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.

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