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Technical Officer (Operations Team)
  • Permanent, Full-time position with a Fortnightly RDO
  • Band 6 salary range from $82,922.84 to $89,577.28 per annum plus statutory superannuation
  • An exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic close-knit team

The Role 

The Technical Officer’s role is to effectively deliver technical engineering and construction management expertise in the investigation, project development and execution of road and drainage infrastructure projects. 

The key responsibility of the Technical Officer is: 

  • to ensure works and services under their control are in accordance with relevant standards to maximise quality and worksite public safety;  
  • to resolve technical and engineering matters to support project delivery and provide timely and accurate advice on technical aspects of works as required by the Operations division; and 
  • to provide specialist technical advice to both internal and external customers and stakeholders 

Key Selection Criteria 

  • Engineering qualification and/or practical experience in a technical role related to road design, renewal and maintenance activities  
  • Developed project/contract management skills  
  • Proven relationship management skills dealing with internal and external stakeholders  
  • Experience and expertise in civil infrastructure engineering standards and design particularly in regard to road and drainage works  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Demonstrated ability to champion, model and promote the corporate values 

 To Apply 

To apply for this position please click the Apply button and submit your application. Applications close 12 noon Monday 6th February 2023. 

Please ensure that you provide a cover letter and a current resume and address the key selection criteria. 

 The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check. 


 For further information on this position, please contact Danny Joyce, Coordinator Civil Operations on 0439 423 956. 


The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.

Job Ref: GE000043
Submitted: 23-01-2023
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