Canterbury-Bankstown Council

Asset Planner Open Space

Posted: 10 Jun
Closes: 24 Jun
Bankstown, New South Wales


  • Permanent full time opportunity
  • Opportunity to earn additional time off
  • Located in the city of Canterbury/Bankstown

Do you have experience in Arboriculture, Horticulture or Parks Management? If so, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an Asset Planner Open Space.

The primary purpose of this position is to support the Rolling Capital Works Program through the Project Management Office (PMO) and Framework (PMF).

Your duties in this role will include:

•Assist the Team Leader to develop and deliver the Rolling Capital Works Program through Council’s PMO and PMF including the coordination with other asset coordinators/team leaders to achieve a whole of place project planning
•Contribute to the development and implementation of Council's Delivery Program, Operational Plan and the Unit Plan as a key member of the Unit, participating in a multi-disciplinary environment
•Assist in the procurement process for projects, including participating in assessment panel and as subject matter expert
•Review and approve draft and preliminary construction drawings provided by the Works & Projects Unit ensuring the scope and budgets are met and compliance with relevant standards, and where applicable, to the requirements of utility service providers and government authorities
•Prepare and maintain relevant policies, guidelines and standard drawings for related asset categories and provide expert advice to the community, staff and Council.
•Prepare grant applications and ensure compliance with reporting obligations to external authorities

*For a full list of duties, please refer to the Position Description attached

The starting salary for this position commences at $80,743 (Grade G, Step 1) + 9.5% Super

Essential Qualifications and Experience for this role;

•Relevant tertiary qualifications in Arboriculture, Horticulture, Parks Management, Project Management or a similar field
•Class C Drivers Licence
•WH&S Construction White Card.
•Demonstrated understanding of Parks Operations/ Maintenance
•Demonstrated experience in investigation, strategic planning, prioritisation, design, construction and maintenance of related assets
•Demonstrated of understanding of asset management principles
•Demonstrated stakeholder engagement on issues and projects
•Demonstrated project management skills
•Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office and GIS applications
•Demonstrated experience in the preparation of project briefs, budgets, construction plans, specifications, BoQs and contracts
•Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Acts, Regulations, Legislation, Guidelines, Codes and Council Policies.

What’s in it for you?

•Permanent Full Time Opportunity
•Located in Bankstown (close to public transport)
•Opportunity to earn additional time of
•Access to health and wellbeing programs
•Access to further training and development
•Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed above.

Applications close at 11.59pm, Wednesday 23 June 2021. For more information, please contact Tim Ireland (Team Leader Asset Planning Open Space) on 9707 9662.

Please note: Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

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Canterbury Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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