Job Vacancy 19/33 – Project Administration Officer – Disaster Relief Funding Arrangements (Fixed Maximum Term 2 Years – Part Time)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Project Administration Officer – Disaster Relief Funding Arrangements (DRFA). This is a temporary, part time position for a period of two years with the hours of work totalling 64 hours per fortnight. Ongoing employment beyond the two-year period is not guaranteed.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Compile Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) claims for natural disaster events including collating photographic evidence and costings for submission to the QRA MARS portal.
  • Prepare, maintain and update submissions within the QRA MARS portal.
  • Compile required reconciliation documentation for natural disaster events.
  • Prepare progress claims and acquittal reports for the QRA.
  • Liaise with the QRA, Operations Management and employees in relation to execution of approved works related to the Natural Disaster Event.

The Person

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

  • Certificate III in Business Administration or equivalent general clerical experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite of applications and data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve outcomes.
  • Minimum of a “C” Class Licence.Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($64,792pa) 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 19/33 – Project Administration Officer – DRFA (Temporary) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Monday, 15 July 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 19/32 – Labourer – Works

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications to fill the role of Labourer in the Works section.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting work team members with the construction and maintenance of Council infrastructure in accordance with specifications, plans and safety documentation
  • Confirm the location of services (Power, Water, Fibre Optic etc.) before commencing works.
  • On a day to day basis, work efficiently and accurately, exercising initiative in the application of established work procedures.
  • Assist in the establishment of desired outcomes for particular works for which responsibility has been allocated and to ensure their achievement.
  • Other duties as directed by the Works Overseer or Works Supervisor.

The Person

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

  • MR Drivers Licence.
  • General Construction Induction White Card.
  • Demonstrated sound written and verbal communication skills and the ability to follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to assess safety risks and complete and understand risk assessments associated with works.
  • Physical ability necessary to undertake manual handling and labouring for extended period in direct sunlight if required.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $2,124.20 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 19/32 – Labourer – Works should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 19/31 – Regional Skills Investment Strategy (RSIS) Project Coordinator – Fixed Maximum Term 2 Years

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Regional Skills Investment Strategy (RSIS) Project Coordinator. This position is a fixed maximum term of 2 years and is made available through funding from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).  On-going employment beyond the 2-year term is not guaranteed.

The RSIS will support the DESBT to partner with selected regional communities to identify current and emerging jobs and ensure there is a supply of skilled local people to meet this demand.

RSIS will bridge the gap between existing training opportunities provided through the Queensland Government’s Annual Vocational Education and Training (VET) Investment Plan and current workforce skill needs in targeted regions.

Supporting local industry to meet their skilled labour needs will be the focus of local RSIS projects, which will drive regional collaboration to address local workforce issues related to skilling and training.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Promote the RSIS objectives in the Burdekin region to identify current and emerging jobs in targeted industries and ensure there is a supply of skilled local people to meet demand.
  • Establish and support a local RSIS reference group and ensure program objectives and project milestones remain the focus.
  • Lead stakeholder engagement activities including small group discussions, individual meetings and forums.
  • Engage with local industry and community to identify training and skills issues and develop solutions in partnership with DESBT.
  • Provide high level project management and coordination of project to achieve outcomes associated with the Annual VET Investment Plan.
  • Provide timely advice and information to DESBT regarding RSIS project activities and outcomes.
  • Promote VET pathways and training available under the Annual VET Investment Plan.
  • Collaborate with RSIS Project Coordinators in other regions to share best practice and support the development of training solutions to challenging skills issues.
  • Develop a project plan and communications strategy.

The Person

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

  • Comprehensive understanding of the VET sector including the Queensland Government’s Annual VET Investment Plan and related stakeholders including national and state regulators and professional industry bodies.
  • Sound knowledge of the current workforce and skills issues in the Burdekin region.
  • High-level interpersonal skills used to build relationships, overcome diversity and influence change.
  • Strong time management, negotiation, research and mediation skills.
  • Comprehensive project management skills to identify strategic goals and work autonomously against a project plan to achieve milestones and key objectives.
  • High-level written communication skills used to write and interpret briefs, written reports and other documentation as required.
  • High-level oral communication skills used to facilitate presentations, chair meetings and speak publicly.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Administration, Human Resources or Management, or commensurate experience in these fields.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable base salary is in the range of ($91,770pa and $94,546) 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 19/31 – RSIS Project Coordinator should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Friday, 12 July 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Eliza Lovell – Economic Development Coordinator on(07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 19/30 – Library Assistant (Temporary Part-Time)

We are currently seeking applications for a Library Assistant. This is a temporary part-time position for a period of up to 7 months with the hours of work totalling 47 hours per fortnight.

