Coordinator Operations


  • Seeking a passionate leader to drive operations within local government Works Depot
  • Full time, Permanent Role
  • $114.5k - $128.4K + Superannuation

About the role

Our Works Depot team is looking for a suitably qualified Coordinator Operations.  You will provide effective leadership through people development and expert program and project management for a variety of Works projects including programming and delivery of the operation, maintenance, repair, and renewal of Council roads and road related infrastructure including drainage, pathways, and lighting to agreed level of service and the best value for Council; Ensure Council Road Management Plan compliance including Emergency and After-Hours service response; Management of staff, procurement, contracts, and budgets associated with delivery of services; Assist in development, implementation, and monitoring of Service Level Plans; ensure service issues are attended to promptly with a high level of customer service; develop and train reporting staff that know and live the Council values and vision to deliver services safely.

About you

The position requires advanced problem solving and negotiation skills and contributes to development and interpretation of policies, guidelines.  The position also acts independently in provision of technical advice to customers and stakeholders.


The following is also required:

  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to organisational values and behaviours.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with eligibility for Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status of Engineers Australia
  • Significant experience in Inspection, Maintenance, Repair, Renewal and construction of road and road related infrastructure.
  • High Level of Contract, Financial and Project Management experience, preferably in Local Government setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams and technical staff
  • Knowledge and experience of programs related to implementation of Road Management Plan.
  • Well-developed computer skills relevant to Civil Engineering, especially using Microsoft Windows Application.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • A current Victorian Driver's License.

Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check and a pre-employment medical for the purpose of employment.

In accordance with government requirements, the successful candidate must provide evidence they have received an approved COVID-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

Working at Glen Eira City Council

The City of Glen Eira is a dynamic municipality located within the south-east metropolitan region of Melbourne, approximately 10 kilometres from the CBD. Council provides a range of services to over 155,000 residents from more than 160 cultural backgrounds and over 16,000 businesses.

Glen Eira City Council is a collaborative, values-based organisation that strives for innovation. Our 1,600 employees bring their diverse backgrounds and varied experiences and perspectives to an inclusive and flexible work environment, creating a unique and vibrant culture that is representative of the municipality it services.

Recognised as an Employer of Choice, we seek people who share our community focused values and have a desire to create positive local impact.

Employee Benefits

  • A supportive and collaborative team environment where your ideas are welcomed
  • Access to paid training and participation in Council's extensive Learning and Development programs
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Comprehensive leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Corporate gym memberships at Glen Eira Leisure

How to apply

Please attach your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role.
For further information please contact Salim Murtaza on 0419 337 956.

Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:

  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees;
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people;
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E:

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.