Ballina Shire Council
Project Manager

Posted: 26 Jun
Closes: 17 Jul
Ballina, Non AU State



Change your lifestyle and live and work in a vibrant community and great coastal environment.

Ballina Shire Council is situated on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, 20 minutes from Byron Bay and one hour from the Gold Coast. The shire is a popular tourism destination with pristine beaches, rainforest retreats and hinterland hideaways.



We are seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced professional to oversee the effective delivery of civil and building construction projects as outlined in the Delivery Program through effective project management and contract management in line with agreed standards, targets and objectives.

Although full time hours are preferable, Council will consider both part time and full time working arrangements, and will discuss preferred working arrangements with shortlisted candidates at interview stage.

To be successful you will bring

  • Behaviour that positively demonstrates Council’s values of:  creative, accessible, respect, energetic and safe.
  • Tertiary qualifications.
  • Demonstrated professional experience in overseeing civil construction projects or building design management, budgets and people in order to achieve desired outcomes in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to brief and manage service providers including consultants, contractors and temporary staff.
  • Proven sound project investigation and design skills associated with capital projects.
  • Proven excellent interpersonal skills, including high level ability to negotiate and consult on complex matters and provide technical advice and community information and services through effective written and verbal communication.

The rewards

  • A salary range of $90,800 to $117,100 per annum (plus 11.5% superannuation) dependent upon skills, level of experience and qualifications.
  • 19 day month flexible work arrangement. Council is currently trialling a range of flexible working options. Subject to operational requirements, full time office staff will have access to a nine day fortnight, with a thirty minute lunch break. For the duration of the trial arrangement, staff will also have the option to apply to work a compressed four day work week, subject to operational requirements and approval.
  • Leaseback vehicle (depending on level appointed to).
  • Support toward the cost of relocation associated with recruitment.
  • Other flexible work opportunities, including working from home.
  • Fitness Passport.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • An inclusive culture where all our people are valued, EEO, diversity and differences are respected.
  • An absolute focus on our peoples’ safety and well being.
  • Learning and career development opportunities.
  • Generous Award workplace conditions.

Click here to view the Position Description and Information Package.

Applications close

11.30pm on Tuesday 16 July 2024

Specific enquiries

Brett Dyki  |  Manager Project Management Office |  02 6681 0595

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