Coordinator Roads & Drainage (Ref: 586)

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, Geraldton is a thriving regional city at the heart of Australia's Coral Coast. With a growing population of over 41,000 people it offers a wide range of services and activities. Geraldton is recognised as one of WA's key growth areas and the opportunities in this regional city are plentiful. You can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and this region.

The City of Greater Geraldton actively welcomes, includes and values the unique contributions of all people in its workplace. The City welcomes applications from all age groups, people with a disability, and those from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer with strong commitment to fitness for work and safety in the workplace.

About the position:

The Coordinator Roads and Drainage provides leadership and management of the Roads and Drainage teams and actively contributes to the planning, design and programming of civil assets within the City’s Maintenance Operations branch. The position manages maintenance activities including asset construction and renewal in accordance with the approved annual budget.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure efficient delivery of annual maintenance programs for roads, car parks, bridges, paths and stormwater infrastructure in accordance with annual budget

  • Provide excellent technical advice for the design, planning and implementation of programs to maintain replace or construct civil assets

  • Liaise with other City departments, external agencies, businesses and the public as required relative to the City’s infrastructure maintenance and relevant renewal or construction works

  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports and documentation for Council

  • Ensure effective procurement of materials or services including the preparation and management of tenders and contractor management

For further information and to view the position description, visit

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Kerry Smith, Manager Maintenance Operations on 08 9956 6716.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will hold a degree in Civil Engineering (or lesser qualification with significant experience) and have substantial experience in the management of a large, diverse work team responsible for the provision of operational services including maintenance, renewal and construction of gravel roads, sealed roads, footpaths and stormwater infrastructure.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $102,460 per annum or $51.8521 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation

  • 27 Annual Leave days

  • Health & Wellbeing Program

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Career opportunities

  • Study Assistance

Interested in applying?

For information on how to apply for this position, visit the City’s website:

Applications close 4pm Tuesday 25 June 2019.