SENIOR TRAFFIC ENGINEER
WOLLONGONG CITY COUNCIL
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500
Limited term up to 30 June 2018
Salary from $83,337 up to $101,133 per annum
plus superannuation and 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance
(Salary depending upon qualifications and experience)
Recruitment No: 16125
Do you have experience managing traffic and undertaking traffic & transport studies?
Traffic + Transport Planning Unit are seeking a qualified and experienced Traffic Engineer to join their small professional and dynamic team. You will be responsible for assessing Development Proposals, prepare Traffic Management Plans, as well as undertake Traffic and Transport Studies and Road Safety projects. You will also use your strong communication skills to consult and negotiate with Community Groups, State Government Agencies, Public Transport providers and Developers.
Essential Selection Criteria:
Completed a degree in Civil Engineering.
Proven ability to use relevant technology in the workplace, including Traffic Engineering software (eg: TRACKS, SIDRA, PARAMICS or AIMSUN) and MS Office software packages.
Demonstrated experience in traffic and development matters.
Proven ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with a diverse range of customers, including Councillors, colleagues in statutory authorities, developers and the general public.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities to meet strict deadlines and deliver identified outcomes.
Demonstrated ability to develop practical and innovate solutions to traffic and land development problems.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as well as be an effective team member.
Demonstrated understanding of Work Health and Safety principles.
Possess a current Class C driver's licence.
Desirable Selection Criteria
Desirably possess Post Graduate Qualifications in Traffic/Transport Planning or undertaking further studies in these fields.
Possess an understanding of Local Government traffic and development procedures.
Council is subject to a proposal for amalgamation, and an amalgamation may affect the industrial instruments applicable to this position at the time it is offered.
Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity.