Engineering Officer (Ref: 598)

$92,855 yearly
  • Greater Geraldton City Council
  • Greater Geraldton, WA, Australia
  • 05 May, 2022
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description

This position provides technical support across the Infrastructure Services department with a focus on land development engineering requirements and the engineering review of development applications.  This position will assist with development and review of the technical requirements in the City’s Development Specifications.  In addition, this position will undertake engineering investigations as required with respect to traffic management, asset management, drainage and projects related to open space, road reconstruction, renewals, asset infrastructure planning and modelling.

Key accountabilities:

  • Review subdivision and development applications in collaboration with the Urban & Regional Development team to specify Infrastructure Services related comments and conditions.
  • Knowledge of approvals process related to Infrastructure Services including crossover installations, subsidy payments, bond administration and compliance with legislation.
  • Undertake site inspections and engineering investigations in response to requests, complaints and queries on Infrastructure Services related matters.
  • Assist and contribute towards the identification, development, implementation and review of guidelines, policies and procedures in relation to infrastructure services.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders as necessary for all other technical infrastructure services enquiries.

For further information view the position description: Engineering Officer (Ref: 598)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Michael Dufour, Manager Engineering Services on 08 9956 6624

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will hold a degree in Civil Engineering and relevant experience or lesser qualification with significant experience in traffic engineering, civil design and development approvals. Experience in writing grant applications would be highly regarded.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $92,855 per annum or $46.99 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 19% Superannuation 
  • 27 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 23 May 2022.

Ross McKim


Job Closing Date

23 May, 2022