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Reference Number 12794
Position Title Casual Precinct Main Officer
Employment Type Casual
Location Esplanade Inner City Fac
Minimum Award/Classification LGE State - Lev 2 
Maximum Award/Classification LGE State - Lev 2 
Roster Pattern Casual 
Position Summary

Casual Precinct Maintenance Officer

Reference Number: 12794
Hourly Rate: $25.37 per hour + 23% casual loading
Location: Esplanade / Inner City Precinct / Barlow Park

Hours of Duty: Casual hours as required. Leisure Venues operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  This position will involve working irregular hours, and outside normal business hours as required
Close Date: Friday, 26 April 2019

The primary objectives of the position are: 

  • To operate and maintain all Leisure Services Aquatic equipment and systems as required.
  • The daily cleaning and maintenance of public areas and amenities within Esplanade and Barlow Park.
  • To set up events infrastructure and rubbish collection for events / concerts.

Key duties and reponsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • The safe and sanitary presentation of public amenities and conveniences.
  • Set up of events related infrastructure as required
  • Perform day-to-day cleaning and programmed maintenance as required.
  • General maintenance of Leisure Services buildings, grounds, gardens and equipment as directed.
  • Provide excellent customer service

To be successful you will require:

  • Current Queensland Driver’s Licence.
  • Sound knowledge of the use of chemicals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to follow work schedules.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a high profile public environment with an emphasis on communication and providing quality customer service.
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Previous experience in a swimming pool environment is highly desirable.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please download a copy of the information kit.

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
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Essential: Do you have previous experience in amenity and garden maintenance?
Essential: Do you have experience in working with cleaning chemicals associated with pool and venue maintenance and their associated hazards?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 26/04/2019
Position Description
Information Kit - Casual Precinct Maintenance Officer CU344 VRN12794.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.