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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.

Traineeships

  • 10563 Civil Construction Trainee Capella

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities
    Location: Capella
    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    GUIDELINES

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently offering a three year Civil Construction Traineeship based in Capella. The successful applicant will learn all facets of Civil Construction through a combination of on-the-job training and studying towards completing a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Construction and Maintenance).

    The Civil Construction Trainee will learn and develop a range of skills to support their completion of a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Construction and Maintenance). The role will support the Supervisor Construction, assisting in the provision of efficient and effective construction and maintenance activities and processes attributed to road and street network and associated assets such as drainage structures and furniture.

     This is an excellent opportunity to gain a formal qualification and kick start a career in Civil Construction.

     Direct Enquiries: Aleisha Catip, Training Officer on 07 4980 6385

    Applications close midday on Monday 24 April 2017.

Other vacancies

  • 10105 Customer Service Officer

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    10105 Customer Service Officer

    Department: Communities
    Location: Emerald
    Position Description
    Selection Criteria (Mandatory)

    Working in the Customer Service team you will be instrumental in providing a wide range of services to internal and external customers ensuring the development of good working relationships with all staff and public. You will be the first point of contact for customer enquiries and requests. Providing high quality, efficient and friendly services, accurate advice, information and access to Council’s services and facilities across a range of customer service operational areas including Counter, Administration and customer service support functions to the various departments within the organisation.

    Your application is to include a cover letter, resume and answers to the selection criteria (click on the link above)

     

    LGO Award Level 1.1 = $49,540.89 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

  • 10004 Administration Assistant Communities - Maternity Relief

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    10004 Administration Assistant Communities – Maternity Relief

    Department: Communities
    Location: Emerald
    Position Description

    This is fixed term, maternity relief position to April 2018.

    The administration assistant Communities provides administrative and office support to relevant supervisors and managers, ensuring documentation is accurate and compliant, and enquiries are handled appropriately.

    The successful candidate will possess the mandatory requirements listed in the position description (click on the link above)

    LGO Award Level 1.1 = $49,540.89 p.a

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

  • 10328 Plant Operator/Labourer Parks & Gardens

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    10328 Plant Operator/Labourer Parks & Gardens

    Department: Communities
    Location: Springsure
    Position Description

    The Plant Operator/Labourer Parks & Gardens will be required to undertake a range of duties as directed by the Supervisor Parks & Gardens including the maintenance to Council’s parks and garden assets and the operations of various plant and equipment in a safe manner.

    The successful applicant will possess the mandatory requirements listed in the position description (click on the link above)

    LGE Award Level 2 = $50,455.96

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

  • 10382 Project Engineer

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    10382 Project Engineer

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities
    Location: Emerald
    Position Description

    The Project Engineer will assist the Water Projects Engineer to review project scopes, program capital works and project manage and deliver minor capital work project (<2M). Develop tender/quotation specifications and documentation, call for quotes, assess and award quotes.

    The successful candidate will possess the mandatory requirements listed on the position description (click on the link above)

     

    LGO Award Level 7.1 = $84,777.22

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

  • 10117 Diesel Fitter/Mechanic

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    10117 Diesel Fitter/Mechanic

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities
    Location: Blackwater
    Position Description

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a qualified diesel fitter/mechanic to join our team based in Blackwater.

    The Diesel/Fitter mechanic is responsible for the efficient and effective maintenance and servicing of councils plant and fleet to industry standards. This will include both in the field and in workshop repairs and servicing of small and heavy plant in Council’s fleet.

    The successful candidate will meet the mandatory requirements listed on the position description (click on link above)

    Engineering Award C10 = $64,753.84

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

  • 10492 Water Infrastructure Project Engineer

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    10492 Water Infrastructure Project Engineer

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities
    Location: Emerald
    Position Description

    The Water Infrastructure Project Engineer will lead a small team and be responsible for management of the short term capital delivery program and capital investment governance and approvals process, develop annual capital works program, project manage and deliver major (>$2M) and develop strategic mechanisms for delivering routine capital work effectively.

    The successful applicant will possess the mandatory requirements listed in the position description (click on link above)

     

     

    LGO Award Level 8.1 = $92,279.98

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

  • 10195 Plumber/Network Crew Operator

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    10195 Plumber/Network Crew Operator

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities
    Location: Emerald
    Position Description

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a qualified plumber to join their Water Utilities team. The Network Crew Operator (Plumber) will direct and work with the crew they are leading to undertake planned or responsive activities/repairs to the water and wastewater networks.

    The successful applicant will possess the mandatory requirements listed on the position description (click on link above)

    Plumber – Building Trades Award - BT1 = $64,753.84

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

  • 10422 Senior IT Officer

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    10422 Senior IT Officer

    Department: Corporate Services
    Location: Emerald
    Position Description

    An exciting opportunity for the right IT professional has come up with the Central Highlands Regional Council.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and proactive individual to lead a small and robust Service Desk team. The successful applicant must have exceptional customer service skills and be skilled to provide IT Support across a myriad of technologies including workstation hardware, Microsoft Office products, corporate software applications, telecommunications, various network mediums and server infrastructure.

    This position will be required to mentor and act as an escalation point for junior support staff, and will assist senior officers in running projects as part of the annual IT operational works schedule, including deploying new software and updates, and workstation replacement programs.

    The successful applicant will be joining us at an exciting time as our team continues with a journey to adopt and embrace cloud technologies and transitioning the way our organisation undertakes its business.

    If you are seeking a diverse role that touches on all aspects of IT then this is the job for you!

     

    LGO Award Level 3.1 = $61,305.51pa

    12 Noon, Monday 24 April 2017

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