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Team Leader Developments

  • Works Depot
  • Full-time
  • Closing on: Feb 21 2023
  • Passionate leader to guide a team, encouraging innovation and professional development  
  • Full time, permanent role  
  • $98.3K - $110.1K per annum + Super  

About the role
The Team Leader Developments role provides effective leadership within the Works Depot through people development and expert program and project management for a variety of services.  

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Delivering engineering services to the community in an efficient, reliable, and cost-effective manner. 
  • Providing high level of engineering input to development and subdivision applications 
  • Reviewing design submissions and issue consents, permits and reports related to developments. 
  • Overseeing management of services contracts and associated programs. 
  • Directly leading and controlling the allocation and completion of work within the Developments team. 
  • Investigate, research, evaluate and prepare reports on special projects and proposals related to the funding and viability of these projects. 
  • Review, approve and supervise third-party large-scale infrastructure design and construction projects 

About you
We are seeking an experienced individual with the proven capability to lead and deliver in fulfilling programs and projects.  

To be successful in this role you will have the interpersonal skills to lead a team, communicate with stakeholders on projects as well as the knowledge and experience to complete the requirements of the role. You will be proactive, diligent and solutions oriented with exceptional decision-making skills and attention to detail.  

The following is also required:  

  • A Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering or similar. 
  • Professional Engineer Registration or ability to obtain 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience 
  • Eligibility for Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status of Engineers Australia or similar. 
  • Significant post graduate experience in Local Government Engineering or a similar field. 
  • Significant experience in identifying public works issues and developing and implementing innovative solutions or work practices. 
  • Experience in managing Services contracts. 
  • Well-developed computer skills relevant to Civil Engineering, especially using Microsoft Windows Application.  
  • Employee Working with Children Check (or willing to obtain) and current Victorian Driver’s Licence.  

Important Information   
Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check for the purpose of employment.     

In accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (COVID-19 Vaccination Information) Regulations 2022, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate evidence of approved COVID-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

Working at Glen Eira City Council
The City of Glen Eira is a dynamic municipality located within the south-east metropolitan region of Melbourne, approximately 10 kilometres from the CBD. Council provides a range of services to over 155,000 residents from more than 160 cultural backgrounds and over 16,000 businesses.  

Glen Eira City Council is a collaborative, values-based organisation that strives for innovation. Our 1,600 employees bring their diverse backgrounds and varied experiences and perspectives to an inclusive and flexible work environment, creating a unique and vibrant culture that is representative of the municipality it services.  

Recognised as an Employer of Choice, we seek people who share our community focused values and have a desire to create positive local impact.  

We have a great culture that is valued by all our staff. Teamwork, collaboration and innovation are a key focus at Glen Eira City Council. We will offer you:    

  • A supportive and collaborative team environment where your ideas are welcomed    
  • Access to paid training and participation in Council's extensive Learning and Development programs    
  • Reward and recognition programs    
  • Comprehensive leave entitlements    
  • Flexible working arrangements    
  • Corporate gym memberships at Glen Eira Leisure   

People Description
Download File Team Leader Developments - Position Description.pdf

How to apply 
Please attach your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role.  

For further information about the role please contact Anil Dhakal on 9524 3398 or email  


Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:

  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees.
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people.
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Community Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E:

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.

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