Technical Officer – Survey/Design

About the role
This is a 24-monthfixed term, full-time position working 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday, generally, 7.30 am to 3.30 pm) and will be based at the Nowra Administration Building.

The advertised salary is based on the grade of the position, comprising of 4 steps within the range shown. The starting salary is to be based off skill level and relevant experience. Progression through the salary steps shall be based upon the achievement of performance objectives relating to the position.

Reporting directly to the Projects & Design Manager, the focus of this position is to:

  • Carryout preliminary surveys, site investigations, and concept drawings for proposed projects.
  • Undertake detailed surveys, site investigation, and design to assist in the satisfactory completion capital works projects.
  • Preparation of detailed design plans and assist in the completion of tender documentation.
  • Carry out assessment of projects, etc., to assist with the determination of acquisition requirements.
  • Prepare specifications for engagement of external surveyors to undertake surveys of property/projects and carry out the selection process.
  • Undertake special projects/ other duties commensurate with the skills and abilities of the job holder.

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Certificate/Diploma in Survey/Spatial Information Services, or equivalent relevant to the position.
  • Experience in the civil engineering/ water industry – survey and design.
  • Current Safework NSW General Induction (White Card).
  • Current C Class Driver’s Licence.
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship.

Please see attached job description for further criteria.

About Shoalhaven City Council
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.

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
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Remote Working Arrangements
  • 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. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  3. How do you effectively manage your time and ensure deadlines are met?
  4. How do you deal with pressure or stressful situations?

Contact:  Calvin Ferrier – Projects & Design Manager – 02 4429 3314

Applications Close: Monday, 4 March 2024 (at Midnight)

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

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

Vacancy Description - Technical Officer - Survey Design - S12285.pdf (158 kB)
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