Team Leader Water and Waste Asset Management

Team Leader Water and Waste Asset Management

Job Title: Team Leader Water and Waste Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Townsville, Queensland
Salary: Generous Package incl 12% Super + 9 day fortnight
Reference: 1559
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2022 12:38

Job Description

Team Leader Water and Waste Asset Management |
Townsville City Council | Townsville, North Qld

  • Lead a team of Asset Management professionals
  • Embed a culture of technical and service excellence
  • Permanent role - Working a 9-day fortnight in tropical North Qld

Townsville City Council is seeking an experienced Asset Management professional to lead a team of seven professional staff and lead a service-led transformation in the delivery of water and waste infrastructure asset management services for the Townsville community.


  • Lead and influence the team's strategic focus and collaboration with operational teams.
  • Be a technical leader in developing maintenance strategies for Council's water and waste assets.
  • Lead and manage change initiatives to develop your team's capabilities and outputs.
  • Identify opportunities to improve water and waste infrastructure asset utilisation.
  • Develop and prioritise 10-year capital renewal and upgrade plan, providing value to the Townsville community.

Qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • Leadership experience, highly developed communication, and problem-solving skills to manage a developing team.
  • Advanced asset management skills in infrastructure asset types including asset renewal strategies, concepts, theories, techniques and principles.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant legislation, codes and asset management guidelines and standards.
  • Tertiary qualifications (Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent) with significant experience in a similar role.

Located about halfway between the tip of Cape York and Brisbane, Townsville is a thriving precinct that offers spectacular sporting events, world-class education facilities, affordable housing and more than 300 days of sunshine each year.

How to Apply

Please download the
candidate information pack to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.
Applications close 5pm Monday 7 February 2022.