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

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

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

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

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Current and closed vacancies

  • Recently Closed - Information Management Project Officer (Fixed term 4 months until 30 October 2020)

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    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed – Information Management Project Officer (Fixed term 4 months until 30 October 2020)

    Work Type: Fixed term, 4 months until 30 October 2020
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Corporate Services

    About the Role

    The Information Project Officer assists to maintain, control and organise all aspects of Council’s record section’s operation, systems and functions; including maintaining the integrity, accessibility and confidentiality of Council’s records. The role looks to exercise responsibility for the timely and successful completion of information management related project outcomes and assist the Supervisor Information Management in supporting the organisation in undertaking effective Records Management practices

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Data Integrity & Confidentiality. Ensure accuracy, currency and security of all records and supporting data is maintained at all times.
    2. Procedures. Follow and review procedures to ensure compliance with all policy and system requirements and undertake regular reviews.
    3. Compliance. Ensure records are managed in accordance with legislative requirements and Council policy.
    4. Project Management. In conjunction with the Supervisor Information Management, undertake information management projects successfully on time and to budget.
    5. Systems. Assist in the support, maintenance and administration of Council’s electronic records management system ECM.
    6. Customer Service. Provide responsive and effective customer service and stakeholder management.

    Additionally, this position may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the reporting manager.
    Selection Criteria
    To be considered for this position you must respond to each dot point below (1-2 page document). Please ensure each selection criteria is clearly labelled.

    1. Sound verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
    2. Ability to efficiently coordinate administrative and clerical functions
    3. Good organisational/time management skills
    4. High level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and in a technology-based environment
    5. 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 & functional assessments 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 Clinton Nicol-Dickson, Acting Manager Information 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
    • 9 day fortnight

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017, 2.1 = $62,075.18 p.a

    12 Noon, Friday 10 July 2020

  • Recently Closed -10717 Community Development and Engagement Officer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed -10717 Community Development and Engagement Officer

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

    About the Role

    The Community Development & Engagement Officer has two key objectives:
    1. Planning, initiating and conducting community development programs, events and projects to promote quality of life for all people across the Central Highlands region, and;  2. Supporting council to engage with the community in a meaningful and efficient manner with their community engagement initiatives and community planning projects.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Service Delivery. Assist with the successful delivery of council’s community planning, development and engagement activities consistent with the Central Highlands 2022 Community Plan, council’s Corporate Plan and other strategic documents, including those required by legislation. .
    2. Community Planning. Assist with facilitating, implementing and reporting on regional and place-based community planning.
    3. Community Development. Deliver on council’s community development programs, initiatives and events across the Central Highlands region.
    4. Community Engagement. Undertake community engagement, including planning and delivery of activities, community meetings, consultations and reporting.
    5. Advocacy. Provide support to community and council with advocacy activities.
    6. Community Grants. Provide administrative support to community to deliver projects including administration of grant applications and acquittals.
    7. Reporting and Administration. Undertake tasks including procurement, compiling statistics, meeting preparation, minute taking and drafting reports. .

    Additionally, this position may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by the reporting manager.
    Please note: This role requires the incumbent to have flexible working hours to attend community-driven activities in locations across the region. This role involves driving at different times of the day / evening.

    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 community development or engagement, including engaging and partnering with the community to design and deliver community development programs, events and initiatives.
    2. Demonstrated experience in project management and event coordination or support.
    3. Understanding of grant application and acquittal process.
    4. Demonstrated ability to network with a diverse range of sectors (e.g. multicultural, youth, elderly, community groups and organisations etc.) within the community.
    5. Experience in planning and delivery of projects, programs and events.
    6. Experience in the promotion of community meetings, programs, events and initiatives.
    7. Ability to write and present reports.
    8. Competent in Microsoft Office suite.
    9. Willingness to learn new skills.
    10. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    11. Queensland Working with Children Blue 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 assessment including drug & alcohol testing
    • Queensland working with Children 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 Suzanne Poulter, Manager Connected Communities 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
    • 9 day fortnight

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017, 2.1 = $62,075.18 p.a

    12 Noon, Friday 10 July 2020

  • 10246 - Plant Operator Blackwater

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10246 – Plant Operator Blackwater

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

    About the Role

    The Plant Operator 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 plant (i.e. chainsaw, dingo type digger, cherry picker, excavator less than 0.5m3 etc.), medium plant (i.e. skid steer, backhoe, job truck, etc.)

