Apply Now!

Subdivision and Development Engineer

Job No: SHELL112
Location: Shellharbour NSW

Shellharbour City, located just 1 ½ hours south of Sydney, is home to almost 70,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

  • Exciting, rewarding career opportunities
  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements and work/life balance
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a flexible, contemporary environment in a Local Government area currently experiencing rapid growth?

Shellharbour City Council is committed to building a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation.

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, skilled and experienced Subdivision and Development Engineer to join us and be part of the Subdivision Development team. Shellharbour City currently has three urban release areas with an exciting opportunity to play a role in the subdivision and development assessment of the areas and their town centres.

The role:

In this role you will assess and manage the development of new subdivisions; assist in the Development Application determination process by providing appropriate professional engineering input and attending to customer enquiries.

We offer:

  • Full time position, 35 hours per week
  • Salary range from $1424.52 up to $1716.81 per week (depending on qualifications, skills and experience), plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Leaseback vehicle
  • Civil Liability Allowance may also be offered

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.


Contact: Bernard Howard on 4221 6245.

Closing date: Wednesday 13 February 2019 at 11:30pm



Apply now... Complete the application below by answering the questions, describing how your skills and experience are relevant to the position.  

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to this later. You may wish to prepare your responses in a word document and then COPY and PASTE into the fields below. Your Resume & Qualifications can be attached on the NEXT page.

For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria, please view our Guide To Applying.


Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.


Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.

Privacy Acknowledgment

The information on this form is being collected by Shellharbour City Council for the purpose of administering the recruitment process. Your personal information will be used by Council staff to contact you about your application. This information will be stored in Council's electronic records management system. You may apply to Council to access and correct this information. Please see Council's Privacy Management Plan (available on the website) or contact Council’s Privacy Officer on 4221 6111 for more information.

Personal Details * Required field