Asset Manager

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    Posted On Jun 18 ,2015
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Job Description

 The Asset Manager will directly report to the General Manager

 Additionally the Asset Manager will also be accountable to the Sailing Manager, as this role is responsible for the delivery of Equipment for Racing and Training activities

Supervisory Responsibilities

 The Asset Manager will manage a small team of volunteers and casual staff who will act and carry out their instructions.

Working Hours & Days of Work

This is a full time role during the season and normal working hours will typically include Saturday & Sunday. During late December and January there will be an additional work load dependant on regattas that are taking place. Events are also often held on public holidays and this will be a work requirement as well. A great deal of flexibility in regards to working hours is required.

Qualifications & Experience:

 Mandatory Qualification:

Driving Licence, Recreational Boating Licence, First Aid (Lvl 2), Current Working with Children Check

 Experience:

Highly competent sailor, Experience in managing a fleet of boats and maintenance on boating and general grounds style of equipment.

Duties and Scope of Responsibility;


The Asset Manager is a hands on role that requires a fair level of fitness. Some lifting is involved in this position. A number of duties are listed below:

– Maintaining all vessels in a good, clean operable condition.

-Maintain all vessels to the Victorian Marine Safety standards required for operation.

– Moving vessels from the storage facility to and from the boat ramp

– Maintaining the workshop area in a clean & tidy manner

– Performing all maintenance as required or scheduled.

– Maintaining the Hard Stand & Jetty areas of the club.

– Maintaining equipment used in the Sailing Operations Department.

– Refuelling operations

– May be required to operate various types of Club boats during events.

– Will be involved with the rostering of volunteers/bosons for race events.

– To work with the PRO and RO’s and SAO to assign equipment and resources for events.

Non-negotiable expectations include conducting the job in a manner that:

– Reflects the professionalism of SSCBC;

– Is to a standard representative of best practice;

– Offers a high level of service to participants;

– Ensures that SSCBC’s OH&S and Risk Management Policies are followed for all on-water (and associated off-water) activities.

Equipment and Resources

The Asset Manager will;

– Work collaboratively with all staff and volunteers to manage all equipment required in the conduct of all racing and events

– Work collaboratively with all staff and volunteers to ensure all club boats and equipment used for the purpose of race management and rescue fully comply with prescribed safety regulations and are fit for purpose.

– Assist procedurally with ongoing maintenance program for all club-owned on water based assets (i.e. boats, marks, flags, documentation, portable radios, PFDs, etc.).

– Set up standard operating procedures (SOPs) that address all Race day activities.

– Control and maintain the equipment required for sailing activities at the Club.

– Race Committee Boats: Prepare and provide boats “ready to go” to the Race Committee as detailed in the operational plan. Ready to go means that the boats are fully serviceable, re-fuelled, equipped for purpose and moored, docked or dry stored according to needed.

– Monitor use of boats by the training Centre and adherence to usage policies.

– Race Management equipment – Maintain and deploy a sufficient supply of race management and safety equipment for the conduct of sailing in accordance with the operational plan including:

– Marks and Tackle

– Signalling equipment including flags and sound signals

– Monitor use of equipment by the Training Centre and adherence to usage policies.

– On water duties

– Support Race officers by providing or supervising mark laying, re-laying and recovery, course observation and reporting, patrol and rescue activities and tender services

– Hardstand, Jetty, Sail deck, trailer-park and grounds

– Control and supervise the use of the hardstand and Jetty and grounds so that they are utilized by members and staff in accordance with standard policies.

– Inspect Club areas for safety, presentation and amenity and maintain and rectify as required in accordance with policies.

– Events

– Support the set-up, running and pack up requirements of events conducted by the club with all resources and equipment.

– Induct, train, instruct and assess members and other staff in the correct use of equipment and facilities and completion of Course / Patrol Boat duties in a manner that engages and satisfies them through up-skilling, competence enhancement and continuous development.

Work method requirements

– As appropriate, work with members and staff in a manner that provides them with opportunities to enhance their skills.

– Maintain MSDS records for all materials

– Maintain plant, equipment boat and electrical inspection/test registers.

– Operate in accordance with the Club Safety plan, work method statements, Race Management and club policies.

– Optimise availability and provision of resources as required by Sailing Operational Plans and Training Operational Plans

– Co-ordinate or complete Preventative Maintenance, Servicing and Repair of resources and equipment according to plans and in accordance with re-prioritization that may be advised by the Sailing  Manager.

– Maintain workshop and storage areas including stocking of required sailing consumables and spares.

– Skills and qualifications

– Organize, maintain and use race management equipment proficiently

– Course and Patrol boat skills equivalent to state Race Officer Competency.

– Use electronic devices for Race Management and course functions.

– Observation and understanding significance of all activities occurring on a race course and initiate appropriate reactions.

– Rescue boats to equivalent skill of Safety Boat Handlers course

– Work collaboratively with members and staff.

– Safely operate a Quad bike.

– Safely tow, launch and recover trailered boats at a ramp or beach

– Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of Club Safety plan, risk containment and near miss and risk reporting processes.

– Powerboat license

– Driver’s license with permission to tow boats.

– Restricted Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (VHF)

– YA Club Race Officer

– Level 2 First Aid and AED

– Assessment of knowledge and performance as regards RRS Part 3 Conduct of a Race and associated Race Signals and Definitions at equivalent to YA National Level. (Full Training Provided)

– Sound knowledge of International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea and government right of way rules

– Have ability to determine risk and implement/update OH&S procedures

– Work within a budget

– Be “sailing literate” and develop and monitor goals set by the Club

– Work with Committees to develop long-term operational strategies.

– Have ability to IMPLEMENT new strategies

– Desirable: Not initially required but capable of obtaining

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