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Water Sensitive Urban Design Officer

Apply now Job no: 493060
Work type: Temporary
Location: Northern Melbourne / North Central Victoria
Categories: Engineering & Infrastructure


Mitchell Shire Council has embarked on Victoria’s last great story of growth.

Located just 40 minutes from Melbourne where the city meets the country, we’re renowned for our scenic beauty that’s rich in both history and heritage.  We’re home to a mix of beautiful natural landscapes, townships and emerging communities in some of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs.

Come join a Local Government Organisation offering a fantastic opportunity for Community, Opportunity and Growth for the right applicant.

We want you to help lead a supportive team in an area with a projected population growth of 170,000 people.

About the Role

As a member of Council’s Environment and Sustainability department this role is responsible for ensuing compliance with Water Sensitive Urban Design planning and implementation to meet statutory requirements.  The role will have a strong engagement and education focus working with staff, developers, contractors and other agency staff such as Melbourne Water and Catchment Management Authorities to build capacity in WSUD principles and practices. 

This role is a two (2) year fixed term, full-time opportunity with a Monthly ADO. Remuneration begins at $81.9K to $89.1K (Band 6) plus super.

What we’re looking for 

To be successful in this role you will have tertiary qualifications in natural resource management, engineering or similar related area, experience and knowledge in WSUD practices, project management skills, demonstrated knowledge of relevant government legislation, excellent communication skills and an ability to relate to a variety of customers both internally and external to the organisation. 

For further information about this role please contact Elyse Kelly, Environment Coordinator on 5734 6200.

All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the position description. For information on how to apply, please visit our Careers page.

Please note: the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check, prior to commencement. You will also be required to provide evidence that you meet the relevant State Government Pandemic Orders vaccination requirements.   

Applications close at 9am Monday, 12 December 2022.

Position Description

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