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.

Job Vacancy 18/45 – Technical Officer – Civil

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

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Under general direction, undertake surveys, design, drafting, estimating, and compilation of specifications, job supervision, contract administration, costing analysis.
  • Undertake projects as a technical project officer, including investigation, design, cost estimation, specification preparation, tender assessment.
  • Participating in Council’s Flood Reporting Service including preparation of reports during times of floods.
  • Assist with annual budget requirements within the Department area as well as providing cost estimates for use of other Departments in preparation of their budgets.
  • Assist in checking design and as constructed plans.
  • Provide advice to the public, professional and tradespersons, Government Departments and Statutory Authorities, within the bounds of Council policy and/or in accordance with supervisor’s directives.

The Person

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

  • Tertiary Educational Qualifications equivalent to an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience in some of the following construction industry office practices: drafting, scheduling, quantity surveying, estimation, cost control, 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 6 ($91,770pa) 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 – 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.

Job Vacancy 18/44 – Rates Supervisor

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Rates Supervisor to lead and mentor Council’s Rates team and maintain Council’s property database, rating operations and collections in liaison with other Council sections, State and Federal government departments and collection agencies.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Manager of Financial and Administrative Services by providing timely advice and support for the Rating function by Council.
  • Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of legislation, regulations, policies and procedures including Council and State Government requirements for rating.
  • Support policy and budget formulation for Council rates and charges including revenue modelling.
  • Co-ordinate timely production and distribution of annual, supplementary, half-year water consumption and overdue reminder notices.
  • Monitor and coordinate debt collection processes, hardship applications and payment plans for overdue rates.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated significant experience and specialist knowledge in local government rating and the operation of property and rating systems.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of legislation, regulations, policies and procedures for local government rating.
  • Experience in the management and coordination of debt recovery processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a small team.
  • Intermediate skills in the use of Microsoft Office Systems.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 5 ($83,444pa) 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 18/44 – Rates Supervisor 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, 25 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 18/43 – Tourism and Economic Development Support Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Tourism and Economic Development Support Officer to provide assistance and support in the operation of Visitor Information Centre facilities in the Shire and to provide administrative support to the Economic Development Coordinator and Tourism Officer.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in routine administrative or clerical work within the confines of established procedures, with occasional complex situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with volunteers and community organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing work environments and/or conditions while maintaining a positive attitude and a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply time management skills to the workplace with reference to planning and organising own workload.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing quality client service.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and implement new skills with computer systems and applications.
  • 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 2 ($65,121pa) 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 18/43 – Tourism and Economic Development Support 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, 25 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Human Resources on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/42 – 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 18/42 – 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, 25 July 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 18/41 – Supervisor – Works

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Works Supervisor to assist the Works Overseer by managing significant components of Council’s capital and maintenance road and drainage construction programmes.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Under general direction, plan, supervise and coordinate the maintenance and construction of Council assets in connection with roads and footpaths, kerbing and channelling, storm water drainage, boat ramps and other functions of Council.
  • Under limited direction, control projects within budget allocation.
  • Supervise Council day labour workforce and external contractors.

The Person

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

  • Considerable experience in the construction industry supervision in general and in particular relating to Local Authority, Department of Transport and Main Roads works construction and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex civil construction and maintenance projects within Local Government including examples of recent projects.
  • Ability to effectively manage staff.
  • Considerable experience in job costing control; cost forecasting; maintaining job safety and quality documents; and site records.
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction or equivalent recognised experience.
  • Traffic Control Implementation.
  • Current C class drivers licence.
  • Authorised Person under the Electricity Act, 2002.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($80,043pa) 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 18/41 – Supervisor – 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, 25 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 18/40 – Supervisor – Parks

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Parks Supervisor to assist with the supervision of operational works within the Shire’s parks, gardens, cemeteries, reserves, streets and public facilities.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Supervise and co-ordinate daily operations in area of responsibility, maintaining the prescribed standards detailed in the Burdekin Shire Council Parks Maintenance Service Levels Manual.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of resources to deliver services in Council parks, gardens, public conveniences and cemeteries.
  • Supervise, motivate and develop employees on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assist the parks and gardens coordinator in the monitoring of budget expenditure and budget planning.
  • Undertake site inductions and risk assessments.
  • Provide relief duties in the absence of the Parks Coordinator.

The Person

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

  • Certificate 3 in Horticulture or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the supervision of employees.
  • Current “C” Class Drivers Licence (minimum).
  • Certificate in Playground Equipment Inspection Level 2.
  • Traffic Implementation Design certification or ability to attain.

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.

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 18/40 – Supervisor – Parks 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, 25 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 18/38 – Tourism Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Tourism Officer to support the development and enhancement of tourism in the Shire as part of the Council’s economic development strategy. The successful applicant will also be responsible for overseeing the operation of the Visitor Information Centres in Ayr and Home Hill and independently managing projects and events with a specific tourism focus.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in working with a range of stakeholders including tourism operators, businesses and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of visitor information services, marketing and excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrated event management skills and proven ability and knowledge to undertake council and community events.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, to organise, set work priorities, meet deadlines and achieve work outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, liaise and undertake research on tourism matters.
  • Ability to contribute to project teams and work as an active member of a team in planning, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • High level of computer skills, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign and the use of the Internet / Social Media platforms.
  • Current class C 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 18/38 – Tourism 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 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Human Resources on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Job Vacancy 18/37 – Media and Communications Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking an experienced Media and Communications Officer to play a key role in maintaining and developing Council’s communication channels and social media assets.

The Position

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the key responsibilities include:

  • Development and implementation of a Social Media Strategy including the review and updating of the Social Media Policy.
  • Manage, monitor and drive growth on existing and new social media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Work closely with Council Executive to create and post engaging content on Social Media channels to grow interaction with customers.
  • Monitor customer feedback; respond to customer questions, regarding services, and general enquiries from all social media platforms.

The Person

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

  • Tertiary education or relevant experience (minimum five years) in Communications or Journalism.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the role of communications and public relations in a corporate environment.
  • Excellent writing skills, especially in the production of media releases, feature articles and promotional literature.
  • Knowledge about the operations of media organisations, have a strong news sense and an understanding of media work processes and information needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 5 ($83,444pa) 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 18/37 – Media and Communications 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 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Human Resources on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/36 – Assistant Treatment Plant Operator

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Assistant Treatment Plant Operator to provide effective services in the treatment of wastewater to the residents of the Burdekin Shire by efficient operation and maintenance of Waste Water Treatment Plants and providing assistance to the fitting crew in the operation and maintenance of sewage pump stations.

The Position

Reporting to the Water and Waste Water Supervisor the key responsibilities include:

  • Operate and maintain wastewater treatment plant e.g. sedimentation and disinfection in accordance with Quality Assurance (QA) procedures.
  • Perform routine plant inspections to maintain plant operating capability and organise any maintenance work or configuration changes.
  • Make necessary changes to production level and adjust chemical dose rates in response to water quality.
  • Identify faults and operational condition of plant and report in accordance with asset management plan or statutory requirements.
  • Ensure sludge and residuals are processed and disposed of without causing harm to the environment or the community.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated sound written and verbal communication skills and the ability to follow instructions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated sound literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Current C class driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrated Waste Water Treatment Plant knowledge and operating experience.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 6 ($53,194pa) 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 18/36 Assistant Treatment Plant Operator 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, 10 July 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Shaun Johnston – Manager Water and Waste Water on (07) 4783 9800.

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