First listed on: 07 March 2023

Water Quality Coordinator


Closing Date: 20/03/2023
Salary: $83,662.00 - $97,869.00
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Gallans Road
Job Category: Dams and Treatment

About Us

Rous County Council is unlike other councils. We are a small and unique organisation with a big role to play across our region. We are deeply connected to our communities through our environmental services of bulk water supply, weed biosecurity, and flood mitigation infrastructure across various local council areas.

The Role

Make your contribution to our community by ensuring drinking water quality is delivered to our customers to the highest standard. Come and join our Operations team to manage Council’s Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWMS) and support our region as a valued service provider.  

This role will ideally match someone who can engage proactively with key stakeholders in response to incidents or requests relating to water quality data – this means you are a great communicator! You will undertake technical investigations, take ownership for managing the water quality management program and provide project management and minor works programs to support the Operations group. If you are someone who is willing to learn from others, enjoys working in a team and is self-driven, then we would love to hear from you.  

What we offer

We offer a 9-day fortnight - that's an extra 26 days off each year!

We offer competitive salary and conditions??including civil liability allowance

We are serious about work/life balance (we are a supporter of flexible work arrangements, including work from home and flexible work hours)

Our strong workplace culture that encourages career development, learning and training makes us an employer of choice

We are proud of our Employee Assistance Program

About You

Use your qualification/s in Engineering or Environmental Science to ensure the successful management of Council’s Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWMS) in line with the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines. You thrive working in a collaborative team environment to deliver tangible, on-the-ground works to support the growing community of the Northern Rivers.

For more information, please see the attached position description or email  

A satisfactory health assessment, including drug screening and a national police history check and entitlement to work in Australia is a pre-requisite to an offer of employment. 

Note: Location subject to change as Council prepares to relocate, some work sites, by 2024,to new premises at Gallans Rd, Ballina NSW 2478.

Applications will be assessed as they are received, and this advert will close when the position is filled. 

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

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