Coordinator, Civil Maintenance

Coordinator, Civil Maintenance

Job Title: Coordinator, Civil Maintenance
Contract Type: Full time / Permanent
Location: Adelaide
Job Published: March 07, 2019 11:27

Job Description

Coordinator, Civil Maintenance

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters enjoys a reputation as one of Adelaide's most desirable places to live, work and visit.

Their local council has an opportunity for a Civil Maintenance Coordinator to join their team.


About the role: 

Based in Glynde at the Council’s Works Depot and reporting to the Manager of City Services,  The Coordinator, Civil Maintenance is responsible for the delivery and coordination of operations associated with the maintenance of roads, footpaths, line marking, drainage, signage and collection of illegally dumped hard refuse throughout the City. 

The position also has oversight of the Council’s Workshop functions, is responsible for an annual operating budget and for planning future budgets in consultation with the Manager, City Services.


You will be responsible for:

  • The coordination and delivery of requests for service associated with civil works
  • The oversight and management of the staff outcomes and deliverables
  • The quality of civil maintenance
  • Ensuring that work processes and methods which are employed by staff meet the organisations expectations and align with “best practice”
  • That works are programmed and delivered in a timely and efficient manner
  • People and performance management of all staff within the Civil Maintenance Unit
  • Ensuring compliance with work practices, procedures and policies


To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Driver’s licence (mandatory)
  • National Criminal History (Police) Clearance
  • Qualifications in Civil Construction and Operational or Frontline Management is desirable
  • Expert knowledge of civil maintenance practices relating to concreting, footpath, kerb and road maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of plant maintenance functions
  • Expert practical skills in working with one or more of: concrete, bitumen and block pavers; and associated materials
  • Excellent works programming and problem solving skills
  • Good computing skills, particularly with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, etc).
  • Good budgeting skills
  • Ability to work in an office environment and communicate effectively with higher levels of management
  • Ability to coach and mentor less experienced staff
  • Demonstrated leadership of teams and individuals
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Occupational Health, Safety & Welfare principles


How to apply:

Applications for this vacancy must be directed to Davies Stewart via the link below, or direct to For more information please contact the office on (08) 8232 8008

All applications are received in confidence and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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