Job Vacancy 17/58 – Trainee Road Marker

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Trainee Road Marker within the Works section. The successful applicant will learn to operate road marking equipment while undertaking a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Marking).  This traineeship qualification has a nominal duration of 36 months. Continued employment after the traineeship period is not guaranteed.

This traineeship opportunity is made available with the assistance of funding under the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work – First Start Program.   The First Start Program primarily targets young Queensland school leavers and disadvantaged job seekers considered at risk of enduring prolonged periods of unemployment.  Funding eligibility will be assessed upon receipt of your application.  The First Start Program funding guideline is available at https://training.qld.gov.au/site/community-orgs/Documents/funded/sqw/first-start-funding-guidelines.pdf.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

Wages and Conditions of employment will be determined in accordance with the Order – Apprentices’ and Trainees’ Wages and Conditions (Excluding Certain Queensland Government Entities) 2003; Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award – State 2017; Queensland Local Government Employees Award – State and Council’s Certified Agreement. Currently, the wage rate ranges from $1,363.19 to $1,455.00 gross per fortnight.

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 17/58 – Trainee Road Marker 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, 1 January 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 17/57 – Labourer – Water and Waste Water

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Labourer in the Water and Waste Water section.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:-

  • General labouring duties within the Water and Waste Water 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Demonstrated sound written, electronic and verbal communication skills and the ability to follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment under direct and remote supervision.
  • Minimum of a C class driver’s licence.
  • Working 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 $1,934.89 which includes 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 17/57 – Labourer – Water and Waste Water 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, 1 January 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

 

Job Vacancy 17/56 – Tourism Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Tourism Officer. This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 72.50 hours per fortnight.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Work with the local tourism industry to enhance the level of tourism activity in the Shire.
  • Independently manage and implement projects and events with a specific tourism focus and assist with the management of other Council events as required.
  • Oversee the operation of the Visitor Information Centres (VICs) in Ayr and Home Hill.
  • Work in conjunction with the Volunteer Co-ordinators to support the volunteers in operating the two VICs.
  • Carry out administrative duties as required, including dealing with correspondence relating to tourism issues, the updating of information on Council’s tourism website and social media links, etc.
  • Undertake the development of promotional material highlighting tourism assets, products and services in the Shire.
  • Prepare reports on tourism matters as required and update Council on tourism activity at regular intervals.
  • Represent Council where required on regional working groups related to tourism and work with the Regional Tourism Organisation to enhance tourism in the Shire.
  • Provide support to the Economic Development Co-ordinator on economic development activities as required.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($73,031pa) 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 17/56 – Tourism Officer should include:

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

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Wednesday 13 December, 2017 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 17/55 – Customer Services Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Customer Services Officer. This position involves working on a rotational basis across the call centre and front counter.

This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

 The key responsibilities include:

  • Provide high quality multifunctional Customer Service to the Burdekin Shire Council’s external and internal customers.
  • Provide a positive and proactive service to customers through effective communication, conflict resolution, problem solving and advocacy.
  • Process all service requests for the provision of works and tasks to be undertaken via our electronic Customer Request Management System.
  • Receipting functions for customers by way of cash, cheques and EFTPOS facilities.
  • Process efficiently all Council applications, permits and payments.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($66,826pa) 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 17/55 – Customer Services 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 Friday, 8 December 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Eileen Robinson – Manager Client Services on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Job Vacancy 17/54 – Safety Advisor (Maternity Relief)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Safety Advisor. This is a part time position with the hours of work totalling 60 hours per fortnight. This is a maternity relief position for a period of up to 12 months.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of administrative activities as part of the Work Health and Safety Team and manage, implement and maintain an effective safety management system conforming to all legislative requirements and Council’s Safety Management System – JLT Safe Plan.

Reporting to the Safety and Productivity Coordinator the key responsibilities include:

  • Commitment to implementing Council’s policies, procedures and other legislative requirements in relation to Safety.
  • Recommend enhancements to work health and safety policy and procedures to enable Council to comply with its statutory obligations under Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and supporting legislation.
  • Conduct various training activities including initial employee inductions and other work health and safety training sessions for all staff including Councillors and Management.
  • Carry out inspections on major projects and those which have a potentially high risk factor to ensure that safe work practices are being implemented.
  • Assessment of Council work activities and attempt to predict outcomes so that preventative procedures and training can be implemented to minimise accidents and injuries.
  • Conduct audits of projects that are major or have high risk factors to assess compliance with policies, procedures, and safe work practices.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The annual salary for this part time position is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($55,304pa) 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 17/54 – Safety Advisor (Maternity Relief) 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, 4 December 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Brad Hutchinson – Safety and Productivity Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/53 – Rates Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Rates Officer.

