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Team Leader Water

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The City of Launceston, an award winning Employer of Choice, is currently seeking to fill the following position:

Position Title: Team Leader Water

Position Number: POS1560

In this permanent full time position, we are looking for someone who demonstrates, through behaviour, an alignment and an understanding of our values and has the following skills:

  • Community Focussed: considers community/customers in decision making.
  • Direct experience in a relevant field, such as emergency management, hydraulic design, stormwater modelling, waterway management or local government.
  • Experience in, or ability to demonstrate aptitude for, leading a team.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and reasoning, and respectfully challenge people and ideas.          

This position leads the City of Launceston's Water team to ensure that Council's strategic objectives are achieved.  The team's key areas of responsibility are:

  • Management of drainage and flood mitigation assets.
  • Development and implementation of stormwater system management plans.
  • Facilitation of improvements to environmental and public health of our urban and riverine ecosystems.
  • Provision of technical advice regarding stormwater assets, developments and capital projects.

The Team Leader will take a lead role in flood warning and response for Launceston, and assist the Emergency Management Advisor to provide relevant advice and documentation on emergencies relating to flood or storm inundation.

If you are interested, for further information and instructions on how to apply please go to the employment page of our website at www.launceston.tas.gov.au and download the Employment Information Pack for this position.

For further information, please contact Erica Deegan, Manager Infrastructure and Engineering on 03 6323 3414.

To apply, please address your application to People and Culture clearly stating the position number and send to contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au OR complete the online application form available from our website, attaching all requested documentation - Careers - City of Launceston

Your application should include a Cover Letter (detailing why you are interested in the role and wish to work at the City of Launceston), your current Resume and a statement addressing the highlighted Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description section of the Employment Information Pack (2 pages maximum). You must address the Selection Criteria to be eligible for interview.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the People and Culture team via email at contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au, noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

 Applications must be received by 3.00pm, Friday 5 April 2024.

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