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Facilities Maintenance Worker (000114)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

The Facilities Maintenance Worker undertakes a range of maintenance activities and inspections on Council’s buildings and facilities, including community halls, public amenities, sports facilities, and waste management systems.  You will require practical experience in the building and construction industry and the ability to undertake a range of general maintenance tasks. You will need good communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.  A white card and driver’s licence are essential.

The role is offered on a full-time ongoing basis with a commencement salary of $56,440 per annum plus 12.5% employer superannuation and a 9-day fortnight.    For more information please contact Tony Millhouse, Building Maintenance Supervisor 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 Monday 11 July 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your application:

Essential
1. Practical experience in general building maintenance and construction practices.
2. The ability to competently operate in a safe manner a range of tools, plant and machinery relevant to role.
3. Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety procedures in a high-risk work environment.
4. Basic computer literacy with ability to use MS Office.
5. The ability to communicate effectively with other employees, contractors and members of the public.
6. The ability to work effectively in the team and independently as required.

Licences and Accreditations
1. White Card – General Induction for Construction
2. Driver’s licence
3. Work Safely at Heights licence, or the ability to acquire this accreditation.
4. Elevated Work Platform licence, or the ability to acquire this licence.

Desirable:

1. A relevant vocational qualification e.g., building and construction
2. Basic First Aid, or the ability to acquire this accreditation

 

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Building Compliance Officer (000033)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

As Building Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for undertaking site inspections, investigations involving unauthorised building works, and technical and administrative tasks associated with building compliance.   The role requires previous experience in a regulatory building environment, together with knowledge of the Building Act 2016, the National Construction Code and relevant building standards.  The capacity to hold a licence as a Building Services Provider to perform the statutory functions of a Permit Authority is essential.

The role is full-time with a salary in the range of $79,963 to $88,350 per annum, plus 12.5% employer superannuation contribution.  For more information please contact Andy D’Crus, Coordinator Building and Plumbing 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 Monday 11 July 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your application:

Essential

1. Relevant experience in a regulatory building environment with demonstrated ability to understand the Building Act 2016 (Tas) and National Construction Code.
2. Sound knowledge of the Building Act 2016 (Tas), associated regulations, Codes, Australian Standards and contemporary building issues and techniques.
3. Ability to formulate sound and decisive technical recommendations and a good understanding of the development assessment process.
4. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills along with sound computer skills using Microsoft applications and relevant local government software.
5. Competent organisational skills and demonstrated capacity to manage competing demands and meet tight deadlines.
6. The ability to work effectively as part of a small professional team.

Licences and Qualifications
7. The ability to be granted and to maintain a licence issued by the Consumer Building and Occupational Services as a Building Services Provider to perform the statutory functions of a Permit Authority under the Building Act 2016 (Tas).
8. Diploma of Building Surveying and Certificate Level IV in Statutory Investigations (or similar qualification).
9. White Card (Working Safely in the Construction Industry).
10. Current driver’s licence.

Desirable
11. Knowledge of local government operations in a Permit Authority or Building Surveying environment.

 

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Natural Areas Weeds Officer (000227)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Applications are invited for the position of Natural Areas Weeds Officer with Council’s Natural Areas and Biodiversity Unit.  As part of an experienced team managing bushland reserves and natural assets, you will be involved in the control of weed infestations to enhance the health and resilience of bushland areas and wildlife habitat.   You will work in a range of environments including bushland, riparian corridors, coastal areas, roadside verges, and public open space.  The role also undertakes revegetation management, mapping of priority weeds, enforcement of the Weed Management Act 1999, and the provision of weed management advice to the community.

Experience in weed control techniques is essential, including herbicide application (high volume and backpack) and manual control techniques using hand tools, chainsaws, and brush-cutters.   The role would suit a person with a strong interest in conservation who can assess weed infestations and identify common native plants.

