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

For more information about the current vacancies click on the + next to the job title.

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

  • 10640 Property and Leasing Officer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10640 Property and Leasing Officer

    Work Type: Fixed Term until December 2021
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Customer and Commercial Services
    Award: Stream A  Level 5 – 6: $82,898.60 – $94,168.76 + superannuation

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking an experienced Property and Leasing Officer on a fixed term basis to provide support in all aspects of planning, managing and facilitating council’s property portfolio.

    As a Property and Leasing Officer, you will utilise your legislative knowledge to interpret, and advise on a wide range of property matters from lease agreements, disposals and acquisitions, through to native title and Aboriginal and Cultural heritage matters.

    To be successful, you will need to build effective and positive working relationships with key stakeholders, including being able to confidently consult, negotiate and present to internal and external stakeholders within our community.  You will also require a working knowledge of local government legislation, regulations and procedures.

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Property Services team who are responsible for providing exceptional customer service, then we would like to hear from you.

    Duties include:

    • Managing land tenure matters including leasing and licensing of Council owned and controlled property
    • Assisting with property transactions and property development projects
    • Managing the acquisition and disposal of property
    • Creating technical documents ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and procedures

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

    • Ability to deliver complex advise, solutions and reports to internal and external stakeholders
    • Exceptional attention to details whilst working to critical deadlines
    • Ability to research, interpret and analyse technical or legislative information
    • Having a degree qualification in property related discipline or equivalent experience is desirable

    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)
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 Day Fortnight

    To apply for this position:
    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description to ensure you meet the mandatory requirements.

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

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

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

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following 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 further information please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 626 within business hours.

    Applications Close: 9am Monday 26 April 2021

     

    9am Monday 26 April 2021

  • 10337 10338 Plant Operator, Infrastructure - Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10337 10338 Plant Operator, Infrastructure – Springsure

    Plant Operator / Labourer – Springsure

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Springsure

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities

    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 3: $58,425.77 plus Superannuation

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

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking multiple Plant Operator / Labourers to join the team located in Springsure. As a member of council’s Infrastructure and Utilities team, this position is 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 a 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 and functional 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 noon, Friday 23 April 2021

    12 noon, Friday 23 April 2021

  • 10161 Library Officer (Casual) - Blackwater

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10161 Library Officer (Casual) – Blackwater

    Work Type: Casual

    Location: Blackwater

    Department: Communities

    Award & Level: Stream A, Level 1.6 = $33.18 per hour + Superannuation

    Council is currently recruiting for a casual Library Officer in Blackwater. We are looking for a customer service champion who excels at delivering excellent service. This is a varied role and include library operations, administration, marketing, facilities monitoring, events in the community, programs and services.

    Library Officers are responsible for providing efficient and effective public library services in alignment with the Library’s Strategy and Action Plan.

    This casual position typically works 1 day per week with additional ADHOC hours for leave coverage as required. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for flexibility and variety in their workplace.

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

    • Competency in a wide range of Microsoft programs
    • Previous experience in customer service, libraries and/or related disciplines
    • Queensland Working with Children card or willing to obtain

    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)
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program

    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:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position.
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applications who meet the mandatory requirements listed on 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
    • QLD working with children 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: 12 Noon, Friday 23 April 2021

    12 Noon, Friday 23 April 2021

  • 10492 Coordinator Utilities Program

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10492 Coordinator Utilities Program

    Location: Emerald, Central Queensland

    Term: Permanent Full Time Position

    Award: QLGIA Stream A

    Salary: $126,859 – $137,887 + superannuation

    How would you like to be part of a Project Management Office who are dedicated on delivering programs of work that support one of Queensland’s largest council territories?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is committed on delivering value to its community. As a result, we are looking for a highly experienced Project Manager to oversee and coordinate the water and wastewater capital works programs to achieve council’s strategic asset management plans.

