Council Careers & Volunteers

Labourer Construction & Maintenance – Bridge Crew

By August 7, 2020 No Comments

Mareeba Shire Council has an opportunity for a motivated individual to join our team in the position of Labourer Construction & Maintenance (C&M). The successful incumbent will provide high level labouring skills to assist with the delivery of day to day road and bridge maintenance and construction activities within the Mareeba Shire. The duties include operating mobile plant and performing manual handling tasks. This position is based in Mareeba however the successful applicant will be required to undertake work at various locations throughout the shire as required.

The position calls for physically demanding work to be undertaken in a hot and humid climate on a day to day basis. It is the responsibility of the incumbent to ensure they are and remain physically fit and able to efficiently and consistently undertake these tasks. Council may require applicants to undergo a full physical pre-employment medical examination which includes drug and alcohol testing. The incumbent is also required to maintain their weight at or below the Safe Working Load (SWL) for the seat of the machinery and equipment the position is required to operate.

The successful candidate is willing and able to undertake manual handling and labouring tasks in a safe manner, has sound knowledge about concreting, road works or building works and is an effective team player.

Further details about the skills, experiences and qualifications required for this position are provided in the enclosed position description.

If you have the required skills and experiences, we would love to hear from you!

Benefits of this position

  • Permanent, full time position
  • Base wage of $1,946.44 per fortnight
  • Additional Industry Allowance of $55.50 per fortnight and other allowances as applicable
  • Up to 12% superannuation
  • Great lifestyle roster – Rostered Day Off every fortnight
  • 5 weeks annual leave

How to apply

To apply for this position, submit the following documents to our recruitment email address

  • Current Resume
  • Fully completed Employment Application Form


For further inquiries please contact Craig Thomas, Foreperson C&M on 0408 790 122 during business hours only.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 23 August 2020