Advert ID: 20009597
Senior Project Officer
City of Gold Coast
Gold Coast, Queensland
$102,011 - $107,983 p.a. Fixed-term, Full-time.
The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.
Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.
About the Parks & Recreational Services Branch
Located within the Lifestyle & Community Directorate, the Parks & Recreational Services Branch is responsible for planning, constructing, maintaining and conserving the Gold Coast's parks, open spaces and natural areas to enhance recreational and sporting access, active and healthy lifestyles, appreciation of our natural areas and biodiversity conservation. Within the Branch, the Natural Areas Management Unit (NAMU) is responsible for the day to day management and protection of a 13,000 hectare estate with significant and diverse biological values. The unit protects and enhances conservation reserves that extend from the McPherson Range to Southern Moreton Bay.
About the Position
The position will help deliver the City's slope stability and risk mitigation programs. The role will be responsible for the prioritisation, scoping, and project management of slope stabilisation capital projects, slope stabilisation asset maintenance and other natural hazard mitigations. The position will perform the role of Council Contract Representative and Asset Custodian representative and be responsible for developing and managing multi-year service contracts to help ensure NAMU's slope remediation risk mitigation and asset management exceeds corporate standards and benchmarks. Rising to this challenge through risk management and prioritisation is fundamental to this role.
Key deliverables of the position:
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to deliver both capital and operational risk mitigation projects. You will have demonstrated expertise in project, risk and contract management. In addition, you will have a strong understanding of geological processes that cause slope stability, rock fall and/or landslides or the ability to rapidly acquire the same. We require a team player with strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Candidates will be experienced in triaging and prioritising risk mitigation treatments across a large public facing network. You will be focused on and committed to the safety of your team mates, stakeholders and park visitors.
What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?
Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:
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See what other benefits the City can offer you here: https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/council/council-jobs-222.html
As part of your application, you will be asked to answer screening questions. Please ensure that your responses to each of these questions are kept to a max. of 2 paragraphs per question. You will also be asked to upload a copy of your current resume.
The Selection Process
As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Microsoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.
Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.