Asset Engineer

About the opportunity

Are you an experienced Asset Engineer seeking a new opportunity or an experienced Engineer looking to step into Asset Management? If the idea of being professionally challenged in a diverse and interesting role surrounded by a supportive team in a growing LGA sounds like the perfect role then look no further.

As a result of the continued growth being experienced within the Cessnock LGA, we have an opportunity for an Asset Engineer to work within our Roads Infrastructure team. You will utilise your technical knowledge and experience to develop and deliver strategy and policy in relation to Council’s road infrastructure including Asset Management Policy, Strategy, including developing and delivering best practice asset management methodology, planning, lifecycle costing; financial valuation and annual infrastructure reporting.

You may be looking for a tree change, career development or perhaps an easy commute from Newcastle or the Central Coast? Whatever your motivation, come and work with us in one of NSW’s most popular wine and tourism destinations!

To find out more about your next career opportunity: Position Description


Attractive Renumeration Package


  • Full-time 35 hours per week
  • Flexible work arrangements and work/life balance options including hybrid work arrangements, nine-day fortnight and RDO (19 day month) scheme
  • 11.5% superannuation
  • Leaseback Vehicle
  • Generous leave entitlements including Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities including access to Council's Study Assistance program
  • Generous corporate fitness program for you and your immediate family members 
  • Free parking on-site
  • Fabulous location in the picturesque Hunter Valley!

Applications Close: Wednesday 1 February 2023 at 11.30pm

Who to Contact: 

Jules Bosco, Infrastructure Manager on 02 4993 4324

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form below and provide detailed responses to the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the role description, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. Your candidate suitability is determined by your responses to the selection criteria, for more information on how to address the selection criteria please visit our How to apply page.

Pre-Employment Screening:

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council may also complete a range of other pre-employment checks, such as references, employment history checks, working with children checks or a criminal record check.

About Us:

At Cessnock City Council our success is built by our people and core values. We offer you a direct connection to the community, providing opportunities to both inspire growth and sustainability in our diverse region. We're committed to building a passionate and inclusive workforce. 

We are committed to the value of respect, and we strive to have an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

We partner with the Veterans Employment Program and the NSW Government to implement recruitment practices dedicated to supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government. Our aim is to support veterans finding suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.

There are options available to request adjustments. If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact [email protected] for a confidential discussion.

Guided by staff values of integrity, respect, teamwork, accountability and excellence, Cessnock City Council is indeed an attractive, thriving Council and employer of choice.


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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering, Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Chemical
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:2nd Feb 2023, 12:00 am


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