Public Assets Engineer

Job No: SSC351
Location: Sutherland Shire

Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • Drawing on and sharing your experience in government engineering, with particular expertise in public (civil) asset design and construction
  • Using your communication skills to articulate technical matters in simple terms
  • Being a positive brand ambassador for the Sutherland Shire Council

Things You’ll Do:

Reporting to the Team Leader Public Domain Services, you will be responsible for assessing and approving public domain frontage works applications associated with both development applications and other activities concerning the public domain within the Shire. 

  • Consultation with the public, developers, consultants, government authorities, private contractors and Council staff to ensure responsible design and management of civil assets infrastructure within the road reserve.
  • Ensuring that all construction activities in the public place are designed in accordance with the Public Domain Design Manual, Engineering Specification, approved consent conditions, specifications/codes and safety standards.
  • Eligibility to participate in a rotation throughout three of the council’s major engineering units (Assessment, Traffic and Public Domain and Asset Management).

  Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • Working for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do
  • The positive impact you make for our people, business units and community
  • Showcasing Council’s values in all that you do – Collaborate, Achieve, Respect, and Evolve

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by 10pm: Sunday 28th November 2021
  • Interview date: Interviews will be facilitated week commencing 29th November 2021
  • Package: $94,582 to $105,000 gross p.a. + $8,580 (award vehile allowance) + 3.5% (civil liability allowance) + super
  • Hours of work: 35 hrs per week, 19 day month
  • To benefit your wellbeing you will have access to fitness passport, corporate membership to our leisure centres, employee assistance program, annual flu shots, health and wellbeing programme and novated lease options.

    **To meet Council's WHS requirements and in accordance with Council's COVID-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication, you will be required to produce evidence as part of the application process.  Successful applicants are subject to Vaccination Checks, Reference checks, Qualification checks and Work Rights verification.

Keen To Learn More?

  • Click on the link to check out the Position Description
  • Reach out to David Kelly, Team Leader Public Domain Services on 9710 0551 for any job specific enquiries
  • Talent Acquisition Business Team, can assist with any recruitment related enquiries on
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