Project Manager - Major Projects

Reference Number: 202212186/2244Applications Close:


Warrnambool is about 250km west of Melbourne. You can take the Princes Highway or if you prefer the scenic route, we are located at the end of the world-renowned Great Ocean Road, home of the Twelve Apostles.

Warrnambool is one of the fastest growing centres in Regional Victoria - A city of commerce, social, health, education, arts and recreation services, Warrnambool offers a vibrant culture, set in a stunning landscape; with growing business, employment and educational opportunities – A lifestyle city.


About the job

Warrnambool City Council is seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager for its major projects. The position will manage the planning and delivery of assigned capital projects with a focus on Development Construction Projects and Road Construction, including pavements, drainage, landscaping and services.

The successful applicant will:

  • Deliver assigned major capital projects with a focus on Development Contribution Projects, including major road and drainage projects.
  • Have extensive knowledge in project management in the civil construction field. Have delivered major road projects before, and ideally have experience in local government and/or land development.



The Benefits

This is a temporary full time position until 30 June 2025, with a current base salary range of $108,420 to $121,237 per annum (pro-rata) exclusive of superannuation.


Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Rostered Day Off
  • Ongoing training and development 
  • Discount to Council owned facilities
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave (pro-rata) after 7 years


About Council

Working with Council offers the opportunity to work with one of the largest service providers in the region. Our strong service culture is a hallmark of our organisation, underpinned by a diverse and talented group of staff.  We take a community first, whole of organisation approach in managing our services by working collaboratively and strategically when planning and delivering services for our community.


To Apply
To apply for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply Now’ on the Warrnambool City Council website and submit your Resume, Cover Letter and Responses to the Key Selection Criteria.
All applications are to be sent through to

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 30 January 2023.

If after reading the position description you have further questions please contact Abel Farrell, Coordinator Project Management Office on 0447 930 755 or

Please note, that all prospective Warrnambool City Council employees will be required to undertake a medical assessment. Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which include reference checks and a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, please visit

Successful applicants must comply with Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.