7d ago

Transport and Stormwater Operations Manager

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Base pay $120k - $132k
Permanent Full time Standard business hours
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Full job description
  • Are you a senior civil or construction Engineer looking for an opportunity in a fantastic location?
  • An important role with a regional Council overseeing all road and stormwater management!
  • Attractive salary up to $132,227 plus super, 3.5% civil liabilities, company vehicle option or allowance and additional benefits, including relocation assistance.
  • Flexible work hours, flexi time and hybrid working available as well as multiple office locations.  

About the Opportunity Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has an opportunity for an experienced Engineer to join our Infrastructure and Recreation Operations as our Transport and Stormwater Operations Manager. This vital position will oversees the maintenance, renewal and rehabilitation works on the transport (road and bridge infrastructure) and stormwater networks throughout the 3,000 square kilometre Local Government Area.  Reporting to the Group Manager Infrastructure and Recreation Operations, this role will oversee a significant team, with 4 - 6 direct and 40 - 80 indirect reports, and is responsible for both sealed and unsealed roads, vegetation management, structures and stormwater networks and fleet management.  About the Role With responsibility for managing the maintenance, rehabilitation and renewal of roads, both sealed and unsealed, you will also oversee these activities for the wooden and concrete bridges within the Council area. Undertaking both planned and emergency maintenance, you will be responsible for managing stormwater networks and overseeing fleet management, including trucks, cars and ferries. The key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  1. Strategic development: Ensure the programs and projects undertaken meet the Council objectives.
  2. Leadership: Modelling the Council's behaviours and values and ensuring proactive communication between departments.
  3. Specialist advice: Provide specialised engineering advice to Transport and Stormwater Network section through the planning and implementation phases.
  4. Customer service: Ensuring proactive communication with internal and external customers and providing all stakeholders with effective and economical solutions.

For more information on the role, click on the Position Description. About you Possessing an Engineering degree and with extensive, proven experience in civil or construction engineering, you will also bring significant demonstrated experience in the maintenance of Australian roads.  As a persuasive manager, you will possess exceptional change management skills and experience. Your strong communication and relationship-building skills will enable you to form effective long-term working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, both within and external to the Council. Strategically minded with a focus on continuous improvement, you will provide the Group Manager and Director with practical, best practice advice enabling the most efficient use of resources to achieve the best value for money and high-quality outcomes for the community. Experience in project management or a background in infrastructure will be highly regarded. Benefits In addition to working in beautiful Port Macquarie-Hastings region, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary of up to $132,227 plus super and 3.5% civil liabilities (dependent on experience) and additional benefits, including relocation assistance and a work vehicle option or allowance. Temporary accommodation will also be available to assist with relocation. You will be able to enjoy flexible working hours, flexi time and hybrid working available as well as multiple office locations. Ongoing learning and development opportunities will be provided to the successful candidate. Successful candidates will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.    


Perks & benefits
Company vehicle
Flexible working hours
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Job details
Date posted
20 Jun 2022
Transport & Logistics
Vehicle Dispatch, Routing & Scheduling
Above avg.
$120k - $132k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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