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Reference Number 12990
Position Title Coordinator Civil Maintenance
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 7.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 7.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Coordinator Civil Maintenance  WS490

Salary: $92,386.93 - $97,812.88 per annum
Location: Martyn Street Depot, 158A Martyn Street, Cairns 
Reference Number: 12990
Close Date: Monday 21 October 2019

Council is seeking a strong leader of people with demonstrated management skills to head up a dynamic maintenace team in and around the CBD of Cairns. The role is suited to a progressive thinker seeking to improve and enhance the cities maintenance standards.

Primary Objectives of the position:- 

  • Provide overall management of civil maintenance activities for Central operations asset base, including roads, drains, paths, marine street furniture and related items.
  • Integrate asset maintenance with asset renewal and upgrade planning in close collaboration with other branches of council.
  • Enable effective service delivery teams focused on risk mitigated and customer focused asset and service outcomes.
  • Coordinate construction projects within scope of the role in an efficient, effective and timely manner.
  • Continuously improve the effectiveness of this District and the Branch’s operations by investigating new products, plant, materials and processes.

To be successful in this role you must have:- 

  • Minimum of Diploma in Civil Engineering, Project Management or relevant industry experience.
  • Current Queensland C class licence.
  • Extensive experience in supervision of roads and drainage construction and maintenance.
  • High degree of computer application skills and ability.
  • Demonstrated effective people management skills specifically in the areas of staff supervision, leadership, recruitment, training, motivation, team building and performance management.

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 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 Diploma in Civil Engineering, Project Management or relevant industry experience?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 21/10/2019
Position Description
VRN12990 - External Information Kit - Coordinator Civil Maintenance WS490.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.