Job Vacancy 18/15 – Pest Management Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Pest Management Officer to undertake activities associated with pest water weed removal using boat, weed harvester and spray unit in conjunction with Council’s Riparian Management Program, and activities required to minimise the impacts of pest animals, plants and mosquitoes. This position also provides relief to the Compliance Section on a rotational basis if required and requires flexible working hours.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake activities associated with pest water weed removal using weed harvester, boat and on ground spraying in conjunction with Council’s   Riparian Management Programme.
  • Undertake co-ordinated, programmed mosquito monitoring and control activities.
  • Provide advice and direction to customers on issues relating to mosquito, pest animals and declared plants including control measures to minimise adverse impacts caused by infestations.
  • Liaise with natural resource management groups such as Landcare, officers of State Government departments and other land management groups.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in pest animal and plant (including water weed) management including control methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge, in mosquito management including breeding sites, control methods and regulatory requirements as it relates to North Queensland.
  • Possession of sound computer skills with a proven ability to adapt to new computer technologies.
  • Demonstrated sound written and verbal communication and numeracy skills
  • Possession of a current ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence for a manual car and a Recreational Marine Licence.
  • Possession of or the ability to obtain: Pest Control Operator’s Licence and Poisons Licence – Monosodium Fluoro-acetate (1080).

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($67,828pa) 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 18/15 – Pest Management 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, 3 April 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Preeti Prayaga – Senior Environmental Health Officer on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/14 – Administration Officer – Environmental and Health Services (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Administration Officer to provide administrative support for Council’s Environmental and Health Services. This is a temporary position for a period of up to three years.  Although this position is offered on a full time basis, Council will consider applications submitted on a part time basis.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative support for Environmental and Health Services.
  • Process and maintain all licences including raising the licence, coordinating renewal notices, monitoring payments and issuing the licence.
  • Coordinate animal registration renewals and balance payments.

The Person

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

  • Considerable experience in general office administration.
  • General knowledge of Environment and Health functions and activities.
  • General knowledge of legislation and local laws applying to the position.
  • Considerable experience in the use of computer software systems in an administrative role.
  • Considerable experience in attending to correspondence and compilation of reports.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve outcomes.
  • Demonstrated high level of communication skills both written and oral.
  • Considerable experience with sourcing and providing information.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($67,828pa) 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 18/14 – Administration Officer – Environmental and Health Services 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, 3 April 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Dan Mulcahy, Manager Governance and Local Laws on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/12 – 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:

  • Experience in form-setting/concrete works in the civil construction industry.
  • Proven ability to recognise, understand and follow both verbal and written instructions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Physical ability necessary to undertake manual handling and labouring for extended periods in direct sunlight if required.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position ranges from $1,963.88 to $2,034.73 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 18/12 – 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 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 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 18/13 – 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 grounds 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 $1,963.88 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 18/13 – 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 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 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 18/10 – Administrative Support Officer – Operations

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Administrative Support Officer to undertake administrative duties in the Operations Department. Support areas include the Parks and Gardens, Works, and Water and Wastewater sections.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Under regular direction, maintain the Customer Request system in Proclaim One.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of statutory reports.
  • Preparation of correspondence, public notices, press releases and other material relevant to the Operations Department.
  • Ensure document processes generated for Construction Projects are in accordance with Council Quality Assurance and Work Health and Safety procedures.
  • Undertake Site Hazard Inspection audits in accordance with Council’s Monthly Action Plan’s.
  • Undertake financial costing for the Operations Section.
  • Maintain Council’s Intranet and website content for the Operations Department.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with internal and external customers at all levels.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve outcomes.
  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite of applications and data entry.
  • Certificate III in Business Administration or equivalent general clerical experience.
  • Minimum of class ‘C’ driver’s licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 2 ($61,534pa) 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 18/10 – Administrative Support Officer – Operations 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, 6 March 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 18/09 – 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 significant components of the Department’s works programme.
  • 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.
  • Use initiative in catering for short term changes in priorities and conditions affecting the works.
  • 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 $2,155.54 to $2,300.71 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 18/09 – 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 Tuesday, 6 March 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 18/07 – Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant at the Home Hill Transfer Station. This is a part time position with the hours of work being 7 hours per day worked on a 7 days on 7 days off roster.   This is a temporary position until 30 June 2019.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Open and secure the site on each rostered operating day.
  • Supervise customers and any contractors operating at the transfer station.
  • Reject loads of waste that do not meet approved acceptance criteria for the transfer station.
  • Receive fees including cash and EFTPOS transactions and issue receipts.
  • Set prices and sell second hand goods.
  • Undertake yard maintenance duties including maintenance of signs or other equipment.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated ability to receive and account for public money.
  • Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of face-to-face Customer Service.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of waste management and transfer station operations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Work Health and Safety as it relates to the operation of waste facilities.
  • Demonstrated sound working knowledge of computers which will show the ability to learn and apply specialist waste management software used at the waste facility.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate is $25.84. Penalty rates apply on Saturday and Sunday.

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 18/07 – Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant 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, 20 February 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Lachlan Kerr, Waste Services Coordinator on(07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/06 – Project Officer Waste Services

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Project Officer Waste Services. This is a project position for a period of up to three years.  Although the position is offered on a full time basis, Council will consider applications submitted on a part time basis.

The Position

This position is responsible for assisting with the delivery of the Council’s waste services function. This Officer has a vital role in delivering outcomes in Council’s Operational Plan, Corporate Plan and the Action Plan contained within the North Queensland Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2014-24.

The Person

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

  • Strong skills in conflict resolution and customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability in a variety of waste and environmental management functions including environmental monitoring and protection, waste management and recycling.
  • Demonstrated high level of communication skills both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation enforced by Council’s Waste Services team.
  • Knowledge of Council’s main waste facilities and services delivered.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of computer systems especially Microsoft products such as Word, Excel and database systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation and delivery of educational and promotional programs.
  • Possess a current ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence for a manual car.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($74,126pa) 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 18/06 – Project Officer Waste Services 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, 20 February 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Lachlan Kerr, Waste Services Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/05 – Technical Officer – Civil

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Technical Officer – Civil to assist in the provision of design, drafting, infrastructure asset management and technical services.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake surveys, design, drafting, estimating, and compilation of specifications, job supervision, contract administration, costing analysis and asset database maintenance.
  • Undertake projects as a technical project officer including tender assessment and project implementation, as constructed recording and asset and maintenance management.
  • Implement technical projects co-ordinating necessary tradesman, technicians and other personnel.
  • Provide timely and relevant reports, designs and specifications, and information to other Officers and Council.
  • Undertake special technical projects to identify problems and create solutions.

The Person

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

  • Tertiary Educational Qualifications equivalent to an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 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.
  • Proven ability to supervise and develop other employees.
  • Experience in contract administration and supervision.
  • Class C drivers licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 6 ($86,716pa) 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 18/05 – 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 Tuesday, 20 February 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 18/04 – Labourer – Parks

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Labourer within the Parks section to assist with the maintenance of Council parks, gardens, public open spaces and cemeteries by undertaking general labouring duties.

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge of landscaping and parks operations.
  • Demonstrated experience in operating and maintaining a range of small plant and equipment associated with the maintenance or parks and gardens.
  • 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.
  • Current class C drivers licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $1,963.88 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 18/04 – Labourer – 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 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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