Job application – Civil Engineer

Position vacant - Civil Engineer

Position purpose:

Working within our City Infrastructure Department, you will support the City Engineer with the implementation and management of engineering tasks such as the design of Council’s Infrastructure Projects, resolving specific engineering problems and issues, drainage modelling and traffic assessment. This role represents a unique opportunity for a candidate with strong communication skills and demonstrated civil engineering experience.

Devonport City Council offer a dynamic working environment with opportunities for professional development and leading initiatives to support a healthy work/life balance.

We are located on the Mersey River in the heart of the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania. Devonport is particularly well known for its reserves and recreational facilities, from the kilometres of walking and cycling tracks, beautiful beaches, a river suitable for a number of water sports, great fishing and numerous parklands, the City encourages an active and family friendly lifestyle.

Specific information relating to duties and the relevant selection criteria to be addressed can be obtained from the position description available on Council’s website.

Position description:

Please refer to the Position Description below for specific information relating to duties and the relevant selection criteria to be addressed:

Civil Engineer position description - March 2021 PDF

Applications close:Sunday, 28 March 2021.
Human Resources contact:Amy Smith or Jacci McDougall on 03 6424 0511.
How to apply:View the How to Apply page for further details.
Application form:

To apply for this position online, please have your resume and any supporting documents ready to upload. 

Apply for this position online via the form below.

Alternatively, you can download the employment pack below which includes:

  • Application form in PDF and MS Word format.
  • Position Description – PDF.


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Civil Engineer March 2021