Recreation Assets Management Officer

Job No: TSC922
Location: Murwillumbah



About the role:

  • Administer and maintain the Building and Open Space Asset Registers in association with the Finance Unit, integrating with Council’s corporate systems 
  • Undertakes detailed interrogation and analysis of Building and Open Space infrastructure assets relating to their performance
  • Assists the Program Leader - Recreation Operations with the development of asset management plans 
  • Coordinate the management of sportsfield licenses, leases and communications with sports clubs on building and asset issues. The position provides administrative support to the Recreation and Building Assets Coordinator

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: 

  • A minimum Certificate II in Asset Management/Engineering/ Administration or related discipline 
  • High level competence in use of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and Access, plus skills in data extraction, analysis, and reporting
  • Relevant experience in asset management with a focus on databases for asset registers and asset maintenance systems is desirable, but not essential.

About Us:

  • Located on the picturesque far North Coast of NSW, bordering the Gold Coast.
  • The Tweed is a vibrant, diverse location offering a lifestyle near the water, in a rainforest or on a farm.  
  • Tweed Shire Council is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.
  • Join an employer of choice. Professionals Australia (Local Government Engineers’ Association) has named Council the 2021 Employer of Choice for our great employment practices within NSW local government. 

Where it's located:

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

Position closes: 

Friday 24 June 2022 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. Certificate II or higher in Asset Management/Engineering/ Administration or related discipline along with demonstrated experience working in a similar role.
    Demonstrated extensive industry experience in Recreation Assets Management.
2. Demonstrated high level competence in use of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and Access.
3. Demonstrated experience with data extraction, analysis, and reporting.
4. Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills.
5. High level attention to detail with record keeping and data entry.
6. Demonstrated ability to perform basic enquiries and interrogation of corporate finance system.
7. Ability to work closely with field based and supervisory staff.
8. Current Vehicle Licence – Car.
9. Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member
10. Relevant experience in asset management with a focus on databases for asset registers, asset maintenance systems.
11. Demonstrated effective report writing skills.
12. Demonstrated knowledge of building assets




Unit   Recreation Services
Job Grade  5
Employment Type  Full-time


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