Technical Officer

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Shire of Manjimup
Manjimup, Australia

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Technical Officer

Job ID: 11156
Job Views: 59
Location: Manjimup
Post Code: 6258
Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 09/05/2024


The Position

The Shire of Manjimup has an opportunity within the Technical Services Team for an innovative and energetic Technical Officer. Your natural ability to foster stakeholder relationships, work autonomously, produce cost effective designs, and the ability to work with a high level of accuracy will place you well for this role.


This role is responsible for providing guidance to the Works and Services Directorate, and the Shire in general, in the areas of:

  • Drainage
  • Surveying
  • Designing
  • Drafting
  • Estimating services

The Technical Services Team provides guidance to a range of projects and services, with the Shire covering areas including Manjimup, Pemberton, Walpole and Northcliffe.


The Person

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Relevant qualification (Civil Engineering, Surveying or similar), or working towards
  • Demonstrated experience in civil / municipal engineering design and construction techniques
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret raw data
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work autonomously, with excellent organisational skills
  • Knowledge of RAMM or similar asset management software
  • Developed skills in computer aided drafting techniques
  • Hold a current “C” class drivers licence
  • Local Government experience (desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience of asset management practices (desirable)
  • Training / experience in Road and Drainage Design (desirable)

Job Requirements:

Qualifications / Clearances

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering or related qualifications or relevant experience preferable in a municipal engineering environment.
  • Training or experience with road design.
  • Training or experience with drainage design.
  • Senior First Aid certificate.
  • Current “C” class drivers licence.
  • National Police Clearance.


The Benefits

The Shire provides the following benefits:

  • Immediate start available.
  • Additional superannuation matching up to 5.5%.
  • Free Manjimup Regional AquaCentre membership.
  • Free parking.
  • Great opportunity providing challenging and varied scope of works.
  • Idyllic location, tall timbers of the Southern Forests, to coastal settlements of the south, and providing an excellent work life balance.

How to Apply:

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Head to for information about the position, including the position description, how to apply and information on the Shire of Manjimup and the benefits of the local community. For further information, please contact Emily O’Neil, Human Resources Manager on (08) 9771 7751 or at

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