Hornsby Shire Council

Job Description

TRP: $128,250 to $143,140 (TRP is inclusive of 3.5% civil liability allowance, payment for reasonable additional hours and superannuation). In addition, a leaseback vehicle will be offered.

Appointed salary in this range will be based on skills, qualifications, and experience.

Do you want to be at the forefront of some exciting projects within our shire?

This role requires a pro-active, enthusiastic person who has sound project management skills and significant experience in the supervision of civil works.

About us

Hornsby Shire is located on Sydney’s upper north shore, approximately 25 kilometres north of the CBD. Known as the ‘Bushland Shire’, our local government area is characterised by bushland comprising national park, major waterways, natural reserves and rural landscape. The rest of the Shire combines urban, rural and open spaces.

About the role

In your new role, you will be part of and contribute to a team that supports the organisation by providing all necessary construction activities for Council’s Improvements Program (Civil Works) and other projects in accordance with Council’s specifications, policies, planning instruments, state and federal codes and requirements. The position services staff and management in the Construction team of the Design and Construction Branch by programming and supervising contract works and maintaining contracts for the Infrastructure and Major Projects Division.

The Project Manager has 4 major functions:

1. To plan and manage preconstruction activities

2. To plan and manage construction

3. To call tenders, manage contracts and approve payments

4. To monitor and report on the performance of contractors

About you

We require a pro-active, enthusiastic person who has sound project management skills and experience in the supervision of staff and contractors in carrying out road and drainage construction. The person in this position requires the ability to apply the WHS Act and Regulations. Experience in building construction is considered desirable.

The role requires the programming and supervision of contractors involved in civil infrastructure and building works and competence in preparing tender documents, writing specifications, reports and administration of contracts. Strong oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are essential.

In addition, this position requires a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Civil), eligible for Corporate membership of the Institution of Engineers, Australia or other relevant qualifications and experience.

In exchange of your skills and experience, we offer a supportive working environment, flexible working conditions, leaseback vehicle and an opportunity to advance your career in local government.

Benefits of working with us!

We pride ourselves on having a fantastic culture with a genuine appreciation for work-life balance. Visit hornsby.nsw.gov.au/careers and click on ‘what we offer’ to learn about the wonderful benefits available at Hornsby Council.

Please note that you must be double vaccinated to work in this position and to attend an interview.

For further information please visit hornsby.nsw.gov.au/careers

Closing date: 20 June 2023 at 11.30pm

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