The Position

The key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Circulation desk duties that include but are not limited to assisting the public in locating information by using the Library Management System and supporting library clients in the use of the internet, computers and other equipment.
  • Assist with acquisitions procedures for library materials.
  • Assist with functions relevant to Library Accounts.
  • Assist with the processing of Inter-Library Loans requests.
  • Assist with promotions and programs.
  • Present children’s activities and programs.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of Customer Service by telephone and in person to a broad range of customers in a busy environment.
  • Demonstrated literacy and numeracy skills for accurate data entry and bibliographic searching.
  • Demonstrated skills in the operation of computers, including accessing internet websites and information, and the operation of other office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire product knowledge and adapt to changes in process, practice and technology.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 2 ($42,216pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 19/30 – Library Assistant (Temporary Part-time) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

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 can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

 

Job Vacancy 19/29 – Water Services Labourer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Water Services Labourer to assist with the maintenance and construction of water and sewerage services to enable Council to meet its statutory obligations as a service provider.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • General labouring duties within the Water and Wastewater reticulation and operational areas as directed on a daily basis.
  • Maintenance to pump stations within the reticulation area.
  • Assist with meter reading and maintenance.
  • Participate in the On-call Roster and attend to out-of-hours emergencies as required.

The Person

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

  • Physical ability necessary to undertake manual handling and labouring for extended period in direct sunlight.
  • General Construction Induction White Card.
  • Minimum of a C class driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of plumbing, sanitary and reticulation fittings and their intended applications.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $2,078.90 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 19/29 – Water Services Labourer should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 19/28 – Executive Secretary (Temporary)

We are currently seeking applications to fill the role of Executive Secretary. This is a temporary position for a period of up to six months.

The Position

The key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform executive secretarial duties for Mayor – Record all correspondence and prepare responses. Receive and handle enquiries (counter and telephone) for the Mayor with a high degree of judgement, initiative and confidentiality.
  • Maintain efficient management of the Mayor’s diary and time, conference registration, air travel and accommodation bookings as and when required.
  • Undertake research and collate information to provide the Mayor with background information on matters put before her.
  • Provide executive secretarial support for Chief Executive Officer as and when required.
  • As and when required, attend meetings with the Mayor and record proceedings, prepare minutes, and initiate follow up action as appropriate.

The Person

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

  • Extensive administrative experience preferable in a personal assistant/secretarial role.
  • Advanced information, communication and technology (ICT) skills including the use of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent written communications skills.
  • Excellent customer service and facilitation skills.
  • Advanced skills in managing time, exercising judgement in the planning of own work, setting priorities and organising work.
  • Previous experience in document management and diary schedules.

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 19/28 – Executive Secretary (Temporary) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

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 can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Human Resources Coordinator – Belinda Tinus on (07) 4783 9800.


Job Vacancy 19/27 – Regional Skills Investment Strategy (RSIS) Project Coordinator – Fixed Maximum Term 2 Years

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Regional Skills Investment Strategy (RSIS) Project Coordinator. This position is a fixed maximum term of 2 years and is made available through funding from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).  On-going employment beyond the 2-year term is not guaranteed.

The RSIS will support the DESBT to partner with selected regional communities to identify current and emerging jobs and ensure there is a supply of skilled local people to meet this demand.

RSIS will bridge the gap between existing training opportunities provided through the Queensland Government’s Annual Vocational Education and Training (VET) Investment Plan and current workforce skill needs in targeted regions.

Supporting local industry to meet their skilled labour needs will be the focus of local RSIS projects, which will drive regional collaboration to address local workforce issues related to skilling and training.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Promote the RSIS objectives in the Burdekin region to identify current and emerging jobs in targeted industries and ensure there is a supply of skilled local people to meet demand.
  • Establish and support a local RSIS reference group and ensure program objectives and project milestones remain the focus.
  • Lead stakeholder engagement activities including small group discussions, individual meetings and forums.
  • Engage with local industry and community to identify training and skills issues and develop solutions in partnership with DESBT.
  • Provide high level project management and coordination of project to achieve outcomes associated with the Annual VET Investment Plan.
  • Provide timely advice and information to DESBT regarding RSIS project activities and outcomes.
  • Promote VET pathways and training available under the Annual VET Investment Plan.
  • Collaborate with RSIS Project Coordinators in other regions to share best practice and support the development of training solutions to challenging skills issues.
  • Develop a project plan and communications strategy.

