Blacktown City Council Engineer Design – Drainage Gateway (Term Contract 2 Years) Contract in Blacktown NSW

Blacktown City Council

Branch Blacktown NSW AU

Engineer Design – Drainage Gateway (Term Contract 2 Years)
Blacktown NSW

At Blacktown City Council we are proud to be supporters of a wide, diverse community and strive towards building the best council in Australia, achieving this…

Blacktown City Council is the second largest Council in NSW and a leader in the growth and development of the Western Sydney region. With a population of close to 350,000 and a total of 48 residential suburbs, working in Blacktown City provides a wide portfolio of professional opportunities. At Blacktown City Council we are proud to be supporters of a wide, diverse community and strive towards building the best council in Australia, achieving this through initiatives such as becoming a White Ribbon accredited Council.

About the Opportunity

Council seeks a dynamic, practical engineer with a hands on approach to their work, to assist in all engineering aspects of Councils involvement within the development industry. As a leading development consent authority, as well as a major player, in the issuing of construction and compliance certificates in a highly competitive environment, Council is experiencing rapid growth and seeks the services of an experienced engineer to meet current and future demands.

You will be required to provide professional engineering advice to developers, engineers, designers, architects and planners with regards to engineering information as part of the Development Application process. This will include attending pre-development application meetings, reviewing engineering aspects of development applications, responding to engineering related enquiries, writing conditions for development consents, assessing engineering plans for compliance with relevant standards, providing advice to consultants, assessing and issuing construction certificates, liaising with members of the public about development matters. This position has a strong focus on water quality, drainage and flood management.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Relevant qualifications in a related field. E.g. Civil Engineering
  • Extensive experience in a related field of engineering
  • Class C drivers licence


  • A working knowledge of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, The Local Government Act and the Roads Act
  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills.

Remuneration and Benefits

The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Blacktown City Council’s Enterprise Agreement.

This position is graded at Band 3, Level 2, Grade 14 in Blacktown City Councis Salary system

Car allowance

Term Contract for 2 years

35 hour working week

Opportunity to participate in Council’s flextime arrangement

Employee benefits such as leave entitlements, 9.5% employer superannuation contribution, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs.

Position Description

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Review the questions and decide on your responses before commencing your application. Best of luck.

Closing Date: 05 May 2017

Contact Officer: Tony Napoli 9839 6335

INTERNAL REF: Term Contract

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Blacktown, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-21
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