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Reference Number 13603
Position Title Painter
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification BT1- Bld'G Trades-Carp/Paint/Plumb 
Maximum Award/Classification BT1- Bld'G Trades-Carp/Paint/Plumb 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Painter  WS808

Salary: $57,398.50 per annum

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

Reference Number: 13603

Close Date: Monday 28 June 2021

Primary Objectives of the position:-

  • As a Trade Qualified Painter, undertake as directed by the Building Services Supervisor and/or Team Leader Building Maintenance, repairs and maintenance of Council's facilities in accordance with the relevant Australian Standards and the service standards set by Infrastructure Services.

To be successful in this role you must have:- 

  • Current QBCC Licence in Painting and Decorating or Trade Certificate.
  • Working at Heights Certificate.
  • Current C Class Driver’s Licence.
  • Trade qualified Painter with extensive trade experience.
  • Broad knowledge of painting products, materials and application techniques.
  • Ability to effectively quote on works as required.
  • Physically able to receive training and accreditation for entry into confined spaces.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities, Selection Criteria and Functional Job Demands, please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by scrolling to the Position Description area, then clicking 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 functional medical assessment, which will include a 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 hold a current QBCC Licence in Painting and Decorating or Trade Certificate?
Essential: Do you hold a current Working at Heights Certificate?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 28/06/2021
Position Description
Advert #13603.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.