Job Vacancy 18/73 – Labourer – Form Setter/Concreter – Works

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Labourer – Form Setter/Concreter within the Works section.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake concrete work including the construction and repair of concrete pits, slabs, kerbing and channelling and the installation and maintenance of drainage structures.
  • Skills required include plan reading, site preparation and levelling, set-out and installation of formwork and concrete finishing to a high standard.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in form-setting and concreting.
  • CPCCWHS1001 – General Construction Induction White Card or ability to obtain prior to commencement date.
  • MR (Medium Rigid) Drivers Licence or ability to obtain within 6 months of commencement.
  • Demonstrated physical ability necessary to undertake manual handling and labouring for extended periods in direct sunlight.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position ranges from $2,078.90 to $2,153.87 with the commencing wage dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 18/73 – Labourer – Form Setter/Concreter – Works 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, 17 December 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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Job Vacancy 18/72 – Rates Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Rates Officer.  This is a temporary position for a period of up to 15 months.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing maintenance to ensure integrity of the property and land rating database for levying of rates and charges, property searches and rating system upgrades.
  • Generating and checking rate certificates prior to issue.
  • Assist with debt collection processes for collection of outstanding rates.
  • Assist with issue of annual, supplementary and half-yearly water consumption notices.
  • Assist with preparation of rate reports including rating statement, audit reports, two and five year rating comparisons, comparative annual rates collections report.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated high level of administrative and financial experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn multiple new work procedures and adapt to changes in process, practice and technology, while applying attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Experience in Local Government property and rating systems, including knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of applications including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle private, confidential and sensitive information.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($71,782pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 18/72 – Rates Officer (Temporary) 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, 10 December 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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Job Vacancy 18/70 – Administration and Records Coordinator

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for an Administration and Records Coordinator to lead and coordinate Council’s Administration and Records Sections which includes Records Management, Council meeting support and various organisational administration duties.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of the Administration and Records section.
  • Ongoing development and maintenance of the Council’s electronic document management system (ECM) including relevant policies, procedures, operational standards and retention and disposal schedules.
  • Coordinate and conduct routine disposal, retention, preservation and transfer of records in accordance with the Public Records Act, 2002 and relevant legislation.
  • Promote sound records management practices and responsibilities throughout Council.
  • Administer and maintain Council’s agenda and minute system and provide training to other officers in the use of the system.
  • Oversee the classification of Council’s correspondence including the referral of correspondence to relevant meetings and the allocation of tasks to relevant officers to ensure all correspondence is dealt with efficiently.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, team development and staff development.
  • Demonstrated experience in office administration and record-keeping procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of agenda preparation and minute taking procedures and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and learn software applications relevant to the work environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of corporate policy and processes and how they relate to sound Record Management.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 5 ($83,443pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 18/70 – Administration and Records Coordinator 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, 28 November 2018 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Kim Olsen – Manager Financial and Administrative Services on (07) 4783 9800.

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Job Vacancy 18/68 – Trainee Administration Officer – Operations

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Trainee Administration Officer.  The successful applicant will complete a traineeship in the Operations 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 government incentives; therefore, successful appointment will be dependent on applicants meeting specific funding criteria contained in the attached Traineeship Eligibility Questionnaire. Funding eligibility will be assessed upon receipt of your application.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Perform a range of clerical activities for the Operations Department including Water and Waste Water, Parks and Works sections.
  • Under regular direction maintain efficient customer request processing through the daily receipt, dispatch and finalisation in the Proclaim System.
  • Assist in water sample preparation, collection, dispatch and recording in SWIM Local.
  • Assist in the preparation of correspondence, public notices and other material relevant to the Operations Department.

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 $727.12 to $1,353.61 gross per fortnight dependent upon age and the highest year of schooling completed.

Applications for 18/68 – Trainee Administration Officer – Operations 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 Wednesday, 21 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Manager Operations – Wayne Saldumbide on (07) 4783 9800.

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Job Vacancy 18/66 – 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 government incentives; therefore, successful appointment will be dependent on applicants meeting specific funding criteria contained in the attached Apprenticeship Eligibility Questionnaire. Funding eligibility will be assessed upon receipt of your application.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the effective provision of mechanical services for the repair, maintenance and servicing of Council’s plant and equipment.
  • Operate with supervision as a mobile apprentice mechanic servicing plant and equipment on Council’s job sites and outlying Depots as well as Council’s workshop at Jones Street 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. The gross fortnightly wage for a First Year Apprentice is $900.97.

