Professional Engineer (Traffic)

Fairfield City Council Full Time Permanent 27/05/2024

THE POSITION: A permanent full-time position (35 hours per week) is available within City Delivery Directorate. The role of Professional Engineer is in Traffic and Transport Branch in the Design Services Division.

The position is responsible for providing advice and making recommendations on traffic, transport and road safety issues. The applicant should have a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent suitable for Membership of Engineers Australia with highly developed report writing skills. This position will require the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels and to represent Council capably to developers, consultants, other government agencies and the general public. Working knowledge of local Government and relevant engineering policies, procedures standards, guidelines and practices will be highly regarded.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to demonstrate their commitment to teamwork and the provision of quality customer service. A current driver’s license is a must.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent suitable for membership Engineers Australia
  • Highly developed written, communication and research skills to prepare concise, accurate traffic reports, grant submissions and to review development applications.
  • Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels and to represent Council capably to developers, consultants, other government agencies and the public
  • Demonstrated high level application of analytical, creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to use SIDRA software package and interpret the outcome


  • Permanent position, 70 hours per fortnight
  • This position is a Grade 6, with a commencing salary range of $89,415 p.a. with progression to $96,289 p.a. on demonstrated competencies, with performance progression to $104,738 p.a.
  • Flexible working hours are available
  • Free employee parking is available on site

FURTHER CONTACTS:  Enquiries regarding the position description should be directed to Coordinator Traffic & Transport, Sandra Slewa on (02) 9725 0161.

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, 21 June 2024 at 5:00pm

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications must address the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required in the Position Description. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website. To apply online visit Council’s website Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense.

Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer. As an inclusive workplace, we support reasonable workplace adjustment. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and may be required to undertake a national police clearance as part of the recruitment process.

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.

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