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Reference Number 13124
Position Title Fitter
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Magazine Street
Minimum Award/Classification  
Maximum Award/Classification  
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary


Reference Number: 13124
Salary: $65,680.64 per annum
Location: Magazine Street Depot
Closing: Monday 10th February 2020

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 maintain Water & Waste’s mechanical installations equipment infrastructure.

To be successful in this role you will require: 

  • Trade qualified fitter and turner.
  • Queensland MR Driver's Licence
  • Experience in on-site repair and maintenance of fixed and mobile plant and equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrate skills mentoring/sharing with apprentices and co-workers.

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
Selection Criteria Essential: Are you a trade qualified Fitter and Turner?
Desirable: Do you hold a current and valid MR Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid General Construction Safety White Card?
Desirable: Do you have previous experience working in Local Government?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 17/02/2020
Position Description
External Information Kit - Fitter - 17 Feb.pdf Open
Application Guide View Guide
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.