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Reference Number 13530
Position Title Casual Precinct Maintenance Officer
Employment Type Casual
Location Esplanade Inner City Fac
Minimum Award/Classification LGE State - Lev 2 
Maximum Award/Classification LGE State - Lev 2 
Roster Pattern Casual 
Position Summary

Casual Precinct Maintenance Officer

Reference Number:  13530
Hourly Rate: $26.53 per hour + casual loading
Location: Esplanade / Inner City Precinct / Barlow Park
Close Date:  Sunday, 18 April 2021

Develop your career with Cairns Regional Council, an innovative employer that listens, respects and values your contribution.  We’re proud of our community and the key role you can play in making the Cairns region a great place to live, work and learn.  Our commitment to high quality services means that we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Want to work at our amazing Esplanade? Our Leisure Services team are now seeking highly motivated & experienced Precinct Maintenance Officers who have a "here to help" attitude, a strong work ethic and the ability to provide a 5-star cleaning and maintenance service across our high-profile public facilities.

The primary objectives of the position are: 

  • To operate and maintain all Leisure Services Aquatic equipment and systems as required.
  • The daily cleaning and maintenance of public areas and amenities within Esplanade and Barlow Park.
  • To set up events infrastructure and rubbish collection for events / concerts.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Current Queensland Driver’s Licence.
  • Previous experience in amenity maintenance.
  • Sound knowledge of the use of chemicals.
  • Previous experience in a swimming pool environment is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to follow work schedules.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a high-profile public environment with an emphasis on communication and providing quality customer service.
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team. 
  • Friendly disposition, with an emphasis on producing a high standard of work.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please download a copy of the information kit.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current C Class Drivers Licence (or above) or the ability to obtain?
Essential: Do you have previous experience in amenity and garden maintenance?
Essential: Do you have experience in working with cleaning chemicals associated with pool and venue maintenance and their associated hazards?
Essential: Do you have eligibility / the right to work in Australia?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 18/04/2021
Position Description
Information Kit - Casual Precinct Maintenance Officer CU344 #13530.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.