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Reference Number 13189
Position Title SCADA Technical Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Tunnel Hill
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

SCADA Technical Officer – CW545 (Permanent Full Time)

Salary Range: $78,272.41 - $81,529.17 per annum

Location: Tunnel Hill

Reference Number: 13189

Close Date: Sunday, 24 May 2020

Are you looking for an exciting career in a Local Government organisation?

Do you enjoy being a part of a team?

Are you seeking a career opportunity that provides Work Life Balance?

If you answered yes to these questions then we would love to hear from you!

Enhance your career by joining Cairns Regional Council, one of the largest employers in the Cairns region. Our commitment to delivering high quality services to the community means we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Cairns Regional Council is currently seeking a SCADA Technical Officer to join our Water & Waste department.   

Primary Objective of the position:

  • Managing delivery of technical SCADA components of the Water and Waste capital works program.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Tertiary qualification in software engineering, Internet of Things (IoT), Information Technology or trade qualification in instrumentation or related field.
  • Project Management Qualification or willingness to obtain. E.g. Diploma of Project Management.
  • Distributed control systems and/or SCADA or similar field experience in areas of operation, maintenance, development, testing and commissioning.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse data from a network infrastructure environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment

 For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria 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 medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity 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 offer the following benefits:

  • 9 day fortnight
  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • 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
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 24/05/2020
Position Description
CW545 - SCADA Technical Officer External Information Kit - VRN 3189.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.