Civil Works Coordinator

  • Alpine Shire Council
  • Myrtleford VIC, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Facilities, Real Estate, and Property

Job Description

Work Type: Permanent Full Time 

Opening and Closing Dates: Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 to Friday, 27 May, 2022
Contact Person: Michael Buckley, Manager Asset Maintenance
Contact Number: 0437 261 601 
Department: Asset Maintenance 

Are you a civil works specialist with strong leadership qualities? Don’t miss this opportunity to work for a high performing organisation in one of the most beautiful locations in Victoria.

Lead a team that is passionate and committed to maintaining Council’s civil infrastructure, i.e., roads, bridges, footpaths, shared paths, drainage, and kerb and channel.

Making a real difference to our towns!

About us

We are located in the stunning high-country region of North East Victoria. We are surrounded by spectacular mountains with plenty of natural waterways for you to enjoy. Renowned as one of Victoria’s premier holiday destinations, this spectacular region is an adventure and nature lover’s paradise, just a stone’s throw from the Victorian ski fields. It is a lifestyle like no other.

Appreciate work life balance working a nine day fortnight.  Our region is filled with adventure, breathtaking natural surrounds and a foodie lover’s paradise. Enjoy the rural lifestyle and be welcomed by a friendly community who love where they live.  Join us in delivering meaningful work with dedicated people.

How you’ll make a difference   

Are you a civil works specialist with strong leadership qualities? Don’t miss this opportunity to work for a high performing organisation in one of the most beautiful locations in Victoria.

Lead a team that is passionate and committed to maintaining Council’s civil infrastructure, i.e., roads, bridges, footpaths, shared paths, drainage, and kerb and channel.

  • Your positive nature and great communication skills will foster a responsive and enthusiastic team culture and your professionalism will enhance Council’s reputation as a responsive and efficient organisation. 
  • Prepare project plans and methodologies to complete all civil maintenance projects, including sealed and unsealed road maintenance, footpath and shared path maintenance, and drainage maintenance.
  • Develop and deliver civil infrastructure maintenance programs to ensure compliance to relevant timeframes and in accordance with relevant legislation, asset management plans and service standards.
  • Assist in the preparation of project summaries for capital expenditure projects.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of effective maintenance management programs for newly completed civil infrastructure assets.
  • Supervise contractors engaged to undertake works and services on agreed projects.
  • Provide advice to inform the work of other departments during the development and implementation of master plans, projects, policies and strategies.

At Alpine Shire Council we offer our employees

  • An inclusive, innovative and supportive workplace
  • Professional development opportunities
  • The stunning natural scenery, extensive recreation opportunities and excellent local food of North East Victoria’s alpine region
  • A welcoming and friendly community who love where they live
  • A chance to make a positive difference to your community in a high performing organisation

Our ideal candidate

You will have strong leadership skills and an in-depth understanding of civil works. You will have excellent communication and relationship skills, which will lead, support and motivate your team. You will also have excellent customer service skills and have well developed technology skills.

  • Current Driver Licence
  • Qualifications related to civil works delivery with relevant experience, or lesser formal qualifications with substantial relevant experience
  • Valid Working with Children Check and Police clearance checks
  • First aid certificate – Level 2
  • Experience in Local Government is advantageous
  • Extensive experience in civil works practices would be an advantage
  • Experience in implementing and monitoring traffic management plans
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality work and customer service
  • Well developed computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office, with the ability to learn new systems

Apply now

  • Permanent, full-time, 9 day fortnight position,
  • Based in Myrtleford or Bright and will work Shire wide
  • Band 6
  • Contact Michael Buckley, Manager Asset Maintenance 0437 261 601

Job Closing Date

27 May, 2022