Technical Officers - Transport & Urban Infrastructure

Cabonne Council Full Time Permanent 8/03/2023

Cabonne Council has exciting opportunities to join the Transport and Urban Infrastructure teams as Technical Officers.

The Transport Technical Officer is responsible for providing technical support in the survey, design and delivery of transport infrastructure, including road design, storm water design, kerb and guttering design.

The Water & Wastewater Technical Officer is responsible for conducting on-site inspections to collect, analyse and enter asset data relating to Council's Urban assets, buildings, facilities and land.

Is this job for you??? Council offers mentoring and training to support the right person grow into this role. The "right person" for this role may have some of the skills and experience listed below as a guide.

Have you been:

  • working in the water, wastewater processing or civil construction industry?
  • working in local government?
  • working with asset data collection?

Do you have experience in:

  • project management administration?
  • records management?
  • analysis of data and preparation of reports?
  • using different types of data collection technology:

Are you good at:

  • using technology?
  • verbal and written communication?
  • cooperation and teamwork across departments?

These roles are full-time, based out of the Cudal office.

Working for Cabonne Council provides a rewarding opportunity to work for and in a close-knit community, providing flexibility for the perfect work/life balance and career development opportunities. The position operates over a 35-hour week with a 9-day fortnight.

For more detail on these jobs' duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached position descriptions.



  • Construction Induction Certification (White Card).
  • Class C driver’s licence.


  • Relevant Tertiary (preferably Diploma) qualification in civil engineering or equivalent experience.

Skills & Experience Technical Officer - Transport

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in a local government setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to, interpret and apply relevant legislation, standards, and guidelines.
  • A proven ability to interpret technical data and create cost effective and efficient design solutions.
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering quality customer service and responsiveness to customer requests.
  • Competent computer skills in Word, Excel and Access, MapInfo, QGIS, Reflect MMS, Autocad,
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to liaise with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to present concise, accurate oral and written reports.

Skills & Experience Technical Officer - Water, Waste Water

  • Demonstrated understanding and/or experience within an engineering discipline.
  • Ability to interpret technical data, create cost effective design solutions.
  • Good computer and systems skills and the ability to learn and apply new technologies (AutoCAD)
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering quality customer service and responsiveness to customer requests.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise with stakeholders.
  • Understanding of project management and project delivery.

Other details relating to this position:

  • This position is graded 7-8 ($1211.30 - $1432.90 gross per week).
  • Access to salary packaging, phone, laptop, fitness passport, Council's Employee Assistance Program, Flexible working arrangements and other benefits.
  • Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award 2020.
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.
  • Cabonne Council proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.


Council's recruitment process consists of a range of pre-employment screening activities. This varies depending upon the position, but may include:

  • Interviews
  • Pre-employment medical, drug and hearing testing, physical demands assessment
  • Reference and identity checking
  • Checking validity of qualifications