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Reference Number 13237
Position Title Maintenance Management Systems Project Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 3.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 3.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Maintenance Management Systems Project Officer  WS694

Salary Range: $65,245.44 - $70,129.06 per annum

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

Reference Number: 13237

Close Date: Sunday 2 August 2020

Are you looking for an exciting career in a Local Government organisation?

Do you enjoy being a part of a team?

Are you seeking an opportunity that offers a Work Life Balance?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you!

Enhance your career by joining Cairns Regional Council, one of the largest employers in the Cairns region. Our commitment to delivering high quality services to the community means we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Cairns Regional Council is currently seeking a Maintenance Management System Project Officer to join our Central Civil Maintenance Department. 

 Primary objectives of the position:

  • The ongoing operation of the maintenance management system in Cairns Works for the Central District.
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the delivery of Cairns Works’ services, processes and procedures.
  • Prepare reports for Cairns Works Management.
  • Undertake specific tasks / projects associated with the delivery of maintenance activities.

 To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Year 12 Education.
  • Current Open C-Class Driver’s License.
  • General Construction Safety White Card.
  • Demonstrated workplace experience in Civil Engineering, Business, Accounting or a similar professional discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability, or ability to acquire budgeting skills including preparing estimates and budgets (good understanding of intermediate level mathematics required).
  • Advanced computer skills to achieve required outcomes using Council’s network, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access databases.
  • Good level of oral and written communication skills, with an ability to prepare reports and correspondence.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within and adapt to different team environments.

 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 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 and 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 offer the following benefits:

  •  9 Day Fortnight
  •  Up to 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 relevant to the position
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Essential: Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly MS Word, Outlook and Excel?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid General Construction Safety White Card?
Essential: Do you have a Grade 10 or 12 Secondary Education Certificate?
Desirable: Have you undertaken the Course "Working in Proximity to Traffic - Awareness Part 1"?
Desirable: Have you undertaken the Course "Working in Proximity to Traffic - Awareness Part 2 Works Protection Methods"?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated qualifications and experience relevant to the position?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 02/08/2020
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.