Open Space Assets Officer

Job No: SSC261
Location: Sutherland Shire

Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • Build effective working relationships within Council, with government agencies, community organisations, and the public to achieve Council’s objectives set out in the Community Strategic Plan and Delivery and Operational Plans
  • Promote the positive and collaborative values of the organisation by leading cross divisional working groups to facilitate the planning, management, and performance of Council’s open space assets
  • Lead community engagement related to open space projects including development of consultation materials, facilitation of engagement activities, report writing, and implementation of recommendations arising from consultation and Council decisions

Things You’ll Do:

  • Provide excellent customer service to enhance Council’s brand and reputation, and improve customers’ experience with Council
  • Engage and manage consultants and contractors and review performance to ensure open space service delivery requirements are met
  • Develop, implement, and review open space policies and strategies to inform decision making in-line with best practice and legislative requirements
  • Apply robust Asset Management Practices to ensure that investment and management of open space obtains the best value for the community now and in the future

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • Working for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do
  • The positive impact you make for our people, business units and community
  • Showcasing Council’s values in all that you do – Collaborate, Achieve, Respect, and Evolve

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by 10pm: Friday 30th July 2021
  • Interview date: Interviews will be facilitated week commencing 9th August 2021
  • Package:  $85,900 - $91,000 gross p.a. plus superannuation
  • Hours of work: Permanent Full Time, 35 hours per week (with option for 19 day month)
  • To benefit your wellbeing you will have access to fitness passport, corporate membership to our leisure centres, employee assistance program, annual flu shots, health and wellbeing programme and novated lease options.

Keen To Learn More?

  • Click on the link to check out the Position Description
  • Reach out to Sarah Northup, Team Leader Open Space Assets on for any job specific enquiries
  • Bethany Paxton, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, can assist with any recruitment related enquiries on
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If you want to make a difference and be part of a challenging and rewarding working environment, then joining us just might be the right career move for you! Join a passionate and dedicated team covering a diversity of services, industries and occupations.

At Sutherland Shire Council we do more than serve our community – we are our community. Our energy can be seen in everything we do. From having a can-do attitude, to embracing change and opportunities, being people-centred and working together as one.