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Alternatively forward your resume, covering letter and application cover sheet demonstrating your previous relevant work experience via email or post to: Human Resources, Central Highlands Regional Council PO Box 21, EMERALD QLD 4720

Central Highlands Regional Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a smoke-free work environment.

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Whilst the application period has ended for the vacancies marked ‘recently closed’, Central Highlands Regional Council welcomes late applications. In fairness to other applicants, all late applications will be accepted in accordance with our recruitment and selection procedure.

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  • 10223 Plant Operator/Grader Duaringa

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10223 Plant Operator/Grader Duaringa

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time

    Location: Duaringa

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role

    The Grader Operator will be required to undertake safe plant operation and labouring duties on sites across the Central Highlands Regional Council area as directed by the Supervisor in accordance with all Council policy and procedures.

    Responsibilities of the Role 

    1. Grader Operation and Maintenance. Ensure the safe and competent operation of a Grader in accordance with Council and TMR Standards on road networks and Civil Construction/Maintenance projects. Adopt best practice in relation to road maintenance and construction activities. Undertake regular maintenance checks on the grader and/or associated plant.
    2. Flexibility. When required, supervise worksite and staff, including accurate completion of associated documentation.
    3. Training and Development. To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

    Additionally you may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the Supervisor or Manager.

    Selection Criteria

    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications in the following requirements:

    Mandatory:

    • Statement of Attainment or Ticket for Grader Operations.
    • Minimum of Queensland C class (Manual) provisional drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card.
    • Demonstrated experience in grader operation in a construction and/or maintenance environment.

    Desirable:

    • Demonstrated ability to operate grader within design tolerances.
    • Ability to operate within a remote camp environment
    • Minimum Level 2 certification in Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
    • Statement of Attainment or Ticket for various other construction plant.
    • Heavy Vehicle Licence.
    • Current First Aid or CPR Certificates.

     

    Pre-Employment Checks

    As part of the interview process the preferred candidate is required to undertake the following pre-employment checks:

    • Right to Work in Australia

    • Medical and Functional Capacity Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.

    Central Highlands Regional Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply

    To apply, please submit the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications addressing the selection criteria.

    2. Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Victor King, Supervisor Construction Duaringa on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award 6 = $60,124 p.a

    02/09/2019 12 Noon

  • 10435 Supervisor Construction Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10435 Supervisor Construction Emerald

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role

    The Construction Supervisor will be principally responsible for the physical delivery and day to day management of capital works on council’s rural and urban road, drainage, footpath and cycle way networks. Day to day planning, supervision of council’s construction staff and the efficient utilisation plant are integral responsibilities of this role.

    Responsibilities of the Role 

    1. Project Supervision: Monitor and comply with required standards, policies and procedures adopted by council. Ensure safe work practices are adhered to in line with relevant legislative requirements, Transport and Main Roads procedures and council policies, abiding by the Workplace Health and Safety Act and Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
    2. Budget. Monitor and control budget costings for maintenance and construction projects.
    3. Identification & Maintenance. Identify and manage maintenance activities on council’s rural and urban road, drainage, footpath and cycle way networks incorporating council’s quality system.
    4. People Management: Provide effective and efficient supervision, direction and discipline of allocated staff.

    Additionally you may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the Overseer/Coordinator or Manager.

    Selection Criteria

    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications in the following requirements:

    Mandatory:

    • Certificate III Civil Construction
    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • Demonstrated experience in the supervision of a work team and plant equipment within a construction and or maintenance environment
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Sound computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office package

    Desirable:

    • Project Management qualification
    • Front Line Management qualification
    • Various plant operator qualifications

    Pre-Employment Checks

    As part of the interview process the preferred candidate is required to undertake the following pre-employment checks:

    • Right to Work in Australia

    • Medical and Functional Capacity Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.

    Central Highlands Regional Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply

    To apply, please submit the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications addressing the selection criteria.

    2. Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Doug Gray, Senior Project Manager Construction on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits

    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight

     

     

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award 3.1 = $67,990.25 p.a

    02/09/2019 12 Noon

  • 10315 Plant Operator/Labourer Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10315 Plant Operator/Labourer Emerald

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role
    The Plant Operator / Labourer will be required to undertake plant operation and labouring duties across the Central Highlands Regional Council area as directed by the Supervisor. The position may at times be required to undertake duties such as traffic control, operation of small and medium plant.

