Job Vacancy 17/26 – Cadet Technical Officer – Design

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Cadet Technical Officer – Design. The successful applicant will be required to undertake full time employment while completing an Associate Degree of Engineering (Civil) through the University of Southern Queensland.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Enrol in an Associate Degree of Engineering (Civil) and commit to studying for and obtaining this qualification. Apply this knowledge to the workplace.
  • Under general direction, undertake surveys, design, drafting, estimating, and compilation of specifications, job supervision, costing analysis and asset database maintenance.
  • Undertake projects as a technical project officer, including investigation, design, cost estimation, specification preparation, tender assessment and project implementation, as constructed recording and asset and maintenance management.
  • Participate in Council’s Flood Reporting Service including preparation of reports during times of floods.

The Person

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes at a minimum:

  • Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) or equivalent, with a minimum achievement of a sound level in English and Mathematics A.
  • Demonstrated ability and time management skills to enable study towards the required tertiary degree while working full-time.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in school, sporting or community associations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and take direction from qualified associates and management.
  • Experience in computer graphics and design.
  • Experience in basic construction activities.
  • Class C drivers licence.

The commencing salary is dependent upon age and experience with a minimum starting rate of $28,987 per annum.

Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the following link.

Applications for 17/26 – Cadet Technical Officer – Design should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the Position Description

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Friday, 18 August 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Matthew Ingle, Design Office Manager on (07) 4783 9800

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