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Director Works and Infrastructure

Local Government
Location: SA
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Leadership position
  • Idyllic lifestyle location
  • Work life balance

The District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula is located on the picturesque Eyre Peninsula of South
Australia. With established sectors in agriculture, fishing and tourism, the Eyre Peninsula offers an ideal
lifestyle location with coastlines of stunning beaches, and rugged cliffs. The Council area encompasses
some 4,754 square kilometres with a population of 5014. The major towns include the agricultural town of
Cummins, and the picture perfect seaside town of Coffin Bay. Port Lincoln also has the largest regional
airport in South Australia.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Director Works & Infrastructure to join this progressive Council.
The role will be located in the Cummins office, report directly to the CEO, and oversee Airports, Roads
and Coastlines, giving this role great diversity.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Management of Council's civil infrastructure
  • Supervision of the Works and Airport Managers
  • Development of Council Strategic Plans, departmental plans and budgets
  • Instrumental involvement in change management, organisational culture and employee relations
  • Contact liaison with users of the Port Lincoln Airport
  • Preparation of monthly reports
  • Contract administration relating to major Council capital works projects
  • Overall responsibility for asset management

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • A proven track record in a similar role
  • Extensive exposure in the management of Council Civil Work
  • Experience managing large Capital projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • An enthusiastic approach to undertake a broad variety of projects and progress your career.

A background in management and experience in the operation of regional airports is preferred (not essential),
as is a qualification in Technical and Engineering studies.

To apply, please visit quoting job ref 138093, or for a confidential discussion please contact
Renae Illsley at McArthur on (08) 8100 7000.

Applications close Monday 25th February at 9am.

138093 Posted On:31/01/2019