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Civil Project Officer

Job No: NCC1751
Location: Newcastle, NSW

Full Time  - 35 hours per week


Newcastle City Council is looking for a qualified Civil Project Officer to join our team.

Your experience will assist you to manage and coordinate several civil design projects simultaneously including CAD processes and contract administration, as well as consultant and contractor engagement. 

Essential in this position is the ability to provide specialist technical expertise, professional advice and a quality service to both all service providers in relation to civil design issues. Your experience will also allow you to deliver high quality civil design plans and documentation including project investigations, concept development, estimates and environmental reports for road, drainage and recreational infrastructure.


Strong communication and negotiation skills will enable you to undertake effective consultation with community, council staff and councillors.

To be successful in this job you will have:

  • Diploma of Civil Construction Design or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills including ability to negotiate outcomes and resolve project related conflicts.
  • Demonstrated computer and keyboard skills in the use of office software such as word processing, spreadsheets, email etc.
  • Advanced skills and competencies in computer aided engineering design (preferably using 12D).
  • Awareness of Workplace Health and Safety issues and Equal Employment Opportunity policies.
  • C Class Driver’s Licence.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, project delivery and contract management of civil design projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in civil project investigations (including road and drainage works), and their design, documentation, estimation, consultation and environmental review (including water quality, noise / vibration, land contamination, flora / fauna, indigenous and cultural heritage etc.).

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Newcastle City Council proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunities and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.

All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description.  Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

To view the full position description please click here

Application Closing Date: Thursday 9th November 2017

Remuneration: Circa $87,840 (comprised of $77,687 base salary + $10,152 market premium) + 9.5% Superannuation per annum for a 35 hour a week.

For further information please contact Paul Burke - Civil Services Coordinator - 4974 2640.

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