Development Engineer – Whitsunday Regional Council – Mackay

Whitsunday Region
Permanent Full Time

Development Engineer

Permanent Full time

9 day fortnight

$63,000 – $67,200

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.  The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville.  The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is Perfectly Placed to live, work, play and invest.

An exciting opportunity exists within our Planning & Community team for a Development Engineer.  Reporting to the Manager Strategic Planning we are looking for an experienced individual to provide engineering related advice and assessment for Integrated Development Assessment System applications and assist with Strategic Planning initiatives.

As the Development Engineer you will be responsible for:

Ensure that all engineering responses in relation to IDAS matters are provided in an accurate, timely & sustainable manner
Prepare engineering conditions for development applications under SPA and Council’s Planning Scheme
Maintain Council’s engineering related development standards and guidelines
Provide professional advice and information within the area of accountability to internal & external stakeholders

With the necessary experience and qualifications you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a high attention to detail and accuracy.  You will be an excellent team contributor and motivated to complete tasks on time.


Manual “C” class driver’s licence
Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline


Eligibility for membership to the Institution of Engineers Australia
Eligibility for membership to the Professional Engineers of Queensland

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Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles

Enquiries: Elissa Dyne
Ph: 0747613629
Applications Close: 03/01/2016

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Postal Address: PO Box 104, Proserpine QLD 4800