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Reference Number 13149
Position Title Ganger Road & Drainage Maint & Construction
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Stratford Depot
Minimum Award/Classification LGE State - Lev 5, LH 1-10 
Maximum Award/Classification LGE State - Lev 5, LH 1-10 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Ganger Road & Drainage Maintenance & Construction  WS245

Salary Range: $57,938.36 per annum

Locations: Stratford Depot, Arnold Street, Stratford

Reference Number: 13149

Close Date: Monday 24th February 2020

Primary Objective of the position:

  • To deliver quality programmed & reactive road and drainage maintenance and construction services in a timely and cost efficient manner using current industry best practices and in line with Councils Service Level Agreements.
  • To ensure all tasks are completed in adherence to workplace health and safety, environmental and quality assurance requirements.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Secondary education to year 10 with good writing and communication skills and an understanding of basic mathematics.
  • Current Queensland MR class licence.
  • Substantial previous experience in concrete construction and finishing.
  • Demonstrated ability and a physical capacity to undertake a variety of road and drainage maintenance and construction tasks in a tropical environment.
  • Substantial experience and a practical understanding of machinery/plant capabilities especially aligned to road and drainage maintenance.

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 the demonstrated ability to finish concrete work and experience/skills with stamping, stencilling and colour concrete.
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 24/02/2020
Position Description
WS245 PD.DOCX 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.