Technical Officer - Assets

Job No: TSC830
Location: Murwillumbah

The position is responsible for communications with consultants, contractors and internal staff and provides information to the Asset & Maintenance Engineers regarding new works and donated assets. The position is required to communicate with and provide information and training to all road maintenance staff concerning the ongoing management of Council’s road maintenance management systems. 

About the Role:

  • Manage and maintain Council’s asset management systems for road, stormwater drainage and related asset classes, including data collection, entry, reporting, quality control and auditing.
  • Establish, develop and continually improve asset data management systems, procedures and processes to ensure integrity and usefulness of the data.
  • In conjunction with the Asset & Maintenance Engineers, is primarily responsible for the management of Council’s asset management systems for roads, footpaths, stormwater drainage and bridges, which have a combined asset replacement cost of approximately $1.35 billion. 
  • Undertakes regular field collection of condition data for road and related assets
  • Seeks and implement continuous improvement in Council’s asset management systems and processes, within the capabilities of current corporate systems.

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $1,257.24 per week with competency based increments up to $1,476.04  per week, plus 10% super
  • 35 hour week, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking:

  • Experience with asset management systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer hardware and Microsoft Office Suit,including Excel.
  • Ability to read engineering and construction plans accurately and interpret data.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills, with a can-do attitude.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 26 November 2021 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Tweed Shire Council conducts pre-employment assessments as part of its recruitment process.  Click here for more information.

How To Apply

You must use your own email address, and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with council.

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to it later. 

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

  1. Have your Resume document ready to go.
  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'.  For tips on how to address the selection criteria, click here
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:

1. Demonstrated knowledge of safe work practices.
2. Demonstrated experience with asset management systems.
3. Demonstrated competence in supervision of minor contracts.
4. Demonstrated competence in report writing and data retrieval.
5. Possess good communication skills, both written and oral.
6. Possess good personal organisational and time management skills.
7. Demonstrated ability to read engineering and construction plans accurately and interpret data.
8. Demonstrated advanced knowledge of computer hardware, Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications including Excel.
9. Current Vehicle Licence – Car.

10. Diploma in Civil Engineering and/or Asset Management
11. General Construction Induction Card (White Card).
12. Experience in Local Government.







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