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WHS Advisor

This role contributes to the ongoing development of a safe working environment through the promotion of a safe workplace culture and systems of practice. To support ASC Workers Compensation and return to work legal requirements are met. 

Group Leader - Koolkan Early Childcare Centre

As a group leader you will coordinate activities program, management and reporting of designated aged group in accordance with Centre policies.

Customer Service Post Office and Bank

Provide assistance to the Assistant Director Corporate Services and colleagues to ensure that the Councils business operations and customer service functions operate effectively and efficiently.

The role provides a high standard of customer service to the community in banking, post office services, airline ticketing, Local Fare System, Local Fares Registration and general enquires.

Several Job Opportunities

Banana Shire Council currently have several job opportunities available. In addition to conditions that are the envy of the private sector, they offer:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Unbeatable work/life balance
  • Generous education and professional development support

Senior Strategic Planner

Develop your career with Cairns Regional Council, an innovative employer that listens, respects and values your contribution. We’re proud of our community and the key role you can play in making the Cairns region a great place to live, work and learn. Cairns Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity and a safety culture with a smoke free environment. We are now seeking an innovative and suitably qualified Senior Strategic Planner to join our team now!

Applications close Monday 2 October 2023

Supervisor Treatment – Water Utilities

Are you a vibrant member of the community who wants to make a difference? Someone who is interested in serving the community with an essential service to our day to day lives?

Central Highlands Regional Council is currently seeking Treatment Supervisors who will be responsible for the day to day operational, responsive and planned maintenance activities with maintaining continuity of the operation of the water and wastewater treatment plants to ensure legislative and licence compliance is achieved.

Applications close Monday 2 October at 8:00am

Please note: Applicants may be contacted and progressed through the recruitment prior to closing date

Coordinator Water and Sewer networks

Are you highly experienced in coordinating network maintenance and leading a diverse team?

Central Highlands Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled individual to join the team as Coordinator Water and Sewer Network.

In this role you will coordinate works to the networks infrastructure within the Central Highlands region and ensure ongoing delivery of this essential service to the community. 

We are looking for a well-developed leader with specialised skills in network maintenance. This is a varied role and includes in field and office-based activities to ensure the efficient and effective network maintenance across Central Highlands region.

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 6 October 2023

Please note: Applicants may be contacted and progressed through recruitment prior to closing date.

Principal Planner - Development Assessment

Are you an experienced Senior Planner looking to expand and solidify your career in a leadership role? Due to an internal move, Central Highlands Regional Council is seeking a Principal Planner - Development Assessment to join a small yet highly productive professional team of planners.

This exciting opportunity will allow you to:

  • Embrace the opportunity to work on a diverse range of development assessment applications of varying complexities across the residential, commercial and industrial planning space.
  • Communicate your technical expertise on complex planning concepts and matters with Council members, the community and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to Councils' strategic planning initiatives and focus on business improvement processes. 
  • Develop and mentor the small planning team to deliver work of a high calibre, complying with relevant legislation, statutory timeframes and in accordance with Council policies. You will directly supervise a small number of staff.

Applications close Tuesday 3 October at 8:00am

*Please note - applicants may be contacted and progressed through the recruitment process prior to the closing date.

Manager Airport

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available for a highly experienced Airport Manager to join the team at Central Highlands Regional Council.

Reporting to the General Manager of Commercial & Corporate Services, you will be responsible for the efficient and compliant operation of the Emerald Airport and regional Aerodrome Landing Areas in accordance  with regulatory and commercial requirements whilst leading a dedicated team.  

You will also form part of the Whole of Management Team and promote Councils values to foster a positive workplace culture that encourages and rewards high performance and continuous improvement in service to customer and the community.

Applications close Tuesday 3 October at 8:00am

Expression Of Interest – Manager Governance

Central Highlands Regional Council is exploring exciting changes within the governance team including expansion.  As a result, we are seeking expressions of interests for Manager Governance position on a 2 year contract.

