Job Vacancy 17/01 – Cultural Venues Manager (Readvertised)

Council is seeking to appoint an experienced performing arts professional to the role of Cultural Venues Manager.

The Burdekin Region offers an outstanding lifestyle that is both contemporary and relaxed. The major township of Ayr is less than an hour’s drive to the city of Townsville. The Burdekin has excellent health and educational facilities, and a wide array of cultural, sporting and recreational activities.

The Burdekin Shire Council owns and operates the shires cultural venues, the Burdekin Theatre and the Burdekin Memorial Hall.

The manager will proactively manage the business and operations, to deliver the strategic, creative and operational requirements of the venues.

Responsible for the management of all aspects of the venues you will lead the cultural venues team to promote the venues as a key focal point for cultural, civic and community events.

You will have strong financial, communication and human resource management skills with a customer service focus.

The capacity to develop and implement artistic programs and events including cultural, civic and community activities will be essential.

The successful applicant will have a strong knowledge of the arts and cultural sector and extensive experience in managing or operating cultural facilities and programs.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

Up to a 3 year contract will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

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 can be lodged electronically via the website and must include a cover letter, statements addressing the selection criteria and a current resume. Written applications can also be forwarded to

Applications close on Monday 19 June, 2017 at 5.00pm.

This is a readvertised position and previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Tony Vaccaro on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/18 – Trainee Treatment Plant Operator

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Trainee in Council’s Waste Water Treatment Plant.

During the two-year traineeship the successful applicant will assist in providing effective services in the treatment of water and wastewater to the residents of the Burdekin Shire by the successful completion of study for the Certificate III in Water Operations (Waste Water) and the efficient operation and maintenance of Water and Waste Water Treatment Plants. Continuing employment after completion of the two-year traineeship is not guaranteed.

This traineeship opportunity is made available with the assistance of funding under the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queensland for Work – First Start Program.   The First Start Program primarily targets young Queensland school leavers and disadvantaged job seekers considered at risk of enduring prolonged periods of unemployment.  Funding eligibility will be assessed upon receipt of your application.  The First Start Program funding guideline is available at https://training.qld.gov.au/site/community-orgs/Documents/funded/sqw/first-start-funding-guidelines.pdf.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The minimum wage for this position is $1,205.10 gross per fortnight with the commencing wage dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

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 17/18 – Trainee Treatment Plant Operator should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found on the last page of the Position Description
  • Traineeship Eligibility Questionnaire

Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application Form.

Applications close on Monday 22 May, 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Manager Water and Waste Water – Shaun Johnston on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Job Vacancy 17/16 – Community Development Support Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Community Development Support Officer to provide administrative support in the community and cultural venues sections of Council.

This is a temporary, full-time position for a period of up to six months with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

Reporting directly to the Manager Community Development, the key responsibilities include:

  • Selling and processing tickets for shows and events
  • Undertake the creation and distribution of posters and flyers
  • Manage theatre social media and websites
  • Manage theatre digital media
  • Develop and produce an in-house showcase brochure of upcoming shows and events
  • Attendance at events/meetings after hours or on weekends.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($66,826pa) with commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

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 17/16 – Community Development Support Officer should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found on the last page of the Position Description

Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application Form.

Applications close on Monday 22 May, 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Manager Community Development – Tony Vaccaro on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/17 – Corporate Records Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking an experienced Corporate Records Officer to assist with the management of Council’s corporate records.

Reporting to the Administration and Records Coordinator, the key responsibilities include:-

  • Contribute to the operational objectives of the work area by actively promoting, monitoring and auditing the application of records management policies and procedures.
  • Complete the daily classification and distribution of correspondence to relevant officers for action, scanning and profiling of physical documentation.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development, operation, maintenance and security of the Council’s electronic document and records management system – TechnologyOne ECM.
  • Establish and conduct a staff training program for ECM and the integration functionalities of TechnologyOne Property & Rating, including the preparation of user guides.
  • Liaise with staff and assist with the disposal of records which have met the requirements of approved retention and disposal schedules.

In addition to a demonstrated experience in the records/information management field, the ideal candidate will have previous experience in the operation, maintenance and administration of an electronic document and records management system, knowledge of the legislative requirements relating to the management of information within the public sector and knowledge of the functional approach to classification of business information and the relationship with approved retention and disposal schedules.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($73,031pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

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 17/17 – Corporate Records Officer should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found on the last page of the Position Description

Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application Form.

Applications close on Monday 29 May, 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Administration and Records Coordinator – Jacqui Thomasson on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/15 – Library Services Manager

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking an experienced Library Services Manager to oversee the daily operations of the library delivering a customer and community focused library and information service.

