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Labourer Construction & Maintenance – Mt Molloy

Come and work as a vital member of our Works team here at Mareeba Shire Council, located within an easy one-hour drive from Cairns offering a regional lifestyle with all its benefits in relatively close proximity to Cairns.

The Role:

Our Labourers Construction & Maintenance provide excellent labouring skills to assist with a variety of road maintenance and construction activities within the works section of Council.  The work includes operating mobile plant and performing manual handling tasks.  Maintenance of a safe working environment and application of correct manual handling techniques are essential requirements for this position.

The role involves physically demanding work to be undertaken in a hot and humid climate on a daily basis.  As such, it is the responsibility of our Labourers Construction & Maintenance to ensure they are physically fit and able to efficiently and consistently undertake these tasks. This includes a requirement to maintain their weight at or below the Safe Working Load (SWL) for the seat of the machinery and equipment they will be required to operate.

This position is based in Mount Molloy.

What we are looking for:

  • You will have the physical ability to undertake manual handling and labouring tasks for extended periods in hot and humid conditions
  • You will be expected to operate Council plant, machinery and vehicles and work within a team environment with limited supervision
  • You will have the ability to apply safe work practices, including manual handling techniques and follow our WHS procedures and policies
  • You will have sound written and verbal communication skills

The role is physically demanding and requires you to be physically fit and will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment medical assessment.

What we can offer you:

  • Permanent, full-time position
  • LGEA Level 3 – $56,264 per annum
  • Mareeba Allowance of $1,651 per annum and other Award allowances as applicable
  • Work/life balance – 9-day fortnight
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Up to 12% employer superannuation contributions
  • Lifestyle benefits such access to a Fitness passport
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrificing options

Interested?

Please send the following documents to recruitment@msc.qld.gov.au

  • Cover letter (no more than 300 words)
  • Your current resume
  • Completed Employment Application form

Applications Close: Monday, 24 June 2024     

Contact:

For further information about this position contact Cedric Mataio, Foreperson Construction & Maintenance, on 0474 578 590 (during business hours only).

Mareeba Shire Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.