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Reference Number 11522
Position Title Building Services Supervisor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.1 - 38 h/w + site 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.4 - 38 h/w + site 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Building Services Supervisor  

Salary: $76,955.47 - $82,087.35 per annum + super 

Location: 158a Martyn Street, Cairns, Qld 

Close Date: Sunday, 8 July 2018 

Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef is a unique environment, where the rainforest meets the reef, its renowned nationally and internationally as a premier tourism destination attracting more than 2 million domestic and international visitors each year.

Come live, work and play and enjoy the lifestyle and benefits that come with it!  

  • Full-Time Permanent Position
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development  

Cairns Regional Council is seeking a dynamic Building Services Supervisor with a trade qualification in building and or experience to join our Facilities Management team now! Assisting the Team Leader Building Maintenance the key focus of this role is it to ensure effective delivery of Building Works & Building Maintenance activities by providing a high level of customer service in delivery of all requests for service as directed by the Coordinator Facilities Management.

Key duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:-

  • Assess building works, provide written scopes of works and specifications in seeking quotations from internal and external contractors.
  • Planning and scheduling of operational works and projects, including preventative maintenance programs.
  • Project Management of minor to medium value Capital and Operational Works Projects for building & facilities related projects.
  • Scheduling of Human Resources, equipment and materials to deliver works efficiently and effectively to meet defined service levels.
  • Ensuring compliance with legislative, regulatory and statutory requirements in the execution of all works.
  • Supervision of Building Services team, including trade staff and contractors.

To be successful you will require:   

  • Formal or Trade Qualification in Building or similar Industry, and/or suitable experience in a Facility Maintenance role.
  • Current C Class Driver’s Licence.
  • Trade experience within the building industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and supervise contractors.
  • Ability to write professional detailed Scope of Work documents.
  • Demonstrated experience in ensuring administrative contracts and functions are executed in accordance with policy and any relevant Australian Standards
  • Demonstrated effective delivery of tasks and projects in a pro-active and efficient manner
  • Proven ability to work within Workplace Health & Safety systems in the workplace environment.
  • Computer literacy
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise and achieve performance goals in a team environment.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Ability to develop and implement operational procedures and processes to improve performance and service delivery. 

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please see the Position Description.  

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 Assessments:   

As part of the selection process, the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following pre-employment assessments: 

  • Pre-employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police/criminal history check.  

A six (6) month probationary period will also apply.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a formal or Trade qualification in building or similar industry, and or suitable experience in a Facility Maintenance role?
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 08/07/2018
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.