Vacancy Details

Team Leader Operational Asset Management  

  • Full time - Permanent Leadership role 
  • Salary ranging from $108, 499 to $121, 020 plus superannuation 
  • Great work-life balance | Flexible working options available 

Are you looking for an organisation that supports staff through career development and flexible work options? 

Do you want to escape the city life and experience the regional lifestyle?  

Wodonga Council supports its staff in accessing genuine flexible work and leave options including working from home, flexible start and finish times, paid parental leave arrangements and purchasing additional leave.   

Want to read more about life in Wodonga? Click here or visit our website here. 

Wodonga Council is dedicated to providing high quality services across the community.  

We are a values-driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams which benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.  

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do. 


The role 

To plan for and deliver a range of Operational Asset Management services that sustains operational requirements, safety and the environment, such as but not limited to: 

  • Strategic Planning and Delivery: Plan and deliver building maintenance services, Facilities Management and property services to meet operational needs while ensuring safety and compliance. 
  • Partnership Development: Cultivate partnerships with internal stakeholders and external service providers using the Business Excellence Framework to ensure efficient service delivery and alignment with organisational goals. 
  • Compliance Management: Ensure Council's legislative compliance requirements across various regulations and acts pertinent to operational asset management, minimising legal risks. 
  • Resource Management: Efficiently manage human, financial, and physical resources for high-quality property, and community facilities services, optimising performance. 
  • Operational Asset Management Coordination: Coordinate Council activities related to asset acquisition, divestment, and leasing, including building maintenance services, and property projects and negotiations, to ensure effective operational asset management. 
  • Policy and Process Development: Develop, implement, review, and update processes, policies, strategies, and plans to enhance environmental sustainability across Council operations and the wider community. 


Key aspects of the role include the following. 

  • Program Development: Create and manage a long-term asset maintenance and replacement plan that addresses community needs and sustainability goals. 
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the execution of strategic initiatives for outcomes that significantly affect the council's operational asset management capabilities. 
  • Develop business plans for the operation of the Business Unit and assist in the development of business plans for the operations of the service team within the Unit. 
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Service Optimisation: Act as the primary liaison for users of council properties, both leased and owned, to assess and meet maintenance service requirements, ensuring satisfaction and compliance with user needs. 
  • Using sound and ethical business practices, fairness, transparency of process, confidentiality and legislative compliance within the tendering, purchasing and disposal processes; and   


Key Selection Criteria:  

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us the following. 

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training. 
  2. Demonstrated experience guiding and implementing building maintenance and facilities management within a similar sized organisation. 
  3. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills with a proven ability to use initiative, investigate issues, collect and analyse data and make recommendations on solutions. 
  4. Demonstrated ability to provide staff leadership and be an effective member of a wider team. 


 How to Apply   

Visit our website 

Use the “apply” button to commence your application. 

Applicants will be required to;  

  • When you apply, there will be text fields to type and address the key selection criteria as outlined above (support on how to address this criteria can be found here)  
  • Upload a brief cover letter  
  • Upload a current resume 


Prior to commencement, the successful applicant will be required to provide the following. 

  • A copy of a recent National Police Check (less than 3 months) 
  • A current driver’s licence 
  • Any other mandatory requirements outlined in the position description (eg. first aid, CPR, WWCC, forklift). 
  • The completion of a pre-employment functional assessment (paid for by the council) might  also be required. 

If applicable, evidence regarding right to work in Australia will need to be presented. 



Manger Projects & Assets- Danny Muldeary- 0435 255 113 


Applications close 11.59pm, Wednesday 17th July 2024  

Position description below 

Wodonga Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including: 

  • Employee health and wellbeing programs; 
  • Flexible work arrangements; 
  • Learning and development; and, 
  • Career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and, people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you to submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us. 

We welcome applications from veterans and defence families. If you are a veteran and would like to discuss how your skills may transfer across, please contact us at