Recovery Project Officer - Infrastructure & Services

Job No: BVSC391
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 & 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 these may include;

  • Rostered day off schemes
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Staff development and award programs

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an assertive Recovery Project Officer to carry out civil works restoration projects, for Council managed infrastructure and assets damaged or destroyed by a declared natural disaster event, under Commonwealth Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. 

As Recovery Project Officer - Infrastructure and Services, you will assist in the development and management of infrastructure civil works projects and monitor project expenditure. You will also undertake inspections of works, arrange finalisation of works as executed plans, and ensure safe methods of work are applied. Additionally, you will be required to prepare project design, tender, and contract documents in consultation with Council’s Procurement Team and assist with the assessment of tenders and procurement of materials and services.

About You

We are seeking an individual who Diploma level qualification in project management or another relevant field (indicative) and has Current NSW Class C Drivers Licence.

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Demonstrated high-level project management skills including the ability to work independently and to be able t complete multiple projects within budget and time frame.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budget and resource management processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with and managing consultants, sub-contractors and construction staff.
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effective negotiate.
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience (indicative).

This is a grant funded, full time, fixed term contract concluding 30 June 2024, working 35 hours per week. Remuneration is $1,471.70 per week, plus 10.5% employer superannuation contribution.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

For further information on this position, please contact Gemma Gill, Manager - Infrastructure & Services on 02 6499 2325.

Applications close 11.30pm AEST on 6 February 2023.

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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