Executive Officer Infrastructure Maintenance

Job Title: Executive Officer Infrastructure Maintenance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-29
Reference: JO-1905-95364
Contact Name: Olivia O’Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2019 16:25

Job Description

  • Progress your career whilst delivering value for the community 
  • Organisation renowned for it's people focus 
  • Lilydale based role
Yarra Ranges Council is one of Victoria’s largest, most varied and scenic municipalities stretching from the densely populated outer Eastern suburbs into the beautiful Yarra Valley, Dandenong’s and Upper Yarra regions. Striving to inspire people to take the lead, promoting a customer focused culture and driving to deliver service innovation, the organisation is considered a high performance organisation. A career with Yarra Ranges will provide you with challenges, support and learning opportunities and believe in shared leadership and living their values.
In this role you will drive a strong shift in focus in relation to contract management and service delivery. Through empowering the workforce, you will find the right mix of outsourced and insourced service delivery moving forward, ensuring the community receives what they need now and well into the future.
As the leader of a workforce of approximately 30 people, you will empower your supervisor team to take ownership for their areas and provide support to ensure they grow and develop their capabilities to achieve great results. In addition to the coaching and mentoring role you will play, you will also have the opportunity to recruit a new Coordinator into your team in the first couple of months on the job.
Taking leadership of the operational areas within Infrastructure maintenance for the organisation and community, you will ensure the outsourced contracting company is delivering on their obligations and the contract with this organisation is managed effectively. You will report on performance to Council, ensuring that key objectives are being achieved and that the leadership team and Council are well informed on activities happening across the municipality.
To be considered a strong candidate for this role, you will bring strong leadership and management skillset and have a demonstrated record of leading high performance operational teams. Possessing an engineering background and having exposure to civil works, you have experience in managing a diverse range of services and leading a customer focused culture that achieves results. You are effective at working across an organisation and developing positive working relationships with others and are known for your great communication style and skills.
If you are seeking a role with a pathway into the management level within a local government setting, this could be your next role!
To apply for this role, please go to and search for the job title. For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please call Patrick Courtney on 0426 896 442 or Cameron Norton on 0400 913 843.