Director Engineering, Environment & Regulatory Services

  • McKinlay Shire Council
  • The Gateway to the Gulf
  • Attractive remuneration package on offer
  • Performance-based contract

Located in North-Western Queensland on the Overlander’s Way, 650km west of Townsville and 250km east of Mount Isa, lies the heart of the Outback known as Julia Creek, the business centre of McKinlay Shire. McKinlay Shire is the southern gateway to the Gulf, spans 41,000 square kilometres and has a population of 800 residents.

The McKinlay Shire has a diverse economy with cattle grazing, beef, mining and tourism and is home to the iconic Dirt ‘n’ Dust Festival.

McKinlay Shire Council is seeking to employ a Director Engineering, Environment and Regulatory Services to provide effective strategic leadership, with the ability to foster a productive culture that prides itself on delivering high quality outcomes, while ensuring the natural and built environment is maintained and developed to support existing and future lifestyles.

Skills / Experience Required:
• Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering and RPEQ registration will be highly regarded.
• Extensive experience in project management, construction management and tender management ideally within a Local Government environment.
• High ability in the preparation and interpretation of financial, statistical and business data.
• Ability to interpret and apply the relevant Acts and legislation including WH&S and procurement and contractual requirements.
• Proven leadership capability with the ability to lead change, stimulate a high level of performance and foster teamwork.
• Ability to influence, negotiate and communicate effectively including the ability to build effective professional relationships with internal and external customers.

The position is offered under a performance-based contract with an attractive remuneration package to be negotiated with the successful applicant, circa $207,000 (TRP).

To be considered for the position with McKinlay Shire Council, applicants must address the Selection Criteria, as detailed in the Information Package.

Applications close Monday, 3rd August 2020 at 5.00pm

13/07/2020 $0 Mt Isa & Western QLD 1 Engineering
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