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Procurement and Corporate Risk Management Coordinator (000555)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

As Procurement and Corporate Risk Management Coordinator you will play a vital role in the administration of a comprehensive contracts, tenders and procurement service for Council including managing contracts of significant size and complexity. The position is also responsible for supporting Council’s Audit Panel and developing the risk management framework and practices for the organisation.
With your strong influencing and organisational skills, you will advise management on best practice procurement arrangements and will coordinate tendering and purchasing support services to the organisation. To be successful in the role, you must have well developed project management and reporting skills and the ability to work across the organisation with a broad range of stakeholders.

Further details: The role is full-time with a salary in the range of $88,628 to $100,456 per annum, depending on skills and experience. For further information on this position, please contact Council’s Chief Financial Officer, John Breen on (03) 6211 8200.

How to Apply: The Information Package for this role is available below.  To ensure your application is considered, you must provide a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria.   Applications can be submitted online through the Employment Portal on Council’s website.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday, 6 November 2020

Mandatory Requirements

Please address these selection criteria in your application

Essential
1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Risk Management, Business or other relevant discipline and/or significant experience in procurement and corporate risk management policies and practices within a public sector environment.
2. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing organisational procurement and purchasing processes within a public sector environment.
3. Demonstrated skill and experience in contract negotiation, relevant contract and trade practices law, and the application of competitive tendering policies.
4. Demonstrated experience in the preparation of technical briefs and contract specifications.
5. Competent computer skills in the use of Microsoft Office products.
6. Well-developed project management and reporting skills, with a demonstrated history of delivering cross organisational projects or initiatives that have a broad range of stakeholders.
7. Demonstrated ability to work under limited direction, meet deadlines and work cooperatively with other areas of organisation to achieve agreed outcomes.
8. Current driver’s licence.

Desirable
1. Previous experience in the use of corporate financial and tendering systems relevant to the role.

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Gardener, Parks and Reserves (000690)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Council is seeking a trade qualified Gardener to join its Parks and Reserves Unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining, protecting and enhancing the Council’s main streetscapes, garden beds, playgrounds, parks and reactional areas in its key priority precincts, including the Kingston CBD.
To be successful in this position you need to have previous experience in the horticulture industry and a trade qualification in Horticulture, Turf Management, or Conservation and Land Management. Demonstrated knowledge of plants, garden design and maintenance, tree pruning, turf preparation and maintenance is essential.

Further details: The salary offered is in the range of $58,620 to $62,199 per annum, depending on skills and experience. For more information, contact Scott Rollins, Coordinator Parks and Reserves on (03) 6211 8288.

How to Apply: The Information Package for this role is available below. To ensure your application is considered, you must provide a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria. Applications can be submitted online through the Employment Portal on Council’s website.

Applications  close at 4pm on Friday, 6 November 2020.

Mandatory Requirements

Please address these selection criteria in your application.

Essential
1. A suitable vocational trade qualification, such as the Certificate III or IV in Horticulture, Turf Management or Conservation and Land Management.
2. The ability to plan, organise and deliver specialist horticultural maintenance and landscaping projects.
3. A competent knowledge of plant species and their environmental requirements, garden design and maintenance, tree pruning, turf preparation and maintenance.
4. The ability to safely maintain and use a range of plant and equipment including rollers, chainsaws, trimmers, blowers, tractors and light trucks.
5. The ability to supervise other, less experienced, workers in the completion of horticultural projects.
6. Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety procedures in a high risk work environment and ensure that team members comply with the procedures.
7. The ability to communicate effectively with the general public, contractors and other team members.

Licences (Including Plant, Machinery and Equipment Licences)
1. White Card – General Induction for Construction.
2. Chem Cert accreditation
3. Current driver’s licence endorsed Medium Rigid.

Desirable
1. Chain Saw licence (Trim and Crosscut)
2. Traffic control accreditation – Control traffic competency with Stop-Slow Bat and Implement Traffic Management Plans.
3. Basic First Aid
4. Competent computer skills.

 

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Relief Finance Officer – Bruny Service Centre (000214)

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

About This Position

The Kingborough Council operates a Service Centre/Post Office agency at Alonnah on Bruny Island. The Relief Finance Officer is responsible for undertaking financial and customer service duties at the Service Centre, as well as sales and service transactions associated with the operation of the Post Office agency.

To be successful, you must have previous experience in a customer service position, together with competent computer and cash handling skills. Previous experience in a post office or banking/financial services role would be highly regarded.

Further details: The position is offered on a casual basis with a commencement salary of $30.93 per hour. For more information on the position, please contact Tim Jones, Manager Finance on (03) 6211 8200.

How to apply: The Information Package for this role is available below.  To ensure your application is considered, you must provide a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria.   Applications can be submitted online through the Employment Portal on Council’s website.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday, 30 October 2020.

Mandatory Requirements

Please address these selection criteria in your application

Essential
1. Demonstrated experience in a customer service position.
2. Well-developed communication skills, and the ability to assist customers from all backgrounds.
3. Competent administrative skills and a strong attention to detail.
4. Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office products and fast and accurate data entry skills.
5. Experience in handling and processing cash, cheques, credit cards and EFTPOS.
6. Ability to work in a flexible, adaptable manner within a small team environment.

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