Senior Project Officer (Infrastructure)

  • City of Stirling
  • 12 Jan, 2022
Full time Government

Job Description

The City

As a leading West Australian local government, the City of Stirling is a place where people choose to live, work, visit and invest. We strive to serve our diverse community through providing efficient, responsive and sustainable services. Each year we deliver a range of innovative projects and community programs designed to create vibrant, accessible and thriving neighbourhoods.  

The City has a workforce of around 1200 people and a genuine commitment to invest in our employees to achieve an inclusive, diverse, engaged and capable workforce.  We are recognised for supporting work-life balance through a wide range of flexible work options and offering a range of policies and benefits to create opportunities and an enjoyable and fulfilling employment experience.

Our Team

The City of Stirling is seeking to engage an experienced and suitably qualified Senior Project Officer to join our Facilities, Projects and Assets team on a permanent, full-time basis.

Our Facilities, Projects and Assets Business Unit contributes towards several the City’s strategic themes by providing and maintaining high quality facilities across the City. The Senior Project Officer (Infrastructure) plays a specialist role within the Projects team, using demonstrated Project Management skills and experience to manage all aspects of medium to large, and complex projects of City owned facilities & infrastructure.

Our preferred candidate will possess excellent communication skills to ensure successful internal and external stakeholder management like government agencies, community groups, etc. and effective management of contractors and consultants. Demonstrated experience in the functions and processes specific to Local Government will be an advantage.

The Role

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a part of Team Stirling you’ll share our commitment to enhancing choice, opportunity and prosperity for our community by:

  • Being an enthusiastic team member with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrating a results driven attitude
  • Exercising finely tuned decision making skills
  • Using high level organisational and time management skills

In addition, to be considered for this role, you’ll possess the following skills and/or qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the Building and Construction industry or relevant discipline.
  • Strong negotiation and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated project management and contract administration skills
  • Ability to lead, influence and inspire teams to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Comprehensive experience in dealing with stakeholders and engaging with community groups, property owners, business owners, developers, and government agencies
  • Capacity to manage and challenge aspects of contractual variations and potential scope creep
  • Working knowledge of Project Management methodologies including PMBOK
  • Sound knowledge of the building approval process, regular authorities’ procedures and codes and regulations.
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation relevant to the construction industry
  • ‘C’ Class Driver’s Licence.
  • Possession of blue/white card

This permanent full time position is a Level 8 Inside Workforce Agreement position attracts a salary range of $95,816 – $100,858 gross pro rata per annum plus superannuation and fantastic benefits.

How to Apply

If you’re ready to be a part of our team please submit an on-line application using the ‘Apply’ button on the City’s website. As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to application questions. Supporting documents should be saved in .doc or .pdf format (Applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed).

Please note we may commence interviewing of candidates prior to the closing date.

The City of Stirling complies with all State Government Health directives related to COVID19  Mandatory vaccination of critical workers in WA.   Applicants and current employees must therefore be willing to provide evidence of their vaccination status as requested by the City in order to continue to comply with all State Government Health directives, current and as they may change from time to time .

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the City of Stirling values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people. We encourage people of all abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders, diverse cultures and backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ identifies, and all age groups to apply.


Any questions please contact: Grant Ingvarson (08) 9205 8445

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 4pm Monday 31st January 2022


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