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Alternatively forward your resume, covering letter and application cover sheet demonstrating your previous relevant work experience via email or post to: Human Resources, Central Highlands Regional Council PO Box 21, EMERALD QLD 4720

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  • 10618 Administration Assistant Communities

    Position

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    10618 Administration Assistant Communities

    Term: Fixed Term until March 2023
    Location: Emerald
    Department:  Communities
    Salary: $65,705.44 – $70,216.91 p/a + superannuation (Stream A Level 2)

    Are you an experienced Administration Assistant looking for a diverse role where no two days are the same?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement and investing in its people. As a result, we are looking for a highly motivated and proactive Administration Assistant to support our Communities team.

    The successful applicant will have exceptional attention to detail, a proactive approach, and the ability to be adaptable to accommodate continuous changing priorities. You will also be self-motivated, results driven and have an enthusiastic approach to customer service.

    You will provide high level support to the Communities team by:

    • Completing accounts payable functions including raising purchase orders, receipting goods, processing invoices and credit card reconciliation
    • Assisting with the preparation and processing of various licences, permits and applications
    • Preparing confidential documents, meeting agendas and minutes
    • Effective document management and record keeping
    • Providing administration support across different business units within Communities

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in assisting a large, complex organisation
    • A flexible and resourceful approach and a positive attitude to competing priorities and requests
    • A high degree of competency utilising Microsoft Office suit and other computer programs
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to effectively assist with day to day tasks and projects
    • A respectful and considered approach to confidential and sensitive information

    If you are interested in becoming a valued member of a Communities team who are committed to providing excellent support across the Central Highlands Regional Council, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available
    • Choice of 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close:  5pm, Thursday 9 December 2021

  • 10199 Network Operator

    Position

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    10199 Network Operator

    Work Type:  Full Time
    Location:  Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Salary: $63,695.72 p/a plus super (Award Stream B, Level 6)

    Are you looking for an operating role where there is opportunity for growth and development?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a proactive and reliable Network Operator to work within our dynamic team in the Emerald Region.  This role is part of a crew of three reporting to the Network Crew Operator and is responsible for operating Trucks and Machinery to assist with the planned or responsive activities to the water and wastewater networks.

    In this exciting role, you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role and willingness to complete manual labouring activities
    • A proactive and results driven approach to tasks
    • Ability to work autonomously and within a diverse team
    • Current Queensland MR Licence
    • Excavator Ticket or Statement of Attainment
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Cert III Network Operations, or Water Industry Worker Certificate.
    • Traffic control accreditation
    • Certificates in asbestos, confined space, working at heights, trenching

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Infrastructure and Utilities team, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:  

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements in the position description will be considered for this position.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    Applications close:  5pm Thursday 9 December 2021

  • 10759 Airport Kiosk Supervisor

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    10759 Airport Kiosk Supervisor

    Position: Airport Kiosk Supervisor

    Position No: 10759

    Location: Emerald

    Salary: $60,000 – $70,000+ (neg on experience) + superannuation

    If you have the ambition, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to establish and manage the Airport Kiosk in Emerald!

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement and providing exceptional services to our community. As a result, we are looking for an experienced Café Supervisor who is interested in building their career with this dynamic and rewarding permanent position.

    Your supervisory expertise within the food and beverage services industry will be highly regarded. You will be joining a team of committed professionals at the Airport who are passionate about service delivery. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Utilise your food and beverage knowledge to develop and improve processes and procedures.
    • Influence revenue outcomes by providing innovative sales and marketing recommendations.
    • Develop key supplier relationships to ensure quality produce and supplies are maintained.
    • Build positive and effective working relationships with your team.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Supervisory experience within the hospitality industry
    • Food Safety and Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificates
    • A proven ability to manage all aspects of a venue serving food and beverages.
    • Exceptional communication skills with a customer centric approach
    • Appropriate skills to document and review financial transactions.

    If you are interested in joining the Airport team who are responsible for providing an exceptional service to the Central Highlands region, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualification check
    • Criminal History check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Closing Date: 8am Friday 10 December 2021

  • 10667 Recruitment Officer

    Position

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    10667 Recruitment Officer

    Position: Recruitment Officer

    Position No: 10667

    Term: Fixed Term – 2 years

    Location: Emerald

    Salary: $71,797.96 – $83,040.99 + superannuation (Stream A Level 3 – 4)

    Are you interested in utilising your customer service and advisory skills in a new career path?

    Have you thought about a career in Recruitment? It’s a role where no two days are the same, which can be exciting and challenging all at the same time. If you enjoy managing multiple projects simultaneously, providing advisory support to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders whilst also juggling people and process based tasks – then this might be the right opportunity for you to consider!

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement and investing in its people. As a result, we are looking for a passionate and committed team player who is interested in redefining their current skill set and developing their knowledge and expertise in a new direction.

