Manager Technical Services

Job No: BRC471
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council currently has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join Council's Engineering Department in the role of Manager Technical Services. This position is responsible for managing and controlling Council's Technical Services Section, this is a key part of the team that keeps this thriving regional city moving forward. 

Section functions include Engineering Design, Major Projects, Traffic Management, Airport Management, Building Services, and Land Development. 

Managing a workforce of six direct reports and approximately 30 indirect staff will give you the opportunity to utilise strong communication and motivational skills. 

You will hold a current University Degree in Civil Engineering with at least 10 years of experience. 

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification acceptable for Corporate Membership of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. 
  • Comprehensive Conceptual, analytical, verbal communication and written skills of a high standard. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate major issues and liaise effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in the management and motivation of professional staff. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage Council relationships with external stakeholders e.g., Roads & Maritime Services
  • Relevant Local Government engineering design experience (5-10 years).
  • Project and contract management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in risk management principals. 
  • A current NSW Class C Driver's Licence. 

What we can offer

  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Rostered day off every third week
  • Generous leave entitlements 
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Employee education assistance
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to confidential employee assistance program

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: Salary package of up to $164,000 + 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance + Super + Leaseback Vehicle

Position Status: Permanent Full Time

Hours of work: 35 hours per week with an RDO every third week

Application closing date: Sunday, 26 May 2024, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Darren Sturgiss - 6333 6232

Bathurst Regional Council is committed to being a flexible, safe, equal and inclusive workplace where diversity is embraced and supported.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people who are from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people of any age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and cultural background. 

We are also committed to being a Child Safe organisation with a zero tolerance for child abuse.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.