Job Details - Lead Engineer - Floodplain Management

Job Details - Lead Engineer - Floodplain Management

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494718 Engin, Construct & Maint Contractor Engineering and Project management
Qld Local Government Industry Award - N/A Contract TRP up to $150,000 pa Strathpine


Please Note:  Appointment will be for up to 3 years.

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

Your responsibilities will include

You will lead a team responsible for hydrologic and hydraulic studies of urban and natural drainage systems undertaken by and on behalf of Council and provide expert technical oversight, mentoring and coaching. You will be responsible for technical oversight of floodplain management planning at Moreton Bay Regional Council including the Regional Flood Database (RFD) and associated systems for flood warning and property flood reports, and the day-to-day operation, ongoing development and implementation of identified improvements. 

To be successful in this role you must possess

A degree qualification in engineering recognised by Engineers Australia, Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and experience in a similar role. You will have industry recognised expertise in floodplain modelling, particularly in the use of TUFLOW and WBNM.

Benefits of Working for Local Government

Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

Download File Click here for Role Description

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Customer Service Team, telephone (07) 3205 0555.

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