About us

The beautiful Eurobodalla Shire is located on Yuin Country on the far south coast of NSW and offers an enviable coastal lifestyle with easy access to Canberra and Sydney. From our beaches to our bushlands, rivers and mountains, the Eurobodalla is a place of inclusive communities embracing sustainable lifestyles.

With 143km of coastline, 83 beaches, 20 lakes and four major river systems, Eurobodalla is known as the land of many waters. Over three-quarters of our land area is open space, consisting of 10 national parks and 15 state forests.

Over 40,000 people call the Eurobodalla Shire home, and we attract over 1.2 million visitors every year.

About the role

This position is a full time role in the Water and Sewer team based at the Moruya Administration Office. This position will assist with the development of water supply and sewerage strategic planning documents and also monitor and report environmental compliance.

Your main duties will include:

  • Contributing to the development of water and sewer infrastructure strategies.
  • Monitoring and reporting on Water Quality compliance under the Public Health Act.
  • Collect, collate and analyse data for measuring levels of services, investigations, performance, reports and benchmarking.
  • Assisting in the development of Dams Safety reports in compliance with Dams Safety Legislation.
  • Monitoring and reporting on Environment Protection Licence compliance under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act.
  • Monitoring and documenting biosolids quality to determine suitability for beneficial reuse.
  • Managing the investigation, design and delivery of water and energy efficiency programs and environmental projects.

Salary Information

Total remuneration for the role is in the range $105,190.52 to $130,679.83 gross per annum consisting of:

  • $91,151.00 to $113,238.31 base salary
  • $3,190.28 to $3,963.34 Civil Liability Allowance
  • $10,849.25 to $13,478.19 superannuation (at 11.5%)

A fully maintained Council leaseback vehicle (including full private usage) is available with this position.

 An offer of employment for this position is subject to medical clearance to verify that you are safely able to undertake the duties of the position.

What we offer

We promote equal access to opportunities and pride ourselves on creating a safe and engaging working environment that fosters wellbeing. We are dedicated to looking after our staff, knowing our people are our biggest asset, to ensure we are best placed to look after our community.

Culture and benefits

  • Work/life balance through a range of flexible work options.
  • 35 hours per week for administrative staff and 38 hours per week for operational staff.
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including access to free counselling through our Employee Assistance Program, Uprise Wellbeing App, Fitness Passport, Social Club, flu vaccinations and skin checks.
  • Up to 3 days leave to cover Council closure at end of year period.
  • 9 weeks Council provided paid maternity leave (conditional).
  • Generous leave provisions including Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service, study leave and 3 weeks sick leave annually.
  • Annual Award increases, performance reviews and a rewards and recognition program.
  • Salary packaging program.

About you

You are an experienced Engineer and ideally have a background in water and sewer. You are focused, thorough and well organised in your approach to project work. Problem solving comes naturally to you and you have proven ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

Your application will demonstrate the following:

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or equivalent (AQF Level 8).
  • Understanding of asset management principles.
  • Proven word processing, spreadsheet and database skills.
  • Knowledge of budgetary and financial preparation, monitoring and control.

Please read the Information Package for full details. If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Brent Parker on 0437 569 005.

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Vacant Positions website page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Applications close: 11.00pm Sunday 28 July 2024.

Applicants found suitable through this recruitment process may be contacted for fixed term contract opportunities of less than 12 months where the position is similar in nature – meaning the position requires the same nature of duties, abilities, qualifications, experience and standard of work performance.

Confirmation of personal identity and working rights:

As part of the recruitment process, should you be successful in obtaining an interview, you will be required to bring with you an original Government issued photo ID for the interview Panel to sight.

Should you then move to the next stage of the recruitment process after interview, you will be required to produce documentation that proves your working rights in Australia, such as a passport, birth certificate, driver’s licence, proof of permanent residency or temporary VISA grant notice.

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.



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Eurobodalla Shire Council,New South Wales,Australia

Job Overview
Job Posted:
2 weeks ago
Job Expire:
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Job Type
Full Time
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Eurobodalla Shire Council,New South Wales,Australia