    Responsibilities of the Role 

    1. Plant Operation and Maintenance: Ensure safe and competent operation of assigned plant to Council and TMR Standards on road networks and Civil Construction/Maintenance projects. Adopt best practice in relation to road maintenance and construction activities. Undertake regular maintenance checks on any assigned plant.
    2. Labouring Duties: Carry out a variety of manual tasks associated with Council’s undertakings which may include but not limited to; pot hole patching, concrete and drainage works, site mark out, operation of hand held and mechanical power tools etc.
    3. Training and Development: To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications in the following requirements:

    • Minimum of current Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card.
    • Statement of Attainment or Ticket for various construction plant.

    Pre-Employment Checks
    As part of the interview process the preferred candidate is required to undertake the following pre-employment checks:
    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and Functional Capacity Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.

    Central Highlands Regional Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1. A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications addressing the selection criteria.
    2. Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Doug Gray, Senior Project Manager Construction on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award, Level 3 = $55,340.54 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 26 August 2019

  • 10337 Plant Operator/Labourer (Springsure)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10337 Plant Operator/Labourer (Springsure)

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Springsure
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role
    The Plant Operator / Labourer will be required to undertake plant operation and labouring duties across the Central Highlands Regional Council area as directed by the Supervisor. The position may at times be required to undertake duties such as traffic control, operation of small and medium plant.

    Responsibilities of the Role 

    1. Plant Operation and Maintenance: Ensure safe and competent operation of assigned plant to Council and TMR Standards on road networks and Civil Construction/Maintenance projects. Adopt best practice in relation to road maintenance and construction activities. Undertake regular maintenance checks on any assigned plant.
    2. Labouring Duties: Carry out a variety of manual tasks associated with Council’s undertakings which may include but not limited to; pot hole patching, concrete and drainage works, site mark out, operation of hand held and mechanical power tools etc.
    3. Training and Development: To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications in the following requirements:

    • Minimum of current Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card.
    • Statement of Attainment or Ticket for various construction plant.

    Pre-Employment Checks
    As part of the interview process the preferred candidate is required to undertake the following pre-employment checks:
    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and Functional Capacity Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.

    Central Highlands Regional Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1. A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications addressing the selection criteria.
    2. Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Rob Moss, Road Maintenance Overseer South East on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight

    QLGIA Stream B, Level 3 = $56,724.05 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 26 August 2019

  • 10669/10671/10672 Plant Operator/Water Truck (Springsure)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10669/10671/10672 Plant Operator/Water Truck (Springsure)

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Springsure
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role
    The Water Truck Operator will be required to undertake plant operation and labouring duties across the Central Highlands Regional Council area as directed by the Supervisor, in accordance with Council policies and procedures, Queensland Transport Regulations and National Heavy Vehicle Regulator legislation.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Water Truck Operation and Maintenance: Ensure the safe and competent operation and regular maintenance of a Water Truck in line with council’s heavy vehicle management system.  Adopt best practice in relation to road maintenance and construction activities at all times.
    2. Flexibility. When required, float operation will be required.
    3. Training and Development:  To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications around the following requirements of the position:

    • Current Queensland Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination Vehicle Licence
    • General Construction Induction Card.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate a Water Truck.

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual position, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and Functional Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
    2.  A separate document with a short statement addressing each selection criteria.
    3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Rob Moss, Road Maintenance Overseer South East on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro rata for part time)
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award, Level 6 =$60,124.00 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 26 August 2019

  • 10670 & 10365 Plant Operator/Water Truck (Capella)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10670 & 10365 Plant Operator/Water Truck (Capella)

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Capella
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role
    The Water Truck Operator will be required to undertake plant operation and labouring duties across the Central Highlands Regional Council area as directed by the Supervisor, in accordance with Council policies and procedures, Queensland Transport Regulations and National Heavy Vehicle Regulator legislation.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Water Truck Operation and Maintenance: Ensure the safe and competent operation and regular maintenance of a Water Truck in line with council’s heavy vehicle management system.  Adopt best practice in relation to road maintenance and construction activities at all times.
    2. Flexibility. When required, float operation will be required.
    3. Training and Development:  To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications around the following requirements of the position:

    • Current Queensland Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination Vehicle Licence
    • General Construction Induction Card.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate a Water Truck.

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual position, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and Functional Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
    2.  A separate document with a short statement addressing each selection criteria.
    3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Todd McCorkell, Road Maintenance Overseer North Central on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro rata for part time)
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award, Level 6 =$60,124.00 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 26 August 2019

  • 10646 Asset Accountant

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10646 Asset Accountant

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Corporate Services

    About the Role

    The Asset Accountant will assist the Coordinator of Asset Accounting with the provision of expert advice in relation to asset accounting principles, implementation of best business practices and compliance driven procedures and processes.

