Job Vacancy 17/28 – Rates Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Rates Officer. This is a temporary position for a period of up to 15 months.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing maintenance to ensure integrity of the property and land rating database for levying of rates and charges, property searches and rating system upgrades.
  • Generating and checking rate certificates prior to issue.
  • Assist with debt collection processes for collection of outstanding rates.
  • Assist with issue of annual, supplementary and half-yearly water consumption notices.
  • Assist with preparation of rate reports including rating statement, audit reports, two and five year rating comparison, comparative annual rates collection report.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated high level of administrative and financial experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn multiple new work procedures and adapt to changes in process, practice, and technology, while applying attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve desired work outcomes.
  • Experience in Local Government property and rating systems, including knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to a team that values a positive working environment, self-development and initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle private, confidential and sensitive information.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($66,826pa) 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 17/28 – Rates Officer (Temporary) 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, 9 August 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Kim Olsen, Manager Financial and Administrative Services on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/27 – Compliance Officer (Maternity Relief)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Compliance Officer. This is a maternity relief position for a period of up to 4 months.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake compliance activities including inspections, patrols and investigations, to identify breaches of Council’s Local Laws and the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act, including seizure and impounding of animals including livestock.
  • Undertake investigations into alleged dog attacks, aggressive /nuisance animals, breaches of conditions for regulated and/or restricted dogs.
  • Investigate customer requests and take enforcement action when necessary including issuing compliance notices, penalty infringement notices and obtaining warrants.
  • Gather and document evidence for further enforcement action, including interviewing alleged offenders and preparing statements; taking and storing photographic evidence and collection and storage of physical evidence.

The Person

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.
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to adapt to new computer technology.
  • Demonstrated understanding, or the ability to acquire understanding, in legislation enforcement.
  • Possession of a current Queensland “C” class drivers licence for manual vehicles.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($66,826pa) 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 17/27 – Compliance Officer (Temporary) 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, 14 August 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Anne Christman – Technical Officer Environment and Health on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/24 – Rates Officer (Maternity Relief)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Rates Officer. This is a maternity relief position for a period of up to 15 months.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing maintenance to ensure integrity of the property and land rating database for levying of rates and charges, property searches and rating system upgrades.
  • Checking rate certificates prior to issue.
  • Assist with policy and budget formulation for Council rates and charges including revenue modelling.
  • Assist with debt collection processes for collection of overdue rates.
  • Issue of annual, supplementary and half-yearly water consumption and overdue reminder notices.
  • Preparation of rate reports including rating statement, audit reports, two year rating comparison, comparative annual rates collections report and other ad-hoc reports as required.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in local government property and rating systems, including knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated high level administrative and financial experience.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve work outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle private, confidential and sensitive information.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn multiple new work procedures.
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office Systems.

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 17/24 – Rates Officer (Maternity Relief) should include:

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

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

Applications close on Wednesday 12 July 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Mrs Kim Olsen, Manager Financial and Administrative Services on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/23 – Casual Plant Operator – Kirknie Landfill

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Casual Plant Operator at Council’s Landfill to provide relief during periods of leave.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Operation of Compactor and Front End Loader.
  • Daily pushing, compacting and covering waste.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of segregated waste and storage areas (green waste, concrete, metals etc.).
  • Operation of computer and weighbridge, receipt of fees and issuing of receipts.
  • Ensuring waste acceptance criteria are met.
  • Controlling and directing general public and any contractors operating on site.
  • Determining correct waste disposal charges to be levied.
  • Customer service.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $27.29 plus the applicable casual loading.

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 17/23 – Casual Plant Operator – Kirknie Landfill 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 July 2017. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Lachlan Kerr – Coordinator Waste Services on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/22 – Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendants to provide relief duties during periods of leave at the Council’s transfer stations.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Operate associated technology in order to accurately record transaction details, as required.
  • Receiving fees including cash, and issue receipts.
  • Ensure money received reconciles with transactions.
  • Complete reports on transactions and associated activities.
  • Reject loads of waste that do not meet approved acceptance criteria for the transfer station.
  • Supervise public and direct traffic at the transfer station.
  • Set prices and sell second hand goods.
  • Clean and undertake housekeeping duties on site.
  • Maintain hazardous waste collection areas and ensure material is correctly stored.
  • Undertake yard maintenance duties including maintenance of signs or other equipment.
  • Treat customers in a courteous and friendly manner.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $25.45 plus the applicable casual loading.

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 17/22 – Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant 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 July 2017. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Lachlan Kerr – Coordinator Waste Services on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/21 – Administration Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Administration Officer to undertake a range of clerical activities including minute taking.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Perform a range of clerical activities requiring the application of established work procedures within the Administration and Records Section
  • Minute taking and preparation of minutes for Council, Committee and other meetings
  • Daily capture and registration of correspondence within council’s record management system
  • Agenda compilation and distribution
  • Assist with disposal of records which have met the requirements of approved retention and disposal schedules
  • Assist Records staff with the search and retrieval of corporate documents
  • Assist with routine records tasks and processes

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in routine administration or clerical work within the confines of established procedures, with occasional complex situations
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in formal meeting minute taking
  • Demonstrated ability to apply time management skills to the workplace with reference to planning and organising own work
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing quality client service
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and implement new skills with computer systems and applications
  • Demonstrated ability to handle private, confidential and sensitive information

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire Position Description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 2 ($60,625pa) 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 17/21 – Administration Officer should include:

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

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

Applications close on Friday, 7 July 2017. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

 

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.

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