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Reference Number 13095
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: 13095

Close Date: Monday 13 January 2020

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?
Essential: Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly MS Word, Outlook and Excel?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 13/01/2020
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.