    To be considered for this Recruitment Officer position, you’ll need to possess:

    • Exceptional customer service skills with an “above and beyond” attitude
    • An ability to deliver advice or solutions to internal and external stakeholders
    • Confidence in establishing your credibility with others
    • Proven ability to navigate difficult conversations in a professional manner
    • Able to interpret, analyse and understand technical or legislative information
    • Intermediate software and cloud based system skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail whilst working to deadlines in a high volume environment

    We will support you to further develop your skills in this pivotal role within our recruitment team. You will join a team who are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional talent for the Central Highlands community.

    If you are interested in becoming a member of a People and Culture team that is responsible for driving positive change, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available
    • Choice of 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position.
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Closing Date: 8am Monday 6 December 2021

  • 10596 Rates Engagement Officer

    Position

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    Closing Date

    10596 Rates Engagement Officer

    Position No: 10596

    Work Type: Permanent Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Corporate Services

    Salary: Award Stream A, Level 4 – 5: $78,219.69 – $87,864.23 + superannuation

    If you are an experienced rates officer looking to advance your career, this is the perfect role for you!

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement. As a result, we are looking for an experienced Rates Officer to support our Rates Leaders in this newly created position. This is a vital role that will see you engage with key stakeholders across council departments.

    Your rates expertise coupled with your exceptional communication skills will ensure your success. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Utilize your customer service skills.
    • Provide operational support to the rating leaders.
    • Oversee rating reports and compliance requirements.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Experience in a rates based position within local government.
    • A proven ability to problem solve, identify solutions and resolve issues.
    • Ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines.
    • Extensive knowledge of maintaining a records management system.

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Corporate Services that is responsible for driving positive change, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month

    How to apply:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.  To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    Please download and review the position description.

    To apply for this position please include:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position.
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Candidates who meet the mandatory requirements listed on the position description will be invited to participate in a video assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Criminal history check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am Monday 6 December 2021

  • 10394 Rates Officer (Fixed Term)

    Position

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    10394 Rates Officer (Fixed Term)

    Work Type: Fixed Term until August 2022

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Corporate Services

    Salary:  Award Stream A, Level 2 to 3: $63,937.44 – $70,029.96 plus 9.5% Super

    Central Highlands Regional Council has an opportunity for a Rates Officer to join their team on a fixed term basis in Emerald. In this role, you will be responsible for the accurate and efficient maintenance of council’s rating system including the timely collection of outstanding rates related debts.  The rates officer will be required to complete reconciliations, provide reports as requested and provide assistance across all areas of the financial accounting function.

    Ideally, you’ll have worked with a council previously but we are also prepared to train and develop the right person. To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • An understanding of financial transactions and ratings methodology

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or 19 day month

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position.
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Candidates who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Criminal history check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am Monday 6 December 2021

  • 10393 Ranger

    Position

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    10393 Ranger

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Communities

    Award: Stream A, Level 3-4: $71,797.96 – $83,040.99 + superannuation

    Do you have a background in Local Laws, Policing or Enforcement?  Or are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding career change?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking a Ranger to join the team based in Emerald. In this busy role you will report directly to the Senior Ranger and complete a diverse range of activities whilst ensuring the compliance and enforcement of a wide range of local laws and legislation within the region.

    If you are looking for a challenging yet rewarding opportunity where no two days are the same – we want to hear from you!

    Please note: This position requires you to participate in a rotating on call roster.

    In this busy role, your daily activities will include:

    • Providing high level customer service to members of the public and internal stakeholders
    • Completing detailed reports relating to Ranger Services
    • Conducting patrols and carrying out inspections/investigations enforcing domestic animal legislation and local laws
    • Investigation of Breaches to Local Laws and Statutory Provisions
    • Issuing infringement notices
    • Recording and reporting of incidents
    • Recommending legal action and providing evidence in court hearings
    • Cleaning and Maintaining the animal management facility

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Ability to complete enforcement activities inline with local laws and other legislation
    • Proven experience in understanding legislation and case management
    • Sound computer literacy including Microsoft Office applications
    • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
    • Current Queensland C Class Drivers Licence
    • Willingness to undertake training for permits/approvals for ACDC unrestricted licence, 1080 operators’ licence, Firearms licence and First Aid

    If this sounds like you, apply now!

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position and addressing the mandatory requirements listed on the position description
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Criminal History Check
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 during business hours or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am Friday 3 December 2021

  • 10758 Finance Project Officer - NAR (Fixed Term)

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    10758 Finance Project Officer – NAR (Fixed Term)

    Position No: 10758

    Work Type: Fixed Term – 6 Months

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Corporate Services

    Salary: Award Stream A, Level 4 – 5: $78,219.69 – $87,864.23 + superannuation

    Are you experienced in cleansing and maintaining data bases? Looking for a signature project to demonstrate your capabilities? Then this is the perfect role for you!

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement. As a result, we are looking for a Finance Project Officer to cleanse and future proof the Name and Address Register (NAR) which contains critical data used across the organization.

    This is a vital role that will see you engage with key stakeholders across council departments.

