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Reference Number 13256
Position Title Senior Construction Supervisor - Structures
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 Structures  WS535

Salary Range: $87,649.39 - $91,225.56 per annum

Locations: Martyn Street Depot, 158a Martyn Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 13256

Close Date: Monday 10 August 2020

Primary Objective 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 supervisory experience in civil carpentry, including the construction of bridges, culverts and other structures.
  • Good computing skills.
  • 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, 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 have a current C Class Drivers Licence (or above) or the ability to obtain?
Essential: Do you have Trade Qualification as a Carpenter or Carpenter/Joiner?
Essential: Do you have substantial supervisory experience in civil carpentry, including the construction of bridges, culverts and other structures?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 10/08/2020
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.