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Re-advertised ROAD SAFETY OFFICER Full Time – Grant Funded up to 30 June 2025 – COOTAMUNDRA
We are looking for motivated Road Safety Officer to cover both our Cootamundra and Gundagai areas. You will have a strong customer focus and enjoy working with community groups and government agencies.
The function of this role includes developing, implementing, and promoting: –
– effective community road safety programs in conjunction with key stakeholders.
– a Road Safety Plan to encourage local residents to be safer drivers, pedestrians and road users.
– a range of strategies which will promote road safety in the local area in consultation and/or in conjunction with other road safety stakeholders.
This position is full time and currently co-funded between Council and TfNSW, up to 30 June 2025. Extension to this term will be subject to recurrent funding performance and operational requirements.
Key responsibilities include:
1. Contribute to improved road safety outcomes in Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council Area.
2. Challenges in raising the profile of road safety in the community to guide behavioural change.
3. Prepare and implement a Local Road Safety 2022 Year Action Plan for Council with particular emphasis on projects that utilise the Safe Systems approach to road safety.
Benefits
– Salary range of $1,640.00 to $1,918.60 gross per week
– 9 day fortnight
– 11% superannuation
– Leaseback vehicle option
Further information and a Position Description is available by contacting Human Resources on 1300 459 689 or Council’s website www.cgrc.nsw.gov.au.
NOTE: Applicants must adequately address the essential criteria contained in the Position Description and include an up-to-date resume. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.
Applications, addressed to the Interim General Manager should be submitted by 5p.m. on Friday 1st March 2024 by post to Cootamundra Gundagai Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra NSW 2590, delivered to Council’s offices at Cootamundra or Gundagai or by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

RSO – PD Jan 2024

GIS & ASSETS OFFICER – Full Time – Cootamundra
We are currently looking for a GIS & Asset Officer in Cootamundra.
This position develops and maintains geographic information systems (GIS) and asset management systems to record all Council assets including details such as location, cost, and condition, and ensure such systems are maintained and accessible. Also to plan and carry out asset inspections and survey, in a timely manner, for roads, footpaths, culverts, bridges, stormwater drainage, water and sewerage facilities and other capital or maintenance works projects, including public recreational facilities, to ensure the location and condition of the asset is adequately determined and monitored.
Key responsibilities include:
1. Develop, maintain and upgrade geographic information systems (GIS) using QGIS or an equivalent software, using visual imagery (drone survey or lidar), survey, GPS data and asset registers to identify existing assets.
2. Capture and maintain currency of Council’s Geographic Information System (GIS) information and assets database in accordance with Council’s plans, policies and strategies.
3. Administer all aspects of council’s Reflect and Recover, Property and other relevant software, and ensure full operation and utilisation of functionality including updates and license agreements.
4. Develop, implement and record details of an annual program for the inspection of Council’s assets.
5. Identify the condition of each asset in the asset register assist in the development of asset maintenance programs based on condition inspections of Councils assets and monitor infrastructure and buildings performance.
6. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure asset management service deliverables and operational needs are met, including accurate and timely capture and evaluation of condition, performance, valuation, and other key asset data.
7. Assist to develop strategic planning and asset maintenance systems that forecast and analyse Council’s asset base and produce maintenance, management, and improvement programs for all asset groups.
8. Undertaking Rural addressing and updating as required and liaise with other departments to ensure the provision and maintenance of their and Council’s asset management and GIS needs.
9. Assist with the application for Grant Funds for engineering and technical projects and enhancement of Council infrastructure.
10. Prepare analytical data, correspondence, reports and presentations and maintain data bases as required.
11. Liaise with GIS Software suppliers regarding GIS product issues and solution enhancement opportunities.
12. Complete relevant paper and computerized records in a timely manner.
13. Operate equipment to undertake surveys, CCTV, Drones or other as relevant to capture councils’ assets and infrastructure as required.
14. Work cooperatively and productively with the team, internal / external customers, and suppliers in order to ensure the quality of output and development and maintenance of a positive and productive team environment.
Benefits
– Salary range of $1,432.49 to $1,675.70 gross per week.
– 9 day fortnight
– 11% superannuation
Further information and a Position Description is available by contacting Human Resources on 1300 459 689
NOTE: Applicants must adequately address the essential criteria contained in the Position Description. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.
Applications, addressed to the Interim General Manager should be submitted by 5p.m. on Friday 1st March, 2024 by post to Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra NSW 2590, delivered to Council’s offices at Cootamundra or Gundagai or by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