    Your meticulous attention to detail coupled with your commitment to delivering outcomes will ensure your success. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Develop, lead and complete a project focusing on the NAR data integrity
    • Focus on process improvement opportunities
    • Establish and implement processes to future proof the NAR integrity
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
    • Utilize your customer service skills

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Extensive knowledge of maintaining a records management system
    • A proven ability to problem solve, identify solutions and resolve issues
    • Ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • An outcome driven focus to completing tasks

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave per annum with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month

    How to apply:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To apply for this position please include:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Candidates who meet the mandatory requirements listed on the position description will be invited to participate in a video assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Criminal history check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am Thursday 2 December 2021

  • 10068 Cleaner - Rolleston

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    10068 Cleaner – Rolleston

    Work Type:  Permanent Part Time
    Location: Rolleston
    Department: Customer and Commercial Services
    Salary:  Award Stream B, Level 3:  $30.46 p/h

    An exciting opportunity has become available at the Central Highlands Regional Council for an experienced cleaner to join the team in Rolleston on a part time basis.   In this role you will primarily work autonomously and be responsible for carrying out general cleaning duties of community halls, buildings and public amenities in Rolleston.

    In this permanent part time position, you will be required to work the following hours:

    Monday – Friday 06.30am – 09.30am

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need:

    • The ability to work efficiently and autonomously
    • Meticulously attention to detail
    • Great time management skills whilst juggling competing priorities
    • A friendly and positive nature to provide polite and courteous customer service
    • Demonstrated experience delivering cleaning or other similar operational functions
    • Current QLD Drivers Licence
    • Availability to work adhoc non regular hours when required

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 5pm Monday 29 November 2021

  • 10637 Environmental Health Officer

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    10637 Environmental Health Officer

    Position No: 10637

    Location: Emerald

    Term: Fixed Term until 25 November 2022

    Salary: $78,219.69 – $87,864.23 + superannuation (Stream A Level 4-5)

    Are you an experienced EHO looking for a diverse new challenge?

    An exciting opportunity has become available for an efficient and accountable Environmental Health Officer to join the team based in Emerald. In this role you will provide service to the community through the implementation of various statutes and health promotion activities in matters pertaining to public health, resulting in an improved level of community wellbeing.

    In this role you will be exposed to a diverse range of public enquiries and inspections which will require you to exercise the delegated powers of Council aligned to various relevant legislation, regulations, policies and guidelines.

    Your technical expertise coupled with the ability to build professional and effective working relationships with all staff and the public will be highly regarded.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need:

    • Tertiary qualifications in Applied Science (Environmental Health) or other Environmental Health (EHA) accredited course relevant to the role
    • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation with an understanding of the context in which Environmental Health Services are delivered at a local government level
    • An ability to conduct compliance inspections and follow through with appropriate enforcement actions
    • A high degree of emotional intelligence in order to effectively mediate conflict, negotiate and influence outcomes
    • A proven ability to interact with customers from a wide range of backgrounds
    • Experience in producing comprehensive reports as well as logical and professional written communication
    • A high degree of technical proficiency in operating local government systems

    If you would like to join a team committed to providing exceptional customer service to the Central Highlands region, we would like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.
    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available
    • Choice of 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month 

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualification check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume

    Closing Date: 08.00am Thursday 2 December 2021

  • 10711 Property Officer

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    10711 Property Officer

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Customer and Commercial Services
    Award: Stream A  Level 3 – 4: $71,797.96 – $83,040.99 + superannuation

    Are you highly experienced in interpreting legislation and looking for an exciting career change?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is committed to continuous improvement and as a result are currently seeking a Property Officer to join the Property Services team. Based in Emerald this role will provide advice and support in land and property transactions.

    As a Property Officer, you will utilise your legislative knowledge to interpret, and advise on a wide range of property matters from lease agreements, assisting with disposals and acquisitions, through to native title and Aboriginal and Cultural heritage matters.

    To be successful, you will need an outcome driven approach to researching enquiries and the ability to build effective and positive working relationships with key stakeholders. You will also require a strong background in interpreting and implementing legislation to allow you to quickly obtain a working knowledge of local government legislation, regulations and procedures.

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Property Services team who are responsible for providing exceptional customer service, then we would like to hear from you.

    Duties include:

    • Providing exceptional customer service whilst dealing with a range of complex enquiries relating to land and property transactions
    • Managing land tenure matters including leasing and licensing of Council owned and controlled property
    • Assisting with the managing the acquisition and disposal of property
    • Ensuring consistent and accurate recording keeping

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Ability to research, interpret, analyse and understand technical or legislative information
    • Ability to deliver complex advise and solutions to internal and external stakeholders
    • Exceptional attention to details whilst working to critical deadlines
    • Certificate in property or legal related discipline or extensive relevant experience

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description to ensure you meet the mandatory requirements.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants that meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference and qualification checks

    For further information please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 626 within business hours.

    Applications Close: 8am Thursday 2 December 2021

  • 10479 Water Network Infrastructure Engineer

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    10479 Water Network Infrastructure Engineer

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Central Highlands Region

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    Award & Level: Stream A, Level 8 = $107,180.43 – $119,655.75 p.a + super

    Are you an Engineer with strong experience in Water Network Infrastructure?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently recruiting for an experienced Water Network Infrastructure Engineer to join their Infrastructure & Utilities team. Based in Emerald you will be part of the Network team responsible for critical network infrastructure which ensures the continuous water and wastewater supply to the Central Highlands region.

