First listed on: 10 March 2019

Manager Infrastructure Services - Carrathool Shire Council

About the Opportunity

Carrathool has an exciting opportunity for a Manager - Infrastructure Services to join their team in Hillston, NSW.

Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure Services, and directly overseeing a small team, you will primarily be responsible for supporting the Director of Infrastructure Services to provide leadership and direction to the Infrastructure Services, Roads and Bridges Directorate towards achieving Council's goals and objectives.

This Directorate currently oversees the third largest road network in NSW, managing over a cumulative $10million in road infrastructure and other civil engineering projects.

More specifically, your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Managing the programming and delivery of capital, infrastructure and works projects as assigned by Council;
  • Assisting in the necessary forward planning, cost control, site works management program and development, reporting and communication functions relevant to the section activities;
  • Monitoring and reporting on project expenditure/works progress against budgets, including preparing appropriate responses to any issues of concern;
  • Coordinating contractor engagement and management in line with Council policy and procurement guidelines with Overseers consultation as required;
  • Providing technical direction to infrastructure subordinates and operations staff; and
  • Managing and controlling the maintenance and construction of Council's road, kerb, gutter and drainage assets.

For more information, or to view the full position description, please click 'Apply' and go to the ApplyNow page.

About the Benefits

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

In return for your hard work and dedication, Carrathool Shire Council is offering an attractive salary package circa $120,000 - $130,000 (negotiable with experience) including super and full private access to a vehicle.

Housing and relocation assistance can be negotiated for the successful candidate (subject to conditions), along with significant salary sacrifice options to further increase your take home pay.

In addition, you'll enjoy working in a friendly and supportive environment where your hard work will genuinely be appreciated.

If you're looking to join a dedicated team committed to making a real difference - APPLY NOW!

About the Organisation and Area

Covering an area of 19,000 square kilometres, Carrathool is the largest Shire in the Riverina. Well known for its rich agricultural history, the Shire offers a relaxed, laid-back family lifestyle, with diverse culture, recreation and sporting facilities. With the Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers both flowing through the Shire, and the historic Willandra National Park located only a short distance away, residents enjoy a vibrant lifestyle in a rural setting.

Carrathool Shire Council (Carrathool) encompasses the town of Hillston, as well as the villages of Goolgowi, Merriwagga, Carrathool and Rankin Springs. The organisation itself is progressive with stable leadership, a committed team and supported by great facilities. The workplace culture is second to none, a place where everyone knows your name and all are welcome.

All employees of Carrathool Shire Council are expected to provide the highest standards of performance and customer service to ensure Council proudly upholds values of Respect, Service, Integrity, Teamwork and Sustainability in its daily operations. The position is based in Hillston, which is only around 100km from the major regional centre of Griffith.


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