Civil Designer

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 30/08/2019

Job Category:

Engineering / Civil / Structural

Job description:
Qld Local Government Industry Award - From Level 9 up to Level 11 Strathpine $62,884 up to $72,543 pa9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave

Please note :the appointed wage level will be dependent upon the successful candidates level of experience, skills and qualifications.

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.

The role

Through the application of your technical civil design knowledge you will prepare quality designs and associated project documentation to incorporate innovative solutions integrating transport, water sensitive design, streetscaping and urban design outcomes within the public realm. You will prepare accurate cost estimates, undertake site inspections, and liaise with a range of stakeholders and authorities to obtain information and ensure project expectations are met.


To be successful in this role you will hold a relevant a tertiary qualification and experience in a similar role where you have prepared engineering design plans using computer aided design software such as AutoCAD and 12d model. You will have the demonstrated ability to read and interpret survey plans, excellent time management skills to effectively manage conflicting priorities, and an exceptional attention to detail to accurately measure quantities and prepare quality plans.


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year. Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

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Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Customer Service Team, telephone (07) 3205 0555.