    Your expertise and ability to consult on utilities-based capital projects will be highly regarded. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Collaborate and advise asset owners on strategic direction and planning for future works
    • Coordinate the planning, design and delivery of outsourced and in-house projects in line with legislative requirements and governance frameworks
    • Analyse and research project feasibility studies and associated project lifecycle costs to develop specialised business cases
    • Establish, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external parties
    • Contribute to a positive, safe, and effective working environment and culture

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

    • A proven ability to lead and oversee multiple projects within a large organisation, ideally within local or state government
    • Extensive experience in contract management and project delivery for utilities assets
    • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering, and/or Project Management
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively present information to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Project Management Office who are responsible for delivering council’s future plans, then we’d like to hear from you.

    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:

    • An attractive remuneration package incorporating base, superannuation, professional memberships and vehicle usage
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Relocation assistance
    • Salary sacrificing options available

    To apply for this position:

    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 outlining your motivation for applying for this 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.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following 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 Tarnya Lowe on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close:  9am Monday 19 April 2021

    9am Monday 19 April 2021

  • 10044 Coordinator Transport Infrastructure Program

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10044 Coordinator Transport Infrastructure Program

    Location: Emerald, Central Queensland

    Term: Permanent Full Time Position

    Award: QLGIA Stream A

    Salary: $126,859 – $137,887 + superannuation

    How would you like to be part of a Project Management Office who are dedicated on delivering programs of work that support one of Queensland’s largest council territories?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is committed on delivering value to its community. As a result, we are looking for a highly experienced Project Manager to oversee and coordinate the transport infrastructure capital works programs to achieve council’s strategic asset management plans.

    Your expertise and ability to consult on transport infrastructure-based capital projects will be highly regarded. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Collaborate and advise asset owners on strategic direction and planning for future works
    • Coordinate the planning, design and construction of outsourced and in-house transport infrastructure projects in line with legislative requirements and governance frameworks
    • Analyse and research project feasibility studies and associated project lifecycle costs to develop specialised business cases
    • Establish, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external parties
    • Contribute to a positive, safe, and effective working environment and culture

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

    • A proven ability to lead and oversee multiple projects within a large organisation, ideally within local or state government
    • Extensive experience in contract management and project delivery for transport infrastructure based programs
    • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering,and/or Project Management
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively present information to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Project Management Office who are responsible for delivering council’s future plans, then we’d like to hear from you.

    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:

    • An attractive remuneration package incorporating base, superannuation, professional memberships and vehicle usage
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Relocation assistance
    • Salary sacrificing options available

    To apply for this position:

    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 outlining your motivation for applying for this 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.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following 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 Tarnya Lowe on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close:  9am Monday 19 April 2021

    9am Monday 19 April 2021

  • 10110 Coordinator PMO Business Support

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10110 Coordinator PMO Business Support

    Location: Emerald, Central Queensland

    Term: Permanent Full Time Position

    Award: QLGIA Stream A

    Salary: $126,859 – $137,887 + superannuation

    How would you like to be part of a Project Management Office who are dedicated on delivering programs of work that support one of Queensland’s largest council territories?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is committed on delivering value to its community. As a result, we are looking for a project management administration guru to establish and implement standardised project management systems to ensure the successful oversight and delivery of council’s programs.

    Your expertise and ability to consult on best practice project management practices will be highly regarded. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Design, streamline and embed project management frameworks, methodologies, and templates across council
    • Advise and support the Project Coordinators to deliver multi-disciplined projects successfully by utilising consistent and uniformed processes
    • Collate relevant data to produce accurate WIP and governance reports
    • Coordinate and notate Project Management meetings
    • Establish, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external parties
    • Contribute to a positive, safe, and effective working environment and culture

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

    • A proven ability to implement standardised project management administrative and system processes within a large organisation, ideally within local or state government
    • Extensive experience in supporting Project Managers across multi-disciplined projects
    • Advanced systems and MS office product expertise
    • Proactive organisational and co-ordination skills with exceptional attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Project Management Office who are responsible for delivering council’s future plans, then we’d like to hear from you.

