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Asset Protection Officer

Asset Protection Officer

Job Title: Asset Protection Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 2006CC
Contact Name: Chris Castellano
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2022 14:35

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications from suitably qualified Asset Protection Officers who are seeking an immediate contract role with a council located in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne.   

As an Asset Protection Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring Council assets are protected from the impacts and effects of development and other construction activities through the administration of the various Permits & asset protection systems. You will also be overseeing external contractors delivering roads, footpath, kerb and channel reinstatement activities.
This will be a 1 month temporary contract assignment with opportunity for extension.

Duties will include but not limited to:
  • Administer Council’s reinstatement, road opening and street protection systems, (collectively called Asset Protection)
  • Liaise with and respond to customers, Council staff, contractors, developers and the community regarding all aspects of Asset Protection.
  • Conduct inspections, issue asset condition reports, scope and quote for rectification work and resolve service issues.
  • Respond to customers and other stakeholders promptly delivering a high level of customer service.
  • Provide road maintenance technical advice to ensure all works undertaken are to industry best practice  
Requirements include:
  • A Diploma level qualification related to Civil Works, Road Maintenance or Local Government Infrastructure Construction is desirable
  • Relevant experience in road maintenance operations.
  • White Card certification or ability to achieve same.
  • Working knowledge of the functions of Local Government is desirable.
  • Current valid Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Ability to provide direction and supervision to service authorities, contractors and developers
  • Skills in managing time, setting priorities and planning and organising own work
  • An understanding of engineering construction standards, codes of practice and relevant legislation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write reports and prepare external correspondence of a routine nature.
  • Physically fit to undertake duties as outlined in this position description. 
If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or discuss other Civil Engineering and Asset Management opportunities within Local Government, please contact:

Chris Castellano

T: (03) 8535 3111

Alternatively, you can apply online by following the link below.

All communication will be strictly confidential.


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