Assistant Engineer - Graduate / Undergraduate Final Year

Walcha Council is located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane; the natural beauty of the shire is quite breathtaking. The Shire is home to the magnificent Macleay Gorges and boasts some 205,000 hectares of dedicated national park, wilderness and state forest.  Walcha Council provides a supportive workplace with great opportunities to make positive impacts in a rural community.  The Council also offers workplace flexibility within a respectful and collaborative work environment and ongoing professional development opportunities.

We are currently seeking to appoint an Assistant Engineer who will join our already vibrant, passionate, professional Engineering Division.  This role is multi dimensional and will allow you to work across an array of different projects.  Variety like this doesn't always come along and we welcome the opportunity to have an enthusiastic person dig their teeth into our current works.

The successful applicant will have:

  • 0-3 years relevant work experience
  • A Degree across any Engineering specialty that has transferable skills.  Final Year University students will be considered if grades are exceptional.
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness, initiative and a desire to continuously improve
  • A current Driver's Licence

Walcha Council offers a flexible and family friendly workplace, great opportunities for professional development and generous conditions and benefits.  The salary and conditions shall be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2014.

Further information is available on the Position Description which contains the selection criteria.  Intending applicants required additional information that is not specified on the Position Description can contact our Human Resources Manager, Amelia, for a confidential discussion on 6774 2500.

Applications MUST address the Selection Criteria with their application.  Applications are to be in writing and can be posted to:

Walcha Council
PO Box 2
Walcha  NSW  2354

OR:  Hand delivered to:  Council Chambers, 2W Hamilton Street, Walcha  2354
OR:  Emailed to: 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:  Monday, 17 July 2017 - NOTE:  Applications not addressing the selection criteria will NOT be accepted.