Senior Development Engineer

Wingecarribee Shire Council Full Time Permanent 6/04/2021

Permanent Full Time

19 Day, 4 week cycle

Variable Day Off Scheme

Salary $86,204.56 - $99,997.04 per annum

Plus 9.5% superannuation dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.



About the Role
The Senior Development Engineer is a great opportunity to work within the Development Engineering Team at Council. The role requires to actively undertake assessment and determination of applications and Part 4 Certificates relating to residential, commercial, industrial development and subdivisions in a civil engineering context. In addition to providing high-level technical advice to both internal and external clients, the Senior Development Engineer will have the opportunity to mentor and support junior engineering staff and actively contribute to building the Development Engineering business unit.

The position will assist the Manager Development Assessment by participating in a business transformation model to achieve cultural change and succeed in accomplishing agreed service delivery outcomes.

About You
You will possess Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent discipline with demonstrated experience in Roads including Road Pavements, Drainage, Flooding, On-site Detention, Water and Sewer and Traffic engineering within a local government context. Detailed knowledge and experience of relevant legislation including:

  • Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979;
  • Local Government Act 1993;
  • Roads Act 1993;
  • NATSPEC;
  • AUSPEC;
  • WASA Code; and
  • Australian Standards and Council's Engineering and Planning Guidelines.

    You will have proven experience in building professional relationships within the development industry combined with demonstrated problem-solving, development and implementation of appropriate solutions.

    How to Apply

    Click on 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the selection criteria as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applications not addressing the selection criteria may not be considered.

    Intending applicants are advised to read Council's Recruitment Information Package before submitting their online application.

    Further information can be obtained by contacting Nancy Sample Manager Development Assessment on (02) 4868 5306.

    Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

    Closing Date

    Applications will close midday Tuesday 20 April 2021.

    Click here to download the Position Description.