First listed on: 13 June 2018

Open Spaces & Buildings Asset Strategist 

  • Be instrumental in shaping the future of Coffs Harbour LGA's Open Spaces and Buildings assets

  • Generous total remuneration package on offer

  • Tired of the commute? Move to the beautiful Coffs Harbour Region and enjoy a terrific work life balance!

Our Council

The Coffs Coast has it all, from incredible un-spoilt beaches to world heritage rainforest. Coffs Harbour is a sought-after tourist destination located on the Mid North Coast of NSW and is renowned for its climate, beautiful beaches and rivers, world heritage rainforest area and national parks. This lifestyle region offers a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Coffs Harbour City is developing, which offers solid career opportunities for professionals who are keen to make a sea change whilst still playing a significant role in shaping the future of this beautiful region.

The Role

The role of Asset Strategist - Open Space & Buildings comprises a unique mix of natural and outdoor asset management, stakeholder consultation, and strategic planning, to ensure best value service provision for the community.

Your role will be to:

  • Undertake the strategic planning of Council's open spaces, natural and building environment assets

  • Conduct investigations, analysis, planning and identification of capital works projects for the long term financial sustainability of Council's natural and outdoor assets, in line with community expectations and service requirements

  • Actively work on improving Council's asset management practices to minimise risk and improve value from service provision

  • Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders to effectively strategise and plan for the future of the Council's open spaces, natural and built environment assets.

About You

You will bring a deep understanding of natural and/or build environment assets, coupled with commercial accumen, and an understanding of the economic and social objectives of effective asset management. You possess a tertiary qualification in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Engineering, Urban Planning, or equivalent, or in Business and strategy and can utilise your strategic planning nous to drive results for the community. You possess a minimum of 5+ years of experience in a similar role and understand strategic planning, risk assessment, asset management, and capital works planning for natural assets. You are able to manoeuvre in a political environment and are a stickler for financial planning and budgeting across your discipline.

You are highly driven, motivated and enjoy working with multiple stakeholders, including the greater community. Your communication skills are exemplary, as are your report writing and verbal communication skills. You are consultative, decisive, and a leader in your field. Additionally, you will also be able to work confidently across the entire MS Office Suite.

What we will offer you:

  • A competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to live in a beautiful part of Australia on the North Coast;

  • Other conditions as outlined in the Coffs Harbour Enterprise Agreement

  • 35-hour work week with flexi-work time!

  • A unique opportunity to shape the future of our Community

If this sounds like you, do not delay, please apply today in confidence.

Enquiries to: Josh King, Section Leader Asset Strategies on 02 6648 4420

The successful applicant may be required to undertake pre-employment screening including but not limited to behaviour and skills assessment, medical screening and alcohol & drug testing.

Coffs Harbour City Council supports Equal Employment Opportunities

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Applications close 04 July 2018 

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