    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:

    • An attractive remuneration package incorporating base, superannuation, professional memberships and vehicle usage
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Relocation assistance
    • Salary sacrificing options available

    To apply for this position:

    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 outlining your motivation for applying for this 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.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following 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 Tarnya Lowe on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close:  9am Monday 19 April 2021

    9am Monday 19 April 2021

  • 10467 Coordinator Facilities Program

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10467 Coordinator Facilities Program

    Location: Emerald, Central Queensland

    Term: Permanent Full Time Position

    Award: QLGIA Stream A

    Salary: $126,859 – $137,887 + superannuation

    How would you like to be part of a Project Management Office who are dedicated on delivering programs of work that support one of Queensland’s largest council territories?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is committed on delivering value to its community. As a result, we are looking for a highly experienced Project Manager to oversee and coordinate the facilities capital works programs to achieve council’s strategic asset management plans.

    Your expertise and ability to consult on facilities-based capital projects will be highly regarded. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Collaborate and advise asset owners on strategic direction and planning for future works
    • Coordinate the planning, design and construction of outsourced and in-house building and facility projects in line with legislative requirements and governance frameworks
    • Analyse and research project feasibility studies and associated project lifecycle costs to develop specialised business cases
    • Establish, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external parties
    • Contribute to a positive, safe, and effective working environment and culture

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

    • A proven ability to lead and oversee multiple projects within a large organisation, ideally within local or state government
    • Extensive experience in contract management and project delivery for facilities assets
    • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering, or an equivalent field, and/or Project Management
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively present information to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Project Management Office who are responsible for delivering council’s future plans, then we’d like to hear from you.

    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:

    • An attractive remuneration package incorporating base, superannuation, professional memberships and vehicle usage
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Relocation assistance
    • Salary sacrificing options available

    To apply for this position:

    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 outlining your motivation for applying for this 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.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following 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 Tarnya Lowe on 1300 242 687 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close:  9am Monday 19 April 2021

    9am Monday 19 April 2021

  • 10364 Plant Operator / Street Sweeper - Emerald (JOB SHARE)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10364 Plant Operator / Street Sweeper – Emerald (JOB SHARE)

    Work Type: Permanent Part Time (0.5 FTE)

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities

    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 5: $30.48 p/hr plus superannuation

    Looking for a 1 week on, 1 week off job share opportunity based in Emerald?

    At Central Highlands Regional Council we are invested in supporting our employees and as a result we have an exciting permanent part time job share opportunity available, working 1 week on, 1 week off. We are seeking an experienced Plant Operator / Street Sweeper to join their team based in Emerald. This position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of Councils public spaces in the region.

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

    • Ability to work a 1 week on/1 week off, Monday to Friday roster (approx. 38hrs per fortnight)
    • Demonstrated experience operating a street sweeper or equivalent
    • Ability to be flexible and carry out various labouring tasks as required
    • Current MR Vehicle 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
    • Current First Aid or CPR Certificates

    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)
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program

    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 outlined in 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.

    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 and functional 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 noon Monday 19 April 2021

    12 noon Monday 19 April 2021

  • 10279 Plant Operator Parks & Gardens - Duaringa

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10279 Plant Operator Parks & Gardens – Duaringa

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Duaringa

    Department: Communities

    Award: Stream B, Level 3-4 : $58,425.77 – $59,246.13 plus 9.5% Super

    Are you looking for an opportunity to work outdoors as part of a dynamic team?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking an experienced and reliable Plant Operator to join their Parks and Gardens team in Duaringa.

    In this busy role, your daily activities will include:

    • Maintaining the parks and gardens in the Central Highlands Region
    • Operating lawn mowers, whipper snippers, tractors and other plant equipment
    • Carrying out physical activities to maintain the Parks and Gardens facilities

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

    • Experience in a similar position carrying out physical tasks
    • Sound written and oral communication skills
    • Positive customer service centric approach
    • Current Queensland C Class Drivers Licence
    • General Construction Induction Card

    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 

    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 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.

