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  • Senior Transport Engineer, NSW, $120,000
  1. Drive innovation and excellence in transport engineering
  2. Be part of an award winning, values-based Council
  3. Attractive salary (depending on skills and experience) + many other benefits!

Job Description

*This role requires relocation to regional NSW, so if you are not keen on relocation, kindly do not apply

Who we are
Work+Stay are regional recruitment specialists, and we have built partnerships with multiple regional councils across Australia.

About the company 
Our client is situated on the mid-north coast of NSW, and is a haven of natural beauty and community vibrancy. The region offers outdoor adventures and cultural delights and this Council drives sustainability and innovation and is focussed on enriching lives.

About the role

This role oversees and manages the provision of a safe and efficient operation of our transport infrastructure and traffic engineering services through planning and design of  projects. This role reports to Manager Planning and Design.

Duties 

  • Spearhead renewal programs for road, path, and transport assets in alignment with Council’s Operational Plan.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Transport Planner to develop annual operational budgets for transport capital, operational, and maintenance works, as well as asset renewal programs.
  • Implement transport infrastructure works programs, including cost estimation, reporting, and determination of methodologies for treatments outlined in the Operational Plan.
  • Provide leadership and support to colleagues and direct and indirect reports, facilitate stakeholder coordination, manage road safety and transport risk management programs, and ensure financial reporting

Skills & experience 

  • Hold a degree in Civil Engineering or relevant engineering discipline
  • Demonstrate significant recent experience in overseeing civil engineering planning for large transport networks
  • Strong knowledge in Austroads, Transport Act and Roads Act
  • Experience in investigation, plan development, estimating, and design of transport infrastructure works
  • Exhibit advanced verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and stakeholder negotiation
  • Possess a current Class C driver’s license and General Construction Induction (White) card
  • Understanding of Project Management and associated processes

Culture  
This council understands the importance of a great work-life balance and  actively supports teams in achieving it.

Benefits 

  • Flexible work arrangements – hybrid working and flexi-time
  • Career development opportunities
  • Annual salary increase as per the Local Government (State) Award 2023 plus annual salary review
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Generous employee assistance program
  • Salary packaging options available

How to apply 
If you’re looking for a rewarding and challenging role where you can make a real difference in the community and be part of a supportive and collaborative team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity

How to apply

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to fill the application form for this exciting opportunity.

If you have any questions, contact us on info@workandstay.com.au


  • Water Services Operations Supervisor, NSW, $100,000
  1. A supervisor role offering work variety
  2. Lead the delivery of planned and reactive maintenance works
  3. Attractive salary, permanent, full time with 9 day-fortnight

Job Description

Seeking a strong people leader to supervise a small team managing the Council’s water service assets.
  • A supervisor role offering work variety
  • Lead the delivery of planned and reactive maintenance works
  • Attractive salary, permanent, full time with 9 day-fortnight

Who we are

Work+Stay is a social impact, recruitment enterprise that supports the growth of Australia’s regional communities.  We connect regional employers with skilled candidates, guiding them through the recruitment process to settlement, offering FREE support with relocation.

*This role requires relocation to regional NSW, so please consider carefully if this is a suitable move for you.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Our client, a regional council,  is a diverse organisation employing over 120 staff across a wide variety of fields, delivering a range of services to the local government area and the almost 8000 residents who reside there.  The area is famous for its stunning landscapes and rich, highly productive land and is the perfect place to call home.
 
ABOUT THE ROLE
Co-ordinate and supervise an effective and efficient team of water services operators in carrying out the operations and maintenance of council’s water service assets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and decision making, developing procedures to support the water services team with a safety-first culture and customer-centric mindset.
  • Monitor and supervise staff and operations in accordance with relevant regulations, to a high level of detail.
  • Provide technical assistance and advice to assigned staff
  • Plan and establish work schedules and generate work orders for timely maintenance and repair of water services assets.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA 

  • Certificate IV Leadership and Management, or demonstrated frontline leadership experience
  • Class C Driver’s Licence

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A track record of successfully managing and delivering projects within budget, timeline, and quality specifications.
  • Well-developed skills to maintain records, interpersonal skills and communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats.
  • A demonstrated ability to operate computing technology including but not limited to computers, SCADA, tablets, and smart phones with associated software.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive remuneration and salary packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements and a 9-day fortnight
  • Generous relocation assistance
  • Utilise Fringe Benefit Tax concessions
  • Access to training opportunities

How to apply

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If you have any questions, contact us on info@workandstay.com.au


