1x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week
Salary: $93,264.16 - $102,193.67 + 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance +Super
Closing Date: 15th July 2024

Liverpool is a vibrant city situated in the heart of Western Sydney, comprising 42 suburbs and a population of 223,000 with people from 150 nationalities and speaking 140 languages, making it one of the largest and most culturally diverse cities in Australia.

Working with Liverpool City Council offers a wealth of professional opportunities, with Liverpool being one of the fastest growing Local Government Areas (LGA’s) in metropolitan Sydney, including a diverse mix of established and new areas. The city is undergoing rapid change and development over the next decade, including transformation of the Liverpool City Centre into Sydney’s third CBD as an innovative health, education, and lifestyle precinct, construction of the Western Sydney International Airport, development of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis, and the delivery of significant infrastructure projects.

There has never been a more exciting time to work with Liverpool City Council, as it guides this rapid transformation, and continues to provide outstanding levels of service to its diverse community.


Liverpool City Council (Council) has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Civil Design Engineer to join our Civil Engineering Design and Survey team. The purpose of the position is to provide professional, timely and high-quality civil engineering design services, to enable and support the delivery of infrastructure across the Liverpool LGA. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertaking engineering related investigations, to inform planning and design decisions.
  • Preparing concept and detailed design packages and other relevant documentation, for civil engineering projects including (but not limited to) new / improvements to; roads, streets, laneways, traffic facilities, drainage, and at-grade carparks.
  • Developing and maintaining technical standards and guidelines, relevant to civil engineering.
  • Providing technical civil engineering advice and input into projects being completed by other teams within Council, the NSW Government and/or other organisations.
  • Providing technical support to teams managing the delivery of projects designed by the Civil Engineering Design and Survey team.
  • Liasing with relevant internal / external stakeholders and the community, as required.
  • Assisting with the preparation of grant funding applications, as required.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualifications or extensive demonstrated experience in similar field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of civil engineering design, drafting and documentation for; roads, kerb and gutter, retaining walls, carparks, shared paths, drainage, traffic facilities, roundabouts and other civil engineering infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of 12D and AutoCAD software, for the preparation of civil design drawings.
  • Demonstrated experience in complying with a quality management system for civil engineering designs.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of detailed cost estimates.
  • Experience in preparing Safety in Design reports.
  • Attention to detail and a desire to deliver work to a high standard.
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety practices, the principles of Equal Employment Opportunities, ethical practice and multi-cultural diversity.
  • Class C Drivers Licence


  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements available.
  • Ability to accrue up to 2 days of flexitime leave per month, which equates to up to 24 days per year (This is in addition to 4 weeks of annual leave per year).
  • Ability to access 2 health and wellbeing days per year.
  • Access to a Fitness Passport membership.
  • 3.5% Civil liability allowance (in addition to salary).
  • Great office location in the heart of the Liverpool CBD, close to public transport, and with free or subsidised parking available nearby. 
  • Passionate, collaborative, and friendly team, who will support you and help you grow professionally.
  • Professional learning and development opportunities, including training courses and study assistance for further education.

The salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience, and competencies of the successful applicant. 

For further information about the position please contact Roshan Khadka, Acting Coordinator Civil Engineering Design and Survey on (02) 8711 7830.

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

Click here for a copy of the position description 

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.




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Liverpool City Council,New South Wales,Australia

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