Job Vacancies

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 0455 431 962 or email Bill.dillon@diamantina.qld.gov.au

 

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close on 1 July 2021

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Plant Operator (Grader Final Trim)

Applications are invited from experienced Grader final trim 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 final trim all types of road construction including DTMR projects, 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 ($71,702 to $111,323 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.
• 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 Brendan Smith, Works Coordinator on 0455 431 962 or email brendan.smith@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close on 27 June 2021 or until position is filled

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Plant Operator (Loader)

Applications are invited from experienced Plant Operator (Loader) 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 have:

  • Proven experience in the high standard of operation and maintenance of a Loader.
  • Experience in road construction and maintenance.
  • Current Queensland MC Class driver’s license or ability to obtain
  • Construction Industry Induction Card (White Card).
  • Experience and competencies in various other plant is desirable.
  • Forklift High Risk Work Licence is desirable.
  • Civil Construction qualifications are desirable.

A competitive remuneration package is offered ($63,350 to $99,674 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.
• 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 Brendan Smith, Works Coordinator on 0455 431 962 or email brendan.smith@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close on 27 June 2021 or until position is 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 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 Brendan Smith, Works Coordinator on 0455 431 962 or email brendan.smith@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close when position is 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 have:

  • Current Queensland "MC" Drivers Licence;
  • Current Construction Safety Induction Card (White Card)
  • 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 ($63,350 to $99,673 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.
• 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 Brendan Smith, Works Coordinator on 0455 431 962 or email brendan.smith@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close when position is filled.

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Road Construction Foreman

We are seeking a new Road Construction Foreman to join our busy team. As a Road Construction Foreman, you will be responsible to 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 a team.  

The position will be based in either Bedourie or Birdsville which are small but vital towns with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health service, school, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa. A comfortable home will be available at subsidised rental.

This is a fulltime permanent position with a competitive remuneration package ($76,808 to $117,977 depending on your experience, allowances and overtime), and restricted private use of a Council vehicle. Council also provides 6 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading and 9.5% superannuation.

The hours of work will be the same as the works crews, 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.

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 Trevor Stewart, Infrastructure Manager on 0407 232 762 Email enquiries to trevor.stewart@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close when position is filled.

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Labourer Town Crew

We are now recruiting for a committed all-rounder full time Labourer for our Bedourie and Birdsville Town Crews.  If you are fit and strong, keen to work outdoors then this might be the job for you.

We require applicants to have a

  • Current 'C' Class Drivers Licence or the ability to obtain
  • Blue Card (Working with Children)
  • White Construction Card

Diamantina Shire Council gives you the chance of a great future and the genuine opportunity to extend you career through training and skill development.
Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.
A competitive remuneration package is offered ($57,940 to $61,997 per annum depending on allowances) including above award wages and 6 weeks annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie/Birdsville at subsidised rent.

These positions are offered as permanent fulltime positions.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfil these positions, 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 Jodie Girdler, Town Supervisor on 0428 035 184 Email enquiries to Jodie.girdler@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close when position is filled.

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Airport Ground Handler

We are seeking new Airport Ground Handlers to provide excellent customer service to passengers and Regional Express flight staff while completing duties associated with managing flight arrivals and departures at the Bedourie Airport. These are casual positions with a minimum engagement of 3hrs per shift with a competitive remuneration package ($33.83/hr plus allowances and overtime), which includes above award wages

The skills and capabilities required to fulfil this position are:

  • Ability to successfully complete all required training provided by Regional Express Airlines.
  • Ability to work as a team member and contribute to team outcomes
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to complete manual tasks.
  • Ability to be flexible, reliable, honest and committed.

If you believe you have these skills and capabilities, 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 licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

For more information telephone Trevor Stewart, Infrastructure Manager on 0407 232 762 Email enquiries to trevor.stewart@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will remain open until positions are filled

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Housekeeper

Applications are invited from suitably experienced candidates for the position of Housekeeper for our Birdsville Tourist Park & Lodge.

We are seeking experienced candidates with the ability to undertake housekeeping, laundry and cleaning tasks efficiently and to a high standard.

Applicants who are fit and strong, keen to work, self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.

We require applicants to have a 'C' Class Drivers Licence and Blue Card (Working with Children).

Diamantina Shire Council gives you the chance of a great future and the genuine opportunity to extend you career through training and skill development.

This is a fulltime maximum term position till 31 October 2021.

A competitive remuneration package is offered ($52,821 to $73,673 depending on allowances, bonuses and overtime), including above award wages and 6 weeks’ annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Birdsville at subsidised rent.

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 please call Michelle Meilak on 4656 3214 or email michelle.meilak@diamantina.qld,gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close when the position is filled.

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