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To apply for any positions listed below please complete the online application form.

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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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Current and closed vacancies

  • 10671 Plant Operator/Water Truck Operator - Springsure

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    Award/Salary

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    10671 Plant Operator/Water Truck Operator – Springsure

    Work Type:  Full Time 

    Location:  Springsure 

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities 

    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 6: $61,927.72 plus Superannuation 

    Are you an experience Water Truck Operator located in the Springsure area? 

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking an experienced water truck operator to join their road maintenance team in Springsure.  This role involves assisting in the completion of road maintenance and construction projects.  

    If you are a skilled civil operator and are looking for an opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects located in the Central Highlands Region then we want to hear from you!

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess: 

    • Ability to competently operate water tuck 
    • Flexibility to operator and work on project in remote locations 
    • Current Queensland Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card 

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial: 

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment 
    • Multi Combination Vehicle Licence 
    • Traffic Controller Ticket 

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.  

    Benefits Include: 

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)  
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading  
    • Corporate uniform allocation  
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight 

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.  

    Please download and review the position description. 

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:  

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position 
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.  

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete. 

     Pre-employment Checks 

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. 

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include: 

    • Right to Work in Australia 
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing  
    • Reference Checks 

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume. 

    Applications close:  12 noonMonday 25 January 2021 

    Award Stream B, Level 6: $61,927.72 plus Superannuation

    12pm, Monday 25 January 2021

  • 10362 Plant Operator/Roller - Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10362 Plant Operator/Roller – Springsure

    Work Type:  Full Time 

    Location:  Springsure 

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities 

    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 5: $60,242.04 plus Superannuation 

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking an experienced roller operator to join their road maintenance team in Springsure.  This role involves assisting in the completion of road maintenance and construction projects within the central highland region.  

    If you are a skilled roller operator and are looking for an opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects then we want to hear from you!  Working within a supportive team this role gives you the opportunity to continue to develop you existing experience and assist you to with acquire new skills. 

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess: 

    • Current Roller Ticket 
    • ‘Can Do’ Attitude and the ability to complete labouring tasks as required 
    • Flexibility to operate and work on project in remote locations 
    • Current Queensland Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination Drivers Licence 
    • Construction White Card 

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial: 

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment 
    • Heavy Vehicle Licence 
    • Traffic Controller Ticket 

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.  

    Benefits Include: 

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)  
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading  
    • Corporate uniform allocation  
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly  
    • Employee Assistance Program  
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight 

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.  

    Please download and review the position description. 

     To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:  

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position 
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.  

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete. 

    Pre-employment Checks 

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. 

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include: 

    • Right to Work in Australia 
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing  
    • Reference Checks 

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume. 

    Applications close:  12 noonMonday 25 January 2021

    Award Stream B, Level 5: $60,242.04 plus Superannuation

    12pm, Monday 25 January 2021

  • Plant Operator - Springsure, Blackwater, Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Plant Operator – Springsure, Blackwater, Emerald

    Work Type:  Full Time 

    Location:  Central Highlands Region – Emerald, Blackwater, Springsure 

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities 

    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 3-4: $58,425.77 – $59,246.13 plus Superannuation 

    Looking for work life balance whilst utilising your civil works experience? 

    Central Highlands Regional Council currently have multiple Plant Operator / Labourer vacancies within their teams located in Blackwater, Springsure and Emerald.  As a member of council’s Infrastructure and Utilities team, these positions are responsible for performing a range of labouring duties and small plant operation tasks, to assist in the completion and maintenance of road and town facilities. 

    In these exciting roles, you will be a valued member of well-established team and have the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive environment.  

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess: 

    • Ability to be flexible with operating a range of small plant equipment and carry out various labouring tasks 
    • Current Queensland Drivers Licence 
    • Construction White Card 

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial: 

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment 
    • HR Vehicle Licence 
    • Traffic Controller Ticket 

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.  