  • Senior Engineer – Water and Sewer, QLD, $110,000 – $116,000
  1. Be instrumental to sustainable water solutions for a better future
  2. Regional coastal council + vibrant community living
  3. Relocation assistance from Council (subject to terms and conditions)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Regional QLD council opportunity – Lead and deliver impactful water and waste initiatives and shape a sustainable future for a community
  • Be instrumental to sustainable water solutions for a better future
  • Regional coastal council + vibrant community living
  • Relocation assistance from Council (subject to terms and conditions)
*This role requires relocation to regional QLD, so if you are not keen on relocation, kindly do not apply

Who we are
Work+Stay are regional recruitment specialists, and we have built partnerships with multiple regional councils across Australia.

About the company 
Our client is a prominent and innovative council located just south of the iconic Great Barrier Reef, committed to investing in essential growth projects. As a leading local government authority, this council is dedicated to empowering communities, fostering growth, and enhancing the quality of life for residents and businesses alike.

About the role 
This role is responsible for designing solutions and to take lead on specific projects while coordinating and consulting with the environmentalists, water and structural team.

Duties 

  • Conduct investigations, option studies, concept designs, detail designs and technical specifications to required engineering standards, Council policies and guidelines
  • Review and sign off water related infrastructure design drawings.
  • Supervise a team pf professionals and offer guidance whenever required
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in execution of water and sewer projects
  • Develop and monitor annual design and investigation works programs and prepare annual budgets.

Skills & experience required

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering and extensive disciplined knowledge and relevant experience in civil engineering
  • Must have RPEQ accreditation
  • 7+years experience in sewerage treatment plant, waste water treatment, potable water supply network etc.
  • Knowledge of design and design delivery experience essential
  • Drivers license
  • Stakeholder engagement

Culture  
This council supports flexible working arrangements promoting and encouraging work-life balance. Offers a work environment that fosters innovation and creativity and values your contributions and helps you achieve your career goals.

Benefits 

  • Flexible work arrangements including start and finish times
  • Relocation assistance through council
  • 9-day fortnight with hybrid work options
  • Compressed Hours options available to support a work life balance

HOW TO APPLY

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to fill the application form for this exciting opportunity.
If you have any questions, contact us on info@workandstay.com.au


  • Senior Engineer – Stormwater, NSW, $110,000,$116,000
  1. Deliver strategic outcomes that enhance urban and rural environments
  2. Be part of an award winning, values-based Council
  3. Attractive salary (depending on skills and experience) + many other benefits!
JOB DESCRIPTION

*This role requires relocation to regional NSW, so if you are not keen on relocation, kindly do not apply

Who we are
Work+Stay are regional recruitment specialists, and we have built partnerships with multiple regional councils across Australia.

About the company 
Our client is situated on the mid-north coast of NSW, and is a haven of natural beauty and community vibrancy. The region offers outdoor adventures and cultural delights and this Council drives sustainability and innovation and is focussed on enriching lives.

About the role
This role oversees and manages resilient stormwater and flooding plans for the community, addressing current and future urban and rural needs.

Duties 

  • Develop and review Asset Management Plans as a part of the Council’s Resource Strategy.
  • Work closely alongside the Manager, Planning and Design (Strategic) to lead the development of strategies and programs for stormwater and overland flood infrastructure.
  • Set strategies for prioritizing projects, renewals, maintenance, and budget allotments within the Council’s Delivery Program.
  • Oversee the management of condition surveys for stormwater assets, drainage to inform future projects and financial reports.
  • Craft strategic policies, standards, and procedures for stormwater and flood management, offering expert guidance.

Skills & experience 

  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or other relevant engineering discipline) or recognized degree with relevant experience.
  • Significant recent experience in civil engineering planning for stormwater/drainage works..
  • Proven skills in investigation, plan development, estimating, and design of stormwater infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated experience in drainage investigations, programming & design, including hydraulic calculations and hydrological assessments.
  • Preparation and review of catchment and site specific stormwater management plans/designs.
  • Understanding of NSW Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework with a focus on stormwater Asset Management
  • Current Class C driver’s license and General Construction Induction (White) card.

Culture  
This council understand the importance of a great work-life balance and  actively supports teams in achieving it.

