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Asset & Infrastructure Project Manager (Asset & Overlay Manager)

Tamworth Regional Council

Date posted: May 28, 2024

Closes: Jun 25, 2024

Asset & Infrastructure Project Manager (Asset & Overlay Manager)

Location:  Tamworth, NSW


  • Asset Management of Australia's premier Equine and Livestock facility
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Unique permanent and temporary infrastructure projects


Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for managing assets and infrastructure projects? Do you thrive in dynamic environments and have a knack for delivering projects on time and within budget? If so, we want you to join our innovative team!

Council is seeking an experienced professional to oversee and maintain AELEC assets and project requirements whilst playing a pivotal role in delivering excellent events.

The Australian Equine & Livestock Centre (AELEC) is one of the most unique events complexes in Australia; attracting a diverse range of world class and national events.  It is a major contributor to the economic development and strength of our Region with opportunities to expand the commercial and tourism prospects of this incredible facility. 

The Asset & Overlay Manager is responsible for:

  • Liaising with customers to meet their needs;
  • Ensuring the facilities are in accordance with event requirements before, during and after events;
  • Developing and implementing operational procedures;
  • Ensure operating standards are implemented and maintained including safety, environmental and quality (technical);
  • Asset Management;
  • Project Management; and
  • Ensuring facility maintenance is consistently at a high standard.


  • Tertiary qualifications Project/Facility Management and/or Events or similar or equivalent relevant experience
  • Infrastructure and Overlay Management experience
  • Driver Licence
  • Working With Children Check (WWCC)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive regional Council and to utilise your strategic and operational management skills in an area that you are genuinely passionate about.


For a confidential discussion contact Prue Simson, Manager AELEC on 02 6767 5658.

Salary range: Grade 16 $87,722.61 - $94,923.26 per annum plus 11% superannuation for a 38 hour work week. Salary may be negotiated based on skills, experience and your value to our organisation.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered by mutual agreement and according to operational requirements.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-employment Medical Screening including Alcohol & Other Drugs Testing.

Apply Now! Applications Close: 11.59pm Tuesday, 25 June 2024.



For your LIFESTYLE: More time in your day with flexibility for your passions, family or play!

Flexible Work Arrangements: your work/life balance is important to us. Approved by mutual agreement according to operational requirements (examples include condensed hours, job share, 19 day months, 9 day fortnights, time in lieu as approved)

Attractive Leave Options

  • Long service leave after five (5) years
  • Nine weeks (full pay) paid parental leave, 18 weeks (half pay) paid parental leave
  • Three weeks sick leave annually
  • Health & Wellbeing leave, Carer’s leave, Domestic Violence leave
  • Leave (1 day) for NAIDOC week celebrations for those who identify

For our COMMUNITY: Help create Tamworth tomorrow, leave your mark on our city.

At Council we have the honour of leaving a legacy on our community. We create and enhance world class facilities and events. We develop Tamworth’s economy through investment and infrastructure. We ensure our city is sustainable for future growth and success.

For your CAREER: Boost your career, the sky is the limit.

Council is a giant pathway for forging your career and we prioritise growing our own talent, through training and professional development. Our Educational Assistance Program provides opportunities to pursue study in a higher-level role or related qualification/field.

For BELONGING: Join a family that values team spirit and genuinely cares about your wellbeing.

  • Breast feeding friendly workplace
  • Ideal location with easy access to cycle or walk to work
  • QANTAS Club discounts
  • Free entry to Council’s pools
  • Health & Wellbeing programs
  • Social Club
  • Employee Assistance Program for yourself and your immediate family
  • Corporate rate gym membership (participating gyms)
  • Uniforms subsidised
  • Novated leases available to all staff


Tamworth Regional Council proudly sits on Kamilaroi Country, the traditional lands of the Gomeroi people, with a large diverse workplace culture with over 650 employees who are proud to service our community. 

The Tamworth region is home to over 60,000 people and is a thriving economic and cultural hub in the North West of NSW. Our recently adopted plan for the future of the region, ‘Blueprint 100’, drives strategic vision for growth as a region, as we plan for how the city and the region will sustainably accommodate a population of 100,000 people.

Our people strive to build a great organisational culture fostering our shared values of Teamwork, Equity, Accountability, Customer Orientation and Health and Safety whilst embracing the drive for excellence, innovation and respect.


The Tamworth Regional is a fabulous place to call home boasting the vibrant regional city of Tamworth along with the towns of Manilla, Barraba, Nundle and Kootingal as well as 17 hamlets, villages and rural areas. Located just 4 hours’ drive (or a direct flight) to bustling Sydney and multiple coastal locations within 3-4 hours’ drive, Tamworth is a central hub and a place to enjoy all year round.

Tamworth offers an enviable lifestyle with all the conveniences and services you’d expect from a larger city, coupled with a relaxed pace of life with opportunities to enjoy all that nature has to offer, along with being a great place to raise children, make long term friends and create a professional career.

As the capital of the North West region, Tamworth is home to major health and education centres, affordable housing options to suit all lifestyles, attractive employment and business opportunities with a robust and innovative local economy. In addition, the Tamworth region boasts a proud sporting culture with world class facilities and a supporting community of clubs.

Tamworth Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to supporting a diverse, respectful, safe and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+, people with disabilities and other diversity groups. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Tamworth Regional Council is committed to promoting the care, protection and safeguarding of children. Applicants should be aware that where relevant, Council may carry out working with children, police records and referee checks to ensure that we are recruiting the right people.

To learn more about our Commitment to Child Safety Statement and our screening processes, click the link below.


This position has been identified as ‘child related employment’ under the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998. Relevant Working With Children Checks and criminal record checks will be conducted to ensure the suitability of recommended applicants. It is an offence under the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998 for a prohibited person to be employed in this position. A prohibited person is someone who has been convicted of a serious sex offence. Incumbents to this position will be required to make a disclosure as to whether they are or are not a prohibited person.






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