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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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  • 10018 Apprentice Diesel Fitter (Springsure)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10018 Apprentice Diesel Fitter (Springsure)

    Work Type: Apprenticeship (4 years)
    Location: Springsure
    Department: Corporate Services

    About the Role

    The Apprentice will learn and develop mechanical trade skills to support their completion of Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (Maintenance – Diesel Fitting). The role will support the Workshop Diesel Fitters/Mechanics, assisting in the provision of mechanical maintenance for council plant and equipment.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Workshop Operation: Demonstrate willingness to learn and display safe practices when using hand tools, lathe equipment, welding, cutting, and using any other workshop equipment such as grinders and hoists etc., and display pride in workmanship, and care of the workshop facilities.
    2. Plant Maintenance:   Carry out a variety of manual tasks associated with Council’s undertakings inclusive of working on heavy earthmoving equipment, other construction plant, light vehicles, mowers and small plant.
    3. Training and Development: To actively participate in ongoing training and self- development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council, including the completion of trade qualification.

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

    1. Demonstrated interest in the mechanical engineering industry – automotive or heavy vehicle.
    2. Outline your previous paid or unpaid work experience in the mechanical engineering or similar industry?
    3. Demonstrate your experience in using hand tools, lathe equipment, welding, cutting, and any other workshop equipment such as grinders and hoists.
    4. Demonstrated sound level of written and oral communication.
    5. Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads and deadlines.
    6. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence when age eligible.

    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 Brad Dendle, Supervisor Workshops on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

    APPRENTICE WAGE INFORMATION
    ADULT APPRENTICE WAGE INFORMATION
    * an adult apprentice is someone who is 21 years or older when they commence the apprenticeship.

    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

    Dependant on candidate (please refer to the wages information link)

    12 Noon, Monday 16 December 2019

  • 10687/10688 Quarry Operator

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10687/10688 Quarry Operator

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

    About the Role

    The Quarry Operator will be responsible for the day to day functions of Quarrying operations and all associated functions to achieve production output and loading of delivery vehicles to meet sales demands.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    • Maintenance. Follow preventative maintenance practices for all equipment on site. Provide all pre-start and operational checks on all equipment in area of responsibility.
    • Stakeholder Management. Develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders who visit the site or collect materials from the site. Assist the quarry to provide quality products and excellent service. Take an active role in Tool Box meetings.
    • Quality. Notify the Coordinator Operations of any serious product performance issues or changes in material characteristics. Ensure adherence to Quality Assurance system functions as per quality procedures manual and relevant quality plans.
    • Reporting. Provide accurate records of production output. Provide accurate records of all maintenance activities carried out in line with required as part of the corrective and preventative maintenance programs.
    • Safety. Ensure safety of self, other team members and the public, in line with Council’s Workplace Health and Safety requirements.

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

    • Certificate of Competency to operate a dump truck and haul truck.
    • Experience working in a team environment.
    • Sound knowledge of Safety Management Systems.
    • Queensland Open Class drivers licence.
    • Front end loader Competency (desirable)
    • Certificate of competency to operate an excavator (desirable)

    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 Functional Capacity Assessment and 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 Joe Newman, Coordinator Operations 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

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

    12 Noon, Monday 16 December 2019

  • 10340 Plant Operator/Labourer Parks & Gardens (Tieri)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    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.

    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 & Gardens 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 (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 3 = $56,724.05 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 16 December 2019

  • Business Transformation Manager

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Business Transformation Manager

    Location: Emerald
    Employment: Fixed Term, 3 Year Contract
    Contract: Total Remuneration Package $191,094 p.a

    The Business Transformation Manager is responsible for management and reporting of a range of initiatives to identify and deliver opportunities for improved service delivery, business efficiency and effectiveness, and ultimately better ways to deliver service delivery of community outcomes through the effective use of digital services (including people, processes and technologies). 

