Civil Technical Officer

South Gippsland Shire Council

Leongatha, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

Full Job Description

South Gippsland offers welcoming townships, friendly communities and colourful landscapes. You can enjoy green rolling hills, wind-swept beaches and the world-famous Wilsons Prom, right on your doorstep. South Gippslanders enjoy the beauty and freedom of country living with easy access to Melbourne.

As an organisation we pride ourselves on sustaining a close-knit workplace with principled leadership. Our residents expect their services to be delivered efficiently and with minimal fuss. We aim to meet and exceed these expectations. We seek like-minded colleagues to join our team.

Ongoing Full Time
$85,320 - $92,753 per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Fortnightly rostered day off available
Current work from home arrangements

We are looking for a Civil Technical Officer with three to five years of experience or a recent civil engineering graduate who is looking to get their career off to the right start. The key leaders in this organisation have a strong reputation in the local community and specialise in delivering civil projects such as, roads, municipal buildings and community infrastructure.


The successful candidate will develop their skills in project management while assisting with the timely delivery of Council’s Capital Works. You will assist in the delivery of the Footpath Extension Program, Footpath Renewal Program, Guardrail Program and the Blackspot Program. You will also monitor and recommend resources to assigned projects to ensure their delivery on budget, on time and specification.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone to get their feet under the desk and develop real life civil project management skills in their local community. With an unparalleled diversity of working environments, South Gippsland Shire has it all. From National Parks to Commercial centers, from small country townships, to thriving beachside tourist hotspots, you will never be short of new experiences.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a relevant tertiary qualification as well as strong communication and customer skills and a real commitment to working in a team environment.

Work-life balance with flexible working arrangements
Rostered Days Off offered for full time roles
Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
Diversity and inclusiveness, flexibility and a satisfying work environment
Enjoy a variety of changing health and well-being programs and initiatives including flu vaccinations and health checks, discounted gym memberships and Social Club
Diverse range of exciting career paths in full time, part time or casual positions
Mentoring, coaching and secondments
Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
Opportunity to purchase additional leave
Annual Enterprise Agreement salary increments

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If you would like to become a part of our team at South Gippsland Shire Council, please submit your application by filling out your details in the following fields and addressing the questions. This is an opportunity to demonstrate your potential and set your application apart from the rest! You must answer your questions in the fields, please do not attach them in a separate document, doing so may affect the progression of your application. You will also be required to upload two documents, your resume and cover letter.

Your application will be reviewed after the closing date and we will be in contact via email regarding your progress. Please ensure you check your Spam Folder.

All preferred candidates will be required to complete relevant background checks (including but not limited to police checks, reference checks, medical checks and psychometric testing) prior to the candidate's employment being confirmed.
The outcomes of the background checks do not automatically bar candidates; however will be assessed against the inherent requirements of the job.

To view the Position Description for this role, please CLICK HERE.

Enquiries to John Moylan, Manager Infrastructure Delivery on 03 5662 9200.

Applications close Midnight Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Please be advised any representation via an agency will not be considered. Agencies - no need to contact us, we've got this one.

South Gippsland Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity employer and aims to provide all necessary support to ensure that all abilities and backgrounds are not disadvantaged in the recruitment process. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process, please feel free to identify yourself as a person with different needs in your application and indicate what type of reasonable adjustment you require. Alternatively you can contact a member of the People & Culture team on 03 5662 9233 and identify the position you are applying for and specify your requirements.

If you are having any issues applying for this position, please call our People & Culture Team on 03 5662 9233 or email

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