GIS & Assets Officer – Cootamundra PD

GIS & ASSETS OFFICER – Full Time – Gundagai
We are currently looking for a GIS & Asset Officer in Gundagai.
This position develops and maintains geographic information systems (GIS) and asset management systems to record all Council assets including details such as location, cost, and condition, and ensure such systems are maintained and accessible. Also to plan and carry out asset inspections and survey, in a timely manner, for roads, footpaths, culverts, bridges, stormwater drainage, water and sewerage facilities and other capital or maintenance works projects, including public recreational facilities, to ensure the location and condition of the asset is adequately determined and monitored.
Key responsibilities include:
1. Develop, maintain and upgrade geographic information systems (GIS) using QGIS or an equivalent software, using visual imagery (drone survey or lidar), survey, GPS data and asset registers to identify existing assets.
2. Capture and maintain currency of Council’s Geographic Information System (GIS) information and assets database in accordance with Council’s plans, policies and strategies.
3. Administer all aspects of council’s Reflect and Recover, Property and other relevant software, and ensure full operation and utilisation of functionality including updates and license agreements.
4. Develop, implement and record details of an annual program for the inspection of Council’s assets.
5. Identify the condition of each asset in the asset register assist in the development of asset maintenance programs based on condition inspections of Councils assets and monitor infrastructure and buildings performance.
6. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure asset management service deliverables and operational needs are met, including accurate and timely capture and evaluation of condition, performance, valuation, and other key asset data.
7. Assist to develop strategic planning and asset maintenance systems that forecast and analyse Council’s asset base and produce maintenance, management, and improvement programs for all asset groups.
8. Undertaking Rural addressing and updating as required and liaise with other departments to ensure the provision and maintenance of their and Council’s asset management and GIS needs.
9. Assist with the application for Grant Funds for engineering and technical projects and enhancement of Council infrastructure.
10. Prepare analytical data, correspondence, reports and presentations and maintain data bases as required.
11. Liaise with GIS Software suppliers regarding GIS product issues and solution enhancement opportunities.
12. Complete relevant paper and computerized records in a timely manner.
13. Operate equipment to undertake surveys, CCTV, Drones or other as relevant to capture councils’ assets and infrastructure as required.
14. Work cooperatively and productively with the team, internal / external customers, and suppliers in order to ensure the quality of output and development and maintenance of a positive and productive team environment.
Benefits
– Salary range of $1,432.49 to $1,675.70 gross per week.
– 9 day fortnight
– 11% superannuation
Further information and a Position Description is available by contacting Human Resources on 1300 459 689
NOTE: Applicants must adequately address the essential criteria contained in the Position Description. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.
Applications, addressed to the Interim General Manager should be submitted by 5p.m. on Friday 1st March, 2024 by post to Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra NSW 2590, delivered to Council’s offices at Cootamundra or Gundagai or by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

GIS & Assets Officer – Gundagai PD

DESIGN COORDINATOR – Full Time – Gundagai
We are currently looking for a Design Coordinator in Gundagai.
The successful applicant will need to lead the internal design and asset functions of Council including supporting GIS/Asset Officer, Road Safety Officer and other design and assets staff members to maximise the benefit to the community.
To carry out professional civil engineering survey design and estimating works for roads, footpaths, culverts, bridges, stormwater drainage, water and sewerage facilities and other capital or maintenance works projects, including public recreational facilities, to ensure completion to engineering standards and to support other internal staff deliver projects and maintenance obligations across all of Councils infrastructure.
Key responsibilities include:
1. Investigate and design civil infrastructure projects in line with Council’s forwards works and delivery Program e.g. roads, parking, water, drainage, and sewer systems.
2. Ensure that the relevant Council’s policies and practices are implemented and supported in the design and assets section and that these meet the requirements of relevant legislation.
3. Provide quality construction and design drawings liaising with others involved to meet client and Council needs, ensuring compliance with relevant standards.
4. Develop and maintain systems to record all Council assets including details such as costs and condition, and ensure such systems and records are accessible and utilised by all appropriate users within Council.
5. Prepare asset maintenance programs based on major condition inspections of Council’s assets and monitor infrastructure and buildings performance.
6. Develop strategic planning and asset maintenance systems that forecast and analyse Council’s asset base and produce maintenance, management and improvement programs for all asset groups.
7. Manage the Design and Asset Section staff and resources effectively, ensuring the responsibilities and expected outcomes of the section are achieved, its policies and procedures are adhered to, and ensure the promotion of a cohesive work environment.
8. Ensure that staff within the Design and Assets Section receive a level of training and development that meets their needs and provides the Section with an adequately skilled workforce.
9. Complete onsite surveys and inspections as required.
10. Ensure all underground and overhead utility services are located, noted, and related actions taken by technical crews in a timely manner prior to commencement of works.
11. Implement best practice design principles and standards and identify and implement innovative design solutions.
12. Work with/supervise construction and maintenance teams in project or works delivery as required.
13. Assist with obtaining and maintaining TfNSW authorisations and in the preparation of bids and tenders for private and public engineering works programs and projects.
14. Assist with the Application for Grant Funds for engineering and technical projects and enhancement of Shire infrastructure.
15. Prepare preliminary estimates and costings, work within financial parameters.
16. Prepare analytical data, correspondence, reports, and presentations and maintain data bases as required.
17. Seek necessary planning and building permits and other statutory approvals.
18. Provide necessary technical advice to engineers, contractors and works staff to ensure designs are implemented as intended and audit completed works to ensure all aspects of the design have been delivered including safety features.
Benefits
– Salary range of $2,014.09 to $2,356.49 gross per week.
– 9 day fortnight
– 11% superannuation
– Leaseback Vehicle
Further information and a Position Description is available by contacting Human Resources on 1300 459 689
NOTE: Applicants must adequately address the essential criteria contained in the Position Description. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Applications, addressed to the Interim General Manager should be submitted by 5p.m. on Friday 1st March, 2024 by post to Cootamundra- Gundagai Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra NSW 2590, delivered to Council’s offices at Cootamundra or Gundagai or by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

