Vacancy Details

Asset System Specialist - 11440

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint a Permanent Full Time Asset System Specialist to contribute to Council’s success.

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to coordinate and lead the integrated development, implementation and maintenance of Councils Asset Management System in alignment with ISO55001.  It will provide technical asset management support in accordance with relevant Australian standards, legislation, best practice and Councils Asset Management System.

About you

Your success in this role will be demonstrated through your ability to apply critical thinking to your broad knowledge and experience of asset management, as well as being an excellent communicator that can align the asset management system and principles with both internal and external stakeholders. 

Essential criteria

  1. Appropriate tertiary qualification in Finance, Accounting, Business or Engineering. 

  2. Appropriate asset management qualification/certificate or equivalent.
  3. Extensive knowledge of asset management principles and practices including (but not limited to); condition assessment, risk assessment, maintenance practices, levels of service, asset revaluation/depreciation, asset management strategy, asset accounting.
  4. Extensive knowledge and experience of the ISO55000 asset management series.
  5. Extensive knowledge and experience of applications such as MS Project and Excel.
  6. Substantial achievement in consistently facilitating and negotiating positive outcomes and support with a diverse range of stakeholders with different needs and priorities.
  7. Highly advanced verbal and written communication skills for liaison and reporting with internal and external key stakeholders and advocacy of asset management best practice across the organisation.
  8. Problem solving, initiative, judgement and work organisational skills to effectively complete tasks simultaneously and within timeframes.
  9. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  10. Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.
  11. Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland.

Why work for GRC?

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees.
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance.
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date

12 noon Wednesday 28 July 2021