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Reference Number 12779
Position Title Trainee Store Person
Employment Type Traineeship (Fixed Term)
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification  
Maximum Award/Classification  
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Trainee Store Person (12 Month Contract)

Reference Number: 12725
Salary Range: $13,124.48$34,275.51 pro-rata per annum
Location: 158A Martyn Street, Cairns
Closing: Friday 29th March 2019

We offer the following benefits: 

  • 9 Day Fortnight
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

Primary objectives of the position:

  • To obtain Certificate III in Warehousing Operations.
  • To meet the needs of customers at all times in a professional, courteous and friendly manner.
  • Responsible for the control, issue and receipt of material and stock at Councils stores.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Secondary education to at least Grade 10.
  • Current C Class Driver's Licence.
  • Ability to deal face-to-face or over the phone with customers.
  • A strong commitment to the highest level of Customer Service and a desire to raise the profile of Council.
  • Ability to use tact, confidentiality and discretion.

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
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 29/03/2019
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.