Applications for 18/66 – 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 Wednesday, 14 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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Job Vacancy 18/65 – 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 government incentives; therefore, successful appointment will be dependent on applicants meeting specific funding criteria contained in the attached Traineeship Eligibility Questionnaire. Funding eligibility will be assessed upon receipt of your application.

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 $727.12 to $1,353.61 gross per fortnight dependent upon age and the highest year of schooling completed.

Applications for 18/65 – 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 Wednesday, 14 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Download the Application Package

Job Vacancy 18/64 – 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 government incentives; therefore, successful appointment will be dependent on applicants meeting specific funding criteria contained in the attached Traineeship Eligibility Questionnaire. Funding eligibility will be assessed upon receipt of your application.

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 $727.12 to $1,353.61 gross per fortnight dependent upon age and the highest year of schooling completed.

Applications for 18/64 – 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 Wednesday, 14 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Acting Administration and Records Coordinator – Anne-Maree Dale on (07) 4783 9800.

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Job Vacancy 18/63 – Compliance and Investigations Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Compliance and Investigations Officer. This is a temporary position for a period of up to 12 months.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake compliance activities including inspections, patrols, investigations to identify breaches of Council’s Local Laws and the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act, including seizure and impounding of animals.
  • Gather evidence for further enforcement action, including interviewing alleged offenders and preparing statements; taking and storing photographic evidence and collection and storage of physical evidence.
  • Investigate customer requests and take enforcement action where necessary.
  • Investigate, enforce and prepare evidence for prosecution on matters relating to the enforcement of the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated high-level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work in a high conflict area.
  • Sound computer skills with the demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new technology and software.
  • Demonstrated experience, in legislation enforcement including issuing notices and obtaining and executing warrants.
  • Demonstrated animal management skills including understanding and assessing dangerous behaviour and capture techniques.
  • Possession of a current Queensland “C” class driver’s licence for manual vehicles.

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.

Applications for 18/63 – Compliance and Investigations Officer (Temporary) 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, 19 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information contact Linda Govan – Coordinator Environment and Health on (07) 4783 9800.

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Job Vacancy 18/61 – Leading Hand – Form Setter/Concreter – Works

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Leading Hand – Form Setter/Concreter to assist with the construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure in connection with roads, footpaths, kerbing and channelling, stormwater drainage, boat ramps and other functions of Council.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake all work as specified in the relevant quality and safety plans ensuring compliance with all Acts, Regulations, quality standards and Codes of Practice.
  • Maintain site records of daily activities as required to ensure safety and quality compliance.
  • Under the general direction and in the absence of the Supervisor, assume control and be responsible for all activities on the job site.
  • Liaise with and coordinate contractors and other Council employees on the job site.
  • Guide and assist gang members in construction and maintenance activities including quality control.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in concrete construction, concrete finishing, form setting and Council maintenance operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend job plans, specifications and reinforcing schedules.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work under minimum supervision in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time, set priorities and plan works.
  • Current Class “MR” (Medium Rigid) driver’s licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position ranges from $2,278.93 to $2,432.57 with the commencing wage 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 18/61 – Leading Hand – Form Setter/Concreter – Works 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, 24 October 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

 

Job Vacancy 18/60 – Casual Library Assistant

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Casual Library Assistant to provide quality customer service to library users and the community using appropriate policies and procedures under the remote direction of the Manager Library Services. Assistance with the provision of early literacy and other library programs in accordance with the Council’s policies and procedures.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with planning, preparing and delivering early literacy programs
  • Assist with setting up displays, exhibitions and events
  • Assist with preparing and delivering holiday activities
  • Customer Service Desk duties. These may include assisting the public with the use of computers, internet and equipment as required.

The Person

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

  • Minimum of Year 12 education or equivalent
  • Experience with community-based organisations or activities, either school or wider community.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $34.41 plus the applicable casual loading.

Applications for 18/60 – Casual Library Assistant 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 17 October 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on 07 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the following link:

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

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