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Coordinator Roads and Drainage

Job No: 171939
Location: Casino, NSW

  • Join our growing Roads and Drainage Team and take a step up to mentor our Civil Engineers 
  • Attractive salary circa $108,108 PLUS market allowance (negotiable) PLUS 10.5 % Super PLUS flexibility!
  • Relocation assistance on offer to help you make the Northern Rivers Region your home!

About Us

The Richmond Valley Local Government Area is located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, spanning from Evans Head to the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. The area features beautiful beaches, rolling hills, forests, and nature reserves. 

Our region has won various awards for its culture, including recognition as an outstanding employer and for having the best tap water in Australia in 2022. Our mission is “to protect and improve the quality of life for our community, and for future generations.” Our Infrastructure Department does this by maintaining and improving our region's infrastructure.

Due to our growth, we are looking for a Coordinator with a background in Civil Engineering to join our Roads and Drainage team within our Infrastructure Department.

About the Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Roads and Drainage Coordinator. You will manage a team of seven, including admin and office staff based at our depot, as well as site supervisors and civil engineers.

As our Roads and Drainage Coordinator you will run our roads and drainage team and coordinate all roads and drainage operational works, including maintenance and construction activities.

We’re looking for someone who can mentor and lead our team, providing long-term strategic direction and helping grow our team.

Key Duties:

  • Manage, supervise, and direct all roads and drainage operational work areas, including both maintenance and construction activities;
  • Manage the appropriate allocation of resources in a cost-saving environment;
  • Manage and analyse complex and sensitive projects and business issues;
  • Understand team dynamics and individual personalities and adapt your leadership accordingly;
  • Anticipate community expectations and communicate progress; and
  • Adhere to the code of conduct, policies and procedures, and all WHS obligations and responsibilities, and champion these among your team.

For a full list of duties and responsibilities, please click here.

About you

As our Roads and Drainage Coordinator you will have a background in road construction, and experience managing a team of Road Engineers. Through your experience, you will have gained some knowledge in project and contractor management, as well as being experienced in people management.

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or similar professional qualifications
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia or eligible to apply
  • Valid construction white card
  • Valid class C driver's License.

Rewards and Benefits 

When you join Richmond Shire Council you’ll be joining a council that believes in investing in its people to improve its community. You’ll coordinate our roads and drainage team, and be part of our infrastructure services department.

As our Roads and Drainage team coordinator, you will receive a generous salary circa $108,108 plus super.

Benefits include:

  • Market allowance (negotiable for the right candidate)
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working
  • Relocation assistance 
  • Long Service Leave benefits with local government – entitled after 5 years of service
  • Half days to attend professional development and team building events
  • Regular social events

If you’re an experienced Roads and Drainage Engineer with management experience looking for a new challenge, click Apply Now!

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