As an experienced Governance Manager, you will have the autonomy to foster and shape a multi-faceted team with a customer centric approach.  Report to the General Manager Commercial and Corporate Services, you will lead the governance and information management functions for council including:

  • maintaining governance and records keeping frameworks, processes and documentation
  • review and maintain policy and delegation registers 
  • reporting on internal and external compliance, audit and risk management outcomes

You'll be joining a collaborative management team where your expertise and guidance ensures best practice in efficient and transparent decisions underpin delivering Council's objectives and community commitments.  Working knowledge of local government legislation, regulations and procedures will be highly regarded. 

Applications close Tuesday 3 October at 8:00am

Expression Of Interest - Legal Team

Are you a budding or experienced legal professional looking for an opportunity to progress your career in a prosperous community “out West”?  

Central Highlands Regional Council is excited to be exploring the option of establishing an in-house legal team and we are seeking expressions of interest for paralegals, along with junior and senior lawyers to join our team!

As our Paralegal you will support our Legal & Property team with litigation, legislative compliance, insurance matters and projects.

As one of our Legal Counsel, you will provide expert legal advice to Council on a broad range of complex and sensitive legal matters in accordance with legislative and statutory requirements while supporting the achievement of Council's objectives and protecting its interests. 

Please see our opportunities listed below and review the position descriptions:

Applications close Tuesday 3 October at 8:00am

Diesel fitter / Service Truck Driver

Are you looking to work day shift only and be home every night? Are you looking for a position that offers flexibility and variety? If you thrive working in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same – we’d like to hear from you!

We are currently recruiting Diesel Fitter / Service Truck Driver to join our Emerald team. This role is a mixture of workshop and field work and there will be occasions where you will be required to travel across the Central Highlands to carry out servicing and reactive maintenance. You will enjoy expanding your repertoire by servicing and maintaining Central Highlands Regional Council's vast array of light and heavy mobile plant and ancillary equipment. In this permanent role, there is scope for future career development, training and progression. Ideally you will have knowledge of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulation regulations and requirements. There is overtime available however this is optional. 

Applications close Monday 9 October at 8:00am

Manager Health Safety and Wellbeing

This position plays a key role in contributing to the effective strategic and operational workplace health, safety and wellness performance of Council.  The purpose of this position is to build leadership and organisational capability, ensuring a behavioural based safety culture that results in a safe and healthy working environment for all employees.

Applications close Monday 25 September 12:00pm

Regulatory Services Officer

Reporting to the Supervising Regulatory Services Officer, this position undertakes a variety of tasks including animal control, abandoned vehicles, overgrown allotments, illegal camping and dumping and other breaches of Council’s local laws. Well-developed communication skills together with previous experience in enforcement or compliance are essential. Participation in after-hours on-call roster is also essential.

Applications close Friday 29 September at 5:00pm

Planning Officer

As a Planning Officer your role will have a large focus on facilitating development applications and will contribute to a well-planned and prosperous Somerset region. You will play a dynamic part in the process that is constantly evolving in response to changes within the community.

Applications close Friday 13 October at 5:00pm

Several Job Opportunities 

Western Downs Regional Council currently have several job opportunities available. The Western Downs is one of Queensland's strongest and fastest growing local government areas. Working here offers great opportunities with strong local businesses in booming industries as well as an attractive lifestyle that only regional areas can offer. Enjoy short commutes, affordable living, great services and exciting events. You'll also discover the best thing about the region is the people, which is why people know Western Downs as the region where 'it's the people that make it'.

Financial Accountant 

Reporting to the Corporate and Commercial Manager, the position will take responsibility for the efficient and effective delivery of all financial and accounting services to the Council in conjunction with the Manager. This includes long term financial planning, annual budgeting, annual financial reporting, and all management accounting including regular financial reporting for Council and Management. Overseeing the Wujal Wujal Financial Accounting team (3 people), you will be expected to lead these employees, ensuring effective working relations between all Department’s within Council.

Applications close on Monday 9 October at 10:00pm


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