Willoughby City Council

Development Control Engineer

Posted: 25 Nov
Closes: 05 Dec


  • Commencing Salary Neg to from $89,061 - $96,011 P/A + Super + Civil Liability Allowance


When you join Willoughby City Council you join a close-knit team with a big impact. We are dynamic, diverse and future-focused. We value team players who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. We serve the community and make it our job to make people’s lives better. It’s all in a day’s work.

You’ll have the freedom to grow in your career alongside likeminded people who will support you every step of the way. You’ll be part of our transformation as a council and shape the future for the residents of Willoughby. And you’ll do it all from a thriving hub in Sydney, in the culturally-rich area we are so proud to call home.

You’re looking for a role with purpose, one where you can make a meaningful difference. You have so much to offer. And we can see that. As much as you bring to the table, we provide you with the support you need to accelerate your career growth.

We are constantly evolving and that change brings with it new directions, skillsets and thinking for you to embrace. Through collaboration and projects across the organisation, you will have incredible opportunities come your way. How far you take them, well, that’s in your hands.


We currently have an opportunity available to utilise your current skills while further developing your experience in development engineering.

You will be responsible for assessing and providing advice on the development engineering aspects of applications for development, for compliance with Council’s policies and industry standards, to minimise impacts on road and stormwater infrastructure. The role also includes regulating and issuing of approvals for permits and works within the road reserve predominantly associated with developments.

To be successful you will hold a tertiary degree qualification in Civil or Environmental Engineering or equivalent together with experience in assessing development engineering aspects for commercial, industrial, medium and high density residential developments.

Additional remuneration may be considered and negotiable based upon experience.

Being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 is a requirement prior to commencement of employment with Willoughby City Council, except where a medical contraindication certificate is provided.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening including police and qualification checks.

For enquiries: Joseph Bazergy, Development Control Team Leader on 9777 7714.

Applications close: 5 December 2021 at 11:59 pm.

Applications must address all of the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Apply here online.

At Willoughby we believe in a culture of Inspired People; Inspired Performance and demonstrate this through our values of Lead, Learn, Care, Share and Deliver.

Willoughby City Council is committed to providing a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees.