Manager Operations & Maintenance

Isaac Regional Council (IRC) is seeking a highly motivated Manager Operations & Maintenance to join its Water & Waste Directorate for a five (5) year fixed term full time contract, based within the Isaac Region.
The Manager Operations & Maintenance is responsible for reliably and safely delivering on Councils customer service standard commitments to domestic and commercial customers across all IRC water, wastewater and recycled water – storage, treatment and reticulation operations. Additionally, the role is responsible for safety, quality and environmental system implementation as well as operational asset management and regulatory compliance.
Reporting to the Director Water and Waste, this role is a key leadership position within the Directorate to enact applicable content of Council’s Community and Corporate Plans and Annual Performance Plan.  There are significant opportunities to expand your knowledge across a broad range of water and wastewater treatment systems whilst leading a diverse team.
For this position we offer:

  • Very attractive remuneration package;
  • Allocated rent-free housing;
  • Allocated Vehicle (Private-Use) at no cost within policy;
  • 5 weeks annual leave @ 17.5% loading;
  • 12% super (in accordance with policy);
  • Relocation Assistance;
  • 5-year Contract.

About you:
We are seeking a strong leader with proven experience working within the Water & Sewage industry.  A strategic thinker with the ability to lead change, having a solid understanding of legislation and the ability to manage and interpret a sizable budget.  Coupled with tertiary qualifications in engineering, science, environmental management or a related discipline in a similar role within Water & Sewage.  You will be comfortable putting in place systems and processes to manage operations across a vast area in multiple towns and using technology to your advantage.
What it’s like to work and live in the Isaac Region:
As a progressive employer of choice, we know that flexible work arrangements, employee benefits and workplace recognition is important to our people and we strive to deliver a team culture where staff feel valued and accommodated. Now is the time to join this team!
The Isaac Region offers residents the ultimate in both ‘tree’ and ‘sea’-change lifestyles. The region’s towns are vibrant, friendly country communities boasting modern and convenient services with plenty to see and do. Families value the region as a great place to raise children in a safe and secure environment; one that the people from all
generations flock to. It is this connectivity and community spirit which continues to contribute to the region’s quality of life.

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IRC has the right to commence the recruitment process prior to the closing date.
Applications Close: Sunday 12 July 2020
Isaac Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and disadvantaged job seekers are encouraged to apply.
Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

22/06/2020 $0 Mackay & Coalfields 1 Engineering
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