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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

  • 10041 Area Support Officer - Tieri

    Position

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    Closing Date

    10041 Area Support Officer – Tieri

    Work Type:  Permanent Part Time
    Location: Tieri
    Department: Customer and Commercial Services
    Renumeration:  Award Stream A, Level 1.6 – 2:  $33.18 – $36.31 per hour plus 9.5% Super

    Are you passionate about providing exceptional customer service? 

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a customer focused and proactive Area Support Officer on a permanent part time basis.
    In this unique opportunity you will undertake a range of administrative and customer service functions associated with the day to day running of the area office and assist with the delivery of local library services and programs.
    This varied role will provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers along with providing general administration support to various departments within the organisation.

    You must be available to work the below rotating fortnightly roster.
    Week 1:
    Monday to Friday:               12.45pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday:                               9.00am to 12.00pm
    Week 2:
    Monday to Friday:               9.00am to 1.15pm

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need:

    • A customer centric approach with experience in resolving general enquiries
    • Demonstrated experience in answering and responding to high call volumes
    • An understanding of library services and the ability to delivery community programs
    • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise and manage your time efficiently
    • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Suite
    • Hold a Minimum of a Queensland C Class Provisional Drivers Licence
    • Queensland Working with Children Blue Card, or ability to obtain

    In this position you will enjoying working with a highly collaborative team and be supported by a leadership team who will empower you to succeed. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Customer and Commercial Services team who are committed to making a difference, then we’d like to hear from you.  

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.
    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.
    Please download and review the position description.

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

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

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

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

     

    Applications close 8.00am Monday 05 July 2021

    Monday 5 July 2021

  • 10100 Corporate Communications Officer - Fixed Term, 6 Months

    Position

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    Closing Date

    10100 Corporate Communications Officer – Fixed Term, 6 Months

    Work Type: Fixed Term – 6 Months

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Communities

    Salary: Stream A, Level 4 – 5: $76,451.69 – $82,898.60 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation  

    Central Highlands Regional Council is committed to developing our employees, as a result an opportunity has become available for a savvy Corporate Communications Officer to join our team based in Emerald.  

    If you have a journalism or communications background, are passionate about writing quality content, can juggle simultaneous deadlines and value resourcefulness and teamwork, then apply today!

    In this role you will support the team by:

    • Liaising with media and writing media releases
    • Developing and implementing communication strategies
    • Pursuing opportunities to enhance council’s reputation
    • Coordinating the design and production of promotional materials

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

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
    • A good understanding of corporate communications principles including internal and external stakeholder engagement 
    • Outstanding research, storytelling and writing skills and an ability to apply these skills to social media content 
    • High level computer skills
    • QLD Drivers Licence
    • Working with Children Blue Card or willingness to obtain

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits. We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community. 

    Benefits Include: 

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply) 
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading 
    • Corporate uniform allocation 
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options 
    • Wages paid fortnightly 
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • Opportunity to work a 9-day fortnight 

    To apply for this position  

    Please download and review the position description. 

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.  

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

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

    Applications that meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks 

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. 

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include: 

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing 
    • Reference checks 
    • Working with Children check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 during business hours or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 12noon, Friday 2 July 2021

    Applications Close: 12noon, Friday 2 July 2021

  • 10671 Plant Operator / Water Truck Operator

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10671 Plant Operator / Water Truck Operator

    Work Type:  Full Time
    Location:  Springsure
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 6: $61,927.72 plus Superannuation

    Are you an experienced Water Truck Operator located in the Springsure area?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking an experienced water truck operator to join their road maintenance team in Springsure.  This role involves assisting in the completion of road maintenance and construction projects. 

    If you are a skilled civil operator and are looking for an opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects located in the Central Highlands Region then we want to hear from you!

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

    • Experience in a similar role and ability to competently operate water tuck
    • A positive and flexible approach towards a range of tasks including general labouring
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Current Queensland Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • Multi Combination Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket
    • Current First Aid or CPR Certificate

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.
    Please download and review the position description.

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

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

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

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close:  12 noon, Friday 2 July 2021

    Friday 2 July 2021

  • 10394 Rates Officer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10394 Rates Officer

    Work Type: Fixed Term until August 2022

    Location: Emerald 

    Department: Corporate Services  

    Salary:  Award Stream A, Level 2 to 3: $63,937.44 – $70,029.96 plus 9.5% Super 

     Central Highlands Regional Council has an opportunity for a Rates Officer to join their team on a fixed term basis in Emerald. In this role, you will be responsible for the accurate and efficient maintenance of council’s rating system including the timely collection of outstanding rates related debts.  The rates officer will be required to complete reconciliations, provide reports as requested and provide assistance across all areas of the financial accounting function.  