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Service Delivery. Work collaboratively with the business to identify improved productivity, efficiency and cost reduction opportunities through the implementation of OneCouncil and other software applications. Provide advice and guidance regarding the best use of corporate application systems enabling the business to maximise efficiency and effectiveness to improve service delivery and customer focused outcomes. Manage the overall business transformation program in collaboration with key stakeholders and business sponsors.
    • Technical Skills and Expertise. Provide advice and guidance regarding the best use of corporate systems enabling the business to maximise efficiency and effectiveness using technology. Focus on optimisation of the TechnologyOne OneCouncil solution to deliver business performance and customer end to end focused outcomes for Council.
    • Reporting. Manage business transformation reporting framework to ensure regular reporting to the executive and Council on projects and initiatives ensuring capture of benefits realisation, risks, resourcing and that benefits, and cost savings are quantified and qualified. Measure business outcomes achieved for each approved project in relation to productivity, efficiency and savings.
    • People and Change Management. Lead, develop and promote a culture of continuous improvement which empowers staff to think innovatively and to challenge the status quo directly supporting organizational values. Ensure business transformation initiatives and projects implement change management principles and framework in accordance with Council’s preferred methodology, e.g. Prosci to ensure effective change management from a people, process and system perspective.
    • Project Management. Design and delivery of business improvement projects on time, to budget and to quality results in accordance with project management principles and Council’s Strategic Program Governance Framework. Ensure sound risk management governance and principles are applied for business transformation projects.
    • Customer Relationship Management. Liaise with external and internal stakeholders in delivering on the role objectives ensuring business needs analysis, effective ownership of business systems, communication, change management and training. Ensure positive relationships are established and maintained with relevant stakeholders and vendors.
    • Teamwork. Work collaboratively across the organisation, sharing knowledge and experiences. Identify opportunities for innovation and improving efficiency and effectiveness of Council’s operations.

    SELECTION CRITERIA

    Your application must include your responses to each dot point below in a separate document. Please ensure each selection criteria is clearly labelled.

    1. Ability to demonstrate a professional image, high level negotiation and interpersonal skills including using a cooperative and consultative approach to enhance processes and to form positive relationships with staff and customers.
    2. Proven ability to lead and motivate a team to ensure high level outputs and customer service levels are met.
    3. Demonstrated high level report writing and analytical skills with the ability to deliver clear, concise and meaningful information and presentations.
    4. Demonstrated experience in delivering business transformation through implementation of technology platforms which deliver efficient and effective business improvement outcomes.
    5. Ability to effectively influence the management team and work collaboratively to implement improved business outcomes across all levels of council.
    6. Project Management Practitioner with eligibility for membership of a suitable Project Management Institute.
    7. 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
    • Criminal History check
    • Reference checks

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

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

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact 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 (pro rata for part time)
    • PPE supplied
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program

     

    Total Remuneration Package $191,094 p.a

    Thursday 12 December, 12 Noon

  • 10613 Coordinator Strategic Land Use

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10613 Coordinator Strategic Land Use

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

    About the Role
    The Coordinator Strategic Land Use will be responsible for effectively managing council’s strategic planning in accordance with established legislation and procedures. The Coordinator will also be responsible for making decisions in his/her area of responsibility; regulating, protecting and improving the amenity, safety and well-being of the Central Highlands community

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Service delivery. Holds overall responsibility for the successful delivery of strategic planning responsibilities in accordance with established legislation and procedures.
    2. Technical skills and expertise. Understand, interpret, administer and comply with relevant legislation and Council policies applicable to the functions within a local government strategic land use unit.
    3. Information delivery. High standard reporting, correspondence and advice to internal and external clients relevant to disciplines with the unit.
    4. People management. Supervise, motivate, develop and support work teams and individual employees within the unit to achieve section and organisational goals.
    5. Strategic and business planning. In conjunction with the Manager, assist in developing and implementing strategic and business plans across the unit and section to achieve organisational goals.
    6. Project management. In conjunction with the Manager, assist in planning, implementation, and tracking of specific short-medium-long term projects having a beginning, an end and specified deliverables.
    7. Stakeholder engagement. Establish a reputation for reliance and trust across the spectrum of stakeholders, including management, peers, fellow workers and the general public.
    8. Teamwork. Working collaboratively across the organisation, sharing knowledge and experiences. Identification of potential opportunities for innovation and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of council’s operations

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

    1. Degree qualifications in Bachelor Urban and Regional Town Planning or similar.
    2. Minimum five (5) years’ experience working in a town planning (or related) role with Local government experience preferred.
    3. Specialised knowledge and/or proven experience of working with a Queensland local government strategic planning or related business environment and processes including relevant legislation, policies and procedures, including the Planning Act 2016 and experience in their application.
    4. High level technical knowledge of strategic planning concepts including (but not limited to) growth management principles, place making and environmental planning and sustainability.
    5. Well-developed oral and written communication and high quality negotiation skills to respond to matters as they arise.
    6. Demonstrated ability to articulate strategies, policies and ideas to key stakeholders such as elected representatives, the development industry, State Government and the community.
    7. Extensive experience in the development, consultation and implementation of strategic documents such as masterplans, planning policies and planning instruments.
    8. Demonstrated report writing skills ability to prepare concise and informative reports.
    9. Demonstrated initiative in identifying effective strategic outcomes.
    10. 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
    • Qualification check
    • Reference checks

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

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

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Kirstin Byrne, Manager Planning & Environment 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
    • Rostered days off

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award, Level 8.1 = $102,342.17 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 9 December 2019

  • 10264 Plant Operator /Labourer Parks & Gardens (Capella)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10264 Plant Operator /Labourer Parks & Gardens (Capella)

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Capella
    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.

