Supervisor - Roads Construction - Position No 8814.000

Job No: COWRA87
Location: Cowra

Position No:                           8814.000 

Salary:                                   $1450.09pw plus 9.5% Superannuation

Position Status:                    Permanent  Full Time

Hours of Work:                     38 hour week with RDO every fortnight

Closing Date:                        4.00pm Tuesday 20 March 2018 (Re-Advertised)


About Cowra & Cowra Council

Cowra Council is located in the town of Cowra (population circa 10,000) and the Shire's population 12,500.  The shire has a strong and diverse agriculture base with solid industrial, commercial and retail sectors.  Whilst Cowra boasts excellent medical and education services we are strategically located close to the regional cities of Orange and Bathurst so access to higher end medical treatment and tertiary education is available.

Cowra is a busy and active community with a number of true country experiences from relaxing along the extensive waterways to exploring the tranquil Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre. Residents and tourists alike seek out Cowra's fascinating history, from the days of steam trains to the largest Prisoner of War breakout in modern military history.

Having been declared "Fit for the Future", Council now has a strong foundation to be able to plan for the future and continue to provide the infrastructure and services expected by our community.

Council’s finances are healthy and our assets are well maintained.  We have 172 staff and a budget of $34.6 million.  We pride ourselves on our contemporary, professional approach with a focus on customer service excellence.


About the Position

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated energetic person with supervisory/management skills to fill a leadership role within Council's large roads construction team.

Applicants must have demonstrated self-management skills including effective time management and organisation skills within a complex work environment.  The successful applicant must have experience in roads construction along with a proven ability to lead and direct staff in road building techniques, stormwater, water and sewer main construction.  Candidates must have demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and allocate resources to meet division objectives within strict time and cost restraints, meeting the delivery of the Roads Works Program and allocated projects.

Position details

Please click on the link for a full copy of the POSITION DESCRIPTION.

Further Enquiries

Engineer - Roads Construction - Kris Beaumont - (02) 6340 2081

How to Apply

Before you apply for this position, please read the position description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. 

You will be required to answer questions relating to the selection criteria on the online application below, your answers will be accessed & rated, so please ensure you take time in providing your answers and give examples of demonstrated experience when requested. 

You will also be asked to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume.  A cover letter is not mandatory, but may be added if so desired. 

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have commenced your application you cannot save and continue at a later stage.


*Previous applicants will be considered, if you wish to include further information you will need to complete a new application.*

Pre-employment Screening

In the event you are shortlisted for an interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following interview, you must be prepared to undergo the following pre-employment screening processes as part of the selection process:

  • A pre-employment physical examination, including hearing,  drug and alcohol assessments
  • Please include two work related referees in your resume for reference checking purposes - please ensure your referee details are current
  • Council may also check authenticity of certificates and qualifications




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