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Reference Number 13494
Position Title Capital Works Project Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Capital Works Project Officer  WS3077

Salary Range: $73,192.58 - $78,176.92 per annum

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

Reference Number: 13494

Close Date: Monday 8 March 2021

Primary Objective of the position:

  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of facility related capital projects and to develop and ensure appropriate levels of service, project delivery, fiscal probity and accountability.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Building Services Engineering / Maintenance Management / Project Administration related fields or significant relevant industry experience.
  • "C" Class drivers licence.
  • Demonstrated experience in building industry construction and maintenance activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and all associated processes.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, planning and coordination skills with demonstrated ability to compile and present technical reports.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft software suites including MS Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.

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 Tertiary qualifications in Building Services Engineering / Maintenance Management / Project Administration related fields or significant relevant industry experience?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated high level computer skills in particular the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word/Excel)?
Essential: Do you have experience in the preparation and presentation of reports and correspondence?
Essential: Do you have proven project management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks within a demanding framework and think laterally for solutions?
Essential: Do you have a trade qualification in a related discipline?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 08/03/2021
Position Description
Advert #13494.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.