    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: 12noon Monday 19 April 2021.

  • 10335 Plant Operator Parks & Gardens - Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10335 Plant Operator Parks & Gardens – Springsure

    Work Type: Temporary Full Time – 3 months

    Location: Springsure

    Department: Communities

    Award: Stream B, Level 3-4 : $58,425.77 – $59,246.13 plus 9.5% Super

    Are you looking for an opportunity to work outdoors as part of a dynamic team?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking an experienced and reliable Plant Operator to join their Parks and Gardens team in Springsure. This is a 3 month opportunity with the possibility of extension.

    In this busy role, your daily activities will include:

    • Maintaining the parks and gardens in the Central Highlands Region
    • Operating lawn mowers, whipper snippers, tractors and other plant equipment
    • Carrying out physical activities to maintain the Parks and Gardens facilities

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

    • Experience in a similar position carrying out physical tasks
    • Sound written and oral communication skills
    • Positive customer service centric approach
    • Current Queensland C Class Drivers Licence
    • General Construction Induction Card

    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 

    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 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.

    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: 12noon Monday 19 April 2021.

    12noon Monday 19 April 2021

  • 10531 Recruitment Officer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10531 Recruitment Officer

    Location: Emerald 

    Term:  Full Time

    Salary: $70,029.96 – $81,272.99 + superannuation (Stream A Level 3-4) 

    Are you interested in utilising your customer service and advisory skills in a new career path?  

    Have you thought about a career in Recruitment? It’s a role where no two days are the same, which can be exciting and challenging all at the same time. If you enjoy managing multiple projects simultaneously, providing advisory support to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders whilst also juggling people and process based tasks – then this might be the right opportunity for you to consider! 

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement and investing in its people. As a result, we are looking for a passionate and committed team player who is interested in redefining their current skill set and developing their knowledge and expertise in a new direction. 

    To be considered for this Recruitment Officer position, you’ll need to possess: 

    • Exceptional customer service skills with an above and beyond attitude 
    • An ability to deliver advice or solutions to internal and external stakeholders 
    • Confidence in establishing your credibility with others 
    • Proven ability to navigate difficult conversations in a professional manner 
    • Able to interpret, analyse and understand technical or legislative information 
    • Intermediate software and cloud based system skills 
    • Exceptional attention to detail whilst working to deadlines in a high volume environment 

    We will support you to further develop your skills in this pivotal role within our recruitment team. You will join a team who are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional talent for the Central Highlands community. 

    If you are interested in becoming a member of a People and Culture team that is responsible for driving positive change, then we’d like to hear from you. 

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • An attractive remuneration package  
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading 
    • Corporate uniforms provided 
    • Salary sacrificing options available 
    • Choice of 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month 

    To apply for this position: 

    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 outlining your motivation for applying for this 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.  

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following 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 Tarnya Lowe on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume. 

    Applications Close: 9am Monday 19 April 2021

    9am Monday 19 April 2021

  • 10435 Supervisor Construction

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    10435 Supervisor Construction

    Location: Emerald, Central Queensland

    Work Type: Full Time

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently looking for a highly experienced Construction Supervisor to join the Infrastructure team. This role involves the physical delivery and day to day management of capital works on council’s rural and urban road, drainage, footpath and cycle way networks.

    If you are an experienced construction supervisor looking for a new and exciting opportunity, then we want to hear from you!

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Supervise and lead the construction team to ensure effective delivery of construction projects
    • Monitor and control project budgets
    • Establish, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external parties
    • Contribute to a positive, safe, and effective working environment and culture

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

    • Demonstrated experience in civil construction and knowledge of civil construction process and methodologies
    • Extensive understanding of quality control practices and testing
    • Knowledge of construction compliance specifications
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Cert III Civil Construction

    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
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    To apply for this position:

    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 outlining your motivation for applying for this 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.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following 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

    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: 9am Monday 19th April 2021

    9am Monday 19th April 2021

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