Wingecarribee Shire Council
Coordinator Wastewater Network

Posted: 05 Jul
Closes: 20 Jul
Moss Vale, New South Wales


 Closing date: 19/07/2024 11:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time
 Location: Mittagong Depot
 Department: Water Services
 Compensation: Hourly Rate AUD $59.69 - $69.37
 Employment type: Temporary

Temporary Full-time Opportunity up to December 2024 for a Coordinator Wastewater Network to join our Water Services Branch!


The Opportunity:

The purpose of the Coordinator Wastewater Network is to lead the Wastewater Network teams to deliver operational and maintenance functions of Council’s Wastewater sewerage network, providing technical expertise, guidance, planning and coordination of operational work schedules. The role must ensure that the budget, safety and operating standards, operational and regulatory monitoring and reporting systems, and team capability are adhered to.

The coordinator is responsible for customer interaction and service delivery to the community, including the review and planning of DAs; provision of quotations for requested works (service connections, mains construction etc.), management and completion of asset project documentation and ensuring compliance and standards are developed and implemented into new service infrastructure and capital works programs.


About Us:

Wingecarribee Shire Council is the Local Government Authority (LGA) for the beautiful Southern Highlands of New South Wales. We are a thriving regional centre located midway between Sydney, Canberra and Wollongong and is a recognised place of arts, culture and style for our visitors and our community. A great place to explore the abundance of outdoor activities or to raise a family with a range of excellent health and educational options for all ages. It’s the place to be!

Our Values of R E S P E C T - Resilience Empathy Sustainability Pride Efficiency Courage and Teamwork drive the way we work.


Essential Criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualification in Water Industry relevant to Plumbing and Drainage, holding valid Plumbers licence with at least seven years practical experience in industrial/commercial plumbing including civil developments.
  2. Solid practical and technical experience in the delivery of operational industry requirements for wastewater headworks, pump stations and sewerage network (including AS3500 and construction to WSAA standards).
  3. Knowledge and experience in the preparation of technical specifications, project scoping and coordination, progress, inspection and testing reports.
  4. Comprehensive knowledge and experience in managing preventative and reactive works on wastewater sewerage networks.
  5. Demonstrated ability in financial business management specifically interpreting, developing, facilitating and reporting on operational budgets and other financial reporting
  6. Proven ability in managing multidisciplinary teams using effective communication and leadership to achieve team and business objectives,
  7. Demonstrated ability to communicate and lead multidisciplinary teams, providing team members with fair and consistent feedback and apply coaching and mentoring skills to enhance performance and achieve operational and strategic objectives.
  8. Hold a C Class Drivers Licence and WHS Induction Card.



  • Attractive Remuneration Salary!
  • Leaseback Vehicle Option Available – Council Owned and Maintained Vehicle Option Provided!
  • Variable Days Off in addition to Annual Leave, Health and Wellbeing Days and time off for Blood Donors
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including Fitness Passport and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development opportunities, including tertiary assistance
  • Vaccination program including annual Flu vaccine
  • Access to financial advice and guidance including advice from Active Super
  • Flexible Working Arrangements – Work from Home Opportunities Available!
  • Annual Health Fair and opportunity to participate in the Johnny Warren & Les Murray Memorial Cup


How to Apply:

For further information about the position or the application process, please contact Graeme Mellor on 02 4868 0888. To apply, please ensure to submit the following documents:

  • Resume: Provide your current resume, detailing your professional experience and qualifications.
  • Statement of Claims: Address the essential criteria mentioned in the job description in a statement of claims format.
  • Please Upload: Additional Tickets, Qualifications and Certificates relevant to the role.

In accordance with Wingecarribee Shire Council’s COVID 19 Safety Plan, we encourage all employees to be COVID 19 vaccinated. Wingecarribee Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications are to be received by 11pm Friday 19th July 2024.