Manager Water Operations

  • Mid-Coast Council
  • 2 Biripi Way, Taree South NSW, Australia
  • 29 Mar, 2021
Full time Executive and Management Power, Water, Sewerage, and Sanitation

Job Description

Job No: MCCWSExt048 Location: MidCoast NSW

MidCoast Council is seeking a passionate and highly capable people leader to help achieve our mission “of delivering benefits for our community in a way that adds value and builds trust”.

The opportunity
The recent inclusion of a new executive management level has created a rare and outstanding opportunity to work as part of the Water leadership team that delivers benefits to our community in a way that adds value and builds trust.

Reporting to the Executive Manager – Water & Systems, we are looking for an experienced leader who will make this role their own and is passionate about providing innovative solutions and transformative leadership to the Operations team. You will be responsible for the department's operation and maintenance of our water and sewer reticulation networks as well as electrical, mechanical, telemetry and instrument services across the whole water and sewer infrastructure portfolio.

Interested applicants should read the Position Description, which provides further information on the functions of the role.

What we're looking for
We’re looking for a passionate leader to complement our existing workforce, who can demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Exceptional leadership skills in inspiring, empowering and developing teams and individuals
  • Engineering qualification with extensive experience in planning the delivery of programmed maintenance, coordinating responses to emergency situations, reviewing, establishing and directing operational activities associated with running a water supply
  • Highly developed and innovative approach to water and sewer projects including effective negotiating and influencing skills
  • A motivated and passionate water industry professional interested in making a difference to our community.

The package
An enticing remuneration package inclusive of a vehicle will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

This position will be based at our new and modern Administration and Customer Service Centre at Yalawanyi Ganya at 2 Biripi Way, Taree.

‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people of the MidCoast Region.

Want to reach out?
For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Kayla Jayde, Senior Human Resources Business Partner on 0439 364 021.

If you’d like to have a confidential discussion about the role please contact Robert Scott, Director Infrastructure & Engineering Services on 02 7955 7411.

Closing date: Sunday 18 April 2021 at 11.30 pm.

Job Closing Date

18 Apr, 2021