This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing maintenance to ensure integrity of the property and land rating database for levying of rates and charges, property searches and rating system upgrades.
  • Generating and checking rate certificates prior to issue.
  • Assist with debt collection processes for collection of outstanding rates.
  • Assist with issue of annual, supplementary and half-yearly water consumption notices.
  • Assist with preparation of rate reports including rating statement, audit reports, two and five year rating comparison, comparative annual rates collection report.

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated high level of administrative and financial experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn multiple new work procedures and adapt to changes in process, practice, and technology, while applying attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve desired work outcomes.
  • Experience in Local Government property and rating systems, including knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to a team that values a positive working environment, self-development and initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle private, confidential and sensitive information.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($66,826pa) 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 17/53 – Rates 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 Friday, 1 December 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Kathy Cortabitarte, Acting Manager Financial and Administrative Services on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/52 – Administration Officer

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

This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

 The key responsibilities include:

  • Perform a range of clerical activities requiring the application of established work procedures within the Administration and Records Section
  • Minute taking and preparation of minutes for Council, Committee and other meetings
  • Daily capture and registration of correspondence within council’s record management system
  • Agenda compilation and distribution
  • 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
  • Assist with routine records tasks and processes

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 2 ($60,625pa) 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 17/52 – 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 Friday, 17 November 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Administration and Records Coordinator – Jacqui Thomasson on (07) 4783 9800

Job Vacancy 17/50 – Customer Service Centre Coordinator

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Customer Service Centre Coordinator to coordinate and actively participate in the customer service functions of Council including reception, general enquiries, cash receipting, telephone enquiries and customer requests.

This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

Reporting to the Manager Client Services the key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Manager of Client Services by providing timely advice and support for the Customer Service function of Council.
  • Coordination of all operational and development aspects of the Customer Service Centre.
  • Coordinate the collection of data from call centre software systems which monitor and evaluate the performance of the Customer Service Team against standards and provide accurate monthly and quarterly reporting.
  • Responsible for the ownership of the receipting module for Technology One or responsible for the delegation of ownership to a trained Customer Service Officer.
  • Liaise with other managers or relevant departments concerning work allocation for the range of support activities undertaken by the Customer Service Centre.
  • Monitor and review website information to ensure content is current and factual.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($73,031pa) 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 17/50 – Customer Service Centre 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 Monday, 13 November 2017 at 9.00am. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Manager Client Services – Eileen Robinson on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/48 – Accounts Payable Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Accounts Payable Officer. This is a fulltime position within the Expenditure Services section of Council.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Review, follow up of incomplete items and data entry of creditor invoices and reconciling of monthly statements to ensure accurate, appropriate and timely creditor account processing for weekly, fortnightly and monthly payment runs.
  • Ensure accurate claiming of GST for monthly BAS.
  • Maintain creditors’ masterfile database.
  • Resolve and respond to Creditors’ requests and correspondence.
  • Various reconciliations of accounts and employee purchases.
  • Compilation of spreadsheets and reports for section.

The Person

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

  • High level of administrative and financial experience.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve work outcomes.
  • High level of communication skills both written and oral.
  • Skills and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and relevant financial systems.
  • Ability to maintain a harmonious and productive team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle private, confidential and sensitive information

The commencing salary is dependent upon age and experience of the successful applicant with a minimum starting rate of $56,843 per annum.

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 17/48 – Accounts Payable 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 11 October 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Deanna Otto, Accounts Payable Administrator on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 17/47 – Safety Advisor (Maternity Relief)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Safety Advisor. This is a part time position with the hours of work totalling 60 hours per fortnight. This is a maternity relief position for a period of up to 15 months.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of administrative activities as part of the Work Health and Safety Team and manage, implement, and maintain an effective safety management system conforming to all legislative requirements and Council’s Safety Management System – JLT Safe Plan.

Reporting to the Safety and Productivity Coordinator the key responsibilities include:

  • Commitment to implementing Council’s policies, procedures and other legislative requirements in relation to Safety.
  • Recommend enhancements to work health and safety policy and procedures to enable Council to comply with its statutory obligations under Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and supporting legislation.
  • Conduct various training activities including initial employee inductions and other work health and safety training sessions for all staff including Councillors and Management.
  • Carry out inspections on major projects and those which have a potentially high risk factor to ensure that safe work practices are being implemented.
  • Assessment of Council work activities and attempt to predict outcomes so that preventative procedures and training can be implemented to minimise accidents and injuries.
  • Conduct audits of projects that are major or have high risk factors to assess compliance with policies, procedures, and safe work practices.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The annual salary for this part time position is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($55,304pa) 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 17/47 – Safety Advisor (Maternity Relief) 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, 18 October 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Brad Hutchinson – Safety and Productivity Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

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