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Reference Number 13030
Position Title Senior Construction Supervisor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.1 - 38 h/w + site 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.3 - 38 h/w + site 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Senior Construction Supervisor  WS484

Salary: $85,914.71 - $89,420.77 per annum

Location: Martyn Street Depot, 158A Martyn Street, Cairns 

Reference Number: 13030

Close Date: Monday 11 November 2019

Primary Objectives of the position:-

  • The Senior Construction Supervisor works primary objective is to deliver quality construction projects in an efficient, effective and timely manner within time and budgetary constraints.
  • To undertake projects at the request of the Construction Engineer / Coordinator in an effective and efficient manner.
  • To continuously improve the effectiveness of the construction teams by investigating new projects and processes.

To be successful in this role you must have:- 

  • Current Queensland Driver’s Licence (Class C).
  • Carpentry and Joinery Trade qualifications.
  • Substantial carpentry, bridge building and associated construction supervisory experience gained in a similar position.
  • Good computing skills.  (Ability to use the Microsoft suite or programs, RRS, DM10 and Matman).
  • Demonstrated skills and proven success in the delivery of efficient and timely quality carpentry and building maintenance and/or construction project services including concrete works and bridge works.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by clicking on the Position Description, select on "Open" to download the attachment.  

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 assessments/checks:-

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, 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


We off the following benefits:

  • Full-time Permanent Position
  • 9 day fortnight work roster
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks sick leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership   (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position.



Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have Carpentry and Joinery Trade qualifications?
Essential: Do you have substantial carpentry, bridge building and associated construction supervisory experience gained in a similar position?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 11/11/2019
Position Description
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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.