Full Time Permanent Position

Band 6 - Salary Range $95,073 to $103,531 per annum + 11.5% Super + ADO

Salary offered will depend on level of skills and experience.

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a community where everyone belongs. Ours is a vibrant and diverse municipality — one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state-of-the-art amenity and facilities, engaging health and wellbeing options, and support to become active members of our Lifelong Learning City.

We invest in innovation, offering professional and personal development, and generous leave and flexibility to staff, while also fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home in a dynamic setting featuring cafes and retail options set amongst heritage buildings and open green spaces.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity to join the Engineering and Asset Services team to project manage and deliver Council’s major Civil projects. 

Reporting to the Design & Investigation Coordinator you will collaborate closely across all levels of Council, eternal stakeholders and residents, to support the development and execution of storm water infrastructure programs for the Council's Capital Works program, ensuring timely responses to customer enquiries.

You will be responsible to Conduct drainage investigations and implement a priority-based system for drainage upgrades using modelling tools and/or accepted engineering practices as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond positively and punctually within specified timelines to customer enquiries and requests and adhere to the performance standards adopted in the Customer Service Charter.
  • Thoroughly investigate customer requests such as drainage and stormwater flooding issues in a timely manner and develop and implement solutions in accordance with industry best practice, Council policy and budgetary requirements to ensure Council is pro-active and responsive to community needs and expectations.
  • Provide best possible customer service to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide information and guidance to support the development of storm water infrastructure programs for the Council's Capital Works program, including preparation of project briefs for mitigation works.

To view the Position Description, click here.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering with some relevant experience, alternatively lesser formal qualification with substantial relevant experience relevant experience.
  • Experience in the use of computer design and drafting software as well as Microsoft Office particularly MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Experienced in relevant drainage and flood modelling and design software, including Civil3D, Civil Site Design, AutoCAD, Hec-Ras, and Drains. Knowledge of TUFLOW would be advantageous.
  • Current valid Victorian Driver’s Licence.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant MELTON. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture


There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council: 

Staff Benefits | Melton City Council

  • 13 ADO's (Accrued Day Off) per year
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave (Super is paid during parental leave) 
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Melton City Council | Australian Breastfeeding Association)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Subsidised Uniforms

How To Apply

If you require further information about the position, please contact Matthew Hutchinson, Acting Manager of Engineering & Asset Services on 9747 7161.

Applications must include a Resume and address the Key Selection Criteria outlining your suitability to the role. To address the Key Selection Criteria, you will need to write short statements explaining how you meet the criteria, or how you demonstrate the capability. We encourage you to keep your responses concise. 

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be legally entitled to work in Australia.

All successful applicants will need to undertake pre-employment requirements including but not limited to a satisfactory criminal history record check. Successful applicants must be able to comply with any COVID-19 Public Health Orders applicable to Local Government employees.

We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If selected for an interview and you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.

Melton City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and has Zero tolerance for child abuse. Melton City Council is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is at the centre of our everyday thinking and service delivery.

 Applications close 11:59pm Tuesday 23 July 2024




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City of Melton,Victoria,Australia

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