     Ideally, you’ll have worked with a council previously but we are also prepared to train and develop the right person.

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

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • An understanding of financial transactions and ratings methodology

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.  

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.  

    Benefits Include:

     

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading  
    • Corporate uniform allocation  
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options  
    • Wages paid fortnightly  
    • Employee Assistance Program  
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or 19 day month 

    To apply for this position: 

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.  

    Please download and review the position description.   

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

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

    Candidates who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be invited to participate in a video assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks 

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. 

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include: 

    • Right to Work in Australia 
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing 
    • Reference checks 
    • Criminal history check For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume. 

    Applications Close: 8am Monday 28 June 2021

    8am Monday 28 June 2021

  • 10744 Training and Development Officer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10744 Training and Development Officer

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department:  Corporate Services

    Award: Stream A Level 2 – 3, $63,937.44 – $74,852.55 + superannuation

     

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement and investing in its people. As a result, we are looking for a highly motivated and proactive Training and Development Officer to join our Corporate Services team on a full-time basis.

    The successful applicant will be results driven, highly organised and have an enthusiastic approach to training delivery.  You will also have exceptional attention to detail, communication skills, and the ability to be adaptable to accommodate continuous changing priorities.

    You will provide high level support by:

    • Maintaining council’s training calendar
    • Working with stakeholders to ensure the training needs analysis (TNA) is current
    • Scheduling and coordinating training to meet legislative compliance requirements
    • Management of the training inbox and enquiries received from stakeholders
    • Ensuring data integrity and effective record management

    Ideally you will come from a training background and possess:

    • Strong administration skills with the ability to coordinate events
    • A high degree of competency utilising Microsoft Office suit ideally with programs such as excel, smart sheet and training specific programs
    • Knowledge of training competencies and training needs analysis (TNA)
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • A respectful and considered approach to confidential and sensitive information

    The primary hours of work for this position would be 7am – 4pm.

    If you are interested in becoming a valued member of a Corporate Services team who are committed to providing excellent customer service and support across the Central Highlands Regional Council, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits, these include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

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

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

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

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close:  8.00am Friday 25 June 2021

    8.00am Friday 25 June 2021

  • 10295 Plant Operator, Infrastructure Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10295 Plant Operator, Infrastructure Emerald

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 3: $58,425.77 plus Superannuation

    Do you enjoy working outdoor and operating small plant equipment?
    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking a Plant Operator / Labourer to join the Infrastructure team based in Emerald. This position is responsible for performing a diverse range of labouring duties and will also be required to operate small plant equipment such as slashers to assist in the maintenance of road and town facilities.
    In this role you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

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

    • A positive and flexible approach towards a range of labouring and operating tasks on small plant equipment including slashers
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Ability to work autonomously and part of a team
    • Current Queensland Medium Rigid Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • Heavy Rigid or Multi-combination Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket
    • Current First Aid or CPR Certificate
    • Chainsaw/pole saw operation ticket

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.
    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.
    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.
    Please download and review the position description.
    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

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

    Pre-employment Checks
    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.
    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 12noon, Thursday 24 June 2021

    Thursday 24 June 2021

  • 10063 Applications Support Analyst

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10063 Applications Support Analyst

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Corporate Services

    Remuneration:  Award Stream A, Level 6:  $88,795.90 – $94,168.76 + Superannuation

    An exciting and rare opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic individual to join the Corporate Applications team based in Emerald QLD.  To find out more about the Central Highlands Region, watch the  Work, Play, Discover the Central Highlands video.

    In this role you will support the organisation through our enterprise application TechnologyOne CiA OneCouncil.  The ideal candidate would have a broad knowledge of applications within TechnologyOne and have the ability to quickly become an expert in specific suites.

    You will work within a dedicated and supportive team and will have the opportunity to continue to develop your existing skill set.

    You will support the organisation by:

    • Responding to and resolving customer incident and service requests
    • Developing complex business reports
    • Enhancing business workflows via ETL, BPA and modifying DocOne templates
    • Developing test plans and implementing system upgrades
    • Proactively providing continuous improvement of council’s corporate systems and processes

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

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proven ability to develop positive working relationship with internal and external stakeholders
    • Qualification in Information Technology or equivalent experience
    • QLD Drivers Licence

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

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or 19 day month

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

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

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

    Applications that meet the mandatory requirements outlined on the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Criminal History Check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close:  12 noon Monday 28 June 2021

    Monday 28 June 2021

  • 10332, 10337, 10338 Plant Operator, Infrastructure - Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10332, 10337, 10338 Plant Operator, Infrastructure – Springsure

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Springsure

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities

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

    Are you looking for work life balance whilst utilising your civil works experience?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking multiple Plant Operator / Labourers to join the team located in Springsure. As a member of council’s Infrastructure and Utilities team, this position is responsible for performing a range of labouring duties and small plant operation tasks, to assist in the completion and maintenance of road and town facilities.

