Job Details - Coordinator Roads and Drains

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497136 Engin, Construct & Maint Contractor, Full time Labourers, Facility Management, Community Services & Development

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.  

The Asset Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance and renewal of Council’s assets throughout the region. The areas of responsibility are primarily Roads and Drains, Parks, Cleansing, Construction, Fleet and Building and Facilities infrastructure. The Asset Maintenance department is one of the largest departments within Council, maintaining essential community infrastructure across the Moreton Bay region.

About the role

The Coordinator Roads and Drains leads our Operational Maintenance department and is responsible for building and managing a workforce which is engaged to deliver quality outcomes across all Council Roads Assets.

Reporting to our Operations Manager, as Coordinator Roads and Drains you will manage and lead the resolution of identified service delivery issues that are impacting on Roads operations across our diverse, expansive and growing region; whilst continually working towards effective whole of life asset maintenance.

Leading a large diverse and well skilled operational workforce, you will develop and lead your people through a range of workforce management initiatives with the outcomes of a team culture of high performance and accountability in mind.

Role modelling our values, it goes without saying you’ll build collaborative relationships across a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders and will ensure quality service delivery outcomes are achieved. Additionally you will:

  • Develop and implement roads operational budgets in consideration to the delivery of capital and operational projects.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of Roads operations practices to determine and drive any change through a continuous improvement approach to achieve optimal service delivery.
  • Support your stakeholders via the provision of technical advice in the identification and resolution of issues.

With Moreton Bay’s population expected to grow significantly over the next two decades, the Coordinator Roads and Drains will continue to develop and implement process and policy that see Moreton Bay continue to provide exceptional outcomes for the ratepayers of, and visitors to our region.

About you

As Coordinator Roads and Drains, you’ll have extensive experience in a leadership position of Asset Maintenance services, with strengths being in team management and motivating an operational workforce. You’ll also have demonstrated experience in Roads Management, within a fast-paced environment, particularly roads and drains assets. You’ll possess the proven ability to manage budgets (including forecasting and operational cost benefit reviews) and will not only have experience in, but thrive in an environment where you lead yourself and others through complex change.

Balancing out your technical expertise will be your ability to self-motivate and work both independently, as well as in collaboration with key stake holder driving mutually beneficial outcomes. Your highly developed verbal and written communication skills to prepare advice, reports and correspondence are a must and ideally you hold a Degree in Civic Works or related tertiary studies and/or significant relevant experience.

Remuneration & Benefits

Term: Up to 4 years
Location: Petrie 
Package: From $169,914 total package including super and benefits (this role will have a commuter use vehicle )

Generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) Five weeks paid annual leave per year Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.

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
Cover Letter

Role Description

Download File Please click here for a Position Description 

Applicants that do not hold the qualification outlined in the role description are encouraged to apply if they have an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required for this role.

Further Information

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