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Supervisor Engineering Services

Supervisor Engineering Services

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of Supervisor Engineering Services.

The Supervisor will lead and manage the Engineering Operations Services team who are responsible for the construction and maintenance of the Shire’s capital works and maintenance programs within the Shire to an exceptionally high standard and in a safe and efficient manner.

Position Requirements

To be considered for this role you will need the following:

  • Qualifications in a relevant area or demonstrated minimum five years’ experience in a similar role combined with ongoing professional development.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written skills and experience with negotiation, problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Understanding to promote and support a culture of quality customer service that identifies and responds quickly and provides appropriate solutions.
  • Previous experience leading and developing a team, managing budgets, grants and assets.
  • Sound knowledge of Work Health and Safety and Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations.
  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance standards methods and practises.
  • Construction Safety Awareness Certificate (White Card).

View Position Description.


Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government Officers’ Award 2021 with a salary payable of Level 9 ($93,972 to $99,180) per annum, depending on qualifications and experience and benefits such as:

  • Superannuation of 10.5 per cent occupational superannuation from date of commencement, with an opportunity that the Shire will match an employee’s voluntary contribution to their nominated plan provided that employee contributes an amount of at least 5 per cent or 6 per cent of their own salary.
  • Private use of a Shire vehicle in accordance with Shire Policy.
  • A mobile phone for business use in accordance with Shire Policy.
  • Professional memberships up to the value of $200.
  • Professional development up to the value of $500.
  • Full-time position 76 hours per fortnight. Hours of work are 7.00am to 4.00pm with a daily component of overtime, located at the Harvey Depot.
  • Four weeks paid annual leave, including a 17½ per cent leave loading.
  • One rostered day off is available after every 19 working days.  Rostered days off cannot be accumulated.
  • Free membership to the Leschenault Leisure Centre, the Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre and the Dr Peter Topham Memorial Swimming Pool.   
  • Prior to appointment, the Officer will be required to undertake a medical examination with a Doctor of choice at Shire’s cost.  The appointment to the position is not confirmed until a medical is completed including Shire’s standard questionnaire and accepted in accordance with Shire Policy.
  • A Police Clearance will be required to be provided to the Shire prior to confirmation of appointment not more than three months old, at the Shire’s cost.    

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to apply online.

Please submit an online application using the Apply Now link below. As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to application questions.

Applicants should address the Selection Criteria contained in the Position Description. These criteria are used to determine which applicant is best able to perform the duties of the position.

Supporting documents should be saved in PDF or Word (.doc) format (applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed)

Specific queries related to the position should be referred to the Manager Engineering Services, Peter Kay on (08) 9729 0362.

Applications will remain open until the position has been filled. Please apply as soon as possible as the vacancy may close without notice.

The Shire of Harvey has an ongoing aspiration to become the most accessible and inclusive local government in regional WA.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Shire encourages people of all ages, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all sexual orientations and gender identity, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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