    This position will share joint responsibility for some of the key financial aspects of council’s asset management and reporting in line with best practice outcomes and legislative requirements.  This position provides strong support to the Coordinator of Asset Accounting to provide financial and accounting advice and support to asset owners and works closely with the Finance team to ensure accurate statutory reporting requirements are met.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Data. Ensure accuracy and currency of all asset related data.
    2. Service delivery. Responsible for the successful delivery of asset accounting responsibilities as required under legislation.
    3. Procedures. Develop procedures to ensure compliance with all policy and system requirements and undertake regular reviews.
    4. Systems. Develop, maintain and improve accounting related systems and ensure they are performing at their optimum level.
    5. Compliance. Ensure accurate reporting of financial related information related to assets with appropriate supporting documentation

    Selection Criteria
    To be considered for this position you must respond to each dot point below (1-2 page document). Please ensure each selection criteria is clearly labelled.

    1. Degree or post graduate qualifications in accounting.
    2. Demonstrated experience in accounting, interpretation of legislation, accounting standards and generally accepted practice (specific experience in financial asset management and asset valuation process will be an advantage).
    3. Excellent time management skills, with the ability to organise and prioritise work effectively to meet deadlines/timeframes.
    4. Demonstrated attention to detail in high level report writing and analytical skills and the ability to deliver in a timely manner with a high level of accuracy.
    5. Proficiency in the use of computerised accounting systems, spreadsheets and related software (previous experience with fixed asset accounting systems, Authority and Microsoft Office Suite of Products will be an advantage).
    6. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
    7. Demonstrated competency in data entry.
    8. Ability to provide a high level of quality customer service to internal and external stakeholders.
    9. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual positon, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing
    • Criminal History check
    • Qualification check
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
    2.  A separate document with a short statement addressing each selection criteria.
    3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Arun Dias, Coordinator Coordinator Asset Accounting on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro rata for part time)
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Rostered days off

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award, Level 5.1 =$80,484.08 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 26 August 2019

  • Recently Closed: 10680 Safety Systems and Compliance Officer (Emerald)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10680 Safety Systems and Compliance Officer (Emerald)

    Work Type: Permanent Full time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: CEO’s Office

    About the Role
    The Systems and Compliance Officer is responsible for providing strategic advice and support on the safety management system application across all departments, management of assurance activities to internal and regulatory obligations.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Organisational Development. Coordinate WHS activities across the organisation and contribute to the development and implementation of plans regarding key health and safety strategies. Recommend operational and business requirements to support those strategic objectives for continuous improvement, meeting legislation and or code requirements and supporting best practice principles.
    2. Legislative Interpretation. Assist in compliance processes for ensuring adherence to work health and safety legislation. Monitor the work health and safety systems to ensure compliance to legislation.
    3. Data Integrity. Maintain and upgrade accurate data in Work Health and Safety systems and coordinate information systems to meet management and legislative requirements.
    4. Reporting. Analyse, monitor and report on compliance of regulatory and health and safety processes..
    5. Safety Management System. Demonstrate a strong system focus and strategic approach to creating and maintaining a safety workplace. Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of council’s safety management system. Contribute and participate in the WHS annual planning process and delivery of the plan.
    6. Training. Ensure appropriate processes are in place to identify training needs in relation to performing work activities competently.  Activity participate in the development of education and training programs to improve worker knowledge and skills in workplace health and safety.
    7. Inspections and Audit. Assist with internal and external audits to ensure compliance with the Safety management system and relevant legislation.
    8. Culture. Promote a positive safety culture that is built on personal responsibilities for the safety of oneself and others.

    Selection Criteria

    To be considered for this position you must respond to each dot point below within a 1-2 page cover letter. Please ensure each position requirement is clearly labelled in your cover letter.

    • Highly developed administrative, communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
    • Proven experience in a Work Health and Safety role or equivalent
    • Demonstrated experience in participation and/or facilitation of audit program.
    • Must have a high level of competency in the use of safety management software solutions.
    • Certificate IV Work Health and Safety
    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • Demonstrated time management, project management, planning and computer skills, including a high level of competence in components of the Microsoft Office.

