Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia

Works Manager

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Somerset Regional Council
Esk, Queensland, Australia
22 days ago


Join Team Somerset…

  • Rural lifestyle within easy access of metropolitan services
  • Exciting and rewarding career opportunity
  • Leadership role offering diversity and autonomy
  • Negotiable remuneration package


Contract | Reference No: HR032/22

Council is seeking a highly motivated, suitably qualified and experienced professional to join its progressive organisation in this rewarding role.

Somerset Region is currently expanding with the award-winning Brisbane Valley Rail Trail offering new opportunities for businesses and tourists alike.  This growth, along with the Council’s strong financial position and commitment to asset management principles, offers a unique opportunity to influence the future of the region.  The role offers a wide variety of interesting projects to work on, including but not limited to, the development of a large outdoor recreational trail network.

Somerset comprises the main water catchment areas of South-East Queensland and is less than 60 minutes to Brisbane and 90 minutes to the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast. Council is administered from Esk and is attracting large numbers of new residents.

With a current budgeted expenditure $85.2 million, staffing of about 180 FTE and a population of almost 26,500, Somerset is known for its open spaces, country charm and relaxed lifestyle.

Reporting to the Director Operations, this position is a five-year performance-based contract with an attractive remuneration package to be negotiated with the successful candidate.

An application package including the position description and selection criteria is available at or (07) 5424 4000. Applications close Wednesday, 8 December 2021.

Mail:                    Chief Executive Officer

                             Somerset Regional Council

                             PO Box 117, Esk Qld 4312


Phone:                 (07) 5424 4000

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 59682565
  • Location:
    Esk, Queensland, Australia
  • Position Title: Works Manager
  • Company Name: Somerset Regional Council
  • Industry: Local
  • Application Expiry Date: 08 Dec 2021
  • Job Type: Operations

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