    Responsibilities of the Role

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

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

    Key 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. Ability to operate and maintain tools and equipment relevant to the functions of the position.
    2. Flexible, team player with strong communication skills.
    3. Willingness to operate within a remote camp environment (as required).
    4. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    5. 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.

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessments 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 mandatory requirement. 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
    • Corporate uniform allocation and PPE provided
    • 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, Thursday 9 July 2020

  • 10054 - Assistant Network Operator Blackwater

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10054 – Assistant Network Operator Blackwater

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

    About the Role

    The  Assistant Network Operator is a development role and will undertake planned or responsive activities / repairs to the water and wastewater networks under the direction and supervision of the Network Crew Operator. This includes job planning, job safety and risk assessments, traffic management, identifying and reporting. In addition, receiving and closing out of customer requests on a tablet computer and marking up Council plans for asset accuracy.

    Responsibilities of the Role

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

    Additionally, you may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by your Manager.

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

    1. Sound written and oral communication skills.
    2. Demonstrated time management skills, with the ability to organise and prioritise work effectively to meet deadlines/timeframes.
    3. Demonstrated ability to follow safe work practices.
    4. Self-motivated with the ability to work as part of a team.
    5. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    6. General Construction Induction Card.
    7. Willingness to undertake Cert III Network Operations, or Water Industry Worker certificate, and other training as required.

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a temporary or casual 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 assessments 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 Will Neill, Supervisor Networks on 1300 242 686 within business hours.

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

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

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award – State 2017, Level 5 = $58,487.42 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 13 July 2020

  • 10696 - Asset Engineer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10696 – Asset Engineer

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

    About the Role

    The Asset Engineer will be responsible for the effective management of council’s asset condition and physical data across all asset classes. The position will also be responsible for making decisions in their area of responsibility, for the planning and delivery of data improvement projects, data collection, data quality assessments, asset lifecycle modelling, site inspections as well as effective control and maintenance of asset management framework documents relative to the role. This role also assists in the preparation and compilation of the capital works budget and tracking of capital delivery. The Asset Engineer will support the Coordinator Strategic Asset Management in providing engineering knowledge to the unit and other departments as it applies to asset management

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Establish and Maintain Asset Data Framework. The asset data framework must support and maintain currency with the asset management framework.
    2. Analysis and Reporting. Accurate analysis and reporting on asset data functions and issues to the Coordinator Strategic Asset Management.
    3. Customer Service.  Assist and liaise with key stakeholders to ensure consistent region wide delivery of asset data.
    4. Data Integrity. Ensure asset data is maintained to a high level of accuracy and the accuracy level is noted. Ensure essential documents from the asset management framework are kept up to date.
    5. Project Management.  Scope and specification development for Asset Management projects such as asset condition assessments. Ensure efficient and timely delivery of asset management projects.
    6. Capital Works Budget. Assist in the development and management of the capital works budget and capital delivery reporting.
    7. Policy and Procedure. Development of relevant policies and procedures.
    8. Lifecycle Modelling. Produce and maintain models for asset lifecycles.
    9. Site Inspections. Inspect assets for deterioration and report safety issues.

    Additionally, you may be required to conduct other duties as lawfully directed by your Manager.

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

    1. Understanding of lifecycle asset management principles and techniques.
    2. Sound understanding of legislation and regulations that impact on asset management.
    3. Demonstrated problem solving, investigative and analytical skills.
    4. Good understanding of current asset management practices within Local Government.
    5. Demonstrated experience with asset management frameworks and software systems.
    6. Demonstrated experience with asset management as it relates to local government.
    7. Demonstrated experience in asset data analysis and lifecycle modelling.
    8. Experience working with government organisations including knowledge of the Local Government Act, 2009 and Regulations.
    9. Demonstrated experience in and/or understanding of project management.
    10. 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 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
    • 9 day fortnight

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017, Level 5 = $80,484.08 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 13 July 2020

  • Recently Closed - 10359 Plant Operator/ Roller Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed – 10359 Plant Operator/ Roller Emerald

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

    About the Role

    The Roller Operator will be required to undertake safe plant operation and labouring duties across the Central Highlands Regional Council and Main Roads road networks, as directed by Supervisor Construction, in accordance will all council policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Roller Operation and Maintenance. Ensure the safe and competent operation of a Roller in accordance with Council and TMR Standards on road networks and civil construction/maintenance projects, whilst adopting best practise in relation to all road maintenance and construction activities. Undertake regular maintenance checks on the Roller and/or associated plant.
    2. Training and Development. To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

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

    Key Selection Criteria

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

    1. Demonstrated competency operating a roller.
    2. Ability to operate and maintain tools and equipment relevant to the functions of the position.
    3. Willingness to operate within a remote camp environment (as required).
    4. Statement of Attainment or Ticket for Roller Operations.
    5. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers 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.

