Project Officer - Project Management

Project Officer - Project Management Please note, our eRecruitment provider has advised there will be a planned system outage from 8pm (est), Fri 27th...
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Project Officer - Project Management Please note, our eRecruitment provider has advised there will be a planned system outage from 8pm (est), Fri 27th September – 10am (est), Mon 30th September 2013. We apologise for the late notice and any inconvenience caused. Are you an experienced project manager interested in future community assets? Council has a permanent - full time position vacant for an experienced Project Officer to join our Project Management team. This position will project manage the design and/or construction of a range of community facilities and infrastructure, and/or conduct compliance inspections for subdivisions and DA works that become Council assets. This position will: z

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project manage and oversee a range of community infrastructure projects, whether by procurement and contract management or by overseeing projects constructed by a third party oversee projects to ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications, and in doing so represent Council requirements to contractors, other authorities and other Council departments inspect and control project works for quality of workmanship and compliance with Council Codes, Policies and Specifications, giving direction, decisions and approval as required provide project liaison with clients and negotiate with external authorities in the delivery of projects

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Advanced Diploma, Diploma or Certificate qualification in a relevant field (eg. Construction Management, Building, Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science or Clerk of Works) or experience commensurate with this level of qualification z experience and sound technical and practical knowledge in one or more of the following: Benefits ofand joining Lake construction, Macquarie City Council include: environmental engineering works, road drainage building construction, or significant landscaping works including grassed and turfed playing fields. 35-hour working zz understanding of week sound environmental practise and procedures flexible working conditions zz experience in contract administration and management, and /or experience in supervision Lake Macquarie City Council - Project Officer - Project Management Page 2 o contractors undertaking civil infrastructure projects z of long service leave after 5 years z education assistance Salary: $65,136and - $77,390 per annum (broadbanded) plus superannuation z training development programs z

z corporate fitness program Benefits of joining Lake Macquarie City Council include: z free parking z

35-hour working week

Please note as part of Lake Macquarie City Council's recruitment process, prior to an offer of https://admin-lakemac.bigredsky.com/printAdvert.php?advertID=228898&clientID=4... 26/09/20 z flexible working conditions employment being made, recommended candidates will be subject to a pre employment medical assessment with council z long service leave doctor. after 5 years z education assistance Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday, 8th October 2013 z training and development programs z corporate fitness program z free parking

Attachments: Please as part for of aLake Macquarie CityMacquarie Council's City recruitment process, prior to an offer of - Guide note for Applying Position with Lake Council.pdf employment being made,Management recommended candidates will be subject to a pre employment medical - Project Officer - Project Position Description.pdf assessment with council doctor. Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday, 8th October 2013

Attachments: - Guide for Applying for a Position with Lake Macquarie City Council.pdf - Project Officer - Project Management Position Description.pdf

Position Description

Project Officer - Project Management Position Title:

Project Officer - Project Management

Occupant: Reports To:

Project Management Coordinator

Grade:

Broadband 14 to 16

Division:

Community Development

Department:

City Projects

Section:

Project Management

Effective Date: Folder No:

F2008/01675

Form Version 4.3 –February 2012

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Organisational and Purpose Context

Reporting to the Coordinator of Project Management, this position works within Council’s City Projects Project Management Team. City Projects is responsible for the investigation, design and delivery of a range of public infrastructure projects. The Project Management section manages the delivery of a range of community infrastructure, which includes design review, calling quotes / tenders, contract management and conducting compliance inspections for subdivisions and DA works that become Council assets. This position will project manage the design and/or construction of a range of community facilities and infrastructure, and/or conduct compliance inspections for subdivisions and DA works that become Council assets.

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Key Criteria

Essential •

Advanced Diploma, Diploma or Certificate qualification in a relevant field (eg. Construction Management, Building, Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science or Clerk of Works) or experience commensurate with this level of qualification.



Experience and sound technical and practical knowledge in one or more of the following: road and drainage construction, building construction, environmental engineering works, or significant landscaping works including grassed and turfed playing fields.



