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To apply for a position please complete the online application.

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.

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

  • 10475 Town Planner

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    10475 Town Planner

    Department: Communities – Planning & Environment
    Location: Emerald

    Working closely with the Principal Planner and Senior Planner, the Town Planner is responsible for providing efficient and effective statutory planning services for the Council and undertaking the assessment of development applications as well as land use planning, environmental assessment and investigations in accordance with the relevant legislation and existing Planning Scheme.

    The successful candidate is required to possess the mandatory requirements for the position:

    • Degree qualifications in Town Planning or relevant discipline.
    • Experience in a professional town planning role, minimum 2 years’ experience.
    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of strategic and statutory land use planning.
    • Demonstrated experience in providing reports to management and or Council and submissions to formulate recommendations, including conditions of approval
    • Demonstrated experience in liaising with a range of stakeholders including members of the public, developers, complainants and other State agency officers.
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s licence.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

     

    LGO Award Level 4.1 = 67,931.12 pa

    5 pm Monday 2 October 2017

  • 10040 Area Support Officer PT - Tieri

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    10040 Area Support Officer PT – Tieri

    Department: Communities – Community and Customer Service
    Location: Tieri

    This position is being offered part time ( 21 hours per week)

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

    The successful applicant will meet the mandatory requirements for the position:

    • Previous relevant experience in the same or similar role.
    • Previous relevant experience in a customer focused environment.
    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.

    For further information please read the POSITION DESCRIPTION.

    LGO Award Level 1.1 = $26.67 per hour

    12 Noon, Monday 25 September 2017

  • 10208 Para Planner Development Assessment - Fixed Term

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    10208 Para Planner Development Assessment – Fixed Term

    Department: Communities – Planning and Environment
    Location: Emerald

    This position is being offered on a fixed term basis to October 2018.

    The Para Planner is responsible for assisting in the provision of town planning responsibilities for Council and para-professional services on statutory matters (development and subdivision applications) and strategic land use planning including compliance with relevant legislation relative to development matters.

    The successful applicant will meet the mandatory requirements for the position:

    • Qualifications/Experience in a similar field and a commitment to professional development as a para planner
    • Experience working in a planning environment.
    • Awareness of local government in particular development regulation and strategic planning practice.
    • Demonstrated experience and competency in a range of administrative duties.
    • Proven ability to deliver high quality customer service to internal and external customers with an ability to evaluate customer needs and identify opportunities for service improvement.
    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s licence.

    For further information please read the POSITION DESCRIPTION

    LGO Award Level 2.1 = $56,811.59 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 25 September 2017

  • 10097 Coordinator Ranger Services

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    10097 Coordinator Ranger Services

    Department: Communities – Planning and Environment
    Location: Emerald

    The Coordinator Ranger Services is responsible for effectively managing Council’s ranger services in accordance with established legislation and procedures. The Coordinator is also 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.

    The successful applicant will meet all the mandatory requirements for the position:

    • Suitable qualifications in a relevant field, at either Diploma or Degree level (such as Natural Resource Management, Environmental Management or Rural Land Management), or equivalent prior learning and training.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with extensive experience in the successful management, supervision and day to day coordination of work teams with an ability to mentor and develop staff.
    • Demonstrated ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders including members of the public, Councillors, developers, complainants and other State agency officers.
    • Significant experience in interpreting and complying with relevant legislative documents and the enforcement of Local Laws.
    • Well-developed oral and written communication and high quality negotiation skills to respond to matters as they arise.
    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional driver’s licence.

    For further information please read the POSITION DESCRIPTION.

     

     

    LGO Award Level 6.1 = $78,899.56 pa

    5 pm Monday 2 October 2017

  • 10189 Diesel Fitter Mechanic

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    10189 Diesel Fitter Mechanic

    Location: Springsure

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    The Diesel Fitter / Mechanic is responsible for the efficient and effective maintenance and servicing of councils plant and fleet to industry standards. This includes both in the field and in workshop repairs and servicing of small and heavy plant in councils fleet.

    The successful applicant is required to meet the mandatory requirements of the position:

    • Trade qualification as Diesel Fitter and or Motor Mechanic
    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence
    • Substantial experience working on heavy vehicles and earthmoving plant
    • Other trade qualifications and certifications eg Boiler Making (desirable)
    • HR drivers license (desirable)

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    C10 Engineering Award = $65,725.15 pa

    12 Noon, Monday 25 September 2017

  • 10056 Assistant Network Operator

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    10056 Assistant Network Operator

    Location: Emerald

    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.

    We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has an excellent Work Health and Safety ethic with a desire to gain knowledge of water and wastewater network management.

    The successful candidate is required to possess the following mandatory requirements:

    • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional drivers licence.
    • General Construction Induction Card
    • Willingness to undertake Cert III Network Operations and other training as required

    Your application should include a cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements for the position, your up to date resume with a minimum of two recent work referees.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Central Highlands Regional Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    LGE Award Level 5 = $53,528.05

    12 Noon, Monday 25 September 2017

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