Wattle Range Council

Wattle Range Council stretching from the Coast to the Victorian Border incorporates the seaside towns of Beachport and Southend extending inland to Millicent as the major service centre and easterly across to the historic town of Penola and world renowned wine region of Coonawarra.

The Council region produces a huge array of products for both local and export markets including beef, prime lambs, wool, herbs, rock lobster, wine, blue gums and pinus radiata for processing, potatoes, apples, native flowers, onions, dried milk, live herbs, milk production and a diverse range of small seeds.

The area also includes Kimberly-Clark Australia's Millicent Paper Mill, Timber Processing Mill at Kalangadoo, Midfield Group, United Dairy Products, Blue Lake Dairies and Hollafresh herbs and produce.

The area consists of many major tourist attractions including the Elgin Valley and renowned Coonawarra Vineyards, Penola Historic Town and Petticoat Lane, Mary MacKillop Penola Centre, Beachport and Southend seaside townships, Millicent Historic Museum, Historic Glencoe Woolshed, Tantanoola Caves, Canunda National Park, Woakwine Cutting, Lake George, Penola's John Riddoch Interpretive Centre and Heritage Walk, Greenrise Lake and Recreation Area, Lake McIntyre Conservation Area & the Tantanoola Tiger

The Lake Bonney and Canunda Wind Farm developments overlooking Lake Bonney comprise 135 wind turbines.  These, and many others, are all exciting ventures and Wattle Range Council is proud to be associated with these developments.

Wattle Range Council boasts many fabulous tourist attractions including Penola's Mary MacKillop Penola Centre and historic Petticoat Lane, renowned Millicent Living History Museum, the Tantanoola Caves, historic Glencoe Woolshed, Canunda National Park, Woakwine Cutting, Lake George and Lake Bonney - the largest fresh water lake in South Australia.

Home to many natural wonders, Wattle Range has something to offer everyone - from the Coonawarra Wineries incorporating their own cellar door sales, Restaurants and Cafes and providing an array of fresh and local food and wine, to the spectacular natural beauty and coastal scenes of the Canunda National Park and Rivoli Bay.

12 May, 2022
Full time
$106,215 - $112,919 yearly
Wattle Range Council
The Program Manager works within the Engineering Department and is responsible for facilitating the design, procurement processes and construction of major capital building and drainage works. This position will also be responsible for developing the long Capital Works Program and determining resourcing requirement to ensure maximum delivery of the Annual Program and  management of the specialised Project Management and Contract Administration Team. The key areas of this role are:  Provide departmental management of the Projects Department that forms part of Engineering Services and operate as a senior specialist that provides multifunctional advice to various departments of Council Develop and manage the long term (10 year) Capital Works Program ensuring that project planning, scoping design and costings are prepared and review against resourcing plans to ensure program can be delivered; Manage the required procurement processes to secure suitable service...