    In this position, you will be an integral member of the department by providing scheduling support and assisting in the management of operational crews completing planned and response maintenance.

    Your expertise will support council by:

    • Assisting with the coordination of planned and responsive maintenance work to the water and wastewater trunk and reticulation networks
    • Developing and implementing the continuous evolution of processes
    • Providing technical support for the network infrastructure in the Central Highlands Region
    • Developing maintenance schedules
    • Assisting with financial operational budgets

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role including sound knowledge of water and wastewater network management
    • Extensive private or public working experience within the water and wastewater industry
    • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent in a technical field
    • Excellent understanding of National Standard requirements
    • An understanding of asset management integration with planned and responsive maintenance activities
    • Ability to accurately collect, analyse and report on large volumes of data
    • Capable of working autonomously and within a diverse technical team environment

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits:

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or a 19-day month

    How to apply:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    • A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualifications Check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am, Monday 6 December 2021

  • 10746 Coordinator Corridor Management

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    10746 Coordinator Corridor Management

    Location: Emerald

    Term: Full Time

    Salary: Stream A, Level 8: $107,180.43 – $119,655.75 + Superannuation

    Are you an Engineer experienced in Corridor Management?

    Looking for the next step in your career?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently looking for a highly experienced Coordinator Corridor Management to join the Infrastructure team based in Emerald. In this newly created role, you will oversee a small team and coordinate a variety of requests resulting in no two days being the same. You will work predominately in the planning side of the business with the opportunity to champion improvements on infrastructure which provide positive lasting impacts for the community.

    Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Reviewing applications and issuing permits for various works
    • Undertaking inspections and providing technical advise based on findings
    • Investigating engineering issues affecting Council Infrastructure assets
    • Coordinate the planning, design and delivery of outsourced and in-house projects in line with legislative requirements and governance frameworks
    • Leading and mentoring a small team
    • Establish, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external parties
    • Contribute to a positive, safe, and effective working environment and culture

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
    • A proven ability to lead and oversee multiple projects within a large organisation, ideally within local or state government
    • Civil Engineering Degree or Tertiary Qualifications in Engineering
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively present information to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Infrastructure team, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Benefits:

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits. We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight
    • Relocation Assistance

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents: 

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualification check
    • Criminal History check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am, Monday 6 December 2021

  • 10270 Plant Operator / Labourer - Capella

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    Closing Date

    10270 Plant Operator / Labourer – Capella

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Capella
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 3: $$60,193.77 plus Superannuation

    Are you looking for work life balance whilst utilising your civil works experience?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a Plant Operator / Labourer to join the team located in Capella. As a member of council’s Infrastructure and Utilities team, this position is responsible for performing a range of labouring duties and small plant operation tasks, to assist in the completion and maintenance of road and town facilities.

    In this exciting role, you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Experience in a similar role in a civil construction setting
    • A positive and flexible attitude towards a diverse range of labouring tasks
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Current Queensland Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Experience with road construction and/or maintenance
    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • HR Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am Friday 26 November 2021

  • 10737 Supervisor Management Accounting

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    10737 Supervisor Management Accounting

    Position: Supervisor Management Accounting

    Position No: 10737

    Location: Emerald

    Salary: $90,563.90 – $103,956.97 + superannuation (Stream A Level 6-7)

    How would you like to establish your leadership career in this newly created role?

    If you have the ambition, we have an opportunity for you to succeed within a high performing accounting team.

    Central Highlands Regional Council is focused on continuous improvement and investing in its people. As a result, we are looking for an experienced Accountant who is interested in building their career with this newly created leadership position.

    Your expertise and ability to provide financial services advice to diverse and multi-faceted business units will be highly regarded. You will be joining a team of committed professionals who are passionate about service delivery. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Utilise your technical knowledge to help improve processes and procedures
    • Influence business decisions by providing robust budget analysis and recommendations
    • Build positive and effective working relationships with key stakeholders
    • Mentor and lead a team of accountants

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Extensive experience in a financial or management accounting role within a large, complex organisation
    • A proven ability to interpret and apply accounting standards and regulatory requirements
    • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Business, or equivalent fields
    • Exceptional communication and report writing skills, with the confidence and capability to present complex information to internal stakeholders
    • Advanced software and systems skills to document, analyse data, and report appropriately

    If you are interested in joining a leadership team who are responsible for driving positive change, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available
    • Choice of 9 day fortnight or a 19 day month

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualification check
    • Criminal History check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Closing Date:  8am Monday 6 December 2021

  • 10507 Network Crew Operator

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    Closing Date

    10507 Network Crew Operator

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities

    Salary: $75,737.02 – $83,133.99 plus Superannuation (Award Stream C, Level BT1 – BT3)

    Are you an experienced plumber looking for work life balance?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently looking trade qualified plumbers to join the dynamic Network Team based in Emerald.

    In this role, you will use your existing trade skills and knowledge to lead a small team and maintain Council’s water and waste water mains, reticulations, and associated infrastructure to avoid interruptions to the water and wastewater services to the Central Highlands region.