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual positon, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Qualification Check
    • Medical Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications addressing the selection criteria.
    2.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Sandie Schofield, Manager Safety on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate Uniform/PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Rostered Days off

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award, Level 4.1 =$74,224.94 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 19 August 2019

  • 10195/10196 Plumber/Network Crew Operator (Emerald)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10195/10196 Plumber/Network Crew Operator (Emerald)

    Work Type: Permanent Full time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role
    The Network Crew Operator (Plumber) will direct and work along with the crew they are leading to undertake planned or responsive activities / repairs to the water and wastewater networks. This includes job planning, job safety and risk assessments, traffic management, identifying and reporting failures, causes and remedies, receiving and closing out of customer requests on a tablet computer and marking up Council plans for asset accuracy.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Leadership. To Lead and safely manage a small team for operation and maintenance of Council’s water and waste water networks
    2. Continuity of Supply. Undertake work as directed to minimise disruption to customer service.
    3. Customer Service. Undertake job planning and works to meet customer levels of service and liaise with customers to keep them informed of progress / completion.
    4. Planned Maintenance. Undertake planned maintenance activities on water and sewer networks. Carry out manual works as required.
    5. Responsive Maintenance. Undertake responsive maintenance activities on water and sewer networks to ensure customer service levels are met. Carry out manual works as required.
    6. Safety and Training. Work according to safe work procedures and undertake necessary training to ensure regulatory compliance is met and zero harm is achieved.
    7. On-call / After-hours. Participate in an on-call roster system as a crew member to undertake after-hours responsive or planned maintenance activities.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications around the following requirements of the position:

    • QBCC Plumbers and Drainers licence.
    • Minimum of Queensland C class (Manual) drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card
    • Significant field experience in a similar or related leadership role
    • Sound knowledge of water and wastewater network management, planned and responsive maintenance activities

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual positon, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Qualification Check
    • Medical and Functional Capacity Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications addressing the selection criteria.
    2.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Peter Dann, Supervisor Networks on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight
    • Relevant allowance e.g on call etc

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream C) Award, Level BT1 = $71,814.59 p.a (plus applicable allowances)

    12 Noon, Monday 19 August 2019

  • Recently Closed: 10056 Assistant Network Operator (Emerald)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10056 Assistant Network Operator (Emerald)

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role
    The assistant network operator will undertake planned or responsive activities/repairs to the water and wastewater networks under the direction and supervision of the Network Crew Operator. This includes job planning, job safety and risk assessments, traffic management, identifying and reporting.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Continuity of supply. Undertake work as directed to minimise disruption to customer service.
    2. Customer Service. Undertake works as directed to meet customer levels of service.
    3. Planned Maintenance. Undertake planned maintenance activities as directed on water and sewer networks. Carry out manual works as required.
    4. Responsive Maintenance. Undertake responsive maintenance activities as directed on water and sewer networks to ensure customer service levels are met. Carry out manual works as required.
    5. Safety and training. Work according to safe work procedures and undertake necessary training to ensure regulatory compliance is met and zero harm is achieved.
    6. On-call / after-hours. Participate in an on-call roster system as a crew member to undertake after-hours responsive or planned maintenance activities.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications around the following requirements of the position:

    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card
    • Willingness to undertake Cert III Network Operations and other training as required

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual positon, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and Functional Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
    2.  A separate document with a short statement addressing each selection criteria.
    3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Peter Dann, Supervisor Networks on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro rata for part time)
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight
    • Relevant allowances e.g on call etc

    QLGIA Stream B, Level 5 = $58,487.42 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 19 August 2019

  • Recently Closed: 10054 Assistant Network Operator (Blackwater)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10054 Assistant Network Operator (Blackwater)

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Blackwater
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    About the Role
    The assistant network operator will undertake planned or responsive activities/repairs to the water and wastewater networks under the direction and supervision of the Network Crew Operator. This includes job planning, job safety and risk assessments, traffic management, identifying and reporting.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Continuity of supply. Undertake work as directed to minimise disruption to customer service.
    2. Customer Service. Undertake works as directed to meet customer levels of service.
    3. Planned Maintenance. Undertake planned maintenance activities as directed on water and sewer networks. Carry out manual works as required.
    4. Responsive Maintenance. Undertake responsive maintenance activities as directed on water and sewer networks to ensure customer service levels are met. Carry out manual works as required.
    5. Safety and training. Work according to safe work procedures and undertake necessary training to ensure regulatory compliance is met and zero harm is achieved.
    6. On-call / after-hours. Participate in an on-call roster system as a crew member to undertake after-hours responsive or planned maintenance activities.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications around the following requirements of the position:

    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card
    • Willingness to undertake Cert III Network Operations and other training as required

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual positon, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and Functional Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
    2.  A separate document with a short statement addressing each selection criteria.
    3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Peter Dann, Supervisor Networks on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro rata for part time)
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight
    • Relevant allowances e.g on call etc

    QLGIA Stream B, Level 5 = $58,487.42 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 19 August 2019

  • Recently Closed: 10682 Library Officer Duaringa (Part Time)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10682 Library Officer Duaringa (Part Time)

    Work Type: Part Time
    Location: Duaringa
    Department: Communities

    This position is being offered on a part time basis approx. 3 days per week.

