Floodplain Officer

Job details

Location: Sydney
Salary: $50 - $55 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Reference: V-111633
Posted: about 1 month ago

Job description

  • 3 Month Contract (Opportunity to Extend)
  • $55.73 per hour + Super
  • 7 Hours per day
  • Blacktown Location
Our aspiration to be the best council in Australia is reflected in our workplace values of Teamwork, Customer Focused, Innovation and Commitment to Safety. These values define who we are, what we do and how we do it. They are the basis of our culture, and influence the way we work with each other - and the way we serve our community. It is our responsibility to apply and conduct ourselves in alignment with our corporate values. Collectively we can create a value-based organisation.

Primary Purpose of the Role
  • To contribute to effective and efficient floodplain catchment management and drainage design across our City.
  • Provide flooding and drainage information and advice to our community and stakeholders.
  • Act in accordance with the NSW Work Health Safety Act 2011, Work Health Safety Regulation 2017 and the Work Health and Safety (WHS) System.
Key Accountabilities
  • Facilitate background investigations to allow Council’s design team to prepare designs with consideration but not limited to flooding and existing infrastructure
  • Lead investigations and prepare GIS maps for updating flood-lines in conjunction with Council’s senior drainage engineers
  • Preparation of flood extents and flood level data in electronic and/or hard copy format for use by various Council sections and the community
  • Issue flooding and drainage related information to various Council sections and the community in relation to development across the City
  • Act as the quality assurance (QA) administrator to ensure all required documentation is completed and filed systematically to satisfy QA auditing requirements.
  • Implement, monitor and, or comply with Council’s WHS system, including but not limited to work health and safety policies, standard operating procedures, risk assessments/work instructions and associated system tools in their relevant work area.
  • Adequately familiarise yourself with your work health and safety responsibilities and actively fulfil these as indicated in the WHS Responsibilities guideline WHS001.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in civil engineering, surveying or a related field
  • Considerable practical experience in the undertaking of engineering surveys and minor civil engineering designs and investigations for road and/or drainage works.
  • Knowledge and/or experience using GIS and computer-aided design software programs such as Civil CAD, 12D and AutoCad.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of land surveying, survey m.ark management systems, cadastral mapping and land titles systems.
  • Understanding in flooding, catchment management, drainage design and investigations.
  • Well-developed communication skills in a workplace context
  • Current Class C driver’s licence.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations.
  • Computer literacy in basic Microsoft Office applications and the ability to quickly learn corporate applications.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
How To Apply

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