Tamworth Regional Council (TRC) is ideally located approximately half-way between Sydney and Brisbane and the Tamworth region is a stunning mix of city living and rural hospitality. TRC is regarded as one of the most progressive and innovative in NSW, working closely with our community and having a staff group committed to the ongoing sustainability and growth of the region.
Its an exciting time to be joining Tamworth Regional Council as we look to grow the city and surrounding areas to become a regional hub in Northern NSW. This will be achieved by implementing projects and strategies that will accommodate industry growth and increased employment, water, sewer and social infrastructure, as well as health services, more education providers and recreational facilities. Tamworth Regional Council has a futuristic vision for the region and were planning for the future now.
This is a rare opportunity to take on a key leadership role... within Council and we are seeking applications from suitably qualified senior professionals.
Reporting directly to the Director, Water & Waste, you will be responsible for providing strategic direction and professional engineering leadership and support to a team of engineers for the delivery of strategic planning in water and wastewater areas and projects and services in the areas of water, wastewater and waste infrastructure across the Tamworth Regional Council area.
The successful applicant will bring to this role high level of experience in: Strategic planning in water and wastewater Contract preparation, supervision and administration Preparing and implementing Asset Management Plans for long term sustainable asset management and infrastructure development in the areas of water, wastewater and waste Providing input into short, medium and long term planning undertaken in the areas of Strategy, Development and Infrastructure and Sustainability Ensuring the implementation of applicable industry best practice and government guidelines Devising and implementing plans to manage identified operational and environmental risks Delivering a cost effective and operationally efficient range of services to the organisation
To be successful in this role, you will possess excellent leadership skills, with a collaborative and consultative style and an ability to manage staff across a diverse range of functions. You will also require strategic change management skills, a current knowledge of applicable legislative requirements for compliance and well developed communication and negotiation skills particularly in relation to contract administration and as a key member of Councils leadership and decision making team.
The successful applicant will hold a Degree and Post Graduate Diploma or 4 Year Degree in Engineering or an equivalent qualification as essential.
This position has been classified as a Grade 24 with a salary range of $135,554 to $146,679 per annum for a 35 hour work week (plus superannuation).
This is your opportunity to join a team of professionals contributing to the strategic expansion of the region through overseeing the planning and development of critical growth infrastructure associated with water supply upgrades, wastewater pipelines and pump station remediation and the delivery of a variety of projects across water, wastewater and waste, where you can utilise both your strong leadership and technical skills to really make a difference to the Community.
Flexible working arrangements will be considered by mutual agreement and according to operational requirements.
To apply, please submit a two to three page cover letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the essential requirements as per the position description including your experience in delivering strategic outcomes along with a copy of your resume.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-employment Medical Screening including Alcohol & Other Drugs Testing.
Please contact Bruce Logan on 02 6767 5820 if you have any questions about this position.
Applications close by 5.00 pm Tuesday 23 February 2021.
Tamworth Regional Council is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and Cultural Diversity
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