City of Greater Geraldton
Project Manager

Posted: 28 Mar
Closes: 15 Apr


Project Manager (Ref: 1338)

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, Geraldton is a thriving regional city at the heart of Australia's Coral Coast. With a growing population of over 41,000 people it offers a wide range of services and activities. Geraldton is recognised as one of WA's key growth areas and the opportunities in this regional city are plentiful. You can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and this region.

The City of Greater Geraldton actively welcomes, includes and values the unique contributions of all people in its workplace. The City welcomes applications from all age groups, people with a disability, and those from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer with strong commitment to fitness for work and safety in the workplace.

About the position:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the City’s Project Delivery team. Responsible for providing technical expertise and effective management of the delivery of the City’s capital works program through a combination of wet hire and contract services. This position will ensure that all projects are delivered according to design, completed within the agreed scope and in accordance with relevant legislation and City policies.

Key accountabilities:

  • Manage the delivery of the nominated capital works projects through the provision of sound financial management, constructability and engineering innovation, leadership and direction for the nominated projects and functions.
  • Assist with the preparation of design/scope of projects, as required, to achieve program, budget, quality and standards necessary to deliver the nominated projects while meeting all funding milestones and conditions.
  • Ensure the works are delivered efficiently and effectively to achieve funding milestones and conditions.
  • Assist with the appointment and manage specialist consultants and contractors to supplement internal project delivery staff.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered to specified function, scope, quality, safety and budget and programme in accordance with the terms and conditions of project agreements, funding body requirements and contracts entered into for the construction and delivery of projects.

For further information and to view the position description, visit

To gain a better understanding of the role or to discuss the position qualification requirements in more detail, please call Melissa Butler-Henderson, Senior Project Manager on 08 9956 6986.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will possess extensive experience in project managing the provision/delivery of infrastructure and civil engineering construction and building projects, ideally holding a relevant qualification supporting their experience. In addition, demonstrated skills in building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders is also an essential requirement of this position.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $115,954 per annum or $58.68 per hour will be offered dependent on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications of the successful candidate as it relates to the requirements of the position.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 27 Annual Leave days
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

For information on how to apply for this position, visit the City’s website:

Applications close 4pm Monday 15 April 2024.

Ross McKim