Job Vacancy 19/17 – Water Services Leading Hand

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications to fill the role of Water Services Leading Hand.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Installation and maintenance of pipes, valves and hydrants in water, waste water and plumbing applications within extent of qualifications.
  • Organise, give direction to and provide leadership to team members on work sites.
  • Asset condition monitoring and reporting.
  • Participate in the on-call roster.
  • Attend after-hours call-outs and emergency situations when rostered-on or as otherwise required.
  • Participate in meter reading when required.

The Person

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

  • Possession of a current driver’s licence – minimum of C class with MR preferred and to be obtained within 12 months of commencement.
  • General Construction Industry White Card.
  • Recent and extensive demonstrable experience in plumbing and drainage and/or water and sewerage reticulation operations, including the construction of water pipelines and gravity sewer lines
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as a leader and have the required initiative to get the job done.
  • Proven ability to complete assigned tasks on time and within budget and to complete required records.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is up to $2,385.98 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 19/17 – Water Services Leading Hand 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 Wednesday 17 April 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 19/14 – Plant Operator – Works

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

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrate an ability to make judgements on routine work conditions and processes, independent from senior staff and accepting responsibility for those judgements.
  • Ensure the efficient use of materials, plant and labour at all times on Council works.
  • Completion of plant defect reports as necessary.
  • Perform other duties which contribute to the effectiveness of Council’s operations (e.g. labouring, operation of other plant for which the position holder is qualified).
  • Drivers and Operators of machinery are responsible for the daily machinery maintenance prior to machinery start-up (six-point check).
  • Conduct start up and shutdown procedures as per operator manuals.
  • Carry out basic preventative maintenance and regularly clean allocated item of plant.
  • Ensure all servicing and maintenance of plant is performed and is consistent with manufacturer’s recommendations.

The Person

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

  • Current certificate of competency for a front-end loader.
  • Current Class MR Drivers Licence.
  • Demonstrated experience in the operation of a front-end loader during road construction activities, including site cleaning and stockpiling of materials.
  • General Construction Induction White Card.
  • Proven ability to work under minimum supervision and in a team-based environment.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $2,153.87 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 19/14 – Plant Operator – 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 3 April 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 19/15 – 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.

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 19/15 – 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 Tuesday, 2 April 2019 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.

Job Vacancy 19/13 – Labourer – Works

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Labourer within 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.
  • Ensure the efficient use of materials, plant and labour under their control.
  • Participate in and conduct risk assessments prior to commencement of work on job sites.
  • 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.
  • Undertake work as detailed in the relevant work quality plans and work procedures ensuring compliance with all Acts, Regulations and Codes of Practice including the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Work Method Statements and the like.

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 $2078.90 including Construction Allowance.

Applications for 19/13 – Labourer – Works should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the Position Description

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 Wednesday 3 April 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 19/11 – Design Office Coordinator

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Design Office Coordinator to lead the Council’s Engineering Design section in the provision of design and drafting related to roads and drainage, water supply and sewerage.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Manage internal and contracted design projects.
  • Provide technical assistance and advice for Council’s Water and Wastewater services.
  • Provide direction to Design and Supervision teams to carry out survey, design, and construction of works for the Department.
  • Process and report on applications, submissions and working documents, relating to infrastructure development including town planning, reconfigurations, building and plumbing as they relate to operations.
  • Ensuring that customer requests/complaints in respect of provision of the Department’s services and the undertaking of its works are promptly actioned.
  • Provision of leadership and direction to the Design Office staff.
  • Assist in the preparation and co-ordination of the engineering works programs both within the section and in relation to associated areas and to control works within budgetary limits.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Asset Management Unit for the management of Council infrastructure assets.

The Person

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

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing design related projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing a team of employees.
  • Current “C” Class driver’s licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 7 ($100,096pa) 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 19/11 – Design Office 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 Tuesday, 12 March 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Kevin Byers – Manager Technical Services on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 19/09 – Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Administrator

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Administrator.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with other ICT staff to install, proactively administer and support Council’s on-premise and cloud hosted ICT hardware, systems and services.
  • Assist and support the ICT Coordinator and Manager Client Services in strategic, operational and disaster planning of ICT services.
  • Prompt, ongoing maintenance of the information within the ICT Service Management system (ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus).
  • Support and encourage ICT Governance.
  • Provide specialist technical advice and support to staff for Council’s ICT and business systems.

The Person

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

  • Tertiary qualification relevant to the position and/or extensive demonstrated experience administering and supporting ICT hardware, systems and services.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and working on projects that successfully achieved the project objectives within budget constraints; including initiating, designing, planning, controlling, executing, monitoring and closing the project.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage your time, to prioritise competing workloads and to work well under pressure, so as to meet deadlines and achieve the operational objectives of the work area.
  • Experience in writing technical documents such as requests for quotation and system specifications.
  • Class C 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.

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 19/09 – ICT Administrator 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, 5 March 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the ICT Coordinator – Dirk Dabelstein on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 19/10 – Administration Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for an Administration Officer to undertake a range of clerical activities within the Administration and Records section. This is a permanent, full-time position with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Minute taking and preparation of minutes for Council, Committee and other meetings.
  • Agenda compilation and distribution.
  • Daily capture and registration of correspondence within council’s record management system.
  • Assist with disposal of records which have met the requirements of approved retention and disposal schedules.
  • Assist Records staff with the search and retrieval of corporate documents.

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 experience and skills in formal meeting minute taking.
  • 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 form the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the following link:

Applications for 19/10 – Administration 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 Monday 04 March 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Manager Financial and Administrative Services –

Kim Olsen on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 19/07 – 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 ground’s 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 $2078.90 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 19/07 – 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 Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 19/06 – Geographic Information Systems Administrator

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a qualified or experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator to provide GIS services to Council’s internal and external customers.

Additional to the required knowledge base, Council is seeking a proactive applicant who will embrace our organisation’s corporate goals and values and demonstrate a willingness to adapt to a changing work environment.

The Person

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

  • Tertiary qualification or demonstrated evidence of commencing or working towards a tertiary qualification, in a spatial data field or demonstrated experience in a spatial data related role.
  • Sound knowledge of the principles and practices of GIS systems and demonstrated experience with GIS corporate software (preferably ArcGIS and IntraMaps ESRI and TechnologyOne Products).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Department of Environment and Resource Management Digital Cadastral Data Base (DCDB).
  • Demonstrated ability to select and apply an appropriate range of research, analytical and investigative skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision with adherence to routines and designated time frames.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting corporate goals and values as a proactive and adaptive employee in changing work environments.
  • Demonstrated positive “can do” attitude when communicating with both internal and external customers.

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 19/06 – Geographic Information Systems Administrator 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 Friday, 1 February 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Reg Norman – Asset Management Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 19/05 – Administration Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for an Administration Officer to undertake a range of clerical activities within the Administration and Records section.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Minute taking and preparation of minutes for Council, Committee and other meetings.
  • Agenda compilation and distribution.
  • Daily capture and registration of correspondence within council’s record management system.
  • Assist with disposal of records which have met the requirements of approved retention and disposal schedules.
  • Assist Records staff with the search and retrieval of corporate documents.

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 experience and skills in formal meeting minute taking.
  • 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 19/05 – Administration 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, 29 January 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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