Cadetship Engineering Opportunity

Open to Charles Sturt Students only

Wagga Wagga is strategically located mid-way between Sydney and Melbourne, and is a vibrant, modern, regional growing centre offering quality cultural, sporting and educational opportunities.

We offer a great range of benefits including learning and development opportunities, flexible working conditions, attractive remuneration and benefits, dynamic leadership and a safe working environment.

A Cadetship with Wagga Wagga City Council is a great way to be supported through your tertiary studies and give your career a head start!

Council is currently offering a Civil Engineering Cadetship to first year students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated undertaking studies in Civil Engineering.

The objective of the Cadetship Program is to develop highly skilled engineers within our organisation looking to gain practical work experience, be supported by industry professionals and want to make a difference within our community.

The Cadet Engineer will engage in a variety of interesting and challenging tasks and projects. There is the opportunity for the successful candidate to gain a range of experiences across the Sector, including subdivisions, drainage, project management, traffic and transport planning, and operations on a rotation basis. Supervision and support will be provided in order to gain and enhance the Cadet Engineer’s skills.

During the Cadetship the successful candidate will be required to commit to full-time employment with Wagga Wagga City Council whilst undertaking degree studies in Civil Engineering.  

As part of the Commercial Operations Sector, the Cadet Engineer will assist with:

  • The assessment of development applications.
  • The Subdivisions Coordinator in the administration of the Development Control Process.
  • The investigation, audit and quality control inspections of construction works in subdivision development.
  • The assessment and issue Part 4a Certificates (EPA 1979) including construction certificate applications for subdivision works.
  • The assessment and issue notice of determinations for S68 of the Local Government Act 1993 for public sewer and stormwater applications.
  • Assist in the design of civil infrastructure projects.
  • Assist with the co-ordination of road infrastructure condition assessment, analysis of data,
    and development/review of relevant Condition Index systems/processes.
  • Assist with the development of Works Programs and associated estimates.
  • Assist and carry out a number of tasks regarding the Roads, Sewerage, Stormwater and Parks and Gardens teams.

Candidates are to provide the following documentation with their applications; covering letter, resume, current academic transcript and a statement addressing the Position Criteria Statements 1-9.  Please click on the below Position Description link which provides a full position description and position criteria.  A Position Criteria template has been provided in a word document format.

Eligibility and Availability: 

Applicants must be Charles Sturt University Students studying Engineering.

Full-time employment.

Closing Date: Friday, 31 March 2017
Contact: Keith Seghers - 02 6926 9542
How to Apply: Applications are to be submitted via Charles Sturt University and candidates are requested to submit the below documentation with their application.

1. Cover;

2. Current Resume; 

3. Current Academic Transcript; and

4. Statement addressing the Position Criteria Statements 1-9.

Documents:1. Position Description
2. Template - Position Criteria