Asset Management Officer (Vegetation)
Why Work With Us?
With a rich history and exciting future, Main Roads Western Australia is the WA State Government agency responsible for managing the State's highways and main roads. As an organisation, our challenge is to deliver integrated and intelligent transport systems and services to provide safer roads and better journeys for our customer.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
About the Role
The Metropolitan Region manages the day to day condition and ongoing development of Main Roads network and assets within the Perth Metropolitan area, to provide safe and efficient road access for the community.
The branch are currently looking for an Asset Management Officer specialising in roadside vegetation management and revegetation in the Metropolitan Region.
In this role you will apply your expertise and understanding in roadside vegetation and landscaping to develop routine and periodic maintenance Annual Works Programs and Ten Year Network Delivery Programs for the Region. You will also be required to co-ordinate the monitoring, assessment and reporting, as well as provide advice and training on regional roadside management.
To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate your experience in roadside vegetation management, including urban areas along with your ability to interpret landscape drawings. You will have well developed project and contract management skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders. Your knowledge of dieback management and Western Australian plant species will be of benefit in this role.
If you possess the right skills and are interested in joining a dynamic, passionate and professional team – we encourage you to apply!
Find Out More
For job specific information or for a confidential discussion of this opportunity, please contact Laura Alderslade, Asset Manager on (08) 9323 4985 - not to be contacted for assistance with application.
For assistance with your application or for general enquiries please contact Julia Formato-Stockman on (08)9323 4413 or via email email@example.com
Submitting Your Application
Applicants are requested to submit:
1. A comprehensive CV demonstrating relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement
2. A statement outlining your substantial skill, knowledge and experience in the following three (3) criteria in no more than three (3) pages:
- Roadside vegetation management including in urban areas
- Project and contract management including project budget, cost control, estimating and forecasting
- Building and enhancing stakeholder relationships
3. Evidence of your Western Australian ‘C’ class drivers licence or an approved equivalent
4. Evidence of your Diploma in Environmental Monitoring and Technology or approved equivalent (if applicable)
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process. You will be asked to complete several questions as part of your online application – please factor this time in when submitting an application. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please be advised that an Executive Search may also be undertaken as part of this recruitment action.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical assessment prior to appointment.
Applicants deemed as suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.