• Position Vacant
  • Innisfail

Website Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Join the Water Services team at Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Full Time Ongoing with Monthly RDO
$82,717 – $85,832 plus relevant allowances
Generous superannuation and leave
Based in Innisfail with regular travel across the region

The Position
As the Program Planner Water, you will work collaboratively with the Water Services Team to ensure the delivery and quality of Council’s Drinking Water Quality Management Plans, Customer Service Charter and Annual Reporting obligations. You will conduct operational activities pertaining to Council’s Water and Sewerage systems, such as:

• Maintaining the Asset Management System, coordinating maintenance schedules and the renewal and prioritisation programs;
• Developing and maintaining programs and systems to ensure accurate and timely data collection and record- keeping, ensuring compliance of relevant policies, and legislation (i.e. Water Safety and Reliability Act 2008);
• Assisting in the delivery of reports, budget allocation reviews and information exchange; and
• Assisting in the management of the Water Services’ customer request logs (conducting investigations, works prioritisation, referrals and responses).

About You
You will have one of the following: a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline (accepted by Engineers Australia); or an Associate Diploma of Engineering or similar discipline, combined with extensive experience and competence to perform the accountabilities of the role.

It is essential that you have knowledge and experience in the application of relevant legislation, Standards, and guidelines associated with Water and Sewerage Infrastructure (i.e. Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008). You must also have a General Safety Construction Induction Card and Current “C” class drivers licence for this role. – See a full list of the essential and desirable Selection Criteria, in the Position Description

If this role sounds like a fit for your skills, experience and aspirations, take advantage of this exciting opportunity and apply now.


Our Region: The Beautiful Cassowary Coast
Nestled between one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics rainforest, is the beautiful Cassowary Coast Region. Consisting of coastal and hinterland communities with 30,000 residents across the major townships of Cardwell, Mission Beach, Tully and Innisfail.

Our Council
It is an exciting time to be part of the Cassowary Coast Regional Council, our commitment to a shared set of values offers great experiences through the building of a dynamic and inclusive workplace and community culture.
Council’s 2021-2025 Corporate Plan outlines the overarching vision for the Cassowary Coast region is ‘to provide great experiences, deliver value and create a sustainable future for our community.’ – One Coast, Cassowary Coast.

Employment Benefits
• Monthly RDO
• 5 weeks annual leave (plus 17.5% loading)
• Christmas Shutdown
• 15 days personal leave
• CCRC Uniforms provided
• Up to 12% employer superannuation contribution
• Access to discounted health insurance
• Salary packaging opportunities for vehicles, rent, mortgages, electricity and gas
• Fitness Passport Wellness Program for you and your family
• Employee Assistance Program for you and your family



Apply Now
All applications must be submitted via the Cassowary Coast Regional Council website by 7.30pm Monday 2 October 2023.

On our website, review further position information and submit your application via the Apply button for this role, ensuring you include:
Cover Letter (max 2-3 pages) and the reason you are the ‘best fit’ for this role
• Current Resume showcasing relevant skills, experience and qualifications
• Current Licences/Qualifications, relevant to this role

Successful applicants will be required to complete a drug and alcohol screen and a full medical to ensure their fitness to perform the requirements of this position.

Any Questions
If you have questions after reading the information on our website, or you are having difficulty viewing the position online, please contact us:
People & Culture, P: (07) 4030 2216 or E: recruitment@ccrc.qld.gov.au

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is strengthened by diversity and we celebrate our inclusive workplace culture that brings great value to our organisation and community as a whole. We promote and apply equality of opportunity throughout our recruitment process and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.

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