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Civil Works Supervisor (Construction)


  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Achieve work/ life balance with RDO’s and generous leave provisions 
  • 2 positions available – Gayndah (South) & Monto (North) 


North Burnett Regional Council is currently seeking to recruit a Civil Works Supervisor (Construction) – South & a Civil Works Supervisor (Construction) – North. Reporting to the Civil Works Coordinator, the Civil Works Supervisor will supervise and lead a multi-skilled team in the construction of new Council, Private and Main Roads works, the maintenance of existing services and structures in connection with roads, drainage, footpaths, and other functions of Council.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Completion of construction and maintenance works in accordance with the program and within budget.
  • Assist the Manager and other internal stakeholders, with the administration and reporting functions, including cost management, WH&S management and project management.
  • Assist the Manager and other internal stakeholders, in the scheduling and delivery of services within the civil construction area.
  • Ensure work is carried out to approved practices relating to work site safety, tool and plant maintenance and Safe Operating Procedures.
  • Provide effective supervision and leadership to the team, and oversee work completed by contractors.
  • Participate in training and professional development to maintain contemporary Civil Construction knowledge, skills and qualifications.


While experience within Local Government is highly desirable, it is not essential as we are looking for solutions focused individuals that can deliver positive outcomes for the community. Successful candidates will also hold tertiary qualifications in an Engineering, Construction or Project Management focused discipline.


To be successful in this role you must possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications or undertaking formal qualifications relevant to an Engineering, Construction or Project Management focused discipline.
  • Unrestricted driver’s license – ‘C’ class or higher.
  • Work Safe in the Construction Industry Induction Certificate (White Card) – essential.


Applications close: 10:00pm, Thursday 20th April 2023 

For any enquiries please do not hesitate to contact Anna from the People and Performance team on 0436 846 497 (business hours).


North Burnett Regional Council is a drug and alcohol free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.