Project Architect

  • Full Time Permanent
  • Local Community Projects
  • Flexible Supportive Environment


At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service.

Purpose of the role

Deliver project services and expert advice for Councils building and facilities projects to meet Operational Plan outcomes and objectives.

This role is responsible for managing allocated projects and will run capital works delivery of certain projects.


Key Responsibilities

Within the area of responsibility, this role is required to:


  • Undertake project and program activities including project planning, feasibility assessment and development of consultant and other briefs, to deliver Operational Plan actions.
  • Undertake and monitor a range of activities throughout the project lifecycle, including due diligence, project governance, risk mitigation, reporting and evaluation, to achieve project plan outcomes and requirements within agreed scope.
  • Formulate and deliver public consultation plans in relation to projects and programs to obtain input or to provide information regarding proposals.
  • Engage with stakeholders and external providers and consultants to progress excellence and advanced solutions to the agreed project scope, budgets, timelines and deliverables.
  • Contribute in strategic planning and feasibility activities to guarantee projects deliver maximum significance to the community.
  • Provide accurate advice, analysis and reporting to Council stakeholders and make recommendations regarding alignment of project proposals, major developments and buildings, with policy and strategic objectives.
  • Deliver professional evidence in claims and legal proceedings relating to open space projects.
  • Undertake tendering and contract administration compliant with policy and legislative requirements.
  • Engage in collaboration with the team, manager and other key stakeholders to achieve business unit goals, work requests, demands and Council performances.
  • Prepare detailed documentation internally suitable for smaller project design and construction.
  • Undertake the preparation of consultation boards and other graphics material using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, AutoCAD.



Essential Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree in Architecture (or equivalent) which satisfies eligibility requirements for professional membership of the Australian Institute of Architects or equivalent professional association.
  • Current Drivers Licence Class C.


What can we offer you

As an employer, Bayside Council offers a flexible and family-friendly working environment supported by a generous and tangible reward and recognition program with ongoing training and development opportunities.

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 5 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages), outlining how your skills and experience meet the focus competencies, key accountabilities and challenges of the role and how you espouse Bayside Council values.

Closing Date: Friday 18 September 2020

Salary Range: $89,125 to $99,820 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation

Bayside Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment.


07/09/2020 $0 Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire 1 Design & Architecture
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