First listed on: 13 August 2019



ASSET PLANNING & GIS OFFICER - (2 year term contract)

Located in the northern rivers area of NSW, Rous County Council is a special-purpose local government organisation that delivers bulk water and provides flood mitigation and weed biosecurity services.

The position

Undertake a range of GIS and Asset Management activities to support the delivery of services in accordance with Council’s agreed service standards.

Qualifications and experience

The role requires a Bachelor’s degree level qualification in a GIS or Engineering discipline or significant demonstrated experience in GIS and Asset Management together with experience in the development and management of computer-based Asset Management Information Systems.

The successful candidate will also have experience in the management and administration of GIS applications and spatial datasets including data capture and manipulation, analysing complex spatial data and producing high quality mapping products.

Demonstrated ability to work independently without supervision to achieve targets and the ability to assess and manage competing priorities is essential for this position.

You must also be committed to promoting Council’s Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability and Respect.

Please refer to the position description for full details of essential and desirable criteria.

Conditions of employment

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government State Award 2017. Salary range $63,564 - $74,349 per annum based on skills and experience plus statutory superannuation (9.5%) and generous working conditions including a 70 hour, nine-day fortnight. A satisfactory health assessment, including drug screening and a criminal background check is a pre-requisite to an offer of employment.


A position description, information package and further details about Rous County Council and how to apply are available on Council’s website at or by contacting Human Resources on (02) 6623 3800.

Applicants must address the selection criteria contained in the position description.


Applications can be forwarded by:

  • email to

  • by post addressed to the General Manager, PO Box 230, Lismore NSW 2480, or
  • delivery to Reception on Level 4, 218-232 Molesworth Street, Lismore.


    Applications close: 9:00am Tuesday 27 August 2019  


    Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


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