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Senior Engineering Officer

Clarence Valley Council

Date posted: June 5, 2024

Closes: Jul 30, 2024

Senior Engineering Officer - Image 2

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can grow and develop while having the benefit of living in an idyllic North Coast location? Here at Clarence Valley Council, we strive to be a progressive employer that offers a rewarding and flexible work environment. Our vision is to create a community full of opportunity and our workforce is where we start to achieve our community aspirations.

Located in the Northern Rivers of NSW, we cover 10,441 square kilometres with the three major community hubs of Grafton, Yamba and Maclean. We are one of the biggest employers in the Valley and can offer you a rewarding career and a new lifestyle. Our goal is to be the employer of choice in the Valley, creating opportunities for those who live here already and for those who want to move here.

We are in an exciting period of transformation with a focus on employee engagement, satisfaction and delivering exceptional services and facilities for the community.

So come and join the team while enjoying all that Clarence Valley has to offer you and your family.


Learn more about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • the package: $81,855 - $97,613 plus superannuation, per annum
  • location - Grafton
  • flexible working arrangements 
  • enjoy the benefits of flex time 
  • access to fitness passport
  • assistance with relocation expenses 

About the role

Graduates welcome to apply!

Clarence Valley Council is seeking suitably qualified applicants to fill the role of Senior Engineering Officer. You will be working in our Water Cycle Team assisting our Water and Sewer Operations and Engineering staff in the areas of capital works, reactive/proactive maintenance, environmental and WHS compliance. We are looking for someone who has experience in the water industry with knowledge of Local Water Utility water and sewer operations, tendering and procurement along with project management skills.

Download the position description here.


Aaron Armstrong, Acting Water & Sewer Operations Coordinator on (02) 6645 0303

Closing date

Tuesday 30 July 2024 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Rushforth Road Works Depot, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

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