Team Leader Development Engineering

Coffs Harbour City Council Full Time Permanent 16/09/2021

About the role

This is a great opportunity to take a step up in your career and share your knowledge playing a key leadership role in the team!

This position reports to the Section Leader Development Assessment and will manage the Development Engineering team ensuring prompt, reliable, professional and customer driven Development Engineering service is provided.

The role is responsible for the provision of expert advice on Development Applications (eg. Sewer, water, coastal hazard, flooding, traffic, open space, landscape and storm water) in determining engineering conditions for development proposals in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and Regulation, including undertake statutory civil works certification responsibilities on behalf of Council, plus monitoring of workloads and outcomes of the team and delivering on the key priorities.

About you

We are looking for someone to provide senior leadership to our Development Engineering team, along with providing strong support to our Section Leader.

If you have extensive knowledge and experience in undertaking Development Assessments with relevant qualifications in Civil Engineering or a related field, and are keen to achieve innovative outcomes for the organisation, this is the opportunity for you.

Your exceptional leadership qualities, high level of interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and ability to manage multiple priorities at once, will provide essential your success in this role.

About Coffs Harbour City Council

Committed to the pursuit of excellence, Council strives to deliver excellent services that are desired and valued by our community, now and into the future. We stand by the values of delivering excellence in our services through innovation, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do. We support our people to provide them the scope to deliver outcomes, working together to seek solutions both internally and externally while being transparent and responsible in all that we do.

What we offer:

  • Whilst this is a 35-hour a week role, we encourage flexible working hours so that you can shape your work life balance
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
  • Participation in innovative, challenging projects to benefit the community


Starting salary of around $104,791 + superannuation.

How to apply

For more information, download the position description by clicking on Download PD. Please note applications must be submitted via Council Careers page.Boost your application by attaching a cover letter expanding on your suitability for this role.

To apply, please visit us at: & enter ref code: 5635295.

Applications close 26 Sep 2021 at 9pm AEST

​For further enquiries, please contact Tim Smith on (02) 6648 4636

Please note: A talent pool may be created from this campaign for both permanent and temporary positions in the future.

Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and background.