Senior Engineering Surveyor

$93,050 - $99,025 yearly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Nerang QLD, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021
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Job Description

Reference number 31034
Employment status Full Time
Directorate Transport and Infrastructure
Location Nerang Office
Award - Classification City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream A Administration Level 6 10 Day Fortnight
Salary $93,050.21 to $99,024.90
Hours per week 40.30
Position summary
The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the Positions

We are seeking to appoint three Engineering Surveyors to undertake survey projects of a minor, moderately complex, complex and multi-disciplinary nature for our exciting projects on the Gold Coast. You will complete engineering surveys using sound project management methodology, surveys for set out of construction works and capture as constructed survey data, complying with legislative requirements and delivered in accordance with customer expectations.

Key Deliverables of the Position

  • Provide technical advice where appropriate to key stakeholders, relevant to the level of the role
  • Apply applicable legislation, by-laws, City of Gold Coast policies and procedures in surveying practices
  • Undertake administrative duties pertinent to survey operations
  • Develop and maintain open and transparent working relationships between internal and external customers

About You

  • You can consult with a range of people and display sound written, interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • You can work within a team, undertake surveying activities, set realistic goals and work priorities to ensure deadline and commitments are met.
  • You can rapidly acquire knowledge of policies, procedures, systems and legislation relevant to surveying.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

  • working within a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance with flexible working arrangements;
  • a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
  • opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
  • a competitive remuneration plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice;
  • standard 4 weeks annual leave each year (plus 17.5% loading)
  • three weeks of personal leave per annum (including leave to care for family)
  • employee gyms based at the Nerang and Bundall offices;
  • active Social Club with various events throughout the year, for example, weekend shopping trips, movie nights and more
  • pro rata long service leave available after 7 years of service

See what other benefits the City can offer you here: https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/Council-region/Careers-with-Council

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Microsoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

To our valued community; As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our community and daily lives, we want to assure you that we are monitoring developments very closely and taking all appropriate action. Keeping this in mind, please be aware that our recruitment process, while going ahead, may take longer than average and we ask that you remain patient during these prolonged periods.

Screening questions

Essential: Do you have a Bachelor of Technology or Degree in Surveying/Spatial Science? Please provide details and upload a copy in Identification documents
Essential: Do you have a current C class licence? Please upload a copy in identification documents.
Desirable: Do you have a current QLD construction Industry General Safety Induction (white) card, confined space and other appropriate induction requirements? Please list those that you have and upload copies in identification documents.
Desirable: Do you have any experience working in local or state government? Please provide details
Desirable: Please outline your experience with the following software applications, if any; Microsoft Word and Excel, 12d, AutoCAD, other spatial programs
Desirable: Please provide your experience in using the following equipment; Leica products (total stations, GPS and digital levels), 12d field scanning hardware and software

Contact person Wayne van den Tol
Contact number 07 55811785
Closing date 26/09/2021

Job Closing Date

26 Sep, 2021