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Reference Number 13098
Position Title Technical / Project Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Spence Street
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

Technical / Project Officer  WS1117

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

Locations: Council Chambers, 119 - 145 Spence Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 13098

Close Date: Monday 13 January 2020

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

  • Manage and action requests and enquiries in relation to Council’s road, drainage and footpath infrastructure.
  • Prepare, implement and review Council’s Asset Management Plans for road, footpaths and drainage assets.
  • To assist in the development of a five year renewal programs for road, footpath and drainage assets.
  • To undertake asset revaluations and condition assessments.
  • To undertake asset inspections, capitalisation and reporting on Transport and Drainage assets.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Tertiary qualifications relating to the position (e.g. Certificate IV Civil Construction, Associate Diploma Civil Engineering, Asset Management), and/or extensive relevant experience.
  • Current Qld C class driver's licence or above.
  • High level of skills in the use of relevant software packages.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the development and implementation of asset management plans.
  • Good level of oral and written communication skills, possessing an ability to deal with confronting situations and negotiating acceptable outcomes with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and negotiation skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, customers and stakeholders.

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 relating to the position (e.g. Certificate IV Civil Construction, Associate Diploma Civil Engineering, Asset Management), and/or extensive relevant experience?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the development and implementation of asset management plans?
Essential: Are you able to demonstrate your high level skills in the use of relevant software packages?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 13/01/2020
Position Description
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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.