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Reference Number 13079
Position Title Fleet Workshop Supervisor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.1 - 38 h/w + site 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.4 - 38 h/w + site 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Fleet Workshop Supervisor  WS1109

Salary Range: $78,901.05 - $84,161.69 per annum

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

Reference Number: 13079

Close Date: Monday 6 January 2020

Primary Objective of the position is to supervise the fleet workshops:

  • Effective management of the fleet mechanical and metal fabrication services business, contributing to cost‑effective maintenance of fleet assets and service levels which meet service level agreements.
  • Build and maintain effective business relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Proactive leadership of mechanical and fabrication workshops in delivering performance targets.
  • Demonstrate innovative solutions in problem solving and achieving industry best practice through business improvement initiatives.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Relevant trade qualifications and significant industry experience in a similar role.
  • Current Queensland C or above Driver's Licence. 
  • Demonstrated industry knowledge, skills and expertise in application of maintenance standards for vehicles and mobile plant.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and achieving high productivity outcomes in scheduling within a mechanical workshop environment, including financial management, budget and cost control.
  • Sound computer skills, incorporating the  use of Word and Excel with demonstrated experience in Fleet Management Systems.
  • Good understanding of corporate systems such as work order/management, supply/purchasing, or fleet management.
  • Proven ability to supervise, develop and motivate staff, including WH&S principles and practices, training, and coaching skills.

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 Desirable: Are you proficient in computer applications, in particular MS Word, MS Outlook Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint and MS Publisher?
Desirable: Do you hold a current and valid HR Drivers' Licence?
Essential: Do you have trade experience in a Fleet Mechanical Workshop?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 06/01/2020
Position Description
Advert #13079.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.