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Applications close: 12noon on Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Civil Engineer

Permanent Full Time Position based in Swan Hill.

Situated on the beautiful banks of the mighty Murray River, Swan Hill Rural City covers more than 6,100km2 and is home to just under 21,000 people. The economy is driven by agriculture, horticulture and tourism. Swan Hill is a great place to live with a choice of schools, medical facilities, retail outlets, sporting and cultural facilities and restaurants.

Swan Hill Rural City Council is seeking an engineer with tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent, with experience in surveying, design and drafting. You will also have a proven background in the investigation, preparation of detailed design plans, cost estimates and material procurement for municipal works and contracts. You will have strong computer literacy skills, with qualifications and/or experience using relevant computer software programs and applications.

Your key duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Design and drafting of projects
  • Surveying
  • Preparation of evacuation plans, traffic management plans and work within road reserves permits

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. We will consider applicants without formal engineering qualifications who possess substantial experience in the fields covered by this role.


Attracting approximately $75,800 per annum (plus superannuation), this is a permanent full time position within Council.

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Applications close at 12noon on Tuesday, 27 March 2018.  It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday, 11 April 2018.

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For further please contact Human Resources
Phone: (03) 5036 2333
Postal address: Swan Hill Rural City Council, PO Box 488, Swan Hill VIC 3585