Job Vacancy 18/31 – Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant to provide relief duties during periods of leave at the Council’s transfer stations.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Open and secure the site on each rostered operating day.
  • Supervise customers and any contractors operating at the transfer station.
  • Direct traffic at the transfer station.
  • Reject loads of waste that do not meet approved acceptance criteria for the transfer station.
  • Treat customers in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Operate associated technology in order to accurately record transaction details, as required.
  • Receive fees including cash and EFTPOS transactions and issue receipts.
  • Ensure money received reconciles with transactions.
  • Complete reports on transactions and associated activities in accordance with procedures.
  • Set prices and sell second hand goods.
  • Report to supervisor in a timely manner issues and activities likely to influence Council operations or adversely impact relations with Council’s customers.
  • Clean and undertake housekeeping duties on site.
  • Maintain hazardous waste collection areas and ensure material is correctly stored.
  • Undertake yard maintenance duties including maintenance of signs or other equipment.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $25.84 plus the applicable casual loading.

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 18/31 – Casual 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, 12 June 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 18/30 – 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. This position is based at the Home Hill Depot.

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 $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 18/30 – 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, 12 June 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 18/28 – Fuel Truck Driver

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Fuel Truck Driver within the Works section.

The primary duties of this position is to provide Council plant with fuel and oil supplies as required on the job site and any other duties allocated by the Works Overseer and Supervisors. It is necessary to liaise with and carry out instructions from the Workshop Superintendent or his representative on a regular basis. Council Depot grounds maintenance is a function of this position

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

  • MR (Medium Rigid) Drivers Licence.
  • Current Dangerous Goods Licence.
  • Demonstrated reading, writing, and mathematical volume calculation skills.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Traffic Management Implementation qualification or demonstrated ability to obtain the qualification.
  • General Construction Induction White Card.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $1,999.34.

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 18/28 – Fuel Truck Driver 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 will close on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 18/27 – Labourer – Works

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Labourer within the Works section.

The primary duties of this position are to assist with the construction and maintenance of Council infrastructure throughout the Shire, and any other duties allocated by the Works Overseer and Supervisors. Manual handling and outdoor work is a key feature of this role.

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

  • MR (Medium Rigid) Drivers Licence.
  • Demonstrated reading and writing abilities to undertake site risk assessments.
  • Traffic Control Certification or demonstrated ability to obtain the qualification.
  • General Construction Induction White Card.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $1,963.88.

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 18/27 – Labourer – 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 will close on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 5.00pm.  Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

Job Vacancy 18/26 – Disaster Management Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Disaster Management Officer. This is a part-time position with the hours of work totalling 36.25 hours per fortnight.  The days and hours of work are flexible and will be determined in consultation with the successful applicant.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Burdekin Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) to manage and coordinate its functions as required by the Disaster Management Act 2003.
  • Assist in the preparation, response and recovery activities for emergencies affecting local residents and visitors including community education and awareness programs.
  • Develop and deliver training programs and education packages to council personnel in relation to disaster management strategies, roles and responsibilities.
  • Update and monitor the information on the Burdekin Shire Council’s Emergency webpage and ensure all information is current.

The Person

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

  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated passionate attitude towards serving the community during times of disaster.
  • Experience in facilitating training and presenting to audiences both internal and external to Council.
  • Ability to work flexible or extended hours, including weekends and after-hours, during times of Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) activations, operations and community engagement events.
  • Knowledge of Queensland Disaster Management Arrangements.
  • Experience in capturing, organising, and disseminating corporate information while following relevant policies and procedures.
  • Current “C” Class drivers licence.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($37,063pa) 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 18/26 – Disaster 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 Monday, 21 May 2018 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 18/23 – Plumber – Water and Waste Water

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Plumber to provide plumbing services in the Water and Waste Water section.

The Position

Reporting to the Water and Waste Water Supervisor the key responsibilities include:

  • Installation and maintenance of pipes, valves and hydrants in water, waste water and plumbing applications.
  • 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:

  • Certification as a Trade qualified plumber and drainer.
  • Recent demonstrable experience in plumbing and drainage.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and have the required initiative to get the job done.
  • Proven ability to project manage including completing a job within the parameters of a fixed price and the ability to complete required paper work.
  • Possession of a current driver’s licence – minimum of C class with MR preferred.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 7 ($58,577pa) 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 18/23 – Plumber – Water & 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 Tuesday, 8 May 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 18/22 – Diesel Fitter

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Diesel Fitter.

The Position

Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor the key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the effective provision of mechanical services for the repair, maintenance and servicing of Council’s plant and equipment, including but not limited to small plant.
  • Carry out metal fabrication work as required using a variety of materials.
  • The construction, installation, and testing of solar lighting infrastructure.
  • Maintain oil store, filters for plant and service bay area.
  • Provide trade guidance and assistance as part of a work team.
  • Operate with general supervision as a mobile mechanic servicing Council’s on site plant and equipment and outlying depots as well as Councils workshop at Jones Street depot.
  • Supervise and mentor apprentices.

The Person

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

  • Qualified Tradesperson Mechanic or Diesel Fitter.
  • HR Class Driver’s Licence.
  • Demonstrated mechanical experience in the servicing and maintenance of a variety of plant and equipment.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of techniques and materials used in the maintenance and repair of plant and equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical procedures and materials for effective and efficient repairs of plant and equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively within a team or independently.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of C6 ($64,229pa) 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 18/22 – Diesel Fitter 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, 8 May 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Kevin Holt – Workshop Supervisor on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/21 – Customer Services Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Customer Services Officer. This position involves working in the call centre.  This is a temporary part-time position for a period of up to 5 months with the hours of work totalling 70 hours per fortnight.  The hours of work will be 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.  There is a possibility that this position may be extended on a reduced hours basis.

We are also advertising for a temporary full-time Customer Services Officer for a period of up to 3 years. Applicants wishing to apply for both positions will need to submit a separate application for each position.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Provide high quality multifunctional Customer Service to the Burdekin Shire Council’s external and internal customers in person, by telephone, written and via electronic media.
  • 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.
  • 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 ($65,489pa) 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 18/21 – Customer Services Officer (Temporary) 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, 8 May 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre Coordinator – Tonia Marano on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/20 – Customer Services Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently 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 temporary full-time position for a period of up to 3 years with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

We are also advertising for a temporary part-time Customer Services Officer for a period of up to 5 months with the hours of work totalling 70 hours per fortnight. Applicants wishing to apply for both positions will need to submit a separate application for each position.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Provide high quality multifunctional Customer Service to the Burdekin Shire Council’s external and internal customers in person, by telephone, written and via electronic media.
  • 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 ($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 18/20 – Customer Services Officer (Temporary) 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, 8 May 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre Coordinator – Tonia Marano on (07) 4783 9800.

Job Vacancy 18/18 – 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 ($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 18/18 – 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 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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