Design Coordinator PD

OPERATIONS ENGINEER – Full time – Cootamundra
We are currently looking for an Operations Engineer in Cootamundra.
The successful applicant will lead Council’s Engineering operations team, which includes GIS / Assets, roads, road safety and related functions in the planning, delivery, maintenance, upgrade and improvement of Council’s roads and related assets.
Carry out professional civil engineering survey design and estimating works for roads, footpaths, culverts, bridges, stormwater drainage, water and sewerage facilities and other capital or maintenance works projects, including public recreational facilities, to ensure completion to engineering standards and to provide quality, timely, effective, and innovative solutions, with a focus on professional engineering advice to Council’s technical, engineering and management staff.
Key responsibilities include:
1. Provide leadership and direction to the road, road safety and related engineering and project management team to ensure the:
a. safe design, construction and maintenance of roads, road safety and related infrastructure, systems and processes,
b. timely delivery of infrastructure and solutions to the Cootamundra area are within regulatory and quality / specification requirements.
2. Lead in the planning, development and implementation of capital works projects, including specifications and in contractor management for all improvement and replacement initiatives.
3. Plan for and undertake end-to-end tender processes in accordance with Council policy and procedures for the engagement and co-ordination of Contractors required for project and operational works.
4. Prepare budgets for new proposed works and ensure that all related operations, projects and initiatives are delivered within budget.
5. Continually monitor road infrastructure performance. Undertake periodical inspections in conjunction with TfNSW and or other key stakeholders and prepare related maintenance programs.
6. Develop strategic planning and asset maintenance systems that forecast and analyse Council’s asset base and produce maintenance, management and improvement programs for all asset groups.
7. Ensuring works that are carried out are compliant with specifications and plans including undertaking Dial Before You Digs (DBYDs) for all excavations.
8. Manage the timely and professional response to customer questions and complaints via Council’s Customer Actions system, and act as an escalation point as and when required.
9. Manage staff and resources effectively, ensuring the responsibilities and expected outcomes of the section are achieved, its policies and procedures are adhered to, and ensure the promotion of a cohesive work environment.
10. Ensure that staff receive a level of training and development that meets their needs and provides the Section with an adequately skilled workforce.
11. Implement best practice design principles and standards and identify and implement innovative design solutions relative to Council’s road, road safety and related infrastructure.
12. Assist with obtaining and maintaining TfNSW authorisations and in the preparation of bids and tenders for private and public engineering works programs and projects.
13. Identify opportunities and assist with the application for Grant Funds for engineering and technical projects and enhancement of Shire infrastructure.
14. Prepare analytical data, correspondence, reports and presentations and maintain data bases as required.
15. Seek necessary planning and building permits and other statutory approvals.
16. Provide necessary technical advice to contractors and works staff to ensure designs are implemented as intended and compliant with relevant Specifications. Codes of Practice, standards and legislation.
Benefits
– Salary range of $2,014.09 to $2,356.49 gross per week.
– 9 day fortnight
– 11% superannuation
– Leaseback Vehicle
Further information and a Position Description is available by contacting Human Resources on 1300 459 689
NOTE: Applicants must adequately address the essential criteria contained in the Position Description. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Applications, addressed to the Interim General Manager should be submitted by 5p.m. on Friday 1st March, 2024 by post to Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra NSW 2590, delivered to Council’s offices at Cootamundra or Gundagai or by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

