Manager Technical Services
Lead planning, preparation, design & management of capital works programs for transport, roads, bridges, pathways, carparks, parks & drainage systems
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- Genuine change leadership role
- Focus on strategic and operational delivery
- Exceptional lifestyle opportunity
Located 170kms north of Brisbane, the Gympie region covers 6,898 sq. km. and has a population of 50,000+ with predicted growth of up to 60,600 by 2036. The region, which is a short drive from the Sunshine Coast and Noosa, offers a selection of public and private primary and secondary schools, as well as two tertiary institutions and a range of first-class infrastructure and community services.
It is also home to some of Australia's most stunning national parks, pristine beaches and a network of thriving waterways throughout the Cooloola Coast and beyond.
You will own this exciting role, responsible for the planning and design of council's end to end transport and drainage assets business including the regional network of roads, bridges, pathways, drainage systems and recreational and sports parks and interfacing with the capital works program. Operationally, you will manage the resources of the Branch to provide quality services to the community, while balancing the strategic oversight of service delivery in this area.
A qualified Civil Engineer with current RPEQ accreditation, your extensive management background in the planning, preparation, design and management of capital works programs for transport, roads, bridges, pathways, carparks, parks and drainage systems will have given you all the experience, expertise and ambition to lead infrastructure projects while also managing the Branch through a period of key organisational change and transformation.
If you are an ambitious, focused engineering professional, this is one of the most exciting and challenging roles in the Australian Local government sector. And of course there is the unique lifestyle that only the Gympie region can offer.
To apply and download a comprehensive information pack, visit mcarthur.com.au and search under
ref. 144522. For a confidential discussion, call Julie Barr on (07) 3211 9700.
Applications close 5pm, Monday 14th February 2022