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Floodplain And Stormwater Team Leader

Floodplain And Stormwater Team Leader

Job Title: Floodplain And Stormwater Team Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: PC010721
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2021 14:31

Job Description

About the role:
Public Sector People are currently seeking an experience Team Leader to join our local council client on a 12 month contract. The successful candidate will be responsible in leading a team to deliver strategic and operational floodplain and stormwater management initiatives and programs, contributing to safe, effective and efficient catchment management and stormwater (drainage)
design across the city. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, coordinate and implement operational targets that are successfully met within specified timeframes and to budget for the Floodplain and Stormwater team
  • Ensure that designs are consistent and completed in accordance with professional engineering standards, satisfy a high quality standard and meet Council’s specified requirements, and where applicable to the requirements of other government agencies
  • Manage overall team financial budgets and undertake monthly financial reporting inclusive of forecasting
  • Undertake project management activities necessary to meet timeframes and budget.
  • Provide professional technical expert advice to Manager Asset Design, staff and other sections of Council concerning issues relating to floodplain and stormwater (drainage) management
  • Stay up-to-date with changes made to state and local government legislation
  • Attend seminars, workshops and conferences where approved, to improve technical knowledge in areas of computer-based design aids, floodplain and stormwater management, proprietary products and services, and enhance essential skills in leadership and management.
  • Represent Council on various community and government/industry-based committees as directed and arrange and/or attend meetings as required
  • Investigate, prepare and review design plans, estimates and alternate options for a variety of civil engineering projects in accordance with Asset Design’s Quality Assurance Management System
  • Respond to flood and stormwater related enquiries and develop flood advice letters and flood control lot certification
  • Investigate and report on need for legal actions within the terms of delegation for non-compliance with
    Council’s requirements
Key Skills:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field
  • In-depth demonstrated experience in floodplain and stormwater (drainage) management
  • In-depth demonstrated experience in leading and managing design teams to ensure effective and timely delivery of project and program activities
  • Demonstrated experience in GIS packages, computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications and extensive experience with AutoCAD, 12D and water engineering applications such as DRAINS, HEC RAS, XP-RAFTS, MIKE II, TUFLOW, WateRIDE and MUSIC
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600


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