Job Vacancy 17/48 – Accounts Payable Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Accounts Payable Officer. This is a fulltime position within the Expenditure Services section of Council.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Review, follow up of incomplete items and data entry of creditor invoices and reconciling of monthly statements to ensure accurate, appropriate and timely creditor account processing for weekly, fortnightly and monthly payment runs.
  • Ensure accurate claiming of GST for monthly BAS.
  • Maintain creditors’ masterfile database.
  • Resolve and respond to Creditors’ requests and correspondence.
  • Various reconciliations of accounts and employee purchases.
  • Compilation of spreadsheets and reports for section.

The Person

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

  • High level of administrative and financial experience.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve work outcomes.
  • High level of communication skills both written and oral.
  • Skills and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and relevant financial systems.
  • Ability to maintain a harmonious and productive team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle private, confidential and sensitive information

The commencing salary is dependent upon age and experience of the successful applicant with a minimum starting rate of $56,843 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 17/48 – Accounts Payable 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 Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Deanna Otto, Accounts Payable Administrator on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/47 – Safety Advisor (Maternity Relief)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Safety Advisor. This is a part time position with the hours of work totalling 60 hours per fortnight. This is a maternity relief position for a period of up to 15 months.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of administrative activities as part of the Work Health and Safety Team and manage, implement, and maintain an effective safety management system conforming to all legislative requirements and Council’s Safety Management System – JLT Safe Plan.

Reporting to the Safety and Productivity Coordinator the key responsibilities include:

  • Commitment to implementing Council’s policies, procedures and other legislative requirements in relation to Safety.
  • Recommend enhancements to work health and safety policy and procedures to enable Council to comply with its statutory obligations under Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and supporting legislation.
  • Conduct various training activities including initial employee inductions and other work health and safety training sessions for all staff including Councillors and Management.
  • Carry out inspections on major projects and those which have a potentially high risk factor to ensure that safe work practices are being implemented.
  • Assessment of Council work activities and attempt to predict outcomes so that preventative procedures and training can be implemented to minimise accidents and injuries.
  • Conduct audits of projects that are major or have high risk factors to assess compliance with policies, procedures, and safe work practices.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The annual salary for this part time position is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($55,304pa) 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 17/47 – Safety Advisor (Maternity Relief) 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, 18 October 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Brad Hutchinson – Safety and Productivity Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/46 – Casual Library Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a casual Library Officer to provide relief duties for special circumstances and during periods of employee leave.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

Provide excellent customer service to library clients including but not limited to:

  • Issue and return books using computerised system.
  • Assist clients to locate books and publications.
  • Assist clients to access the Internet.
  • Answer questions and queries regarding Library services.
  • Use Library Catalogue to provide assistance.
  • Assume responsibility for opening and closing the Library on Saturdays.

 The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience working in a public library.
  • Customer service skills in providing face-to-face assistance to the public.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with community organisations and groups and other stakeholders.
  • Sound level of computer skills, including Microsoft Office and accessing the Internet.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $26.01 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 17/46 – Casual Library 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 Wednesday 18 October, 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Manager Library Services – Alexis Adams on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/45 – Community Development Support Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Community Development Support Officer to provide administrative support to the Manager Community Development and assist with the provision of community projects and events.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Community Development team to successfully carry out the functions of the Community Development section.
  • Provide administrative support to the Manager Community Development.
  • Assume responsibility for administration functions of the Community 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 community events.
  • Update Council’s website content and social media pages relating to Community Development activities.
  • Build and maintain relationships with current and potential clients.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in providing support to Manager level positions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, liaise and research issues with community organisations and groups and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence, such as support letters or reports to Government Ministers and Departments.
  • Ability to prepare funding applications for a variety of projects.
  • Demonstrated event management skills and proven ability and knowledge to undertake council and community events.
  • Ability to contribute to project teams and work as an active member of a team in planning, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • High level of computer skills, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign and the Internet.
  • Current class C drivers licence.

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 17/45 – Community Development Support 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 Wednesday 11 October, 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 17/43 – Apprentice Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical (Diesel Fitter)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Apprentice Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical (Diesel Fitter). The successful applicant will complete a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade and assist in maintaining Council’s plant and equipment fleet.  The apprenticeship qualification has a nominal duration of four years.

This apprenticeship opportunity is made available with the assistance of funding under the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders 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.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the effective provision of mechanical services for the repair, maintenance and servicing of Council’s plant and equipment
  • Complete all required training on time and to an acceptable level of competency
  • Operate with supervision as a mobile apprentice mechanic servicing Council’s on site plant and equipment and outlying Depots as well as Councils workshop at Jones St Depot

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

Wages and Conditions of employment will be determined in accordance with the Order – Apprentices’ and Trainees’ Wages and Conditions (Excluding Certain Queensland Government Entities) 2003 and Council’s Certified Agreement. Currently, the gross fortnightly wage for a First Year Apprentice is $802.55.

