Coordinator Drainage & Development - City of Stonnington - IndustrialCareer

First listed on: 30 July 2021

Coordinator Drainage & Development


City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

Please view the below documents for this position:

Job Description

In this highly-strategic position, you will apply your specialist drainage knowledge and judgement skills to develop and implement strategies and processes to appropriately manage and mitigate Council’s risk profile in relation to drainage infrastructure.

In consultation with a varied mix of internal and external stakeholders, you will enhance Council’s drainage asset database and develop tactical and operational management strategies based on agreed service levels.

Your commitment to quality outcomes will enable you to ensure your optimised maintenance and asset renewal plans are documented in the Drainage Asset Management Plan are continually improved.

Working within the new and growing Asset Management and Planning Department with an asset-class centric operating model, you will lead a small team of professionals committed to delivering a step uplift in Council’s asset management capability across all asset classes.

Desired Skills and Experience

For this senior leadership position, you will need experience in coordinating the outputs of a group, with effective skills for mentoring and developing others to create a cohesive team environment.

Other senior level skills we’re looking for are budget management, policy development, report writing, negotiation and experience in preparing strategic and operational plans.

Due to the specialist and strategic nature of this role, we’re also looking for extensive experience in the strategic management of infrastructure and the documentation of Asset Management Plans.

A tertiary qualification in engineering, or similar, with significant experience in strategic asset management is required. A detailed understanding or appreciation of ISO 55001 requirements would be highly regarded.

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For enquiries relating to the role, please contact Domenic (Mick) Lo Bianco, Manager Asset Management and Planning on 8290 1449.

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333. 

Submitting your application 

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.