    To be successful in this role, you will support the Networks team by:

    • Leading a small team of 2 crew members whilst coordinating daily plumbing activities for planned and responsive maintenance
    • Work with the Supervisor Networks to assist in the preparation of upcoming works
    • Undertake regular inspection of water and wastewater systems and correct defects
    • Attend to enquiries and complaints from the general public in relation to plumbing related issues

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
    • A proactive and results drive approach to tasks
    • QBCC Plumbers and Drainers licence
    • Current Queensland Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Infrastructure and Utilities team, then we’d like to hear from you!

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    How to apply:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in a shortlisting assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference and Qualification checks

    Applications close: 12noon, Monday 6 December 2021

  • 10724 Coordinator Rates and Revenue

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    10724 Coordinator Rates and Revenue

    Location: Emerald, Central Queensland

    Term: Permanent Full Time Position

    Salary:  Stream A, Level 7-8:  $98,609.95 – $119,655.75 + superannuation

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking an experienced Rates Coordinator to join the Finance Team based in Emerald.  In this role, you will be supporting  and mentoring a busy rates team whilst overseeing accounts receivable, revenue and rating functions.  You will also partner with the Manager Finance to drive the development of these functions and take responsibility for council’s rate book and associated processes.

    In this leadership position, the Coordinator of Rates and Revenue will be instrumental in driving this critical function within Corporate Services.

    Your key responsibilities will include: 

    • Ensuring the efficient operation of Council’s rate and accounts receivable functions
    • Leading and developing 4 team members across the rates and accounts receivable functions
    • Budget and Financial reporting and analysis responsibility
    • Implementing improvements to procedures across systems and processes.

    To be successful in this position, you will possess: 

    • Local Government knowledge of relevant legislative related to the rating function
    • Relevant tertiary qualifications
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Technology One oneCouncil Property & Rating module
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to adapt to changing deadlines
    • A customer centric service approach to both internal and external stakeholders
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skill

    If you are interested in becoming a valued member of a Corporate Services who are committed to making a positive contribution to the council, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Benefits:

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    • An attractive remuneration package
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available
    • 19 day month – monthly RDO’s

    To apply for this position:

    Please download and review the position description.

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in an online video assessment.

    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Criminal History check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am Monday 6 December 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10063 Applications Support Analyst

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    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10063 Applications Support Analyst

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Corporate Services

    Salary: Award Stream A, Level 6: $90,563.90 – $95,936.76 + Superannuation

    An exciting and rare opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic individual to join the Corporate Applications team based in Emerald QLD.  To find out more about the Central Highlands Region, watch the Work, Play, Discover the Central Highlands video.

    In this role you will support the organisation through our enterprise application TechnologyOne CiA OneCouncil.  The ideal candidate would have a broad knowledge of applications within TechnologyOne however if you have similar experience with other enterprise applications, we want to hear from you!

    You will work within a dedicated and supportive team and will have the opportunity to continue to develop your existing skill set.

    You will support the organisation by:

    • Responding to and resolving customer incident and service requests
    • Developing complex business reports
    • Enhancing business workflows via ETL, BPA and modifying DocOne templates
    • Developing test plans and implementing system upgrades
    • Proactively providing continuous improvement of council’s corporate systems and processes

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in supporting an enterprise application
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proven ability to develop positive working relationship with internal and external stakeholders
    • Qualification in Information Technology or equivalent experience
    • QLD Drivers Licence

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Corporate Services team that is responsible for driving positive change, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or 19 day month

    To apply for this position:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applications that meet the mandatory requirements outlined on the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Criminal History Check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications Close: 8am Monday 29 November 2021

    8am Monday 29 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10494 Treatment Process Engineer

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    Recently Closed: 10494 Treatment Process Engineer

    Treatment Process Engineer

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Central Highlands Region

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    Award & Level: Stream A, Level 8 = $107,180.43 – $119,655.75 p.a + super

    Are you an Engineer with strong experience in water and wastewater design?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently recruiting for an experienced Treatment Process Engineer to join their Infrastructure & Utilities team. Based in Emerald you will be part of the Water Treatment team responsible for maintaining the community water supply and treatment facilities.

    This is an exciting opportunity to have a key role in establishing Central Highland’s first on-site testing facilities. In this position, you will be an integral member of the department by providing design advice and liaising with the project teams to ensure it is built to best practice standards. In addition, we’ll value your innovation and foresight to focus on continually improving and refining our processes and procedures.

    Your expertise will support council by:

    • Assisting with the efficient design and delivery of capital works programs
    • Developing and implementing the continuous evolution of processes
    • Providing technical and process support for multiple water treatment facilities in the Central Highlands Region
    • Developing maintenance schedules for the treatment facilities
    • Liaising with other local government water departments
    • Assisting with financial operational budgets

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Extensive private or public working experience within the water and wastewater industry
    • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent in a technical field
    • Excellent understanding of National Standard requirements
    • An understanding of asset management integration with planned and responsive maintenance activities
    • Ability to accurately collect, analyse and report on large volumes of data
    • Capable of working autonomously and within a diverse technical team environment

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 19% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight or a 19-day month

    How to apply:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    • A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualifications Check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 12 noon Monday 29 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10655 Senior Public Relations Officer

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    Recently Closed: 10655 Senior Public Relations Officer

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Communities

    Salary: Stream A Level 6: $90,563.90 – $95,936.76 + 10% superannuation

    Are you looking to take the next step in your Public Relations Career?