Reporting directly to the Manager Community Development, the key responsibilities include:

  • Provide effective strategic direction and operational management of the library service.
  • Identify, develop and maintain effective library policies, procedures and systems for the library service.
  • Monitor and respond to changing community expectations and needs of library collections.
  • Oversee the provision and development of local history and heritage services.
  • Oversee selection, cataloguing and classifying of all material within the library.
  • Oversee maintenance of library collections through selection and de-selection programs.
  • Manage financial control of budget expenditure and prepare budget estimates where required.
  • Compile statistical reports for Council and State Library of Queensland.

In addition to substantial experience in Public Libraries and a demonstrated ability to manage a Public Library, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated skills in managing, motivating and leading staff, advanced communication and customer service skills and a sound knowledge of information technology, internet and social media tools.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 6 ($85,434pa) with commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

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 17/15 – Library Services Manager should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found on the last page of the Position Description

Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application Form.

Applications close on Wednesday 17 May, 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Manager Community Development – Tony Vaccaro on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Job Vacancy 17/14 – Human Resources Officer (Maternity Relief)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Temporary Part-Time Human Resources Officer to provide administrative support in the Human Resources section of Council.

This is a temporary, part-time maternity relief position for a period of up to fifteen months with the hours of work totalling 64 hours per fortnight.

Reporting directly to the Human Resources Coordinator, the key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating Council’s training and development requirements
  • Maintaining employee training records and training databases
  • Maintaining Council’s online training system
  • Conducting new employee inductions
  • Monitoring the training budget and preparing monthly reports
  • Providing administrative assistance in the areas of HR, Workplace Health and Safety and Payroll

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($58,991pa) with commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

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 17/14 – Human Resources Officer should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found on the last page of the Position Description

Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application Form.

Applications close on Wednesday 17 May, 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Human Resources Coordinator – Belinda Tinus on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/13 – Casual Compliance Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Casual Compliance Officer to join our Compliance Team.

Reporting to the Coordinator Environment and Health, this position will be required to provide on-call services and provide relief support for the Compliance Team.  On-call services includes on weekends, public holidays and during Council closures.

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

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in handing animals including dogs, cats and livestock.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work in high conflict area.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding, or the ability to acquire understanding, in legislation enforcement.
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to adapt to new computer technology.
  • Possession of a current Queensland “C” class drivers licence for manual vehicles.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

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 17/13 – Casual Compliance Officer 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 Monday, 24 April 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Coordinator Environment and Health – Linda Govan on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/12 – Labourer – Form Setter/Concreter – Works

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for two Labourers – Form Setter/Concreters in the Works section.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake concrete work including the construction and repair of concrete pits, slabs, kerbing and channelling and the installation and maintenance of drainage structures.
  • Skills required include plan reading, site preparation and levelling, set-out and installation of formwork and concrete finishing to a high standard.

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

  • Experience in form-setting/concrete works in the civil construction industry.
  • Proven ability to recognise and follow both verbal and written instructions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Physical ability necessary to undertake manual handling and labouring for extended period in direct sunlight if required.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position ranges from $1,934.89 to $2,004.69 with the commencing wage dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

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 17/12 – Labourer – Form Setter / Concreter – Works 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, 7 April 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Works Overseer – Mr. Robert Potter on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/11 – Labourer – Parks

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Labourer in the Parks section to assist with the maintenance of Council parks, gardens, public open spaces and cemeteries by undertaking general labouring duties.

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge of landscaping and parks operations.
  • Demonstrated experience in operating plant and equipment associated with parks management i.e. industrial mower, edger, brush cutters, small plant, chainsaw etc.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills and the ability to follow both verbal and written instructions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with limited supervision.
  • Minimum of C class drivers licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $1,934.89 which includes Construction Allowance.

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 17/11 – Labourer – Parks 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 Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Parks Coordinator – Tano Buono on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/08 – Community and Economic Development Support Officer (Temporary Full Time)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Community and Economic Development Support Officer to provide administrative support in the community and economic development sections of Council.

This is a temporary, full-time position for a period of up to six months with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

Reporting directly to the Manager Community Development, the key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Manager Community Development to successfully carry out the functions of the Community Development section.
  • Support the Economic Development Support Officer to successfully carry out the functions of the Economic Development section.
  • Independently manage and implement small-scale projects or components of large-scale projects when required and assist with event management of Council events and provide support for iconic community events.
  • Assist the Burdekin Tourism Association and the Visitor Information Centres and carry out administration duties as required, including updating of Council’s tourism website.
  • Attendance at events/meetings after hours or on weekends.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($66,826pa) with commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

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 17/08 – Community and Economic Development Support Officer should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found on the last page of the Position Description

Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application Form.

Applications close on Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Economic Development Support Officer – Eliza Lovell on (07) 4783 9800.

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