Manager Works & Infrastructure Services

Job type: Contract
Job status: Full-time
Career level: Management (Manager/Director of Staff)
Lodgement address: 11 Burton Terrace, Wudinna SA 5652
Lodgement email:
Application close date: 30 Oct 2020 5-00 pm



  • An exciting and challenging opportunity to work in a community expected to experience significant growth and development in the short term.
  • A Local Government Role.
  • Be part of shaping and managing the growth and development of the district.
  • Providing a diverse range of services and facilities to residents.

Located in Wudinna on the Central Eyre Peninsula we are looking for the right candidate to play a part in working with Council, the Community and Functional Management Team developing and managing the community’s future.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this is a role as a key member of Council’s Functional Management Team. Key areas of responsibilities include management and delivery of the capital works programs and operational budgets. This includes developing, implementing and delivering goals, services, and programmes in relation to the following portfolios:

Assets - Asset Management Plans (AMP) are developed and maintained to develop long term renewal and upgrade programmes.

Works - Road network construction, maintenance, grading and re-sheeting programmes in addition to ensuring Council’s major plant and equipment is properly serviced and maintained.

Operations – Maintenance and refurbishment of Council Parks and Gardens programme and adequately maintaining related infrastructure including Council Aerodromes.

Infrastructure – Management and maintenance of Council’s stormwater and community wastewater management schemes (CWMS).

Preferably you will have a formal qualification in Civil Engineering, Design, Construction or related field with a minimum of five years senior management experience within Local Government or related industry sector. A sound understanding of financial management including the preparation of budgets and forecasting across capital works projects together with strategic planning are encouraged to apply.

The role offers an excellent lifestyle and salary package which includes a fully maintained vehicle for work and private use.

Further information about the position can be obtained by contacting the Chief Executive Officer, Alan McGuire by phone on (08) 8680 2002.

Written applications including contact details of two current referees and full details of qualifications and experience should be marked “Private and Confidential” and forwarded to the undersigned at, delivered in person to the Council office or mailed to PO Box 6, Wudinna SA 5652 by 5pm Friday, 30 October 2020.

Alan McGuire