First listed on: 16 June 2020

Project Manager

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • temporary full-time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $76,405 - $91,114 per annum, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton or Maclean (to be negotiated)

About the role

We are looking for two professional, enthusiastic and highly motivated project managers to join the Water Cycle team at Clarence Valley Council, specialising in the delivery of water and sewer capital works projects.  The positions are 12 month fixed term appointments and report directly to the Manager of Water Cycle.  

The projects to be delivered are varied and range across areas of water, sewer and floodplain infrastructure.  Projects such as reservoir construction, bulk water pipelines, sewerage biosolids storage lagoons and floodplain projects in line with Council’s capital works plan and budgets. 

We are looking for Project Managers that can plan, procure and deliver capital works projects along with the required tender preparation and contractual documentation such as MW21 and GC21.  You would be responsible for the delivery of specific projects ensuring that WHS, Environmental and contract conditions are being adhered to and would require knowledge of industry best practices.

If you are interested in helping to shape the future of water and sewer operations, join Clarence Valley Council’s Water Cycle team for the opportunity to apply your skills in one of the most scenic, beautiful and geographically diverse areas of New South Wales.

Download the position description here.


Andrew Potter, Water & Sewer Operations Coordinator, 6643 0200.

Closing date

Monday, 6 July 2020 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information

These positions are located at Council's Rushforth Road Depot and Maclean office, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • 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. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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