Team Leader Civil Design

City of Ryde Full Time Permanent 17/06/2024
  • Lead an established Civil Design team to deliver capital works programs
  • Hybrid work environment | Leaseback Vehicle
  • Employer of Choice | RDO every 3 weeks
About Us
The City of Ryde was recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Business Awards and is home to Macquarie Park which is poised to become the fourth largest GDP producing centre in Australia by 2036. We also enjoy pristine riverfronts and bushland, world-class hospitals, and a leading University. Importantly, we are home to over 13,000 businesses and around 130,000 hard-working, compassionate, and enterprising people.
About the Role
Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Team Leader, who values innovation and excellence, to lead our Civil Design team. Currently the team has a focus in delivering design programs pertaining to a wide range of civil infrastructure projects including roads, stormwater, carparks, footpaths and traffic related projects. You will play a key role in delivering Department business plan, Council Strategic Plan, Council 4 years Deliver Plan, Council 1-year Operational plans.

This role will utilise your extensive design and construction experience, along with your leadership skills, to deliver civil design project that will benefit the Ryde Community.

Your commencing annual salary will range from $122,815 - $159,660 + 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance + Superannuation + Leaseback Vehicle, dependent on your skills, experience, and qualifications.

Key Requirements
  • Degree level qualification in Civil Engineering
  • Proven experience in leading, managing and mentoring a civil based design team and providing sound construction advice.
  • Proven experience in road and drainage design, footpath design, traffic facilities, flood modelling and water sensitive urban design
  • Expert computer skills and proven experience in computer-aided design (CAD), Civil 3D, Drains (stormwater modelling program), HEC RAS and Tuflow
  • High level professional and technical design skills including problem-solving, project costing and budgeting skills.
  • Registered member of the Institute of Engineers Australia


Culture & Benefits
  • Commitment to providing opportunities for work/life balance
  • Enjoy the benefit of a Private Use Leaseback vehicle
  • Hybrid work from home and office arrangements available
  • Flexibility regarding start and finish times to suit your lifestyle
  • Enjoy a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks
  • Long service leave after 5 years, then accrued monthly
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • 3 extra grant days at Christmas to ensure you have time to enjoy the holiday
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
How to apply
Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. In addition to answering the on-line application questions shown below, you will need to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a separate cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria. 
***previous applicants need not reapply***


Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2024 at 11:30pm

If you would like to know more, please see the position description, or contact Roxana Hadian, Senior Coordinator Design on 0466 542 143 for a confidential discussion.


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