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.

Job Vacancy 19/04 – Accounts Payable Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for an Accounts Payable Officer. The successful applicant will assist with the processing of creditor invoices for weekly, fortnightly and monthly payment runs.  Other duties include ensuring GST compliance, reconciliation of purchase card transactions, attending to creditor enquiries and reconciling monthly statements.

This is a part time, job share position for a period of up to twelve months with the hours of work totalling 32 hours per fortnight. The hours of work are: –

  • Week 1 – 8am to 5pm – Monday and Tuesday
  • Week 2 – 8am to 5pm – Thursday and Friday

The Person

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

  • Demonstrated high level of administrative and financial experience with a focus on attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise own work to meet deadlines and achieve work outcomes.
  • Demonstrated high level of both written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and relevant financial systems.
  • Demonstrated experience working and maintaining relationships and work output within a harmonious and productive team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with private, confidential and sensitive information.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 3 ($31,683pa) 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 19/04 – Accounts Payable 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, 29 January 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

 

Job Vacancy 19/01 – Manager Community Services

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Manager Community Services to lead the functions of community development, library services and cultural venues.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Develop, coordinate and review Council’s Community Services.
  • Oversee Library Services and Cultural Venues operations, and supervise relevant Managers in these areas.
  • Ensure the effective development and promotion of information about the range of Council and other community services.
  • Overseeing the delivery of community activities and events.
  • Coordinate sport and recreation clubs and other community organisations to maximise use of infrastructure to the benefit of those clubs and organisations, and the community as a whole.
  • Develop and review Council’s social planning strategies and associated policies, manage Community Services projects, ensuring key deliverables are met in a timely manner.
  • Prepare well-considered reports for Council and make presentations as required.

The Person

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

  • Diploma or Bachelor level in Social Sciences, Humanities, or Arts; or significant experience in working in a similar role in the public or community sector.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement community development related strategies, programs and manage associated budgets.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, presentation and facilitation skills across a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience in developing, implementing and maintaining co-operative working relationships between government agencies and community groups.
  • Demonstrated possession of well-developed negotiation, co-ordination and research skills.
  • Demonstrated project and event management skills.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

This position is being offered under a 4 year fixed term contract with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 19/01 – Manager Community 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 Friday 8 February 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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Job Vacancy 19/02 – 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 12 months with the hours of work totalling 72.5 hours per fortnight.

The 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.

The Person

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

  • Extensive experience in the provision of Customer Service by telephone and in person including the handling of large volumes of phone calls in a high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated cash handling skills including receipting and EFTPOS transactions.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire product knowledge and adapt to changes in process, practice and technology.
  • Demonstrated enthusiastic, hardworking work ethic.
  • Proven customer service skills including effective communication, conflict resolution and problem solving.

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.

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 19/02 – 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 Friday 25 January 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Tonia Marano – Customer Service Coordinator on (07) 4783 9918.

Job Vacancy 18/74 – Rates Officer

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Rates Officer.

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 comparisons, comparative annual rates collections 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.
  • Experience in Local Government property and rating systems, including knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of applications including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • 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 3 ($71,782pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 18/74 – Rates Officer 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 Friday 18 January 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Jacqui Thomasson – Revenue Coordinator on (07) 4783 9800.

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