    About the Role
    Library Officers are responsible for providing efficient and effective public library services in alignment with the Library’s Strategy and Action Plan. This includes; customer service, library operations, administration, marketing, facilities monitoring, community development and events, programs and services. It may also include special project work as allocated.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Customer Service. Provide a high-level customer service to members and visitors to the library.
    2. Library Operations. Maintain library database. Assist with collection development and management, including circulating resources, stock rotations and Inter-library loans.
    3. Administration. Undertake tasks such as internal mail sorting, writing library documents, customer receipting and banking, monthly statistics and internal finances.
    4. Marketing. Assist in the marketing of library events, programs and services.
    5. Community Development. Support community to build capacity. Partner with community to support local initiatives. Build connections with community.
    6. Events, Programs and Services. Assist with delivery of library events, programs and services.
    7. Facilities. Assist in the monitoring of facilities to ensure good maintenance and public safety.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications around the following requirements of the position:

    1. Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver programs such as story time, school holiday activities and computer classes for seniors.
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of the public library industry and what the Central Highlands Regional Council library service provides to the community.
    3. Demonstrated ability to use or learn computer systems such as Word, Excel, SmartSheet, OneDrive, Skype and Social Media.
    4. Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive situations involving other people.
    5. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s license.
    6. Queensland Working with Children Blue Card, or ability to obtain.

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual positon, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.
    • Working with Children Blue Card or willingness and eligibility to obtain.
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
    2.  A separate document with a short statement addressing each selection criteria.
    3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Kira Nuss, Coordinator Libraries on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro rata for part time)
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award, Level 1.6 =$32.21 per hour

    12 Noon, Monday 12 August 2019

  • Recently Closed: 10681 Library Officer Dingo (Part Time)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10681 Library Officer Dingo (Part Time)

    Work Type: Part Time
    Location: Dingo
    Department: Communities

    This position is being offered on a part time basis approx. 2 days per week.

    About the Role
    Library Officers are responsible for providing efficient and effective public library services in alignment with the Library’s Strategy and Action Plan. This includes; customer service, library operations, administration, marketing, facilities monitoring, community development and events, programs and services. It may also include special project work as allocated.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Customer Service. Provide a high-level customer service to members and visitors to the library.
    2. Library Operations. Maintain library database. Assist with collection development and management, including circulating resources, stock rotations and Inter-library loans.
    3. Administration. Undertake tasks such as internal mail sorting, writing library documents, customer receipting and banking, monthly statistics and internal finances.
    4. Marketing. Assist in the marketing of library events, programs and services.
    5. Community Development. Support community to build capacity. Partner with community to support local initiatives. Build connections with community.
    6. Events, Programs and Services. Assist with delivery of library events, programs and services.
    7. Facilities. Assist in the monitoring of facilities to ensure good maintenance and public safety.

    Selection Criteria
    Your application must demonstrate your skills, experience and qualifications around the following requirements of the position:

    1. Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver programs such as story time, school holiday activities and computer classes for seniors.
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of the public library industry and what the Central Highlands Regional Council library service provides to the community.
    3. Demonstrated ability to use or learn computer systems such as Word, Excel, SmartSheet, OneDrive, Skype and Social Media.
    4. Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive situations involving other people.
    5. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s license.
    6. Queensland Working with Children Blue Card, or ability to obtain.

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual positon, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical Assessment including Drug & Alcohol testing.
    • Working with Children Blue Card or willingness and eligibility to obtain.
    • Reference checks

    Council will arrange these checks for the preferred candidate following interview.

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit the following documents:
    1.  A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
    2.  A separate document with a short statement addressing each selection criteria.
    3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Kira Nuss, Coordinator Libraries on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    Benefits
    There are some great benefits working for Council, including:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – 12% for employees contributing 6%, total 18% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro rata for part time)
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award, Level 1.6 =$32.21 per hour

    12 Noon, Monday 12 August 2019

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