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Reference Number 13262
Position Title Electrician
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification  
Maximum Award/Classification  
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Electrician  WS612

Salary Range: $57,907.93 - $67,320.41 per annum

Locations: Martyn Street Depot

Reference Number: 13262

Close Date: Monday 12th October 2020

Primary Objective of the position:

  • Maintenance of Council's electrical installations and equipment, as directed by the Electrical Supervisor or the Team Leader Building Maintenance.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Queensland Work Licence - Electrical Fitter and Mechanic.
  • Licence to Perform High Risk Work – Class WP – Boom Elevated Work Platform.
  • ACMA Registered Cabler – Type: O, Endorsement S.
  • Queensland Driver's Licence – Class C – Open.
  • Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate.
  • Current Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) Certificate.
  • Demonstrated post qualification experience within the electrical services industry.
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant Australian Standards.

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 Electrical Fitter and Mechanic - Queensland Work Licence?
Essential: Do you hold a current Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) Certificate?
Essential: ACMA Registered Cabler – Type: O, Endorsement S?
Essential: Are you licenced to Perform High Risk Work – Class WP – Boom Elevated Work Platform?
Essential: Do you hold a current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated post qualification experience within the electrical services industry?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 12/10/2020
Position Description
Advert #13262.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.