Design Officer

Job No: BVSC335
Location: Bega

A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens and  town centre care.

Most recently we’ve added recovery, rebuilding and resilience to the important work we do.

Council has a range of employment benefits supporting our staff which may include:

  • rostered day off schemes
  • flexible work arrangements
  • salary packaging
  • staff development and award programs.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to assist the Design Engineering area in the collection of field data and development of detailed engineering designs for delivery of capital projects including civil works & asset renewals, buildings, leisure & recreation assets and other projects as assigned.

As a Design Officer, you will assist the Project Services Section in the collection of topographical and field data relating to civil works and assist in the provision of advice relating to Civil Construction and Design. You will prepare inspection/investigation reports and correspondence as well as undertake drafting, design and documentation of civil, public domain structures for BVSC.

About You

We are seeking an individual who holds a Diploma level qualification (or the ability to gain a Diploma) in Engineering, Spatial Science, Spatial Information Services, or other relevant field and has a SafeWork NSW General Construction Induction Card (White Card).

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Demonstrated experience in project, consultant, and contractor management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the scoping, investigation, survey and design of civil works projects. Two (2) years’ experience (Indicative).
  • High level written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise and negotiate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in computer aided design (CAD) such as Autocad, 12d, Revit, or Civil 3d. Two (2) years’ experience (indicative).

This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week. Remuneration is $1351.20 per week, plus 10% employer superannuation contribution.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

For further information on this position, please contact Jake Summerell, Design Engineering Coordinator on 02 6499 2263.

Applications close 11.30pm AEST on 10 October 2022. 

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised in line with recommendations from the Australian Immunisation Handbook, currently mandated Public Health Orders and/or Councils Immunisation Procedure.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role.

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