• Principal Development Design Engineer Central Coast NSW
  • Central Coast Council in Central Coast NSW, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

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Primary Work Location: Wyong NSW
• Balance your life with a 35 hour week/ 9 day fortnight and flexible/hybrid working arrangements
• Join a team who are passionate about designing fit for purpose quality outcomes for developments
• Permanent Full Time role with opportunities for development
• Salary Package up to $131k per annum, including Market Loading & Allowance + Leaseback Vehicle

Central Coast Council is committed to the goals of equal opportunity employment. We aim to provide a work environment for our employees that fosters equity, diversity and respect.

Council is committed to providing safe environments that protect the physical, emotional, cultural and social wellbeing of children on the Central Coast.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work.

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in... NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th largest LGA in Australia.

It's time to rewrite your future within a large and growing Council!

Working within the Engineering Certification Section you will find opportunities for career growth and work life balance, while working on interesting and varied developments and projects relating to land development infrastructure, policy and strategic planning for the Central Coast community.

This position is required to provide quality customer service and create value for the community.

As a Principal Development Design Engineer, you will be responsible for:
• Reviewing and assessing State Significant or similar developments including Rezoning and Development Control Plans
• Encouraging the use of emerging & contemporary techniques and technologies and keep up to date with design standards, design guidelines and industry practice in relation to civil engineering works
• Contributing to knowledge transfer and mentoring within the section
• Co-ordinating Subdivision Works Certificate, Roads Act and associated applications to the Development Design Assessment team
• Assessing complex civil engineering designs and associated documentation in line with applicable legislation

About You
• You are looking to progress your career in development engineering, while utilising your experience in civil engineering design
• You enjoy working to deliver fit for purpose outcomes which enable the creation of liveable communities
• You enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise, while also learning from others
• Having a work/life balance is important to you

About Us
• We are a large organisation delivering a wide variety of infrastructure to our local community with confirmed plans for future development
• You will be joining a professional multi-disciplined team who excel at construction, traffic, design & planning
• We offer the security of working towards meeting state government targets delivering land and housing developments as well as having robust processes and systems to guide us
• We offer a supportive work environment with opportunities for career development
• We provide opportunities to collaborate with subject matter experts from a variety of areas across the organisation

What We Offer
• Flexible work, including 35 hour week/ 9 day fortnight, working from home and from a variety of office or depot locations on the Central Coast, varied start and finish times to suit your lifestyle
• Generous Leave Provisions: 20 days paid Annual Leave, 15 days Sick Leave/Carers Leave, Health & Wellbeing Leave, Long Service Leave after 5 years, Additional purchased leave, Parental Leave – 18 weeks full pay/36 weeks ½ pay, Paternity Leave - 2 weeks
• Fitness Passport – access to gyms across the Central Coast and Newcastle and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to employees and their families
• Health & Wellbeing programs – skin cancer screening, Breastscreen, Flu vaccination, blood donations
• Individual career development and learning opportunities

Please refer to the for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.

This role provides a commencing salary range of between $111k to $131k per annum dependent on skills and experience (inclusive of 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance and Market Loading ) + 11% Superannuation.

A leaseback vehicle is provided in this role for official duties and private use and your choice of vehicle will be provided when one becomes available in accordance with Council’s Vehicle Policy. In the meantime, either an alternate pre-used vehicle or a vehicle allowance of $200 per week ($10,450 per annum) is temporarily applied for this position due to ongoing issues with supply for new vehicles.

A 9 day fortnight work-cycle currently applies to this role with flexible/hybrid working arrangements available, with a 35 hour week.

Enquiries: Adam Mularczyk, Section Manager, Engineering Certification on 0409 660 854.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date: Applications close at midnight on Sunday 14 April 2024


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How To Apply

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