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Development Engineer

Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Sunday 06th October 2019
$95,070 - $106,266 plus superannuation

This exciting opportunity will suit an enthusiastic person with confidence and experience in development engineering, providing engineering advice for development applications and reviewing civil construction plans.

In this role you will coordinate the planning, protection and provision of Council's infrastructure assets, in accordance with relevant Asset Management Plans and Strategies in conjunction with Statutory and Strategic Planning processes and timeframes.

This role has responsibilities including;

  • Provide responses to referrals from Statutory and Strategic Planning, ensuring the preservation of existing assets, and provision of quality infrastructure for our community
  • Conduct the processing and referral of subdivision and other development applications to ensure compliance with Council policy, strategy and standards, the Infrastructure Design Manual and other relevant documents
  • Provide ongoing communication and engineering advice to planning staff and to external stakeholders, including consultants and developers as required.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in development engineering, tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering and experience providing engineering referral advice and conditions with regard to municipal planning permit applications.

If you are highly motivated, have the ability to multitask, can think strategically and provide exceptional customer service with a solution based mindset and have appropriate qualifications or experience we would like to hear from you.

We offer flexible working arrangements, work-life balance and a culture built on leadership and team work.

Applicants must attach a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) and resume.

For more details on this position you can download the Position Description or contact Donna Taylor, Manager Strategy and Growth on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2128.

Applications close Sunday, 6 October 2019

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