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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.

‘Recently closed’ vacancies

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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  • 10340 Plant Operator/Labourer Parks & Gardens Tieri

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    10340 Plant Operator/Labourer Parks & Gardens Tieri

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Tieri
    Department: Communities

    About the Role
    The Plant Operator/Labourer will be required to undertake a range of duties as directed by the Supervisor Parks and Gardens including the maintenance to Council’s parks and garden assets and the operation of various plant and equipment in a safe manner.

    Responsibilities of the Role
    1. Decision making. Daily responsibilities/tasks including resolving on the job issues to be carried out efficiently and effectively using education, experience, expertise and previous training, when deciding on the appropriate equipment and council procedure to use.
    2. Operation and Maintenance. Ensure safe and competent operation of all Council equipment, including carrying out regular maintenance checks .
    3. Environmental awareness. Awareness and preparation of a safe work area including all plant and equipment must be maintained at all times, ensuring the safety of employees and the public.

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

    1. General Construction Induction Card.

    2. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s licence.
    3. Demonstrated ability to undertake physical tasks associated with the position.
    4. Sound standard of communication skills, including responding to routine enquires from the general public and fellow employees, and recording activities and standard information.
    5. Trade qualification in horticulture.
    6. Trade certificate or equivalent or completion of TAFE or industry based training courses or commensurate on the job training.
    7. Demonstrated ability to operate chainsaw, light plant, equipment and machinery and capable of carrying out routine maintenance activities. Ability to operate and instruct others in the operation of plant and equipment.
    8. Multi-training certificates.

    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 Casey Gooden, Supervisor Parks & Facilities Capella on (07) 4988 7200 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
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Access to training and development opportunities
    • Generous employee benefits program
    • Great residential lifestyle

    Central Highlands Regional Council is an Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award - Level 3 =$56,724.05

    12 Noon - Tuesday, 28 January 2020

  • 10268 Plant Operator/Labourer Capella

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10268 Plant Operator/Labourer Capella

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Capella
    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.

    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:

    1. Minimum of current Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    2. General Construction Induction Card.
    3. 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 Peter Loader, Supervisor Maintenance Urban Capella 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
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Access to training and development opportunities
    • Generous employee benefits program
    • Great residential lifestyle

    Central Highlands Regional Council is an Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

    Qld Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award - Level 3 = $56,724.05

    12 Noon, Tuesday 28 January 2020

  • 10041 Area Support Officer Part Time - Tieri

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10041 Area Support Officer Part Time – Tieri

    Work Type: Part Time
    Location: Tieri
    Department: Customer & Commercial Services

    About the Role

    The Area Support Officer will be responsible for undertaking a range of operational, administrative and customer service functions associated with the day to day running of the Area Offices. The Area Support Officer will provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers ensuring the development of good working relationships with all staff and the public. In addition, the position will also provide general administrative support services to the various departments within the organisation and Area Office as required (e.g. interdepartmental activities, debtors, creditors, stores, processing regulatory applications, meeting support, records management, library services, community and staff housing and community service activities, etc.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Customer Service. Deliver a positive customer experience by exercising a high degree of judgment and initiative focused on first point of contact resolution. Contribute to the effective and efficient operation of Council’s contact centre and customer service branches across the region in alignment with council’s Customer Service Charter, Customer Service Strategy and Action Plan and other strategic documents as required.
    2. Financial. Undertake financial transactions, cash handling, receipting and banking processes in accordance with established procedures.
    3. Support. Provide support to the various operational and functional services provided to the community through the Area Office. Provide general administrative support requiring the exercise of sound judgement, initiative, confidentiality and sensitivity in the performance of work across all Council departments.
    4.  Policy and Procedure. Undertake a range of activities requiring the application of established work procedures and policies and which may require exercise of limited initiative and/or judgment within clearly established procedures and/or guidelines

    Additionally, this position may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the reporting manager.