    Benefits Include: 

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)  
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading  
    • Corporate uniform allocation  
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options  
    • Wages paid fortnightly 
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight 

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.  

    Please download and review the position description. 

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:  

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position 
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.  

     Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete. 

     Pre-employment Checks 

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. 

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include: 

    •  Right to Work in Australia 
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing  
    • Reference Checks 

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume. 

    Applications close:  12pm Monday 25 January 2021 

    Award Stream B, Level 3-4: $58,425.77 - $59,246.13 plus Superannuation

    12 pm, Monday 25 January 2021

  • 10455 Senior Rates Officer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10455 Senior Rates Officer

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time 

    Location: Emerald 

    Department: Corporate Services 

    Award:  Stream A, Level 4 to 5: $76,451.69 – $82,898.60 plus 9.5% Super 

    Are you a rates expert looking to make a difference? Whilst your expertise is important, it is your ability to have challenging conversations and communicate complex rates related information to customers simply that will make you a standout applicant.  

    Council is seeking an experienced Senior Rates Officer who is customer focused, solutions driven and proactive in achieving positive outcomes for the community. You will be responsible for the end-to-end rates process, including the issuance of rate notices, calculation of interim ratesadjustments to rates and collection of outstanding rates. This role is required to liaise with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and therefore excellent communication skills are essential. Additionally, you will provide support to the Rates Coordinator in leading the Rates team in providing excellent customer service.   

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess: 

    • Demonstrated understanding of the application of local government legislation in relation to rating practices. 
    • Substantial experience in administrating and maintaining local government rating systems. 
    • Demonstrated experience in resolving customer enquires in relation to rating matters. 
    • High level knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel. 
    • Extensive demonstrated experience in levying and administering rates and charges in accordance with the Local Government Act 2009 and Local Government Regulation 2012. 

    If you are interested in becoming a member of a high performing team that provides exceptional customer service to its community, then we’d like to hear from you.  

    Benefits provided at Central Highlands Region Council include:  

    • An attractive remuneration package 
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading 
    • Corporate uniforms provided 
    • Salary sacrificing options available 
    • Remote Locality Allowance 
    • Choice of 9-day fortnight or a 19-day month  

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds. To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    Please download and review the position description.

    To apply for this position:

    • A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position.
    • Address the selection criteria in the Position Description
    • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Pre-employment Checks 

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. 

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include: 

    • Right to Work in Australia 
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing 
    • Reference checks 
    • Qualification check 
    • Criminal History check 

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume. 

    Applications Close:  8am, Monday 18 January 2021

    8am Monday 18 January 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10452 Parks and Recreation Customer Response Supervisor

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10452 Parks and Recreation Customer Response Supervisor

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Central Highlands Region

    Department: Communities

    Award: Stream A, Level 3 – 4: $70,029.96 – $81,272.99 plus 9.5% Super

    Are you a self-motivated individual with meticulous attention to detail?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a Customer Response Supervisor to join their dynamic team within the Central Highlands Region. This fast-paced role involves daily community engagement and undertaking procurement activities to ensure council’s parks and gardens resources are effectively maintained for the Central Highlands community.

    In this busy role, your daily activities will include:

    • Receiving and responding to customer enquiries
    • Coordinating maintenance activities
    • Initiating purchase orders and procurement processes
    • Maintaining and updating document records within a database
    • Monitoring the budgets and delivery of capital works projects
    • Producing effective reports from a CRM database

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Previous exposure to coordinating or supervising external work teams
    • Sound written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Positive customer service centric approach
    • Current Queensland C Class Drivers Licence

    If this sounds like you, apply now!

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position and addressing the mandatory requirements listed on the position description
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    https://intranet.chrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Parks-and-Recreation-Customer-Response-Position-Description.pdf

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference and qualification checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 during business hours or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 12 noon Friday 15 January 2021.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    12 noon, Friday 15 January 2021

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