Operations Engineer PD

WATER & SEWER COORDINATOR -Full Time – Cootamundra
We are currently looking for Water & Sewer Coordinator in Cootamundra. This position is to lead the internal water and sewer functions of Council ensuring that construction, operation, maintenance to water supply and sewerage infrastructure is performed effectively and efficiently. To deliver quality water supply and sewerage systems, in accordance with environmental and health standards, and State legislation.
Key responsibilities include:
1. Provide leadership and direction to the Water and Sewerage team to ensure the:
1.1 safe operation, monitoring, quality, maintenance, monitoring improvement and / or development and construction of infrastructure, systems and processes,
1.2 timely delivery of Water and Sewerage services to the Cootamundra delivery area within regulatory requirements.
2. Lead in the planning, development and implementation of capital works projects, including specifications and in contractor management for all improvement and replacement initiatives.
3. Plan for and undertake end-to-end tender processes in accordance with Council policy and procedures for the engagement and co-ordination of Contractors required for project and operational works.
4. Oversee and maintain an effective performance and quality monitoring programs for all plant, systems and assets in order to ensure quality compliance, safe and optimal utilisation.
5. Ensure appropriate risk management practices for all projects within the Cootamundra delivery area, and constructively communicate project standards and safety requirements to the work team.
6. Ensuring works carried out are compliant with specifications and plans including undertaking Dial Before You Digs (DBYDs) for all excavations.
7. Complete annual returns, works and other reports as required regarding work completed, project expenditure and status, budgets, QA, WHS, contractor and environmental compliance.
8. Assist with the development of Works Proposal submissions for upcoming/proposed works on all assets when required including liaison with engineering staff to determine project scope and work scheduling.
9. Ensure that water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure construction, maintenance, materials, components and methods meet Council and all other relevant legislative
requirements.
10. Provide administrative, data extraction and informational assistance to facilitate water, sewer and stormwater projects, maintenance and compliance requirements, including compliance with EPA requirements.
11. Manage the timely and professional response to customer questions and complaints via Council’s Customer Actions system, and act as an escalation point as and when required.
12. Ensure water and sewer employees adhere to operational and safety standards including compliance with relevant confined spaces legislation.
13. Ensure that the efficient operation of the Sewage Treatment Plant, pump stations and effluent re-use systems and effective operation of sewer reticulation for the Cootamundra delivery area.
14. Oversee the metering of raw water, treated water and reticulated water quality is maintained and complies with Australian drinking water quality guidelines.
15. Provide input into the development of strategic plans for water, sewer and stormwater.
16. Contribute to maintenance of Council’s Asset Database and undertake asset inspections of water, sewer& storm water assets.
17. Co-ordinate work team to be available to respond to customer service requests.
18. Review timesheets and applications for leave, and action them appropriately.
19. Work with and support members of the team in order to ensure the on time delivery of functional work and delivery of service to the community.
20. Assist team members to resolve problems and promote a cohesive team environment.
21. Carry out any other duties that are within the limits of the employees’ skill, competence and training.
Benefits
– Salary range of $1640.00 to $1,918.60 gross per week.
– 9 day fortnight
– 11% superannuation

Further information and a Position Description is available by contacting Human Resources.on 1300 459 689

NOTE: Applicants must adequately address the essential criteria contained in the Position Description. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Applications, addressed to the Interim General Manager should be submitted by 5p.m. on Friday 1st March, 2024 by post to Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra NSW 2590, delivered to Council’s offices at Cootamundra or Gundagai or by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

Water and Sewer Coordinator Cootamundra

SEWER & WATER ATTENDANT – Full Time – Gundagai
We are currently looking for a motivated Sewer & Water Attendant in Gundagai.
This position undertakes day to day operations, repairs and maintenance of Council’s Sewer & Water Treatment Plants, pump stations, reticulation systems, and reuse facilities, in accordance with environmental and health standards, and State legislation.
Key responsibilities include:
1. Ensures the efficient operation of the Sewage & Water Treatment Plants, pump stations, reticulation systems and reuse systems, through ongoing monitoring, maintenance & repairs, and construction.
2. Ensures sewer sampling, testing, and recording is undertaken to meet required standards of treated and recycled effluent.
3. Ensures the grounds of the sewage and water Treatment Plants facility and related work areas are maintained and presented to required Council standard.
4. Ensure that all activity undertaken at Plant worksites is conducted safely.
5. Attend to sewer and water supply emergency calls and ensure customer requests are attended to promptly and efficiently.
6. Be available to respond to on-call activities on a rotating on-call roster.
7. Deliver quality customer service to both internal/external customers.
Benefits
– Salary range of $1,088.90 to $1,274.00 gross per week.
– 9 day fortnight
– 11% superannuation
Further information and a Position Description is available by contacting Human Resources on 1300 459 689
NOTE: Applicants must adequately address the essential criteria contained in the Position Description. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.
Applications, addressed to the Interim General Manager should be submitted by 5p.m. on Friday 1st March, 2024 by post to Cootamundra Gundagai Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra NSW 2590, delivered to Council’s offices at Cootamundra or Gundagai or by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

Sewer & Water Attendant PD