Engineering Technical Officer

Shellharbour City Council Full Time Permanent 8/04/2021


This new opportunity will provide traffic management and floodplain/stormwater engineering services and advice to the team in an accurate and timely manner. You will also coordinate the collection of traffic data across the city and prepare reports for the Traffic Committee and Council to implement resolutions.

You will have qualifications in Engineering with experience in traffic management, floodplain/stormwater with an understanding of the environmental impacts associated within these areas. 

The Floodplain and Transport team is a dedicated group of professionals who develop and maintain a positive, cooperative and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

About us: 

Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, just 80 minutes south of Sydney and home to almost 75,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres.  It's an area of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment. 

Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment, while striving for a great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values, has made Shellharbour City Council an employer of choice.

We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019 / 2020 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library. We were recently being presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.

We offer:

Shellharbour City Council offers a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We have exciting, rewarding career opportunities and flexible working arrangements and work/life balance in a relaxed coastal lifestyle.

  • Permanent full time, 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time 
  • Commencing salary range from $77,065.56 - $81,782.48 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus 9.5% superannuation
  • You may be eligible for a Civil Liability Allowance 
  • Great organisational culture with a strong, values led and progressive team 
  • Access to local government benefits such as; LSL after five years, three weeks sick leave per annum, Purchased Annual Leave, Fitness Passport and Provident Fund activities etc.  

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

Contact: Adam De Clouett, Manager Floodplain and Transport on 4221 6106. 

Closing date: Tuesday, 20 April 2021 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.