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessments 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 mandatory requirement. 3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information

    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Liam Chapple Supervisor Maintenance Rural Emerald 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
    • 9 day fortnight

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award, Level 5 = $58,487.42 p.a

    12 Noon, Thursday 25 June 2020

  • Recently Closed 10673 Plant Operator/ Roller Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed 10673 Plant Operator/ Roller Springsure

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

    About the Role

    The Roller Operator will be required to undertake safe plant operation and labouring duties across the Central Highlands Regional Council and Main Roads road networks, as directed by Supervisor Construction, in accordance will all council policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Roller Operation and Maintenance. Ensure the safe and competent operation of a Roller in accordance with Council and TMR Standards on road networks and civil construction/maintenance projects, whilst adopting best practise in relation to all road maintenance and construction activities. Undertake regular maintenance checks on the Roller and/or associated plant.
    2. Training and Development. To actively participate in ongoing training and self-development to achieve continuous improvement for yourself and council.

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

    Key Selection Criteria

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

    1. Demonstrated competency operating a roller.
    2. Ability to operate and maintain tools and equipment relevant to the functions of the position.
    3. Willingness to operate within a remote camp environment (as required).
    4. Statement of Attainment or Ticket for Roller Operations.
    5. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers 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.

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessments 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 mandatory requirement. 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
    • Corporate uniform allocation and PPE provided
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 9 day fortnight

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award, Level 5 = $58,487.42 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 6 July 2020

  • Recently Closed - 10326 Plant Operator Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed – 10326 Plant Operator Springsure

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

    About the Role

    The Plant Operator 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 plant (i.e. chainsaw, dingo type digger, cherry picker, excavator less than 0.5m3 etc.), medium plant (i.e. skid steer, backhoe, job truck, etc.)

    Responsibilities of the Role

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

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

    Key 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. Ability to operate and maintain tools and equipment relevant to the functions of the position.
    2. Flexible, team player with strong communication skills.
    3. Willingness to operate within a remote camp environment (as required).
    4. Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    5. 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.

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessments 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 mandatory requirement. 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
    • Corporate uniform allocation and PPE provided
    • 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 6 July 2020

  • Recently Closed - 10671 Plant Operator/ Water Truck Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed – 10671 Plant Operator/ Water Truck Springsure

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

    About the Role

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

    Responsibilities of the Role

    1. Water Truck Operation and Maintenance. Ensure the safe and competent operation and regular maintenance of a Water Truck in line with council’s heavy vehicle management system. Adopt best practice in relation to road maintenance and construction activities at all times.
    2. Flexibility. When 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.

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

    Key Selection Criteria

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

    1. Demonstrated competency operating a water truck.
    2. Ability to regularly perform general maintenance duties required of a Water Truck.
    3. Flexible, team player with strong communication skills.
    4. Willingness to operate within a remote camp environment (as required).
    5. Current Queensland Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination Vehicle Licence.
    6. General Construction Induction Card

    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.

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessments 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 mandatory requirement. 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
    • Corporate uniform allocation and PPE provided
    • 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 6 July 2020

  • 10241 - Plant Operator Parks & Gardens Blackwater

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    10241 – Plant Operator Parks & Gardens Blackwater

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

    About the Role

    The Plant Operator 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.

    Mandatory Requirements

    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.

    • Minimum of current Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card.
    • Demonstrated ability to undertake physical tasks associated with the position
    • 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.

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessments 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 mandatory requirement. 3.  Your resume, including a minimum of 2 referees.

    For further information

    Please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION or contact Steven Maher, Supervisor Parks & Gardens (Blackwater) 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
    • 9 day fortnight

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

    12 Noon, Monday 20 July 2020

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