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Asset Planner - Adelaide

The City of Onkaparinga is South Australia’s largest metropolitan council with just over 10 per cent of the state’s population and is continuing to grow rapidly. We are a high performing; responsive, innovative organisation that meets our communities’ needs and strives to achieve excellence in all areas.

About the Position  The Asset Planner – Trails, Cycling and Shared Use Paths (Asset Planner) manages these asset portfolios with others in the Infrastructure Asset Management            team, ensuring a holistic approach to renewal, construction and maintenance of our assets which facilitate active recreation through walking and cycling. 


The Asset Planner is responsible for developing long term capital works programs, preparing project scopes and undertaking community engagement to ensure the successful delivery of the annual Project and Capital Works program. The role is also responsible for responding to enquiries about our network, reviewing the Trails and Cycling Strategic Management Plan and providing input into other strategies and asset management documents. 


About YouYou are an Asset Planner with a passion for walking, hiking or cycling and are a proactive experienced professional within your chosen field. You must have the ability to work autonomously, develop strong working relationships with stakeholders and possess strong project management skills.


Key Selection Criteria. Experience in: 

  1. Creating and managing multi-year programs and developing project scopes/briefs.

  2. Operating as a member of a specialised professional team that programs and manages project prioritisation and budget preparation.

  3. Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with internal/external agencies including identifying and accessing external funding opportunities and project partnerships and providing high quality grant submissions.

  4. Passion for working collaboratively with all stakeholders to deliver best outcomes for the community.


Working for Council

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Competitive salary

  • Fun and energetic team

  • Generous leave entitlements including 3 additional paid days over Christmas

  • Flexible ways of working

  • Free parking

  • An expansive health & wellbeing program

  • Career development opportunities

  • Salary sacrificing options

If, after reading the position description you have any queries, or require further information please contact Lisa Flaherty, Team Leader Infrastructure Asset Management on 0424 874 486.

Applicants will be assessed based on their ability to demonstrate relevant experience for the position and alignment with the City of Onkaparinga’s Values and Behaviours.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter telling us how your skills and experience meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed within this advertisement, as well as copies of your relevant qualifications.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons with a disability are encouraged to apply for this role.

The City of Onkaparinga advises that the recruitment process includes a medical assessment, confirmation of experience and stated qualifications and may also include psychometric testing.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Applications close – 9am Tuesday 12 March 2024

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