Job Details
  • Reference394071A_1655355394
  • LocationDocklands
  • SalaryAU$112000 - AU$140000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantNimmy De Silva

Senior Storm-water Engineers

The Senior land development engineering role regulates and collaborates with the development industry and private landowners in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to investigate, design, strategically plan and review the Development Services Schemes (DSS) to provide new water assets required to meet the needs of Victoria's Population Growth in line with other, sometimes competing, Strategic Objectives. This role is a key parts of the DSS program, a type of developer-funded Infrastructure Contribution Plan which manages, and quality assures the delivery of land and new assets in Growth areas to enable

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to make decision using experienced engineering judgement and planning decision services in a high volume setting to deliver Key Performance Indicators and Performance Standards and Measures within an inclusive culture.
  • Extensive demonstrated understanding and continuous professional development in development engineering, the development industry as they relate to development planning and subdivision matters, floodplain management, waterway management and drainage, waterway health and waterway liveability.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills with knowledge of the development industry to able making 'on the spot' decisions providing supports to Case Managers through complex issues and ambiguous situations with financial implications
  • Demonstrated experience in the application and review of civil engineering specification, documentation, tenders in relation to flood modelling, engineering and environmental assessment reports.
  • Extensive experience in the management or relationships and proposals for assessment from engineering and urban planning consultants.
  • Ability to project manage all accountabilities with varying complexities, often with competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience in acting independently and with discretion in the Asset Infrastructure Design & Review profession including asset engineering design, asset inception project management, flood modelling and urban strategic and statutory planning making in a referral authority, local or state government or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting senior colleagues in managing, preparing evidence and presenting to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), Community Groups, developers and landowner forums and events, and in training peers and team members in the same skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills together with high level verbal and written communication skills leading small teams and making decisions in a blended working (office and home) environment.
  • High level of external and internal influencing and negotiating skills with the ability to build and maintain strong personal and corporate relationships and gain the confidence and support of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability in using asset and process management technology, systems,


Relevant Tertiary qualification in Civil/Land Development Engineering required.

  • Previous experience in decision making in complex Civil Engineering decisions required.
  • Previous experience in making engineering related Land development and Urban planning related area of work including Waterway Design / Flood Resilience / Integrated Water Management / Stormwater engineering projects and approvals strongly preferred.
  • Project, workload and delegated decision making experience required.
  • Experience in Victorian Statutory Planning processes and legislation preferred.
  • Experience in Financial Management of Development Services Schemes, Development Contribution Scheme or other Infrastructure Contribution Plans preferred.
  • A current Victorian driver's

If you are available and interested in this position, apply by submitting your CV today