Job Vacancy 18/13 – Labourer – Ayr Cemetery

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Labourer at the Ayr Cemetery.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Under the direction of the Cemetery Sexton, assist with the grounds maintenance of the Ayr Cemetery by performing mowing, trimming, weed control, and general tidying work activities.
  • Assist with new grave preparation and filling as needed.
  • Assist Funeral Directors with arrangements and questions, with a positive attitude and demeanour.

The Person

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, etc.
  • Demonstrated skills in computer usage including emailing.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills in public contact situations.
  • 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 $1,963.88 including 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 18/13 – Labourer – Ayr Cemetery 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 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Parks Coordinator – Tano Buono on (07) 4783 9800.

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