    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. Demonstrated experience providing frontline customer service in an office-based environment.
    2.  Demonstrated experience in answering and responding to high call volumes.
    3. Skills in conflict resolution and ability to deal with challenging customers in a professional and courteous manner.
    4. Well-developed computer skills and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office applications.
    5. Demonstrated time management skills, with the ability to organise and prioritise work effectively to meet deadlines/timeframes.
    6. 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 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 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 Rebecah Brosnan, Manager Customer Service 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
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Access to training and development opportunities
    • Generous employee benefits program
    • Great residential lifestyle

    Central Highlands Regional Council is an Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017 - Level 1.6 = $32.21 per hour

    12 Noon - Tuesday 28 January 2020

  • 10637 Environmental Health Officer (Maternity Leave) Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10637 Environmental Health Officer (Maternity Leave) Emerald

    Work Type: Fixed Term Full Time
    Location:
    Emerald
    Department:
    Communities

    About the Role

    The Environmental Health Officer will be responsible for providing efficient and effective statutory environmental and public health services for the Central Highlands Regional Council, delivering work and programs in a timely and effective manner.

    Responsibilities of the Role

      • Service Delivery. Assist with the delivery of all environmental health responsibilities in accordance with established legislation and procedures, maintaining a client focussed service. Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:
        • Manage the application process for licences, registrations and permits including approvals, renewals and transfers within statutory timeframes.
        • Audit, regulate and enforce activities that are licensed, registered or approved by council.
        • Investigate complaints, conduct inspections and identify and implement appropriate enforcement actions.
        • Resolve disputes and appeals relating to environmental health functions of council.
        • Provide environmental and public health advice and recommended conditions of approval for development application.
        • Effectively plan and establish priorities, monitor workflows and ensure relevant timeframes are met.
      • Technical Skills and Expertise. Understand, interpret, administer and comply with relevant legislation and Council policies applicable to the functions within the local government environmental health unit.
      • Information Delivery.
        • Produce high standard reports, correspondence and advice to internal and external clients relevant to disciplines within the unit.
        • Maintain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective customer relationship management whilst providing advice and enforcement services.
        • Increase community awareness of environmental health issues and responsibilities, and participate in environmental health promotional and educational activities.

    Additionally, this position may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the reporting manager.

    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. Significant experience working as an Environmental Health Officer in Local Government or similar field including acting as an authorised officer and exercise delegated authority for all relevant legislation.
    2. Demonstrated   high level   ability to provide technical and legislative   advice across all relevant program areas, and knowledge of environmental health issues.
    3. Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
    4. Highly developed   written   and oral communication, interpersonal, customer   service and time management skills.
    5. Sound computer skills with   a demonstrated   ability to use, interpret and analyse output from specialised technical monitoring equipment.
    6. High level knowledge of the statutory requirements of:
      • a)  Disaster Management Act, Environmental Protection Act and Regulations and Policies, Food Act and Regulations and Standards, Public Health Act and Regulations, Local Government Act and Personal Appearances Act;
      • b)  Relevant Council Local Laws;
      • c)  Australian Standards and National Guidelines relevant to the legislation in (a) and (b).
    7. Tertiary qualifications in Applied Science (Environmental Health) or other Environmental Health Australia (EHA) accredited course from a recognised tertiary institution, which is relevant to the tasks and responsibilities of the position.
    8. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s 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 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 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 Geoff Atherfold, Coordinator Environment & Waste on (07) 4986 8432 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
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Access to training and development opportunities
    • Generous employee benefits program
    • Great residential lifestyle

     

    Central Highlands Regional Council is an Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017; Level 4.1 = $74,224.94

    12 Noon, Tuesday 28 January 2020

  • 10691 Property Officer - Native Title and Property Development

    Position

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    Closing Date

    10691 Property Officer – Native Title and Property Development

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Customer & Commercial Services

    About the Role

    The Property Officer will be responsible for land and property transactions, development projects including acquisition and disposal program planning, technical advice and project management of land purchase, development and disposal opportunities, facilitation of Native Title compliance assessments and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage compliance.

