Senior Asset Engineer - Strategy

Shellharbour City Council Full Time Permanent 16/03/2023

Combine your experience in asset management with your knowledge of local government infrastructure to join a specialist team managing Council's assets.

You will be responsible for leading a team to develop Council’s Asset Management Maturity . This involves the strategic aspects of asset management (AM) as well as administrating the asset management information system, completing subdivision development design referrals, managing subdivision asset handovers and preparation of Asset Management Policy, Strategy and Plans.

The role reports to the Manager Asset Planning within, an innovative and energetic team that is committed to the sustainable management of Council’s $1B infrastructure portfolio for the benefit of our Community. Asset Planning is responsible for management of the infrastructure network of Shellharbour and shaping the annual $20-30M Capital Works Program.

About us: 

Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, is just 80 minutes south of Sydney and is home to almost 76,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres.  It's an area of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, set against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment. 

Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment, while striving for a great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values, has made Shellharbour City Council an employer of choice.

We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019, 2020 & 2021 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library, Winner in 2021 for Small Regional Airport of the year, and recently being presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.

We offer:

Shellharbour City Council offers a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We have exciting, rewarding career opportunities and flexible working arrangements and work/life balance in a relaxed coastal lifestyle.

  • Permanent Full time position, 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time 
  • Commencing salary from $91,057.20 - $96,630.56 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Includes a Leaseback Vehicle with full private use
  • Civil Liability Allowance may be offered to suitable candidates
  • A Market Rate Allowance may be offered to suitable candidates
  • Shellharbour has a great organisational culture with a strong, values led and progressive team 
  • You'll have access to local government benefits such as; LSL after five years, three weeks sick leave per annum, Fitness Passport, Provident Fund activities etc.  

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.


Contact: Ken Huckle, Manager Asset Planning on 0439 602 854

Closing date: Sunday, 16 April 2023 at 11:30pm.


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Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.


Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.