First listed on: 28 July 2019


Finance & Asset Strategy Planner


When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $88,965 - $106,092 per annum, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

Reporting direct to the General Manager, we are looking for a Finance & Asset Strategy Planner to oversee financial and asset maintenance and renewal planning for our community assets. With an infrastructure asset base of $2.5 billion spread over 10,400 km² and incorporating parks and reserves and related facilities, water & sewer and road networks, stormwater and floodplain assets, swimming pools, community halls and other buildings, holidays parks, a saleyard and an airport, this role is integral to our strategic priority of sustainable asset management and reliable service provision to the community. Critical to your success in the role will be your ability to think strategically, forward plan and coordinate a team to analyse data and deliver long term financial and assets plans for implementation, within the regulatory framework of local government.       

Download the position description here.


Ashley Lindsay, General Manager on 02 6643 0289.

Closing date

Sunday, 18 August 2019 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information 

This position is located at Council's Grafton office, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Applications received via Seek's "Apply for this job" function will not be considered.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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