Lachlan Shire Council

Engineering Assistant – Recreation

Posted: 04 May
Closes: 31 May


Are you looking for an opportunity to:

  • Work in a role that offers variety?
  • Engage your skills and work in team environment?
  • Have flexibility and work / life balance?
  • Be supported for training and professional development?
  • Gain valuable experience and accelerate your career in Local Government?

This opportunity within the Infrastructure Services team is responsible for providing quality engineering services with a strong focus on customer service, communication and continuous improvement. The role assists with investigation and development of engineering projects for urban and rural improvements that may include minor survey and design of roads, works within parks and reserves, playgrounds, sporting facilities, footpaths, street trees or drainage facilities. Other duties include asset inspection, assistance with preparation of forward planning documents and grant submissions. To be successful you will have experience in the construction and maintenance of urban infrastructure or hold/be working toward, a qualification in a related field. Recent graduates or current students are encouraged to apply.

Lachlan Shire is located at the Heart of NSW, on the iconic Lachlan River. The welcoming community and exceptional range of recreational pursuits offered by the Shire provide a unique and enviable rural lifestyle that captures the essence of life in the bush. Lachlan Shire employees enjoy a supportive work environment with assistance for further training and development and access to a 9 Day fortnight and workplace flexibility to meet personal and professional needs.

To find out more go to our website or contact us on 02 6895 1900

Salary:             Grade 9, $2,526 to $2,842 per fortnight

Applications close: 4:30pm Tuesday, 31 May 2022

TO APPLY:  Go to and download the position description, selection criteria and information about how to apply for positions.

Valid applications require a cover letter, resume, statement addressing the selection criteria and a copy of relevant qualifications. Note: Only applicants who address the selection criteria and have the right to work in Australia will be considered for interview.

Applications addressed to the General Manager, PO Box 216 CONDOBOLIN NSW 2877 or via email to will be accepted by Human Resources up to 4:30pm on the closing date.

Lachlan Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer