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Work & Play in the real outback!

The Diamantina Shire, located in the channel country of central west Queensland is home to the famous Birdsville Races, the iconic Birdsville Hotel and vast outback landscapes. Working with us allows you to explore our wilderness areas and truly experience our renowned events only as locals can. It's an opportunity that you can't go past.

With over 60,000 visitors annually, the Diamantina Shire in Outback Queensland is 95,000 square kilometres in area and the second largest shire in Queensland.  Predominantly a beef producing area the shire contains some of the best contaminant free natural beef fattening country in Australia.  There are three towns within the shire, Birdsville, Betoota and Bedourie the administrative centre. 

Within the next 20 years The Diamantina Shire has a vision to see a friendly, safe Shire of 2000 community residents, while providing our outback community with all weather access by bitumen road, state of the art health, education, communication and transport services with the necessary infrastructure to promote sustainable private commercial enterprise and 100% private housing ownership while preserving our unique culture.

Diamantina Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply using the form on the left and ensure you include:

  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.
  • A document addressing each of the selection criteria.
  • A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees).
  • Copies of any licences or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.
  • NOTE:  Your application WILL NOT be considered unless you supply all the required documents as detailed above.

 

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Roadworks Construction Foreman - Infrastructure

Diamantina Shire is located in Queensland's channel country and hosts the three towns of Bedourie, Birdsville and Betoota. Diamantina Shire Council residents enjoy many events during the year such as the Bedourie campdraft, gymkhana, rodeo and races. The Diamantina Shire is lively during the year, yet enjoyable for those who enjoy the quieter country lifestyle.

The Diamantina Shire are seeking a new Full Time Roadworks Construction Foreman to join our busy team in Channel Country. If successful, you will be responsible for the construction and maintenance of roads. You will need the ability to analyse and diagnose road maintenance issues in an efficient and timely manner and interpret engineering and road plans whilst leading the works team.

If you have knowledge of Department of Transport and Main Roads requirements and have experience in a similar role within local and state government, this could be an exciting challenge for you. Enthusiastic applicants who are self-starters, team players, committed and whom seek challenges and adventure in outback Queensland are encouraged to apply.

Councils works crews are currently operating on a 10/4 roster during which a reasonable amount of overtime is worked whilst they reside in their modern mobile camp accommodation.

A competitive package for the right applicant is offered ($80 000 - $110 000, depending on allowances and overtime) including above award wages. Council also provides 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading and 9.5% superannuation. A comfortable home is available in the Shire at subsidized rent. This position is offered as a permanent fulltime position.

For more information, please contact Trevor Stewart on 07 4746 1202 or via email at trevor.stewart@diamantina.qld.gov.au.

If you wish to know more about the Diamantina Shire, please explore this site and also head to www.thediamantina.com.au

  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.
  • A document addressing each of the selection criteria.
  • A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees)
  • Copies of any licences or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

 

Applications close 30 November 2017. 

Position Description 

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Plant Operator - MC Truck

Applications are invited from experienced MC truck drivers to join our busy Works team. We are looking for an experienced hands-on person with excellent driving skills and a positive attitude. The position will be based in either Bedourie or Birdsville which are small but vital towns with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health services, schools, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa.

A competitive remuneration package is offered ($57,500 to $90,000 per annum depending on allowances and overtime) including above award wages and 6 weeks annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie or Birdsville at subsidised rent.

Councils works crews are currently operating on a 10/4 roster during which a reasonable amount of overtime is worked whilst they reside in their modern mobile camp accommodation.

Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.

This is position is offered as a fulltime permanent position

For more information telephone Trevor Stewart, Infrastructure Manager on (07) 4746 1202 or email trevor.stewart@diamantina.qld.gov.au.

  •  A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.
  • A document addressing each of the selection criteria.
  • A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees)  


Applications will close on 30 November 2017.

Position Description