Project Officer - Civil

$88,048 yearly
  • Rockingham City Council
  • Rockingham WA, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022
Full time Accounting and Finance Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Purchasing and Procurement Tenders

Job Description

Permanent, Full time

Working an average of 38 hours per week

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is one of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area.  We are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT.  These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

This dynamic and exciting role is central to the delivery of various civil projects across the City. This is a “hands on” position through project conception, procurement, execution, delivery and close out. You will ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest quality in line with the City’s policies, frameworks, industry best practice and codes.

You have a sound understanding of the construction industry, its legislative framework and Australian Standards that apply to contracts, risk management and project management. With demonstrated experience in project and contract management supported by a degree, diploma or trade certificate in civil design or construction, you will play a pivotal role in project delivery. You have excellent communication and time management skills, and a clean, valid ‘C’ class driver’s licence.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your online application:

  • Well-developed knowledge and experience of civil construction.
  • Understand the major components of civil design practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and administering construction projects and contractors.
  • Experience with financial management of multi-disciplinary projects covering budgeting, cost control and reporting requirements.
  • Experience in the production of high quality tender documents such as project scopes, specifications, contracts and estimates.
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills, particularly verbal communication.
  • Strong consultation skills with the ability to engage an array of stakeholders.

We are offering a gross salary of $88,048 per annum, and:

  • 11% superannuation plus the opportunity to co-contribute up to 5%
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements and two additional paid days of absence per annum
  • Training and development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.

You must be able to provide proof of having received all required COVID-19 vaccinations.

An information package is available on our website.   

Applications will be accepted until 4pm, Wednesday 13 July 2022. 

The City of Rockingham accepts applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants of the following groups are encouraged to apply: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

Job Closing Date

13 Jul, 2022