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Senior Stormwater and Floodplain Engineer

Job title: Senior Stormwater and Floodplain Engineer
Location: Sydney
Industry: Local Government Government
Salary $60 - $80 per hour + super
Reference: 590864_7
Contact name: Lauren Duignan
Job description
  • Hybrid working arrangements including WFH benefits
  • Diversify your skills and experience within Local Government 
  • Competitive hourly rates offered $60 - $80 per hour + Super



Join a Local Government Council and be a part of a positive and collaborative team environment. Local Government offer flexible start and finish times, Work From Home days and 35 hours per week. You will be liaising with internal and external Stakeholders, undertaking flood studies and flood risk management plans in accordance to NSW Flood Policy.



As a Senior Stormwater and Floodplain Engineer, you will be dealing with flood warning systems for highly flood vulnerable catchments, using current technology and working alongside stakeholders. You will have an opportunity to deal with greenfield development through floodplain management in this fast developing LGA, manage impact of development on flooding holistically. 



  • Investigate and design projects related to flood warning 
  • Assisting floodplain management as required
  • Reviewing reports for development applications and planning proposals 
  • Prepare technical briefs in relation to projects in accordance with legislations 



  • Degree in Engineering (Civil) or relevant experience
  • Prior experience in Local Government in relevant field is preferred
  • Exposure in stormwater and floodplain projects
  • High level of attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills



Expand on your skills and experience within this diverse and driven team. Enjoy being a part of a positive team environment that is based off a high level of collaborative work and a strong team ethic. This team prides themselves on continuous training and development for growth.



  • 35 hour week with hybrid working arrangements creating work life balance
  • Diversify your skills and experience within Local Government 
  • Job stability in a 8 month contract with opportunity for extension 



Click "Apply for this job", or contact Lauren Duignan at for a confidential discussion.

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