View Position
Position Details
Reference Number 12751
Position Title Apprentice Plumber
Employment Type Apprentice Position (Fixed term up to 4 years)
Location Magazine Street
Minimum Award/Classification  
Maximum Award/Classification  
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Apprentice Plumber 
Reference Number: 12571
Salary Range: $22,970.98 - $49,553.87 per annum
Location: Magazine Street Depot
Closing: Sunday 17th February 2019
Applications: Must be submitted online, applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Primary objectives of the position: 

  • To achieve Certificate III Plumbing
  • Assist in maintaining all aspects of the water reticulation system and property service.
  • Ensure that customer complaints regarding the operations of water reticulation systems are actioned in accordance with the service standards set by Cairns Regional Council Water & Waste.
  • Keep theTeam Leader Winformed of any required maintenance / improvements necessary to maintain reticulation assets.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • An awareness of workplace health & safety within the workplace.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Customer Service focus.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website:
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 Desirable: Do you have secondary school Grade 12 or equivalent, or experience deemed as equivalent?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 17/02/2019
Position Description
VRN12751 Apprentice Plumber - Information Kit.pdf Open
Application Guide View Guide
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.