High level of organisational skills and ability to prioritise work



Understanding of sound environmental practise and procedures.



Experience in Project Management of construction projects including cost management



Experience in contract administration and management, and /or experience in supervision of contractors undertaking civil infrastructure projects



Experience in management of WH&S requirements



Class C drivers licence

Highly Desirable •

Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, database and project management software



WH&S General Induction for Construction Work in NSW



Experience in community consultation / public participation process

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Duties

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To project manage and oversee a range of community infrastructure projects, whether by procurement and contract management or by overseeing projects constructed by a 3rd party

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Project manage or oversee projects to ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications, and in doing so represent Council requirements to contractors, other authorities and other Council departments

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To inspect and control project works for quality of workmanship and compliance with Council Codes, Policies and Specifications, giving direction, decisions and approval as required

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Ensure that projects are carried out within budge, on time and in the most professional and effective manner, giving consideration to the aesthetics and maintenance costs of the final result.

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Provide project liaison with clients in the delivery of projects.

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Negotiate with external authorities to ensure the delivery of projects.

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To ensure that the Work Health and Safety requirements are complied with on all project works.

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To ensure that environmental protection systems adopted by Council are complied with during the delivery of all assets.

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Relevant Position Information •

This is a permanent full time position



Council operates a 35 hour week on flexi time arrangements



Some out of hours work may be required



Work in confined spaces may be required



Travel to various sites and meetings will be required on a frequent basis. The successful applicant must be willing to drive to sites throughout the city in Council fleet vehicles.



This position is broad-banded providing the opportunity for applicants with a wide range of experience to be eligible.

Grade at Appointment : •

The commencement grade will be determined in consultation with the successful applicant prior to the formal offer of employment being finalised. This process will require the applicant to demonstrate competency and achievements in the duties applicable to the position. See Appendix A for more information.

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Satisfactory work performance is a requirement to progress to the next grade irrespective of experience gained.



Review of the occupant’s placement in the broad-banded scale will take place after 6 months, and thereafter, progression to the next grade will be reviewed once a year.



Progression through the grades will be contingent upon successful evaluation against Duties of the position and annual key performance indicators and will be to the equivalent skill step.



Ongoing staff development and coaching will be a component of the position.

Progression: •

Progression within the broad banded scale will require the acquisition and use of skills, qualifications and experience. For appointment at the top of the scale employees must have the relevant tertiary qualifications and extensive experience.

Please note prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates may be subject to the following pre employment checks: • Medical assessment or Medical assessment with Council Doctor

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Personal Characteristics •

Versatile



Well organised



Positive attitude



Honest and trustworthy



Practical



Loyal to colleagues, the team, and the Council



Willing to embrace change



Service-oriented

Equal Employment Opportunity, Anti-Discrimination, and Harassment Responsibilities

Employees Must take all reasonable measures to ensure they do not inappropriately discriminate against or harass other employees or customers and that they comply with legislation, Council’s policies, procedures, and business rules relating to discrimination, harassment, and equal employment opportunity.

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Capability Framework

LMCC has a capability framework that applies to all positions in the organisation. Project Officer - Project Management - City Projects

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The following core capabilities apply to all roles. Capability

Elements

1. Customer Focus Identifies and anticipates the needs of customers and clients (internal and/or external), delivers services that meet and exceed expectations, and helps customers, clients, and business partners achieve their goals through the application of their own skills, behaviours, and knowledge.



Understands Customer Needs



Ensures Quality Service Delivery



Resolves Issues



Strives for Continuous Improvement



Demonstrates Professional Empathy



Demonstrates Commitment to the Team



Plans and Organises



Adapts to Change



Understands Operational Environment



Acts with Integrity

2. Teamwork Works within a team environment, cooperates with others, considers the needs of others, and helps team members to achieve team objectives.

3. Corporate Governance and Risk Management Understands and applies legislation, frameworks and policies for ensuring a safe and healthy workplace, sustainable business practices, privacy, and risk management.



Work Health and Safety



Governance



Risk Management

Each position has specific functional capabilities that will be provided to you by your supervisor.

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