    In these exciting roles, you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

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

    • Experience in a similar role in a civil construction setting
    • A positive and flexible attitude towards a diverse range of labouring tasks
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Current Queensland Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Experience with road construction and/or maintenance
    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • HR Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

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

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

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

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 12 noon, Monday 21 June 2021

    12 noon, Monday 21 June 2021

  • 10455 Senior Rates Officer

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    10455 Senior Rates Officer

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Corporate Services

    Remuneration: Award Stream A, Level 4 to 5: $76,451.69 – $82,898.60 plus 9.5% Super

    Are you a rates expert looking to make a difference? Whilst your expertise is important, it is your ability undertaking challenging conversations and the ability to communicate complex rates related information to customers in an easy to understand way.

    Council is seeking an experienced Senior Rates Officer who is customer focused and proactive. You will be required to undertake the annual rates notice and collection process, with the role being responsible for the end to end rates duties, including calculation of interim rates, adjustments to rates and collection of outstanding rates. This role will also liaise with a variety of stakeholders at all levels.

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

    • Demonstrated understanding of the application of local government legislation in relation to rating practices
    • Substantial experience in administrating and maintaining local government rating systems
    • Demonstrated experience in resolving customer enquires in relation to rating matters
    • High level knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel
    • Extensive demonstrated experience in levying and administering rates and charges in accordance with the Local Government Act 2009 and Local Government Regulation 2012

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

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

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

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

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

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available
    • Choice of 9-day fortnight or a 19-day month

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualification check
    • Criminal History check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am Tuesday 29 June 2021

    8am Monday 14 June 2021

  • 10724 Coordinator Rates and Revenue

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    10724 Coordinator Rates and Revenue

    Location: Emerald, Central Queensland

    Term: Permanent Full Time Position

    Remuneration:  Stream A, Level 7:  $96,841.95 – $102,188.97 + superannuation

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking an experienced Rates Coordinator to join the Finance Team based in Emerald.  In this role, you will be supporting  and mentoring a busy rates team whilst overseeing accounts receivable, revenue and rating functions.  You will also partner with the Manager Finance to drive the development of these functions and take responsibility for council’s rate book and associated processes.

    In this leadership position, the Coordinator of Rates and Revenue will be instrumental in driving this critical function within Corporate Services. 

    Your key responsibilities will include: 

    • Ensuring the efficient operation of Council’s rate and accounts receivable functions 
    • Leading and developing 4 team members across the rates and accounts receivable functions 
    • Budget and Financial reporting and analysis responsibility  
    • Implementing improvements to procedures across systems and processes.  

    To be successful in this position, you will possess: 

    • Local Government knowledge of relevant legislative related to the rating function 
    • Relevant tertiary qualifications 
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Technology One oneCouncil Property & Rating module
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to adapt to changing deadlines
    • A customer centric service approach to both internal and external stakeholders
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skill

    If you are interested in becoming a valued member of a Corporate Services who are committed to making a positive contribution to the council, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Benefits:

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available
    • Choice of 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

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

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

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in an online video assessment.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Criminal History check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am Tuesday 29 June 2021

    8am Monday 21 June 2021

  • 10264 Plant Operator, Parks & Gardens - Capella

    Position

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    10264 Plant Operator, Parks & Gardens – Capella

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Capella

    Department: Communities

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

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

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking an experienced, energetic and self-motivated Plant Operator/Labourer to join their Parks and Gardens team based in Capella. This opportunity will allow you to proudly contribute to the community by maintaining the town’s outdoor surroundings to be an enjoyable and preserved space for all.

    In this busy role, your daily activities will include:

    • Maintaining the parks and gardens in Capella and surrounds
    • Operating lawn mowers, whipper snippers, tractors and other plant equipment
    • Carrying out physical activities to maintain the Parks and Gardens facilities including mowing, trimming, planting, irrigation, spraying, hedging, cleaning, rubbish removal duties and other adhoc duties as required

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

    • Experience in a similar position carrying out physical tasks to care for grass, trees, plants and hedges
    • Knowledgeable and interested in horticulture
    • Ability to work in a team environment and the capacity to follow directions
    • Sound written and oral communication skills
    • Current Queensland C Class Drivers Licence. Travel is required
    • General Construction Induction Card

    If this sounds like you, apply now!

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight 

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

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

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position and addressing the mandatory requirements listed on the position description
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

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

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 during business hours or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am, Monday 28 June 2021

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