    The Property Officer role will also assist with property leasing and tenure matters. The position will be part of a team to facilitate the centralisation of council’s land tenure and property management functions.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Property Development and Management. Apply project management skills and experience to coordinate council’s land and property acquisition and disposal program and to prepare and present reports to council and the executive leadership team on program status.
    2. Technical. Apply technical expertise and knowledge to facilitate the application and management of Native Title and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage matters. To provide direction and guidance to CHRC in Indigenous Land Use Agreement matters (consistent with the Commonwealth Native Title Act) including:
      • act as initial point of contact for all internal and external Native Title enquiries;
      • Co-ordinate councils investigation and response into all Native Title claims, monitor claims and co-ordinate and provide instruction to council legal advisors regarding Native Title claims.
      • Review and report legal advice, including recommended action regarding Native Title claims and Native Title matters to council
      • Facilitate awareness and process training on Native title and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage matters
      • Compile and report business case assessments on land transactions and initiatives.
      • Apply a working knowledge of the Local Government Act and Regulations to facilitate the purchase and disposal of Council properties
    3. Central Highlands (QLD) Housing Company. Provide administrative and operational support to the CHHC as required.
    4. Compliance. Research, interpret, understand and apply relevant statutory provisions as they relate to council’s Native Title responsibilities.
    5. Project Management. Ensure projects are managed and delivered in accordance with action plans, project plans, budget and timeframes.
    6. Stakeholder Engagement. Identify, develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including commercial, government, community and private entities to ensure the effective delivery of land tenure matters and projects.

    Additionally you may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the Coordinator Property Services and General Manager Customer and Commercial Services.

    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. Demonstrated experience in undertaking property transactions including subdivisions, purchases, sales and leasing.
    2. Demonstrated capacity to interpret, apply and explain complex legislation, legal counsel and case history.
    3. Awareness and understanding of Native Title and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage land interests and compliance systems.
    4. Ability to maintain a professional and customer focused service level within a busy work environment with competing priorities and numerous stakeholders.
    5. Strong team focus with an ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people and across all levels of the organisation.

    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 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 Michelle Webster, General Manager Customer & Commercial Services 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 allocation and PPE provided
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Rostered days off

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

    12 Noon, Monday 20 January 2020

  • 10368 Plant Operator/Water Truck (Duaringa)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10368 Plant Operator/Water Truck (Duaringa)

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Duaringa
    Department: Infrastructure and 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

    • 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.
    • Flexibility. When necessary, float operation will be required.
    • Training and Development. To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

    Additionally, this position may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the reporting manager.

    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. Demonstrated competency operating a Water Truck.
    2. Ability to regularly perform general maintenance duties required of a Water Truck.
    3. Flexible, team player with strong communication skills.
    4. Willingness to operate within a remote camp environment (as required).
    5. Current Queensland Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination Vehicle Licence.
    6. General Construction Induction Card.
    7. Ability to operate within a remote camp environment (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 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 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 allocation and PPE provided
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Rostered days off

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

    12 Noon, Monday 20 January 2020

  • Recently Closed: 10326/10327 Plant Operator/Labourer (Springsure)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10326/10327 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

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award, Level 3 = $56,724.05 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 13 January 2020

  • Recently Closed: 10239 Plant Operator /Labourer Parks & Gardens Blackwater

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10239 Plant Operator /Labourer Parks & Gardens Blackwater

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Blackwater
    Department: Communities

    About the Role
    The Plant Operator/Labourer will be required to undertake a range of duties as directed by the Supervisor Parks and Gardens including the maintenance to Council’s parks and garden assets and the operation of various plant and equipment in a safe manner.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Decision making. Daily responsibilities/tasks including resolving on the job issues to be carried out efficiently and effectively using education, experience, expertise and previous training, when deciding on the appropriate equipment and council procedure to use.
    2. Operation and Maintenance. Ensure safe and competent operation of all Council equipment, including carrying out regular maintenance checks .
    3. Environmental awareness. Awareness and preparation of a safe work area including all plant and equipment must be maintained at all times, ensuring the safety of employees and the public.

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

    1. General Construction Induction Card.
    2. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s licence.
    3. Demonstrated ability to undertake physical tasks associated with the position.
    4. Sound standard of communication skills, including responding to routine enquires from the general public and fellow employees, and recording activities and standard information.
    5. Trade qualification in horticulture.
    6. Trade certificate or equivalent or completion of TAFE or industry based training courses or commensurate on the job training.
    7. Demonstrated ability to operate chainsaw, light plant, equipment and machinery and capable of carrying out routine maintenance activities. Ability to operate and instruct others in the operation of plant and equipment.
    8. Multi-training certificates.

