Strategic Infrastructure Planning Engineer

Work type
Permanent Full Time
Various Locations
Business, Engineering and Major Projects

$100,594 - $112,561 pa (plus super)

Permanent Full Time

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

If you are passionate about long term infrastructure planning and engineering, have sound analytical skills, and enjoy writing strategic documents, have a proactive approach to problem solving and would like to play a part in transforming a city, we want to hear from you!

An exciting opportunity exists for a data enthusiast with excellent communication and consultation abilities to join the City of Greater Dandenong.

Working within the Business, Engineering and Major Projects Directorate you will be responsible for providing high quality consultancy and engineering expertise, and you will:

  • Provide technical support, mentoring and guidance to internal stakeholders on complex technical issues .
  • Prepare strategic documents including strategic plans and other documents to support council’s Asset Plan .
  • Liaise with, internal and external stakeholders to facilitate improved provision of infrastructure across all council’s asset classes.
  • Develop and manage Development Contribution Plans.
  • Provide expertise on both civil infrastructure (roads, bridges, stormwater etc.) and social infrastructure (open space, buildings, recreation etc.)
  • Embrace demonstrate and encourage REACH values.

Please note the successful applicant will be primarily based at the Dandenong Municipal Civic Centre (225 Lonsdale St, Dandenong) and will be working at least one day a week from the Operations Centre (20 Bennet St, Dandenong).

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Strategic Infrastructure Planning Engineer Position Description - 202KB

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling/psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed childcare (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Alison Saunders, 8571 5273 or 0434 690 529
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 24 September 2021