The salary range for this position is $58,813 to $60,015 per annum, plus 12.5% employer superannuation and a 9-day fortnight.   For more information please contact Liz Quinn, Coordinator Natural Areas and Biodiversity Unit 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 Monday 11 July 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your application:

Essential
1. Demonstrated experience in weed control techniques including spraying herbicide using vehicle mounted pressurised applicators and backpack units, cut and paint and drill and fill.
2. Experience in the operation of appropriate plant and tools employed in weed and vegetation management activities.
3. Competent knowledge of risk management and work health and safety requirements in manual labour, chemical handling and herbicide application contexts.
4. Competent knowledge of weed identification and control methods for a range of environmental and alert listed weeds as well as weeds declared under the Weed Management Act, 1999.
5. A basic knowledge of the native vegetation of southern Tasmania to competently identify the more common species.
6. The ability to efficiently assess and prioritise weed infestations on both Council and private land in the context of Council’s Weed Management Strategy, enforcement priorities and the Weed
Management Act 1999.
7. The ability to communicate effectively with other employees, contractors, and members of the public in the resolution of routine matters.
8. Competent computer skills, including the use of MS Office, Geographic Information Systems and associated field data collection applications.

Essential Licences
1. White Card – General Induction for Construction.
2. Unrestricted driver’s licence.
3. Provide First Aid or the ability to acquire this accreditation.
4. Chem Cert accreditation in the following units of competency: AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals – – AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases or the ability to acquire this accreditation.
5. Traffic Management – Control traffic with Stop Slow Bat and Implement Traffic Management Plan or the ability to acquire this accreditation.
6. Chain Saw licence (Trim and Cross-Cut), or the ability to acquire this accreditation.

Desirable
1. Relevant vocational qualifications, such as a Certificate III or IV in Horticulture or Conservation and Ecosystem Management.
2. ChemCert accreditation in the following units of competency, or the ability to acquire this accreditation:
• AHCCHM404Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals.
• AHCCHM405 Plan and implement a chemical use program.

 

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Manager Environmental Services (000036)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

The purpose of our Council is to make Kingborough a great place to live.  An exciting opportunity is being offered for an innovative and experienced leader to join our management team as the Manager Environmental Services.

Reporting to the Director Environment, Development and Community, you will be responsible for leading Council’s environmental health, natural areas and biodiversity (NAB) and climate change programs and managing a department that is striving to ensure a healthy and resilient community, as well as an ecologically diverse environment for Kingborough.  You will be a strong but empathetic and respectful people-leader, with a proven commitment to  innovation, engagement and effective service delivery.

The role would suit a person who thrives on the significant challenges and opportunities presented to maintain and grow Kingborough Council’s already highly-respected environmental, ecosystems and climate change programs.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated, including the private use of a motor vehicle.  The role is being offered on a full-time contract basis for a term of five years.  For further information on this position, please contact Council’s General Manager, Gary Arnold, on 03 6211 8274.   

 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 Monday 11 July 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your application:

You will be a high achiever with:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in a field relevant to the management and responsibilities of the Department.
  2. A demonstrated ability to lead staff in a team environment and to manage the administration of a department dealing with large workloads of a complex nature.
  3. Significant relevant strategic and statutory experience that is relevant to the local government environmental services function, including the ability to exercise a broad range of delegations in a professional and responsible manner.
  4. High level knowledge of environmental health and environmental management legislation and government policies operating in Tasmania or ability to quickly build that knowledge.
  5. Proven capacity to analyse, articulate and contribute to strategic policy development and the implementation of effective change management initiatives.
  6. High level critical thinking and problem-solving ability with the capacity to solve complex and diverse issues in a timely and professional manner.
  7. High level communication and relationship management skills, including interpersonal, negotiation, advocacy, investigation and facilitation skills.
  8. Proven ability to operate in a complex political environment.
  9. Competent computer skills in the use of Microsoft application packages.

Desirable:

  1. Qualifications and experience related to the delivery of statutory environmental health functions under the Public Health 1997 (Tas) and Food Act 2003 (Tas).
  2. Detailed understanding and practical working experience in climate change management and energy and greenhouse gas monitoring and management

 

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