At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.
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ABOUT THE ROLE
This is a fantastic opportunity for a suitably experienced individual who enjoys working within a dynamic team, managing staff and coordinating road maintenance programs. The successful applicant will be joining a growing unit with a strong and supportive team culture.
As the Works officer you will be responsible managing a team of 12 outdoor staff and setting them up for success. You will be managing works programs to ensure they are carried out in a cost effective manner, ensure all works carried out are to Councils standards, and you will play a vital role in continuous improvements. The role would best suited for you if you have a thorough understanding of work in road maintenance and construction practices.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE
- Proven experience in road maintenance and the construction industry
- Prior experience in planning and delivering maintenance works programs
- A valid Driver’s licence and White/Red card
- Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated experience in managing a success team
The ability to read and understand plans, drawings, maps and construction plans
WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER
- The opportunity to work alongside a professional and supportive executive team
- Salary sacrifice options
- Extensive opportunities for training and career development
- Wellness programs
For further information please contact Paul Lokanatheshwara on 9355 4221.
Applications close: 11.30 pm, 24 October 2020. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).
Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attach your valid Drivers Licence and Red/White card. Please have this ready when completing your application.
Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.