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Environmental Engineer Water

Job No: CEN1150
Location: Central Coast NSW

  • Are you looking for challenging and interesting environmental role
  • Make a difference in your local community
  • Permanent full time position +RDO
  • Salary range between $1,418.93 to $1,655.84 per week ($73,983 to $86,335 per annum) (includes Civil Liability Allowance of 3.5%) + superannuation

Central Coast Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy and safe work environment. We are committed to diversity in our community and our workforce and encourage Indigenous Australians, people with a disability and people from diverse backgrounds to apply to be part of our inclusive team.

The role of Environmental Engineer Water includes supporting floodplain management initiatives across the Central Coast area, including providing technical flood advice on development enquiries.

Key activities of this role include:

  •  Provide technical flood assessment of developments and rezoning applications for both internal and external customers;
  •  Assess and provide comment on draft flood studies, floodplain risk management studies and plans;
  •  Develop and review catchment specific flood and drainage related studies, including flood plain management studies and plans, and incorporate the planning provisions of flood plain risk management development.

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree qualifications in Natural Resource Planning, Environmental Science, Engineering OR demonstrated solid contemporary experience in a similar role, combined with ongoing professional development;
  • Current C Class Driver’s licence;
  • Demonstrated understanding of stormwater quality predictive modeling such as Model for Urban Stormwater Improvement Conceptualisation (MUSIC);
  • Demonstrated understanding in the application of Water Sensitive Urban Design principles to specific studies or projects;
  • Significant experience in project management including contracts and budgets, preparing environmental/floodplain/coastal strategic and management plans;
  • Demonstrated experience in complex report writing, public relations, consultation skills and grant funding for programs and projects;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in providing technical expertise, coaching and advice to relevant staff to allow them to effectively undertake their responsibilities and duties;
  • Demonstrated experience in building strong, credible relationships and influence, persuade or negotiate outcomes that add value to the organisation;
  •  Proven experience in the assessment and interpretation of information to formulate recommendations and provide specialist advice to enable the organisation to achieve quality outcomes.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Post graduate qualifications in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience with 1D/2D flood modeling such as TUFLOW or similar;
  • Demonstrated experience with evaluations and conditioning of development applications including provision of technical flood assessment advice.

Civil Liability Allowance applies only to applicants who are Engineering professionals.

Enquiries:  Peter Sheath, Section Manager Waterways, on ph: 0401 701 139.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at Midnight on Thursday, 31 May 2018.



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