    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 & Gardens 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 (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 3 = $56,724.05 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 9 December 2019

  • 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 & Utilities

    About the Role

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

    Responsibilities of the Role

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

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

    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.

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

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    12 Noon, Monday 9 December 2019

  • 10223 Plant Operator/Grader (Duaringa)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10223 Plant Operator/Grader (Duaringa)

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

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

    Responsibilities of the Role

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

    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

  • Recently Closed: 10639 Coordinator Property Services

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10639 Coordinator Property Services

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

    About the Role

    The Coordinator Property Services will coordinate and facilitate business operations and achieve effective outcomes in relation to Council’s Vacant Land Tenure Management, Housing including both staff and community housing, Native Title and support to Council’s Housing Company. Ensure effective management of land tenure matters including leasing, land management, rental management, valuations, acquisitions, disposal and maintenance of Council’s vacant land and housing portfolio. Provide sound technical advice and project delivery outcomes to ensure professional management of Council’s property services portfolio.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    • Strategic and Business Planning. Develop and maintain Strategic Vacant Land, Acquisition and Disposal, and Housing (Staff and Community) plans and ensure adopted action plans are delivered in a timely manner. Identify and develop plans to create commercial opportunity for Council in regard to land dealings. Provide support to Council’s Housing Company in regard to its operations and Strategic Plan.
    • Technical. Apply technical expertise and knowledge to progress and manage land development opportunities and coordinate functions of the property services portfolio. Ability to understand, interpret, administer and comply with relevant legislation and Council policies and procedures.
    • Information Delivery. Produce high standard reports, correspondence and advice to internal and external clients relevant to disciplines within the portfolio.
    • People management. Supervise, motivate, develop and support team members in the unit to achieve Department and organisational goals. Leadership in accordance with Council’s Corporate Values.
    • Project management. In conjunction with the General Manager, assist in planning, implementation, and timely delivery of portfolio deliverables in accordance with various agreed outcomes

    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 developing and implementing strategic plans.
    2. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and build relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and team members.
    3. Proven ability to lead and motivate a team to ensure high level outputs and customer service levels are met.
    4. Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, administer and comply with relevant legislation including Lands Act, 1994, Local Government Act, 2009, Native Title (Qld) Act, 1993 and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act, 2003.
    5. Demonstrated attention to detail in high level report writing and analytical skills and the ability to deliver in a timely manner with a high level of accuracy.
    6. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    7. Degree qualification in related discipline, or equivalent experience

    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 8 =$102,342.17 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 2 December 2019

  • Recently Closed: 10643 Coordinator Asset Accounting

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10643 Coordinator Asset Accounting

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

    About the Role

    The Coordinator Asset Accounting will be responsible for leading strategic asset accounting and implementation of high-quality asset accounting services to deliver value for money for the Central Highlands community. This position is responsible for managing the development and implementation of asset accounting systems, policies and procedures for managing council’s assets.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Strategic. Ensure strategic alignment of asset accounting to councils strategic planning framework.
    2. Collaboration. Ensure the integration of asset accounting across all council departments.
    3. Systems. Develop best practice asset accounting systems and supporting processes.
    4. Performance. Develop, implement and monitor performance measurement frameworks.
    5. People Management. Lead, motivate, develop team to ensure objectives are met

    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. Extensive demonstrated experience in accounting, interpretation of legislation, accounting standards and generally accepted practice with specific experience in financial asset management and asset valuation process in a local government environment.
    2. Demonstrated experience in forward planning, prioritising workload, setting goals and performance measurements for a team.
    3. Demonstrated experience in analysing large volumes of data to extract meaningful insights for decision making.
    4. Demonstrated experience in business process improvement.
    5. Proven attention to detail in high level report writing and analytical skills and the ability to deliver in a timely manner with a high level of accuracy.
    6. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    7. Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent.

    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.
    • Qualification check.
    • Reference checks.

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

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

    For further information
    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Chris Campbell, Manager Asset Management 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 8.1 = $102,342.17 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 2 December 2019

  • Recently Closed: 10691 Property Officer (Native Title and Property Development)

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 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.
    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.

    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.
    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 Steven Williams, Coordinator Property 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 25 November 2019

  • 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 25 November 2019

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