Benefits 

  • Flexible work arrangements – hybrid working and flexi-time
  • Career development opportunities
  • Annual salary increase as per the Local Government (State) Award 2023 plus annual salary review
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Generous employee assistance program
  • Salary packaging options available

How to apply 
If you’re looking for a rewarding and challenging role where you can make a real difference in the community and be part of a supportive and collaborative team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity

HOW TO APPLY

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to fill the application form for this exciting opportunity.
If you have any questions, contact us on info@workandstay.com.au


  • Development Engineer, NSW, $92,000 – $103,000
  1. Council career opportunity in one of regional NSW’s fastest-growing areas
  2. Competitive remuneration (according to experience and qualifications)
  3. Quality lifestyle with pathways to home ownership!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Mid-Western Regional NSW council opportunity – support the delivery of Council’s Capital Works Program
  • Council career opportunity in one of regional NSW’s fastest-growing areas
  • Competitive remuneration (according to experience and qualifications)
  • Quality lifestyle with pathways to home ownership!
*This role requires relocation to regional NSW, so please consider carefully if this is a suitable move for you.

Who we are
Work+Stay is a social impact, recruitment enterprise that supports the growth of Australia’s regional communities.  We connect regional employers with skilled candidates, guiding them through the recruitment process to settlement.

About the Company
Our client is a council in the Mid-Western Regional area of NSW, an area continuing to grow and prosper at a steady rate, providing many reasons to relocate with great lifestyle benefits.  Apply now and experience the beauty of rural living coupled with a great career!

About the Role
The primary purpose of the role is to provide civil engineering services to support the delivery of Council’s Capital Works Program and provide advice/assistance to the Local Traffic Committee.

Duties

  • Offer comprehensive development engineering related services and planning advice for development applications (e.g. water, sewer, stormwater, roads etc.)
  • Perform design tasks and advise the council on cost effective solutions
  • Ensure a high standard of development engineering services
  • Manage Capital Works within the allocated stormwater budget
  • Report on matters of Traffic Safety
  • Promote delivery of infrastructure and assist with interpretation of engineering standards

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in Civil Engineering/Civil Construction within Local Government or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact at all levels on technical advice and policy issues
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety responsibilities
  • Current Class C Driver Licence
  • Construction White Card

Benefits

  • 140 hours over 19 days – 1 RDO every four weeks
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employment development opportunities

How to Apply    
If you’re looking for a role where you can make a real difference in the community and be part of a supportive and collaborative team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity

HOW TO APPLY

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to fill the application form for this exciting opportunity.
If you have any questions, contact us on info@workandstay.com.au


  • Development Engineering Coordinator, NSW
  1. Exciting role with a leading Council in Regional NSW
  2. Competitive remuneration (according to experience and qualifications)
  3. One of regional NSW’s fastest-growing areas

JOB DESCRIPTION

Regional NSW council opportunity – Lead engineering advice on proposed and future development
  • Exciting role with a leading Council in Regional NSW
  • Competitive remuneration (according to experience and qualifications)
  • One of regional NSW’s fastest-growing areas
*This role requires relocation to regional NSW, so please consider carefully if this is a suitable move for you.

Who we are
Work+Stay is a social impact, recruitment enterprise that supports the growth of Australia’s regional communities.  We connect regional employers with skilled candidates, guiding them through the recruitment process to settlement, offering FREE support with relocation.

About the Company
Our client is a council in the Mid-Western Regional area of NSW, an area continuing to grow and prosper at a steady rate, providing many reasons to relocate with great lifestyle benefits.  Apply now and experience the beauty of rural living coupled with a great career!

About the Role
The primary purpose of the role is to work with Council’s Development Assessment team and provide engineering advice regarding proposed and future developments.

Duties

  • Lead and offer engineering services across the Council consistent with the Community Strategic Plan, Workplace Environment Statement and legislative requirements
  • Offer strategic engineering support for new subdivision development in the region in areas such as flooding, drainage, asset management, design, traffic management, road safety
  • Coordinate and deliver timely engineering counsel ensuring development assessment, subdivision and linen release processes meet statutory requirements
  • Develop strategies, policies and standards for land use planning linked to Council’s Strategic Plan
  • Report on WHS policies and procedures within their area of responsibility

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent recognized by the institute of Engineers Australia
  • Extensive experience in engineering related role with knowledge of key legislation as it relates to this role
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead and motivate others
  • Advanced public relations and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to Project Manage; including budgeting and contract administration and knowledge of development assessment processes
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety responsibilities
  • Current Class C Driver Licence

Benefits

  • 140 hours over 19 days – 1 RDO every four weeks
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employment development opportunities

HOW TO APPLY

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to fill the application form for this exciting opportunity.
If you have any questions, contact us on info@workandstay.com.au