Senior Design Engineer

Shellharbour City Council Full Time Permanent 31/07/2020

Shellharbour City, located just 1 ½ hours south of Sydney, is home to almost 72,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

  • Exciting, rewarding career opportunities
  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements and work/life balance
  • Long Service after 5 years

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a flexible, contemporary environment in a Local Government area currently experiencing rapid growth?

Shellharbour City Council is committed to building a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We are seeking dynamic, enthusiastic, skilled and experienced people to join us and be part of our newly developed team.

The role:  

The role will prepare, manage and investigate engineering designs across a broad range of infrastructure projects and includes internal and external management of design projects.

You will apply your skills and knowledge to oversee the planning and design of engineering and civic works to ensure designs are fit for purpose and meet industry best practices while ensuring the delivery of Council's capital works program.


We offer:

  • A rewarding career opportunity with great workplace conditions and cultural environment 
  • Full time 35 hours per week, with access to flexi-time
  • Salary up to $1937.68 per week, plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Fully maintained leaseback vehicle may be offered
  • You may be eligible for a Civil Liability Allowance

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.


Contact: Daniel Brilsky, Manager Projects on 0419 988 694.

Closing date: Sunday, 23 August 2020 at 11:30pm.



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Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.


Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.