Road Maintenance Surveillance Officer

Job No: BAW22
Location: Drouin

  • Critical operational role within Council’s fast paced and dynamic Road Maintenance team.
  • Exciting opportunity to support a more proactive approach to Road maintenance.
  • New Road Maintenance Contract has a best for network outcome focus.

About Baw Baw Shire Council

A Baw Baw Shire Council career goes beyond business as usual.  You'll find exciting development pathways rich in opportunity.  Our thriving and engaged culture-first workplace is built on the passion and talent of people who proudly deliver vital services and exciting projects to a community they care about.

Our organisation comprises of a multicultural workplace of around 400 full-time, part-time and casual employees, all benefiting from great flexibility, work/life sway, study support, health and wellbeing initiatives and ongoing learning and development programs.

At Baw Baw Shire Council, we invite our people to tackle projects that keep them inspired.  We encourage the exploration of new ideas.  We support the enhancement of building on current skills and developing new ones.

Located adjacent to Melbourne, Baw Baw Shire is one of Victoria's fastest growing municipalities with freeway and V/Line access into Melbourne's CBD and suburbs.  This allows easy access to training, seminars and conferences in the city, without diminishing the direct impact that comes from working within a close-knit rural community.

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About the Role

The Road Maintenance Surveillance Officer will ensure programmed and reactive road maintenance activities undertaken by various contractors on Council’s road network meet the specified standards through the provision of ongoing surveillance and auditing.

As a new role within the Road Maintenance Team, this position will support the team in the development of the necessary processes to ensure compliance and performance requirements are routinely met.
In addition this role will assist in the collection of asset data to support the development of new strategic maintenance programs to achieve best for network outcomes.

About the Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will enjoy working in the dynamic area of road maintenance and able to work collaboratively with Contractors to obtain best for network outcomes.

The qualifications and experience required for the position include:

 - A degree in Civil Engineering which is eligible for membership of Institute of Engineers (Australia) or relevant Engineering Diploma, or extensive road maintenance or civil construction experience.
 - Experience in customer service.
 - A current Victorian Driver's Licence.

Further Information and How To Apply

To apply, please review the Position Description and complete your application below including a current copy of your resume and a covering letter which addresses the Key Selection Criteria.


Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 31 January and must be submitted through the application form below.

Baw Baw Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and works in the interest of the safety of children and young people. Our recruitment processes reflect this commitment.

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