    Due to an internal promotion, Central Highlands Regional Council currently has an opportunity for a Senior Public Relations Officer to join the team based in Emerald. We are looking for someone with a broad range of experience in public relations, who will enhance council’s public relations capacity and effectiveness.

    In this role, you will delegate workloads, provide professional advice and manage complex public relations tasks which will allow you to continue to develop and diversify your skills.

    Your extensive public relations experience will allow you to successfully maintain and enhance the reputation of council.

    Your expertise will support council by:

    • Managing and delegating the workload of the Public Relations team to ensure consistent and exceptional service delivery
    • Advising and supporting stakeholders on public relations, media, marketing and branding matters
    • Developing and implements public relations campaigns
    • Establishing, building and maintaining effective working relations with internal and external parties

    To be considered for this position, you will need experience in:

    • Diverse and complex public relations tasks within a large organisation
    • Social media content planning and the delivery of campaigns across multiple social media channels
    • The use of social media scheduling software and digital analytical tools for monitoring and reporting
    • A high-level understanding of corporate communications principles including internal and external stakeholder engagement
    • Demonstrated experience in the content management of websites and intranet sites and basic graphic design.
    • Ability to produce and edit images and video content
    • Outstanding research, storytelling and writing skills and an ability to apply these skills to social media content
    • Degree qualifications in the relevant field and/or equivalent experience

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits. We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward-thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9-day fortnight

    To apply for this position

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position.
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements outlines on the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Working with Children check

    If you need more information, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 1300 242 686 during business hours.

    Applications Close: 8am Monday 29 November 2021

    8am Monday 29 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10735 Safety Mentor

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    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10735 Safety Mentor

    Work Type: Fixed Term until 26 March 2023

    Location: Central Highlands Region

    Department: CEO Office

    Award & Level: Stream A, Level 3-4 = $71,797.96-$83.040.99 p.a

    Are you passionate about mentoring others towards a continuously improving safety culture?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently recruiting for an experienced Safety Mentor to join their Safety & Wellness team on a fixed term basis until March 2023.

    We are looking for a well-developed safety specialist who is passionate about leading an effective and proactive safety culture. This is a varied role and includes supporting and empowering with both in-field and office-based WHS activities across all council facilities and job sites in the Central Highlands Region.

    Duties include:

    • Attending and delivering toolbox meetings
    • Creating and updating procedures and documents
    • Conducting risk assessments, incident investigations & job safety observations
    • Identifying and communicating safety learnings
    • Providing coaching of health and safety procedures to staff and management

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Competency in a wide range of Microsoft programs
    • Previous experience working in a similar position
    • Experience conducting incident investigations
    • High level of interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels
    • Ability to lead an effective and proactive safety culture
    • Ability to work within a diverse team
    • Document writing and delivery skills
    • Experience and understanding of Queensland’s Work Health & Safety Legislation and Codes of Practice
    • Qualifications in Work Health & Safety or related discipline
    • Qld C Class Drivers Licence

    Benefits include:

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits. We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Fitness Passport member benefits
    • Opportunity to work a 9-day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    • A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    • Address the selection criteria in the Position Description
    • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualifications Check
    • Criminal history check

    Applications close: 8am, Monday 22 November 2021

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

  • Recently Closed: 10057 & 10508 Assistant Network Operators - Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10057 & 10508 Assistant Network Operators – Emerald

    Work Type:  Full Time
    Location:  Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Salary: $62,242.04 plus Super (Award Stream B, Level 5)

    Are you looking for a labouring role where there is opportunity for growth and development?

    Central Highlands Regional Council are seeking proactive and reliable Assistant Network Operators to work within our dynamic team in the Emerald Region.  As a member of council’s Infrastructure and Utilities team, this position is responsible for performing a range of labouring duties and assisting tradesman with the planned or responsive activities to the water and wastewater networks.

    In this exciting role, you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role and willingness to complete manual labouring activities
    • A proactive and results driven approach to tasks
    • Ability to work autonomously and within a diverse team
    • Current Queensland Car Licence
    • Construction White Card
    • Willingness to undertake Cert III Network Operations, or Water Industry Worker Certificate.

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • MR or HR Vehicle Licence
    • Excavator ticket/statement of attainment
    • Traffic control accreditation
    • Certificates in asbestos, confined space, working at heights, trenching

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Infrastructure and Utilities team, then we’d like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:  

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks

    Applications close:  8am Monday 22 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10163 Library Officer - Part Time - Capella

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10163 Library Officer – Part Time – Capella

    Position: Library Officer
    Position No: 10163
    Work Type: Part Time
    Location: Capella
    Salary: $34.12 – $37.25 p/h + superannuation (Stream A Level 1.6-2)

    Are you a creative person who is looking for a customer service and community focused role?

