First listed on: 30 August 2021

Patrol Officer - Civil Works


  • Salary - $75k - $85k + Super
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Three year - Full time role with fortnightly RDO


Moreland is a progressive council with 180,000 residents: one community, proudly diverse. Our city is vibrant and energetic, known for its active community, array of fabulous festivals, cool pools, eclectic shops and our community of artists and creative industries. As a Council, we’ve been supporting our community through difficult times, and our long term vision has ambitious goals for environmental sustainability, community wellbeing, and creating great places.

Moreland Council strives to be a contemporary, innovative and collaborative organisation with a deep commitment to engagement with, the Moreland community. With the Civic Centre located in Coburg, 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, there are excellent public transport options and great food and cafés right at the doorstep. Moreland City Council is a great place to live, work and play. 


Working within Moreland’s Development Engineering Team, you will proactively and reactively enforce road works within the municipality.

It requires investigative work through site inspection and the use of Council’s database to ensure works managers follow the correct steps prior to works commencing. You will be talking to contractors, developers and residents daily, to provide advice and education relating to works within roads. You will need to manage your own workload and prioritise tasks when necessary to ensure that time frames do not lapse if a matter is to be heard in court.


  • An understanding of construction sites
  • Experience in:
    Preparation of infringement notices;
    Preparation of Court briefs
    Presentation in Court
  • Good written and verbal skills to positively deal with difficult situations
  • Customer service skills, able to educate and gain cooperation of people of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong time management skills, able to set priorities and plan one’s own work
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • A real sense of work-life balance
  • Employer-supported study assistance schemes
  • Wellness programs- free gym classes & social club

For further information please contact Craig Pierce – on 9240 2330.

Applications close: 11.30 pm, 19 September 2021. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attach your valid Drivers Licence. Please have this ready when completing your application

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

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