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Reference Number 11479
Position Title Apprentice Fitter
Employment Type Apprentice Position (Fixed term up to 4 years)
Location Magazine Street
Minimum Award/Classification  
Maximum Award/Classification  
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Apprentice Fitter
(2x Positions - Fixed-Term up to 4 years)

Reference Number: 11479
Salary Range: $25,788.29 - $57,952.11 per annum

Junior Rates as applicable.
Adult rates will be a percentage of Trade Rate – C7 as follows:
1st Year           75%
2nd Year           80%
3rd Year           84%
4th Year           90%

Location: Magazine Street Depot
Closing: Friday 23rd November 2018 

We offer the following benefits: 

  • 9 Day Fortnight
  • 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 

Primary objectives of the position: To become a qualified fitter and assist in the repair and service of Council's Water & Waste Assets.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Schooling up to Year 10
  • Work experience in a similar environment
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work as a member of a team

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 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
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 23/11/2018
Position Description
VRN11479 - CW206 and CW386 - Apprentice Fitter - External Information Kit.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.