    A rare and exciting opportunity has become available within the Central Highlands Regional Council for a Library Officer to join the Capella team on a permanent part time basis.

    As the successful applicant, you will bring a proactive and enthusiastic approach to the delivery of library services in order to provide a positive and welcoming environment for our community. This varied role includes library operations, administration, accounts and processing of invoices, digital marketing, facilities monitoring, as well as facilitating programs, services and events in the community.

    In this role you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    As this role is a permanent part time position the successful application must be available to work the below rotating fortnightly roster;
    Week 1:
    Wednesday:                          1.00 pm to 5.00 pm
    Friday:                                    9.00 am to 5.00 pm
    Week 2:
    Wednesday:                          1.00 pm to 5.00 pm
    Friday:                                    9.00 am to 5.00 pm
    Saturday:                               9.00 am to 12.00pm

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need;

    • A positive and flexible approach towards the varied responsibilities within the library
    • The ability to troubleshoot and assist with basic technology queries from the community
    • Ability to work autonomously and part of a team
    • Current Queensland Class C Drivers Licence
    • Queensland working with children blue card or the ability to obtain
    • Available to work ad-hoc, non-regular hours

    If you would like to join a team committed to providing exceptional customer service to the Central Highlands region, we would like to hear from you.

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.
    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Corporate uniforms provided
    • Salary sacrificing options available

    To apply for this position:  

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.
    Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Queensland working with children check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Closing Date: 8am, 19 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10356 & 10359 Plant Operator / Roller Operators - Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10356 & 10359 Plant Operator / Roller Operators – Emerald

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 5: $61,927.72 plus Superannuation

    Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your civil construction skills within a highly collaborative team?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently recruiting for multiple Roller Operators to join the Infrastructure team based in Emerald. In this role you will be required to undertake plant operation and laboring duties to assist in the construction and maintenance of road and town facilities across the Central Highlands region.

    You will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    If you are a skilled roller operator or hold a roller ticket and are looking to start a new career, we want to hear from you!

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • A positive and flexible approach towards a range of operating and labouring tasks
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Demonstrated experience operating a Roller
    • Current Queensland Class C Drivers Licence
    • Statement of Attainment or Ticket for Roller Operations.
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • Heavy Rigid or Multi-combination Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket
    • Current First Aid or CPR Certificate

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am, Monday 22 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10497 Senior Treatment Plant Operator - Capella

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10497 Senior Treatment Plant Operator – Capella

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Capella
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities
    Award & Level: Stream B, Level 9 = $66,947.30 p.a + superannuation

    Are you looking for career progression into a senior role in water and wastewater?

    Central Highlands Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Treatment Plant Operator to join the team based in Capella.

    In this role you’ll be responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and associated infrastructure.

    We are looking for an effective team player who is able to provide mentoring and assistance to other members of the water team.  This position involves participating in an on-call, call-out roster.

    In exchange for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package, generous leave provisions and great work/life balance! 

    Your expertise will support the council by:

    • Coordinating and taking part in the operational, planned and responsive activities to the water and wastewater treatment facilities
    • Providing support, mentoring and technical knowledge to members of the water team
    • Completing supervision tasks including reporting, preparing rosters and managing leave

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Excellent knowledge of water and wastewater network and treatment plant operations
    • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
    • Cert III Water / Wastewater Treatment Operation
    • General Construction White Card
    • Current QLD Manual Drivers Licence

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    • A cover letter addressing what motivated you to apply
    • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applications that meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualifications Check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am, Monday 15 November 2021

    Monday 25 October 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10332, 10337, 10338 Plant Operator / Labourer - Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10332, 10337, 10338 Plant Operator / Labourer – Springsure

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Springsure

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities

    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 3: $$60,193.77 plus Superannuation

    Are you looking for work life balance whilst utilising your civil works experience?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking multiple Plant Operator / Labourers to join the team located in Springsure. As a member of council’s Infrastructure and Utilities team, this position is responsible for performing a range of labouring duties and small plant operation tasks, to assist in the completion and maintenance of road and town facilities across the region.

    In these exciting roles, you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Experience in a similar role in a civil construction setting
    • A positive and flexible attitude towards a diverse range of labouring tasks
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Current Queensland Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Experience with road construction and/or maintenance
    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • HR Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am, Monday 15 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10271 Plant Operator / Labourer - Infrastructure - Capella

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10271 Plant Operator / Labourer – Infrastructure – Capella

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Capella
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 3: $$60,193.77 plus Superannuation

    Are you looking for work life balance whilst utilising your civil works experience?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a Plant Operator / Labourer to join the team located in Capella. As a member of council’s Infrastructure and Utilities team, this position is responsible for performing a range of labouring duties and small plant operation tasks, to assist in the completion and maintenance of road and town facilities.

