Employment Opportunity - Manager Infrastructure and Assets

Published on Tuesday, 22 August 2023 at 9:09:49 AM


The Shire of Gnowangerup currently has the below employment positions available;

Executive Manager Infrastructure and Assets

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

We are currently looking for Executive Manager Infrastructure and Assets on a full-time – permanent basis.

Location: Shire of Gnowangerup

Salary: $185k/yr (package) with Rent Freehousing (modern house 3 X 2 with 2 living areas and a lock up garage)
Position Objectives:

  • Manage the assets and infrastructure program.
  • As part of the executive team positively influence organisational culture.
  • Lead and manage the assets and infrastructure team.


  • Develop and coordinate the capital works and road maintenance programs.
  • Manage parks and gardens, public open spaces and reserves.
  • Develop the annual and long term works programs and prepare supporting budgets.
  • Oversee the development of asset maintenance and replacement schedules.
  • Ensure works are completed on time and to budget.
  • Monitor expenditure and report on variances.
  • Lead in safety and ensure compliance with WHS legislation.
  • Ensure Works staff are adequately trained and possess required certifications.
  • Ensure that appropriate grants are submitted and acquitted.
  • Ensure reports are written and delivered as required to Council and Executive.
  • Other duties as directed by the Chief Executive Officer.


  • Tertiary qualification and/or extensive experience in infrastructure and asset works programs.
  • Traffic management.
  • Unrestricted Western Australian C class licence.


  • Implementing infrastructure (road and bridges) works programs including job costing.
  • Delivery of asset maintenance programs.
  • Preparing tenders, quotations and scope of works.
  • Leading and managing an outdoor workforce.
  • Preparing and managing Opex and Capex budgets.
  • Experience with Microsoft programs in particular Outlook, Excel and Word.


  • Capacity to deal with complex issues, formulate strategy and provide high level advice to the Executive and Council.
  • Time and organisational management.
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • Written and verbal communication encompassing report writing and presentations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on projects and in problem solving.
  • Highly developed emotional intelligence.
  • Highly developed skills in leading and influencing an outdoor workforce.


  • Asset management and infrastructure operations.
  • Infrastructure building (roads and bridges) and asset maintenance programs.
  • Waste management.

To Apply please follow this link: Chandler Macleod