Job Vacancies

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 ($67,192 to $101,702 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 30 October 2020.

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Labourer

We are now recruiting for a committed all-rounder casual Labourer for our Birdsville Tourist Park & Lodge.

If you have the ability to ensure that all labouring, housekeeping and cleaning tasks assigned are completed efficiently and to a high standard.

If you are fit and strong, keen to work then this might be the job for you.
Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.

We require applicants to have a 'C' Class Drivers Licence

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

A competitive hourly rate is offered at $33.83p/hr plus allowances.

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 Trish Gilchrist on 4656 3214 or email patricia.gilchrist@diamantina.qld,gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close on 8 November 2020.

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Administration Officer - Infrastructure

Applications are invited from suitably experienced candidates for the position of Administration Officer - Infrastructure.  We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic person to be responsible for the administrative aspects of the Infrastructure Department including executive assistance for the Infrastructure Manager.

If you have strong administration and high level skills in all Microsoft Office based programs then please apply. A knowledge of council infrastructure assets and understanding of road building terminology and processes will be highly regarded.   

We Require you have…

  • Formal qualifications in Administration or demonstrated relevant experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Current Queensland 'C" Class Licence 
  • Desirable: White Card

This is a fulltime permanent position with a competitive remuneration package ($61,622 to $65,211 depending on your experience), which includes above award wages. 

You will be entitled to six weeks' annual leave and a comfortable home will be available for rent in Bedourie 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 telephone Trevor Stewart on (07) 4746 1621 or email: trevor.stewart@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Position Description

WH&S Statement

Applications will close on 30 November 2020.

Apply Now