Survey Technician

Job No: CCC758
Location: Cessnock

About you & the opportunity

An exciting position has become available for an experienced Survey Technician to join our Works and Infrastructure team on a Full-Time basis.

You are across compliance with industry best practice and Work Health and Safety regulations. In addition you have well developed computer skills experience using CAD software and are competent in using MS office applications together with 12d Model software.

You will rely on your expertise in Surveying and provide a specialist surveying service to aid the completion of Construction, maintenance and Infrastructure Projects, ensuring they are developed and delivered to a high standard and in accordance with Council's quality and WHS Requirements. 

To find out more about your next career opportunity: Position Description


$63,556 - $73,591 per annum plus superannuation and a leaseback vehicle. This position also has potential to undertake overtime.

Why Work for us?

You will be located in the picturesque Hunter Valley which is just 120 kilometres north of Sydney and 40 kilometres west of Newcastle. Our region is well renowned as Australia's oldest wine producing region and has a tourism industry worth an estimated $521 million. 

Working at Cessnock City Council you will have access to a wide range of benefits and options to help you balance your work/life commitments. These include; 

  • Full-time position, 35 hours per week
  • Monthly roster day off
  • 11.5% superannuation 
  • Generous leave entitlements including Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities including access to Council's Study Assistance program
  • Generous corporate fitness program for you and your immediate family members 
  • Lease back vehicle  - Full private use available
  • Work mobile and iPad supplied
  • Free parking on-site
  • Beautiful location in the picturesque Hunter Valley! 

Applications Close: Thursday 8 June 2023 at 11.30pm

Who to Contact: 

Andrew Nash, Engineering Surveyor on 0408 613 727

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form below and provide detailed responses to the questions which relate to the criteria within the position description, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. Your candidate suitability is determined by your responses to the selection criteria questions, for more information on how to address the selection criteria please visit our How to apply page.

Pre-Employment Screening:

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing) and other pre-employment checks, such as references, employment history checks, working with children checks or a criminal record check.

About Us:

At Cessnock City Council our success is built by our people and core values. We offer you a direct connection to the community, providing opportunities to both inspire growth and sustainability in our diverse region. We're committed to building a passionate and inclusive workforce. 

We are committed to the value of respect, and we strive to have an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

We partner with the Veterans Employment Program and the NSW Government to implement recruitment practices dedicated to supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government. Our aim is to support veterans finding suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.

There are options available to request adjustments. If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

Guided by staff values of integrity, respect, teamwork, accountability and excellence, Cessnock City Council is indeed an attractive, thriving Council and employer of choice.

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