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The Shire of Kent is a vibrant, community focused, small rural shire in the Great Southern of Western Australia. Driving, we are about 3 hrs south east of Perth, less than 2 hrs north of Albany and 35 minutes east of Katanning. We have two towns, Nyabing & Pingrup and the Shire covers about 6,500km2 with a 1,400km road network. We are predominately an agricultural area with many Wheat/Barley/Canola & Sheep farmers and rich in local history.

The position reports directly to the CEO and we are seeking applications from experienced people with dynamic and agile leadership skills to lead a committed and enthusiastic infrastructure (roads and parks & gardens) team. You will be responsible for the delivery of the Shire’s works programme in the areas of road maintenance /construction, townsite maintenance and including waste and wastewater systems.

To be successful in this role you will need excellent people/customer service skills and:

  • Extensive engineering experience in road construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure;
  • Excellent skills at budgeting and successfully obtaining external funding;
  • Have the drive and commitment to foster a safe positive work culture and motivating a loyal , committed team to deliver a high standard of works;
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering will be highly regarded

If this is you ? A position information package, must be obtained by contacting Michelle Bamess on 9829 1051, email dceo@kent.wa.gov.au or website www.kent.wa.gov.au

For more information on this opportunity contact CEO, Rick Miller, on 0429 993 986.

All applications must be received via email to ceo@kent.wa.gov.au or post at the Shire of Kent, 24-26 Richmond Street NYABING WA 6341 by 4pm Monday 18 February 2019.




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