First listed on: 26 September 2019

Coordinator Civil Maintenance

Coordinator Civil Maintenance  WS490

Salary: $92,386.93 - $97,812.88 per annum
Location: Martyn Street Depot, 158A Martyn Street, Cairns 
Reference Number: 12990
Close Date: Monday 21 October 2019

Council is seeking a strong leader of people with demonstrated management skills to head up a dynamic maintenace team in and around the CBD of Cairns. The role is suited to a progressive thinker seeking to improve and enhance the cities maintenance standards.

Primary Objectives of the position:- 

  • Provide overall management of civil maintenance activities for Central operations asset base, including roads, drains, paths, marine street furniture and related items.
  • Integrate asset maintenance with asset renewal and upgrade planning in close collaboration with other branches of council.
  • Enable effective service delivery teams focused on risk mitigated and customer focused asset and service outcomes.
  • Coordinate construction projects within scope of the role in an efficient, effective and timely manner.
  • Continuously improve the effectiveness of this District and the Branch’s operations by investigating new products, plant, materials and processes.

To be successful in this role you must have:- 

  • Minimum of Diploma in Civil Engineering, Project Management or relevant industry experience.
  • Current Queensland C class licence.
  • Extensive experience in supervision of roads and drainage construction and maintenance.
  • High degree of computer application skills and ability.
  • Demonstrated effective people management skills specifically in the areas of staff supervision, leadership, recruitment, training, motivation, team building and performance management.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by clicking on the Position Description, select on "Open" to download the attachment.  

How to Apply: 
Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:  

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.  

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

We offer the following benefits: 

  • 9 Day Fortnight
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

Pre-Employment Assessment:
As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:-

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, which will include a drug and alcohol test.
  • National Police/Criminal History Check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification/Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue   Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:
To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to Work Visa

Intending applicants must obtain an information kit from Council's Website:
or alternatively from Human Resources on
(07) 4044 3310

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