Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can grow and develop while having the benefit of living in an idyllic North Coast location? Here at Clarence Valley Council, we strive to be a progressive employer that offers a rewarding and flexible work environment. Our vision is to create a community full of opportunity and our workforce is where we start to achieve our community aspirations.

Located in the Northern Rivers of NSW, we cover 10,441 square kilometres with the three major community hubs of Grafton, Yamba and Maclean. We are one of the biggest employers in the Valley and can offer you a rewarding career and a new lifestyle. Our goal is to be the employer of choice in the Valley, creating opportunities for those who live here already and for those who want to move here.

We are in an exciting period of transformation with a focus on employee engagement, satisfaction and delivering exceptional services and facilities for the community.

So come and join the team while enjoying all that Clarence Valley has to offer you and your family.

Learn more about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 76 hours per fortnight
  • the package: $68,233 - $81,369 plus superannuation, per annum
  • location - Grafton or Maclean (to be negotiated)
  • 9 day fortnight
  • access to fitness passport

About the role

Clarence Valley Council is seeking applications from a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the role of Technical Officer (Floodplain). You will be working in our Water Cycle Team assisting our Floodplain Operations staff in the areas of Capital Works, programmed maintenance, environmental and WHS compliance along with grant applications. This position will also assist in the preparation of section budgets and implementing floodplain management plans.

We are looking for someone who has suitable experience in the Floodplain industry with a broad knowledge of asset maintenance and construction, tendering and procurement along with project management skills.

Download the position description here.


Bryan Green, Floodplain Coordinator on (02) 6645 0207

Closing date

Tuesday 16 July 2024 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information 

This position is located at Council's Rushforth Road Works Depot or Townsend Depot, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website.



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Clarence Valley Council,New South Wales,Australia

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