Ganger 2 Construction/ Maintenance

Shoalhaven City Council is seeking a Ganger to join our Works and Services Department.

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role

This is a full-time permanent position, Monday to Friday (7.00am to 4.00pm) Located at Bomaderry Works Depot.


Reporting directly to the Team Supervisor – Northern Construction, the focus of this position is to:

  • Support and supervise staff in the day to day operations of the asset construction and maintenance functions throughout the Council area.
  • Ensure the work area’s compliance with relevant legislation and Council policies and ensure that risks are managed.
  • Assist in Council responses to emergencies and other operational needs, including being available for ‘call back’ and participate in an ‘on call’ roster. 

Skills & Experience

In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • School Certificate or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in multi-discipline civil engineering maintenance and/or construction works relating to roads, drainage, kerb and gutter, cycleways, parking areas, roadside structures, wharves, jetties, boat ramps and bridges.
  • Minimum NSW Class MR driver’s licence or equivalent licence valid in NSW.
  • Current NSW General Construction Induction card (white card) or acceptable interstate alternative.
  • NSW ‘Traffic Controller’, ‘Implement Traffic Control Plans’ and ‘Prepare Work Zone Traffic Management Plan’ licences or willingness to obtain.


We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply

You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Demonstrate your ability to foster teamwork and contribute to delivering quality workmanship.
  3. Please give an example of when you have noticed a Work Health and Safety issue on a job site, what did you do? 

Contact:  Jatish Singh – Unit Manager District Engineer (02) 4429 3777

Applications Close: Tuesday 22 June 2021


When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

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