First listed on: 27 January 2020

Director of Engineering - Doomadgee Shire Council 

About Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council

Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council, formerly known as an Aboriginal Community Council, is the local government provider in the Doomadgee region.

Doomadgee is a largely Indigenous community located in the Gulf of Carpentaria, approximately 140km from the Northern Territory border and 93km west of Burketown. The community is positioned alongside the Nicholson River and provides access to the coast, freshwater rivers and Lawn Hill National Park, one of the Gulf’s most popular natural tourist attractions.

The community is well resourced with a retail store, schools from preschool through to secondary, a hospital and plenty of accommodation facilities.

About the Opportunity

Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council (Doomadgee), now has an opportunity for a Director of Engineering to join their team on a full-time basis.

Reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for the delivery of an effective and comprehensive infrastructure service to Doomadgee including but not limited to; roads, drainage structure, water supply, sewage, parks , buildings, structures and airports.

About the Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for a proven engineering leader to live and work in the Australian outback!

Doomadgee is offering the successful candidate a highly attractive remuneration circa $160,000 - $165,000 + 12% super plus benefits.

Additional benefits include:

  • Fully furnished housing with rent and utilities;
  • Five weeks annual leave;
  • Access to a vehicle for work and personal use;
  • Relocation assistance;
  • Three flights a year to point of engagement;
  • Paid professional development;
  • Remote area allowance; and
  • Time in lieu.

If you are an experience engineer and team leader looking to make a difference in a local community - Apply Now!


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