Job Details - Senior Engineer - Development Services

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498144 Planning Permanent Development Planning & Services
Permanent Full Time Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 6 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement Strathpine $91,009 pa9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave

Development Services Department

Development Services is shaping a better Moreton Bay by assessing and managing the effects of development on the community and environment of Moreton Bay, working in partnership with the development industry to design and construct infrastructure for the community as well as levying and recovering infrastructure charges to fund new and upgraded major community infrastructure.

About the Opportunity:

As our Senior Engineer - Development Services provide specialist advice and lead the engineering assessment of moderately complex development matters and the impact of development on transport and stormwater infrastructure to meet the needs of the community

You will provide specialist advice to Council or its delegate on moderately complex development matters relating to transport and stormwater infrastructure as well as flood and storm tide inundation hazard. You will  lead the assessment of moderately complex development applications in line with legislative, policy and business requirements.

In this role you will provide technical oversight and guidance to Engineers in the review and assessment of development applications to ensure assessment outcomes and deliverables are met. You will build strong relationships across a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders to ensure quality services outcomes are achieved.

About you:

We are seeking someone who has comprehensive knowledge and experience in the delivery of engineering assessment and compliance services. You will have the ability to influence and negotiate moderately complex infrastructure and other commercial agreements and excellent communication skills to meet the needs of a range of internal and external stakeholders with the ability to work in a positive team environment communicating and engaging effectively at all levels.

You will have comprehensive knowledge in the principles and practices relating to the planning, design and construction of transport and stormwater infrastructure. You wil be skilled in the application of relevant planning and development legislation and policy.

You will hold  Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and a General Induction licence (White Card).

Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!
  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.

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 Role Description - Senior Engineer Development Services .pdf

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact our Recruitment Team 

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