First listed on: 02 September 2021

  • Permanent, Full Time Position
  • Salary circa $101k p.a. + super
  • Flexible work opportunities including job share, flexible hours, part time, work from home

About Darebin City Council
Located in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Darebin City Council is home to one of the largest, most diverse communities in terms of culture, language, religion, socio-economic background, occupation, and housing needs. The city has one of the largest populations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in metropolitan Melbourne. Our Vision is for a community that works together to advance community life.

About the Role
The Operations Systems Engineer will facilitate the ongoing development, implementation and continuous improvement of corporate systems used by Council's City Works Department for management of business activities. This role will also administer the delivery of asset inspections in accordance with Council's Road Management Plan.

  • Drive continuous systems improvement, asset mobility and business automation
  • Analyse data and identify options to adopt best practice outcomes
  • Liaise with users on system-based aspects of works management, maintenance, operations and asset inspections
  • Ensure asset data is recorded and updated accurately to enable the ongoing integrity of Asset Systems
  • Compile and collate data for the maintenance of road, footpath and other infrastructure assets
  • Administer proactive asset inspections ensuring roads, footpaths and other physical infrastructure assets
  • Prepare a variety of reports and designing and development of system reports

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in civil engineering discipline
  • Experience in the use of asset management systems including compliance with the Road Management Act legislation
  • Knowledge and understadning of road construction, management and maintenance principles, methods, techniques and practices
  • Demonstrated experience in Contract and Contractor management
  • A strong focus on continuous improvement in service delivery

As a progressive leader in Local Government, Darebin City Council is passionate about social inclusion, sustainability, engagement and service excellence. We are proud of the diversity of our workforce and recognise the strength this provides in meeting the needs of the community we serve. We are committed to upholding a positive and supportive work environment that values the contribution of all employees and treats all employees with dignity and respect.

We offer a range of benefits to our employees including opportunities for personal and professional development, flexible work practices including working from home options, Employee Assistance Program, recognition and reward program - Appreciate Great and a variety of generous paid and unpaid leave options.

How to Apply
Darebin values diversity and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

We’re also happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please submit your application including a resume, and those who wish to address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description may do so in their cover letter.

Contact Abdullahi Ahmed, Coordinator Operations Contracts & Compliance at for a confidential discussion.

Applications close on Thursday 16th September at 11.30pm.


The Darebin City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply.

To work at Darebin City Council, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check and comply with Child Safety standards. All employees are required to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check and may be required to complete a Functional Health Assessment

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