Job Vacancy 17/58 – Trainee Road Marker

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Trainee Road Marker within the Works section. The successful applicant will learn to operate road marking equipment while undertaking a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Marking).  This traineeship qualification has a nominal duration of 36 months. Continued employment after the traineeship period is not guaranteed.

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.

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; Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award – State 2017; Queensland Local Government Employees Award – State and Council’s Certified Agreement. Currently, the wage rate ranges from $1,363.19 to $1,455.00 gross per fortnight.

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 17/58 – Trainee Road Marker 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, 1 January 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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