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 17/43 – Apprentice Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical (Diesel Fitter) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the position description
  • Apprenticeship Eligibility Questionnaire

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Friday, 13 October 2017. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Kevin Holt – Workshop Supervisor on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/42 – Trainee Library and Information Services Assistants

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for two Trainee Library and Information Services Assistants.   The successful applicants will complete a traineeship in the Library while undertaking a Certificate III in Business Administration. The traineeship qualification has a nominal duration of 12 months.

This traineeship opportunity is made available with the assistance of funding under the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders 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.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Customer Service Desk duties including assisting the public in locating information and supporting library clients in the use of computers, internet and other equipment
  • Assist with setting up displays and exhibitions, and preparing for library activities
  • Collecting newspapers and magazines daily from the newsagency

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

Wages and Conditions of employment will be determined in accordance with the Order – Apprentices’ and Trainees’ Wages and Conditions (Excluding Certain Queensland Government Entities) 2003; Training Wage Award – State 2012 and Council’s Certified Agreement. Currently, the salary ranges from $676.91 to $1,260.15 gross per fortnight dependent upon age and the highest year of schooling completed.

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 17/42 – Trainee Library and Information Services Assistants should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the position description
  • Traineeship Eligibility Questionnaire

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Friday, 13 October 2017. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Alexis Adams – Library Services Manager on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/41 – Trainee Administration Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Trainee Administration Officer.  The successful applicant will complete a traineeship in the Finance and Administrative Services Department learning basic clerical and administration tasks while undertaking a Certificate III in Business Administration. The traineeship qualification has a nominal duration of 12 months.

This traineeship opportunity is made available with the assistance of funding under the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders 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.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Daily receipt and dispatch of mail
  • Scanning and registration of daily correspondence into Council’s record keeping system
  • Organise and serve morning and afternoon teas and lunches for meetings

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

Wages and Conditions of employment will be determined in accordance with the Order – Apprentices’ and Trainees’ Wages and Conditions (Excluding Certain Queensland Government Entities) 2003; Training Wage Award – State 2012 and Council’s Certified Agreement. Currently, the salary ranges from $676.91 to $1,260.15 gross per fortnight dependent upon age and the highest year of schooling completed.

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 17/41 – Trainee Administration Officer should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the position description
  • Traineeship Eligibility Questionnaire

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Friday, 13 October 2017. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 17/40 – Leading Hand – Construction – Water and Waste Water

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Leading Hand – Construction to coordinate and supervise the daily activities of the Civil Works Team in the Water and Waste Water section.

This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 76 hours per fortnight.

Reporting to the Water and Waste Water Supervisor the key responsibilities include:

  • The coordination and supervision of construction and maintenance activities on water supply and waste water infrastructure.
  • Assist Supervisor WWW in achieving quality, safety and environmental outcomes for projects within Customer Service Standard timelines.
  • Plan own work and work of assigned staff to achieve task completion through efficient use available plant, machinery and human resources.
  • Complete risk assessments and follow established work procedures including Work Method Statements as required for assigned tasks.
  • Maintain daily diary and job records as required.
  • Use own judgement and experience gained within the trade to solve problems on the job.
  • Interpret plans and specifications and create parts manifests from same.
  • Ensure Work Health and Safety responsibilities are discharged appropriately to ensure safety of all employees, contractors and members of the public.
  • Implement traffic control management schemes as required.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 8 ($60,356pa) 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 17/40 – Leading Hand – Construction – Water and Waste Water 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, 4 October 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 17/39 – Plumber – Water and Waste Water

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Plumber to provide plumbing services in the Water and Waste Water section.

This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 76 hours per fortnight.

Reporting to the Water and Waste Water Supervisor the key responsibilities include:

  • Installation and maintenance of pipes, valves and hydrants in water, waste water and plumbing applications.
  • Asset condition monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure work is completed to relevant Australian Standards.
  • Complete paperwork as required by the Supervisor including that related to Work Health & Safety, the preparation of Supply Services issues, completion of Job Diary, and ‘As Constructed’ Sketches.
  • Participate in the on-call roster.
  • Attend after-hours call-outs and emergency situations when rostered-on or as otherwise required.
  • Participate in meter reading when required.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 7 ($57,712pa) 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 17/39 – Plumber – Water & Waste Water 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, 4 October 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 17/38 – Customer Services Officer (Maternity Relief)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Customer Services Officer. This is a maternity relief position for a period of up to 15 months.  This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

This position is based in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) office with a focus around information management whilst still answering phone calls and responding to other Customer Service duties.

Reporting to the Manager Client Services the key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate the implementation and migration of the Controlled Document Management System project (Microsoft SharePoint Upgrade) with support from the Web Services Coordinator and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Coordinator.
  • Provide support and advice to Council Officers on the implementation of the current style guide.
  • Provide assistance to Council Officers on the creation and migration of document templates.
  • Provide high quality Customer Service to the Burdekin Shire Council’s external and internal customers.
  • Record all service requests for the provision of works and tasks to be undertaken via our electronic Customer Request Management System.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

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 17/38 – Customer Services Officer (Maternity Relief) 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, 29 September 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Eileen Robinson – Manager Client Services on (07) 4783 9800.

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