Goulburn Mulwaree Council
Plumbing and Drainage Officer

Posted: 04 Jul
Closes: 30 Jul
Goulburn, New South Wales




Are you a trade qualified plumber looking to get off the tools? Goulburn Mulwaree Council is looking for a Plumbing and Drainage Officer to join the Building Surveying Team.


In this role you will be responsible for the assessment, determination, and inspection of a wide range of plumbing and drainage and onsite wastewater related applications to ensure statutory, environmental and community needs are met.


This is a fixed term role working on a full-time basis until approximately April 2025. This role is linked to a parental leave arrangement and therefore the duration and conditions of the role will be dependent upon the current incumbents return to work plan.


YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT (for eligible employees)

  • An annual salary between $85,623 – $96,364 (plus 11.5% superannuation)
  • A 35-hour working week, over a 9-day fortnight
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements under Council’s Flex First Procedure including access to an individualised hour agreement
  • Access to 3 weeks sick leave per year
  • Salary packaging options available including novated leasing
  • Generous reward and recognition programs and initiatives



  • A supportive environment to assist you to reach your career goals
  • Ongoing training and support through Council’s cultural development program
  • Mentoring and coaching programs
  • Access to e-learning platforms



  • A suite of health and wellbeing programs offered each year
  • Free vaccinations and health checks
  • A supportive and inclusive workplace and culture where your opinion is valued
  • A range of mentally healthy workplace initiatives and support from mental health champions
  • Staff fitness initiatives
  • Access to a confidential counselling service for you and your family




Goulburn Mulwaree Council is located in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales and is perfectly positioned just two hours from Sydney, an hour from Canberra and just under two hours to the coast – a world rich in heritage, culture, natural beauty and adventure is ready to be explored. Embrace relaxed country living, with city benefits.

The region presents a unique and balanced lifestyle opportunity to enjoy stunning rural landscapes, heritage architecture, contemporary art, modern boutique shopping, relaxed casual dining, affordable housing, excellent schooling options and plenty of fresh air. For more information about living in the region, please visit the Goulburn Australia website.


The contact officer for this position is Peter Day, Team Leader Building Surveying on (02) 4823 4454.


Applications close Monday 29 July 2024 at 5:00pm.


This position is subject to relevant pre-employment checks and all applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.


Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Child Safe Organisation. We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQA+ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse bac