Interruption to Water Supply – Wilmington Street, Ayr – Sunday 22 July 2018

Weather permitting, on Sunday 22nd July, 2018 Council will be conducting repairs to a fire hydrant in this area which will result in an interruption to water supply for residents on Wilmington Street between Young Street and Parker Street .

As a result of these necessary works, residents will experience a loss of water supply for up to 4 hours between 10:00am and 2:00pm. All efforts will be made to keep this interruption to a minimum.

Residents are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 10:00am on that day.

Residents may also experience water discolouration for a period following these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., if possible, for 24 hours following this repair.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these works.

For further information or for any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

 

Day Road – Road Reconstruction

Burdekin Shire Council advises that road reconstruction works will be undertaken on Day Road from Allen Road to Doohan Road intersections. The works are scheduled to commence on Monday 23 July, 2018 continuing approximately until Friday 21 September 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure of Day Road with access to local traffic only.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Temporary closure of Anzac Park

The playground at Ayr’s Anzac Park will be closed from Monday 23 July, 2018 to allow upgrades to softfall and the replacement of existing playground components.

Council will close the playground for the duration of the upgrade, which are expected to be completed by Monday 30 July, 2018.

Works to erect a new picnic shelter, seating and barbecue at Arch Dunn Memorial Park in Home Hill are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 18 July, however only minor disruptions to park use are expected.

Alternative unaffected parks with playground facilities includes Ayr’s Coutts Park, Alva Beach Park and Spiller Street Park in Brandon.

For a full list of council’s parks and gardens, visit www.burdekin.qld.gov.au/community/facilities/parks-and-gardens

QBSC/18 /020 – Recalled – Refurbishment of Ayr 50m Pool Scum Gutter

Quotations closing at 12.00 Noon on Wednesday 29th August, 2018 are invited for the refurbishment of the Ayr 50m Pool Scum Gutter.

Quotation documents are available from Burdekin Shire Council and can be emailed on request by telephoning (07) 4783 9800.

Tenderers should note that all quotations must be marked in accordance with the instructions in the quotation and will be accepted prior to the closing date and time.

Further enquires may be directed to Mr Callan Paige, Projects Engineer on telephone (07) 4783 9800.

Jerona Boat Ramp – Pontoon Repairs

Burdekin Shire Council advises that pontoon repair works are being undertake at the Jerona Boat ramp on Friday 13 July 2018.

The temporary closure of one ramp will occur during on this day.

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum during these works.

Burdekin Shire thanks residents and the boating community for their patience during these works.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 47 839 800.

QBSC/18/029 – Supply, Delivery and Installation of Chain Wire Fencing at Jones Street Depot Ayr

Quotations closing at 12.00 Noon on Friday 3rd August, 2018 are invited for the supply, delivery and installation of chain wire fencing at Jones Street Depot Ayr.

Quotation documents are available from Burdekin Shire Council and can be emailed on request by telephoning (07) 4783 9800.

Tenderers should note that all quotations must be marked in accordance with the instructions in the quotation and will be accepted prior to the closing date and time.

A Mandatory site inspection will be carried out at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday 19th July, 2018 on site.

Further enquires may be directed to Mr Gary Keane, Manager of Contracts on telephone (07) 4783 9800.

Cancelled – Interruption to Water Supply – Wilmington Street, Ayr – Wednesday 18 July 2018

Council would like to inform residents that these works will no longer proceed today 18 July 2018.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these works.

For further information or for any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Interruption to Water Supply – Tenth Avenue, Home Hill – Wednesday 18th July 2018

Weather permitting, on Wednesday 18th July, 2018 Council will be conducting repairs to a fire hydrant in this area which will result in an interruption to water supply for residents of Tenth Avenue between Fourteenth Street and Twelfth Street.

As a result of these necessary works, residents will experience a loss of water supply for up to 4 hours between 10:00am and 2:00pm. All efforts will be made to keep this interruption to a minimum.

Residents are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 10:00am on that day.

Residents may also experience water discolouration for a period following these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., if possible, for 24 hours following this repair.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these works.

For further information or for any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

 

Interruption to Water Supply – Thirteenth Avenue and Twelfth Street, Home Hill – Wednesday 18th July 2018

Weather permitting, on Wednesday 18th July, 2018 Council will be conducting repairs to a fire hydrant in this area which will result in an interruption to water supply for residents of Thirteenth Avenue between Tenth Street and Twelfth Street and residents of Twelfth Street from Thirteenth Avenue  to Fourteenth Avenue.

As a result of these necessary works, residents will experience a loss of water supply for up to 4 hours between 10:00am and 2:00pm. All efforts will be made to keep this interruption to a minimum.

Residents are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 10:00am on that day.

Residents may also experience water discolouration for a period following these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., if possible, for 24 hours following this repair.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these works.

For further information or for any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

 

Job Vacancy 18/46 – Graduate Technical Officer – Civil

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Graduate Technical Officer – Civil to assist the Design Office Manager in providing design and technical services for the Council.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Under general direction, undertake surveys, design, drafting, estimating, and compilation of specifications, costing analysis.
  • Undertake projects as a graduate technical officer, including investigation, design, cost estimation, specification preparation and tender assessment.
  • Assist with annual budget preparation requirements within the Department area as well as providing cost estimates for use of other Departments in preparation of their budgets.
  • Under supervision, assist in implementing technical projects co‑ordinating necessary tradesmen, technicians and other personnel.

The Person

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

  • Associate Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of some of the following construction industry office practices: drafting, scheduling, estimation, as constructed records, cost forecasting and the use of computers as an aid to those activities.
  • Current C Class drivers licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($78,447pa) 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 18/45 – Graduate Technical Officer – Civil 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, 30 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Matthew Ingle – Design Office Manager on (07) 4783 9800.

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