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Reference Number 13399
Position Title Assets Coordinator
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 7.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 8.5 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Assets CoordinatorCW350 (Fixed Term Position until 23 December 2021)

Salary Range: $94,234.67 - $115,973.18 pro-rata per annum

Location: 119 – 145 Spence Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 13399

Close Date: Sunday, 06 December 2020

Are you looking for an exciting career in a Local Government organisation?

Do you enjoy being a part of a team?

Are you seeking an opportunity that offers a Work Life Balance?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you!

Enhance your career by joining Cairns Regional Council, one of the largest employers in the Cairns region. Our commitment to delivering high quality services to the community means we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Cairns Regional Council is currently seeking an Assets Coordinator to join our Water & Waste Department on a fixed term basis until December 2021. 

Primary Objectives of the position:

  • Lead and manage the asset information management program for Water & Waste to achieve branch and corporate performance objectives.
  • Develop and Maintain asset management systems, process and procedures to ensure service delivery standards of Council’s Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste Assets.
  • Manage and lead the development and implementation of Asset Management Plans for Water, Wastewater and Waste Services asset classes.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Tertiary qualification in engineering with experience in the Water Industry. 
  • Extensive experience in asset management, asset operations or asset maintenance in the Water Industry or related capital intensive industry. 
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to prepare sound reports, memorandums and correspondence.   
  • Demonstrated ability using effective negotiation skills when dealing with clients. 

 For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by scrolling to the Position Description area, then clicking on "Open" to download the attachment.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment:

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity and a drug and alcohol test
  • National Police/Criminal History Check
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification/Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check


Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to Work Visa


We offer the following benefits:

  • 19 day month
  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a tertiary qualification in engineering with experience in the Water Industry?
Essential: Do you have extensive experience in asset management, asset operations or asset maintenance in the Water Industry or related capital intensive industry?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 06/12/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.