The Person

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

  • Comprehensive understanding of the VET sector including the Queensland Government’s Annual VET Investment Plan and related stakeholders including national and state regulators and professional industry bodies.
  • Sound knowledge of the current workforce and skills issues in the Burdekin region.
  • High-level interpersonal skills used to build relationships, overcome diversity and influence change.
  • Strong time management, negotiation, research and mediation skills.
  • Comprehensive project management skills to identify strategic goals and work autonomously against a project plan to achieve milestones and key objectives.
  • High-level written communication skills used to write and interpret briefs, written reports and other documentation as required.
  • High-level oral communication skills used to facilitate presentations, chair meetings and speak publicly.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Administration, Human Resources or Management, or commensurate experience in these fields.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable base salary is in the range of ($91,770pa and $94,546) 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 19/27 – RSIS Project Coordinator should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Eliza Lovell – Economic Development Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Job Vacancy 19/24 – Cultural Venues – Box Office Attendants (Casual)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for casual Box Office Attendants to provide exceptional customer service to patrons of Council’s Cultural Venues including the Burdekin Theatre, Burdekin Memorial Hall and Showgrounds.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Sell and process tickets for shows and events.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all clients to promote and maintain a positive organisational image within the community.
  • Balance and reconcile box office takings including EFTPOS and cash transactions.
  • Attendance at events / meetings after hours or on weekends.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience in a customer service role including money handling duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a small team, with a diverse range of customers, and with the public including children.
  • Class C driver’s licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $25.90 plus the applicable casual loading.

Applications for 19/24 – Cultural Venues – Box Office Attendants (Casual) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria.

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 can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Christopher Patrick – Cultural Venues Manager on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 19/23 – Cultural Venues – Bar Attendants (Casual)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for casual Bar Attendants to provide exceptional customer service to patrons of Council’s Cultural Venues including the Burdekin Theatre, Burdekin Memorial Hall and Ayr Showgrounds.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • At the commencement of shift, obtain all function details, staffing, customer requirements, opening and closing times from the Venue Supervisor.
  • Provide happy, friendly, helpful customer service to patrons.
  • Provide a quick turnaround of customers’ orders.
  • Operate under the guidelines of current Liquor Licence Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines.
  • Report low stock levels to Supervisor.
  • Assume accountability for all monies and reconcile float and takings with supervisor after each show or event.

The Person

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

  • Current Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate.
  • Demonstrated experience in an alcohol service role.
  • Demonstrated experience in a customer service role.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a small team, with a diverse range of customers and with the public including children.
  • Class C driver’s licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $25.90 plus the applicable casual loading.

Applications for 19/23 – Cultural Venues – Bar Attendants (Casual) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

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 can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Christopher Patrick – Cultural Venues Manager on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 19/25 – Technical Officer – Civil

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Technical Officer to join our Technical Services team to assist in the provision of design, drafting, infrastructure asset management and technical services. This is a full-time position with the hours worked over a 9 day fortnight.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Under general direction, undertake surveys, design, drafting, estimating, and compilation of specifications, job supervision, contract administration and costing analysis.
  • Undertake projects including investigation, design, cost estimation, specification preparation, tender assessment and project implementation, as constructed recording and asset and maintenance management.
  • Participating in the operation of and maintenance of the Council’s two-way and flood reporting radio systems.
  • 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.
  • Check design and as constructed plans.

The Person

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

  • Tertiary Educational Qualifications equivalent to an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • CPCCWHS1001 – General Construction Induction White Card.
  • Demonstrated experience in some of the following civil design 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.
  • Demonstrated experience in civil design including roads and drainage using CAD (Autodesk preferred) and Civil Design Software.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and develop other employees.
  • Current C Class manual driver’s 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.

Applications for 19/25 – Technical Officer – Civil should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

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 can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Glen Stockdale – Design Office Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

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