Job Vacancies

Administration Officer - Finance

We are now recruiting for a fulltime Finance Officer to assist our Council's Financial department. If you are an experienced Finance Officer then this might be the job for you.

This role will be responsible for the day to day supervision and coordination of the Finance & Procurement functions of Council.  This role will also includes but is not limited to processing Creditors, Receipting, Bank Reconciliation, Debtors and Payroll in accordance with adopted policies and procedures.

Experience using SynergySoft will be highly regarded.

A competitive remuneration package is offered ($68,100 to $71,800 depending on allowances), including above award wages.  Council also provides 6 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading and 10% superannuation. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie at subsidised rent.

This position will be based in Bedourie which is a small but vital town with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health services, schools, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa.

Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply. If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfil this position, please submit your application below, including:

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

Copies of any licences or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

The position description is available below or for more information email or telephone the Finance Coordinator on 07 4746 1600 or email admin@diamantina.qld.gov.au.

Applications close August 22.

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Diesel Mechanic

Applications are invited from experienced Diesel Mechanic to provide an effective and efficient mechanical service involving the repair, servicing and maintenance of Council’s plant, equipment and vehicle fleet.  Plant includes Heavy Commercials, Earthmoving, Agricultural Type equipment, light fleet and ancillary items. We Require you to have…

•           Trade Qualified Diesel Mechanic Certificate.

•           To hold current HR drivers licence or able to obtain.

•           A minimum of 3 years’ trade experience.

•           Be physically fit for hot/dry conditions.

•           To hold Working Safely in the Construction Industry CPCCOH1001A (white card).

•           Experience with CAT equipment preferred.

This position is based in Bedourie which is a small but vital town 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 ($95,548 to $118,231 depending on allowances and overtime), including above award wages and 6 weeks’ annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie at subsidised rent.

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

This position is offered as a fulltime permanent position.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfil this position, please submit your application below. Please include:

• A completed application form.

• A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees)

• A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.

• A document addressing each of the selection criteria.

Copies of any licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

For more information telephone Bill Dillon, Workshop Coordinator on 0427 461 541 or email Bill.dillon@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Applications close when position filled. 

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Plant Operator (Maintenance Grader)

Applications are invited from experienced Maintenance Grader drivers to join our busy Works team. We are looking for an experienced hands-on applicant with excellent driving skills and a positive attitude. If you have the ability to operate a Grader in all situations as required by the supervisor in all aspects of maintenance grading of local Council and Department of Transport Main Roads (DTMR), to be able to carry out basic operating checks and daily maintenance this could be the opportunity to bring your skills to a dynamic shire and community.

We Require you have…

  • Certificate of Competency in Grader Operations
  • Current Construction Safety Induction Card (White Card)
  • Knowledge of Main Roads Standard and Techniques; and
  • Current Queensland 'C" Class Licence ("MC" Class Licence Desirable)

This 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 ($63,360 to $99,675 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 position is offered as a fulltime permanent position.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfill this position, please submit your application below. Please include:

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

Copies of any licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

For more information telephone Adam Whitfield, Acting Infrastructure Manager on 0455 431 962 Email enquiries to  Adam.Whitfield@Diamantina.qld.gov.au

Applications will close when filled.

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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 and Mount Isa.

We require you to have:
• Current Queensland "MC" Drivers Licence;
• Construction and Knowledge of Main Roads Standards and Techniques; and
• Widespread experience in the high standard of operation and maintenance of a Type 2 Road Train with side tipper and/or water tankers.

A competitive remuneration package is offered ($75,396.10 to $97,276 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 position is offered as a fulltime permanent position.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfil this position, please submit your application below. Please include:

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

Copies of any licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

To view the Position Description or apply, visit our website.

For more information telephone Adam Whitefield, Acting Infrastructure Manager on 0455 431 962 or (07) 47461600 Email enquiries to  Adam.Whitfield@Diamantina.qld.gov.au

Applications will close when filled

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