    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 Tony Price, Coordinator Parks & Facilities BDSR on (07) 4980 5524 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 3 = $56,724.05 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 6 January 2020

  • Recently Closed: 10328 Plant Operator /Labourer Parks & Gardens Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10328 Plant Operator /Labourer Parks & Gardens Springsure

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Springsure
    Department: Communities

    About the Role
    The Plant Operator/Labourer will be required to undertake a range of duties as directed by the Supervisor Parks and Gardens including the maintenance to Council’s parks and garden assets and the operation of various plant and equipment in a safe manner.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Decision making. Daily responsibilities/tasks including resolving on the job issues to be carried out efficiently and effectively using education, experience, expertise and previous training, when deciding on the appropriate equipment and council procedure to use.
    2. Operation and Maintenance. Ensure safe and competent operation of all Council equipment, including carrying out regular maintenance checks .
    3. Environmental awareness. Awareness and preparation of a safe work area including all plant and equipment must be maintained at all times, ensuring the safety of employees and the public.

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

    1. General Construction Induction Card.
    2. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s licence.
    3. Demonstrated ability to undertake physical tasks associated with the position.
    4. Sound standard of communication skills, including responding to routine enquires from the general public and fellow employees, and recording activities and standard information.
    5. Trade qualification in horticulture.
    6. Trade certificate or equivalent or completion of TAFE or industry based training courses or commensurate on the job training.
    7. Demonstrated ability to operate chainsaw, light plant, equipment and machinery and capable of carrying out routine maintenance activities. Ability to operate and instruct others in the operation of plant and equipment.
    8. Multi-training certificates.

    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 Tony Price, Coordinator Parks & Facilities BDSR on (07) 4980 5524 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 3 = $56,724.05 p.a.

    12 Noon, Monday 6 January 2020

  • Recently Closed: 10647 Senior Project Manager Road Construction

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10647 Senior Project Manager Road Construction

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

    About the Role

    In the role of Senior Project Manager Construction, you will project manage the delivery of multiple civil infrastructure projects through the provision of technical expertise, project management experience, and the administration of contracts relating to the design, construction, and maintenance of infrastructure. You will be responsible for ensuring Central Highlands Regional Council’s processes, policies, procedures, and systems are followed and provide guidance on their implementation and improvement. In doing this you will ensure effective coordination of key activities and resources associated with the delivery of multiple projects.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    • Project Management. Direct and manage project management principles and methodology to manage multiple projects and achieve project outcomes. Apply relevant knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to infrastructure activities, at varying levels of complexity, to meet project requirements.
    • Engineering. Applies engineering expertise to develop solutions that meet client requirements and guides others.
    • Road Construction and Maintenance. Applies a comprehensive knowledge and experience of road construction and/or maintenance practices and principles to road construction and/or maintenance, contributing to continuous improvement of these processes and practices.
    • Manages internal and external relationship. Builds and maintains productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Models open communication. Actively and attentively listens to others. Understand different and competing views and synthesises stakeholder information to inform approach.
    • People Management. Lead, motivate, develop and support reporting staff to deliver service excellence.

    Additionally, this position may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the reporting manager.

    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. Experience in civil construction project management, including construction of roads, bridges, and other drainage structures in both urban and rural environments
    2. Demonstrated experience in the development and/or implementation of quality assurance/quality control systems
    3. Experience in the development and/or implementation of contract management/administration systems
    4. Ability to read, understand, communicate, explain, and enforce the contents of engineering drawings and specifications
    5. Strong communication skills and the ability to mentor and guide team members to achieve optimum outcomes.
    6. 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 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 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.

    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 allocation and PPE provided
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Rostered days off

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award, Level 7.1 = $94,021.31 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 6 January 2020

  • Recently Closed: 10223 Plant Operator/Grader (Duaringa)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 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.

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

    1. Demonstrated competency operating a grader.
    2. Ability to operate and maintain tools and equipment relevant to the functions of the position.
    3. Flexible, team player with strong communication skills.
    4. Willingness to operate within a remote camp environment (as required).
    5. Current Queensland Medium Rigid Vehicle Licence.
    6. General Construction Induction Card.
    7. Statement of Attainment or Ticket for Grader Operations.

    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 Khaney Lakaev, Coordinator Road 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 (pro rata for part time)
    • 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 8 = $63,330.07 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 9 December 2019

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