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid19 or provide a valid medical exemption.

What we offer you

We are open to discussing the possibility of flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and flexible start and finishing times that work for both you and the organisation. You are welcome to discuss these opportunities at interview.

We offer a great salary, excellent growth opportunities and the ability to really influence the future of our council and its surrounds. If this sounds like you, be part of an innovative and committed council and apply today!

For enquiries please contact Amber Robinson Manager Infrastructure, on 0428 909 559

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until a successful applicant is appointed.