    In this exciting role, you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Experience in a similar role in a civil construction setting
    • A positive and flexible attitude towards a diverse range of labouring tasks
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Current Queensland Drivers Licence
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Experience with road construction and/or maintenance
    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • HR Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am Monday 15 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10217 Plant Operator / Roller Operator - Capella

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10217 Plant Operator / Roller Operator – Capella

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Capella

    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities

    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 5: $62,010.04 plus Superannuation

    Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your civil construction skills within a highly collaborative team?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking a Roller Operator to join the Infrastructure team based in Capella. This role is you will be required to undertake plant operation and laboring duties to assist in the maintenance of road and town facilities across the Central Highlands region.

    In this role you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    If you are a skilled roller operator or hold a roller ticket and are looking to start a new career, we want to hear from you!

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • A positive and flexible approach towards a range of operating and labouring tasks
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Ability to work autonomously and part of a team
    • Current Queensland Class C Drivers Licence
    • Statement of Attainment or Ticket for Roller Operations.
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various small plant equipment
    • Heavy Rigid or Multi-combination Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket
    • Current First Aid or CPR Certificate

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am, Monday 15 November 2021 

    Monday 18 October 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10229 Grader Operator - Springsure

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10229 Grader Operator – Springsure

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Springsure
    Department: Infrastructure and Utilities
    Remuneration:  Award Stream B, Level 6: $63,695.72 plus Superannuation

    Are you an experienced grader operator looking for a role with a great work life balance?

    Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking a Grader Operator to join the Infrastructure team based in Springsure. This role is you will be required to undertake plant operation and laboring duties to assist in the maintenance of road and town facilities across the Central Highlands region.

    In this role you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

    If you are a skilled Grader operator with experience in civil construction we want to hear from you!

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • A positive and flexible approach towards a range of operating and labouring tasks
    • Willingness to work on rural job sites which will involve staying in a camp environment when required
    • Previous experience working in the civil construction industry
    • Current Queensland Class MR Drivers Licence
    • Statement of Attainment or Ticket for Grader Operations
    • Construction White Card

    Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

    • Statement of Attainment or tickets for various construction plant equipment
    • Heavy Rigid or Multi-combination Vehicle Licence
    • Traffic Controller Ticket
    • Current First Aid or CPR Certificate

    Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits Include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual PPE and uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    1. A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position
    2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applicants who meet the mandatory requirements listed in the position description will be sent a video assessment to complete.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference Checks

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 5pm, Thursday 11 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10418 Senior Treatment Plant Operator – Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10418 Senior Treatment Plant Operator – Emerald

    Work Type: Full Time
    Location: Emerald
    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities
    Award & Level: Stream B, Level 9 = $68, 715.30 p.a + superannuation

    Are you looking for career progression into a senior role in water and wastewater?

    Central Highlands Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Treatment Plant Operator to join the team based in Emerald.

    In this role you’ll be responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and associated infrastructure.

    We are looking for an effective team player who is able to provide mentoring and assistance to other members of the water team.  This position involves participating in an on-call, call-out roster.

    In exchange for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package, generous leave provisions and great work/life balance! 

    Your expertise will support the council by:

    • Coordinating and taking part in the operational, planned and responsive activities to the water and wastewater treatment facilities
    • Providing support, mentoring and technical knowledge to members of the water team
    • Completing supervision tasks including reporting, preparing rosters and managing leave

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Excellent knowledge of water and wastewater network and treatment plant operations
    • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
    • Cert III Water / Wastewater Treatment Operation
    • General Construction White Card
    • Current QLD Manual Drivers Licence

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    • A cover letter addressing what motivated you to apply
    • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applications that meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualifications Check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am Monday 8 November 2021

  • Recently Closed: 10500 Treatment Plant Operator - Emerald

    Position

    Award/Salary

    Closing Date

    Recently Closed: 10500 Treatment Plant Operator – Emerald

    Work Type: Full Time

    Location: Emerald

    Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

    Award & Level: Stream B, Level 8 = $66,997.97 p.a + superannuation

    Central Highlands Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a Treatment Plant Operator to join the team based in Emerald.

    In this role you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a team undertaking planned and responsive activities to the water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations or reservoirs in the area and provide hands on support in an outdoor environment.

    We are looking for an effective team player who is committed to working and maintaining a safe workplace for not only yourself but also contractors and site visitors.

    In exchange for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package, generous leave provisions and great work/life balance!

    Your expertise will support the council by:

    • Assisting with the planned and responsive activities to the water and wastewater treatment facilities
    • Providing support, mentoring and technical knowledge to members of the water team
    • Quality monitoring and reporting

    To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

    • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
    • Having sound knowledge of water and wastewater treatment plant operations
    • Cert III Water / Wastewater Treatment Operation or the willingness to obtain this certification
    • Current Drivers Licence
    • General Construction White Card

    Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

    We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

    Benefits include:

    • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
    • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
    • Annual uniform allocation
    • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
    • Wages paid fortnightly
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

    To Apply:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

    Please download and review the position description.

    To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

    • A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this role
    • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

    Applications that meet the mandatory requirements outlined in the position description will be invited to participate in an online assessment.

    Pre-employment Checks

    To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

    The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

    • Right to Work in Australia
    • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
    • Reference checks
    • Qualifications Check

    For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

    Applications close: 8am Monday 8 November 2021

    8am Monday 8 November 2021

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