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.

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