Job Vacancy 18/60 – Casual Library Assistant

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

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

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

The Person

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

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

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

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

Applications for 18/60 – Casual Library Assistant should include:

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

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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

Job Vacancy 18/59 – Casual Compliance Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Casual Compliance Officer to join our Compliance Team to share on-call services via a roster and provide relief support during periods of leave. The on-call services includes weekends, public holidays and during Council closures.

All applicants with some experience in animal handling or willing to learn are encouraged to apply. On the job training will be provided to the successful applicant.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake emergency after hour’s response, mainly on weekends and public holidays for animal management matters such as dog attacks and stock on road.
  • Undertake other duties such as patrols on weekends or early or late patrols during the week to assist with ongoing issues.
  • Assist with managing the operation of Council’s Animal Pound including checking and cleaning the pound on weekends.
  • Provide relief support for Compliance Officers during the week if required.
  • Prepare a statement in relation to action you have taken to assist Compliance Team with undertaking enforcement action.

The Person

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

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in handing animals including dogs, cats and livestock.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work in high conflict area.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding, or the ability to acquire understanding, in legislation enforcement.
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to adapt to new computer technology.
  • Possession of a current Queensland “C” class drivers licence for manual vehicles.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $26.51 plus the applicable casual loading.

Applications for 18/59 – Casual Compliance 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, 10 October at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

For further information please contact Gemma Bonnet or Linda Govan on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/58 – Governance Support Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Governance Support Officer to provide assistance and support to the Governance section in the areas of risk management, corporate policy, corporate planning and reporting, insurance and property.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the oversight development, review, adoption and publication of Council’s policies and operational standards.
  • Provide support to Governance staff and responsible officers to develop, implement and review Council’s Corporate and Operational Plans.
  • Support the Senior Governance Officer and management to implement and review Council’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
  • Provide support to governance staff to ensure the smooth operation of the insurance, property and external funding/grants programs.
  • Contribute to the management of content published to Council’s public website.

The Person

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

  • Sound knowledge of research techniques for sourcing information.
  • Sound knowledge of the ‘policy cycle’.
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal communication and teamwork skills.
  • Sound knowledge of report writing and information communication techniques.
  • Class C driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office suite.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

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

Applications for 18/58 – Governance 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 10 October, 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

For further information please contact Nick O’Connor – Director Corporate and Community Services on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Job Vacancy 18/57 – 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 Management 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.

Applications for 18/57 – 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:

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 close on Wednesday, 10 October 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 18/56 – Labourer – Parks

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Labourer – Parks to assist with delivering a high standard of care and maintenance to Council parks, gardens, public open spaces and cemeteries.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the maintenance of Council parks, gardens, public open spaces and cemeteries by undertaking general labouring and truck driving duties as directed by their immediate supervisor.
  • Confirm the location of services (Electricity, Water, Telstra 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.

The Person

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 of 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 $2,078.90 including Construction Allowance.

Applications for 18/56 – 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 Wednesday, 03 October 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Click on the link below to download the Application Package

Job Vacancy 18/52 – Revenue Coordinator

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Revenue Coordinator 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:

  • Sound knowledge and an ability to interpret legislation, regulations, policies and procedures within the finance area.
  • Demonstrated experience in Financial Modelling and examining data analytically.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a small team.
  • Proven experience in critical decision making.
  • Intermediate skills in the use of Microsoft Office Systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn a specialised function within the finance area.

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.

Applications for 18/52 – Revenue Coordinator should include:

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

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Wednesday 26 September, 2018 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.

Click on the link below to download the application package

Job Vacancy 18/51 – Casual Compliance Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Casual Compliance Officer to join our Compliance Team to share on-call services via a roster and provide relief support during periods of leave. The on-call services includes weekends, public holidays and during Council closures.

All applicants with some experience in animal handling or willing to learn are encouraged to apply. On the job training will be provided to the successful applicant.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake emergency after hour’s response, mainly on weekends and public holidays for animal management matters such as dog attacks and stock on road.
  • Undertake other duties such as patrols on weekends or early or late patrols during the week to assist with ongoing issues.
  • Assist with managing the operation of Council’s Animal Pound including checking and cleaning the pound on weekends.
  • Provide relief support for Compliance Officers during the week if required.
  • Prepare a statement in relation to action you have taken to assist Compliance Team with undertaking enforcement action.

The Person

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

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in handing animals including dogs and cats.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work in high conflict area.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding, or the ability to acquire understanding, in legislation enforcement.
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to adapt to new computer technology.
  • Possession of a current Queensland “C” class drivers licence for manual vehicles.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $26.51 plus the applicable casual loading.

Applications for 18/51 – Casual Compliance 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, 11 September at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Gemma Bonnet or Linda Govan on (07) 4783 9800.

Download the application package here:

Job Vacancy 18/50 – Marketing and Box Office Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Marketing and Box Office Officer.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Manage theatre social media and websites.
  • Manage theatre digital media.
  • Develop and produce an in-house showcase brochure of upcoming shows and events.
  • Sell and process tickets for shows and events.
  • Balance and reconcile all box office takings and process banking daily.
  • Undertake the creation and distribution of posters and flyers.
  • 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 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.
  • Proven content marketing expertise, including experience producing and disseminating multi-format content.
  • Demonstrated experience with content creation and social media platforms to increase customer awareness and community engagement.
  • Excellent written communication skills for development of online content.
  • QLD Blue Card and positive notice letter for working with children.
  • Class C driver’s licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($71,781pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 18/50 – Marketing and Box Office 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 29 August, 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Download the application package

Expression of Interest – Cultural Venues Supervisor (Temporary)

Council is seeking expressions of interest to fill the role of Cultural Venues Supervisor on a temporary full-time basis from the 27 August, 2018 to 23 October, 2018.

The Position

  • The key responsibilities include:Under the direction of the Manager, assist in the coordination and management of the day to day operations of the venue, including venue hire, customer service and work with the venues technical and front of house staff and volunteers, to ensure the delivery and coordination of all key services to support events and activities at the venues.
  • Provide administrative and managerial support to the Cultural Venues Manager as required.
  • Supervise ticketing operations including accounting (Finance One) and reporting procedures, box office staff, the ticketing system and provide high quality customer service to clients and patrons.
  • Supervise venue administration staff as required.
  • Coordinate front of house and hospitality services including rostering staff and volunteers, maintaining casual staff records and rosters, overseeing contracts and coordinating stock control to ensure the effective delivery of events.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and enthusiasm toward, the arts and entertainment industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and activities.
  • Effective interpersonal and customer service skills and proven ability to work as part of a small team.
  • Sound financial and administration skills, including word processing, budgeting, computer skills, and stock control.
  • Ability to supervise operational staff, including the development, monitoring and application of rosters.
  • An ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Expressions of interest should include a cover letter, current resume and statements addressing the above Key Selection Criteria and can be emailed to or posted to Confidential Application No. 18/49, PO Box 974, Ayr Q4807 by 5.00pm on Wednesday, 15 August, 2018.

Download the application package using the following link.

For further information please contact Chris Patrick – Cultural Venues Manager on (07) 47 839 810.

Job Vacancy 18/48 – 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 18/48 – 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 Tuesday, 21 August 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.

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