Mackay Regional Council

Mackay is located halfway between Brisbane and Cairns and is truly the heart of Queensland, covering 7,621 square kilometres of rainforest, Natural Parks, historic townships, miles of golden beaches and more than 70 tropical islands. We are a dynamic, progressive and financially sound Local Government, with responsibility of $3.5 billion worth of assets in a vibrant, rapidly growing region where sugar, mining, beef, tourism and retail drive the economy. As a member of Mackay Regional Council, you will be one in a team of approximately 1100 dedicated employees who deliver a variety of services, programs and facilities to the communities in the Mackay region.

Mackay Regional Council provides competitive remuneration packages including attractive salary, a commitment to work/life balance and a variety of other benefits and opportunities. Reward yourself with a career and lifestyle you love!

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Oct 10, 2019
$74,813 - $86,007 yearly
Bring your talents to the Central Queensland coast and partner with an award-winning Local Government as a Team Leader - Water and Sewerage Network Operations in a full-time permanent capacity. The responsibility of this position is to provide leadership to team members and supply prompt and effective commitment to the operations of the water and sewerage network; as well as to foster & promote effective, efficient and a safe work environment. The successful applicant will also oversee the day-to-day operational activities within the water and sewer network, to manage maintenance activities and water quality requirements. This role is an essential part of the team that monitors Mackay Water's transfer systems via telemetry, prioritise actions and respond to failures and electrical supply interruptions.   Where? Mackay, a region that is on the up!   Covering 7,621 square kilometres, this region offers balance between a challenging career and an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland coast, from picturesque beaches, vibrant dining precinct, nearby island resorts, beautiful rainforests, and great climate. With close to 120,000 residents, home to major shopping, entertainment and sporting events, there is always something to do. Mackay Regional Council is a dynamic, progressive and financially sound Local Government, with responsibility of $3.5 billion worth of assets and employing over 1000 dedicated staff. Significant investment in the region has been driven from Council achieving class leading facilities for the population including a world class aquatic and athletics centre, an entertainment centre that has hosted artists such as Kiss and Elton John and the newly announced site of the Qantas Group Pilot Academy.   Mackay Regional Council where career integrates with lifestyle.   To be successful in this role, you will possess: Demonstrated experience in the water industry with competence in the operations, maintenance of water and sewerage assets Established experience in operation of SCADA systems Demonstrated experience in leading a team QLD "C" Class Driver's Licence The ability to participate in an on-call roster   In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with; Attractive salary and weekly pay Up to 18% weekly superannuation contribution (conditions apply) Choice of 4 or 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading Flexible work arrangements with a 9-day fortnight May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris Lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts Study and assistance programs for career development Learning and development opportunities Employee Assistance Program Active social clubs   Interested? To apply, please attach your resume, cover letter and a full statement addressing the selection criteria (from attached job description) online via Council's e-Recruitment site.  For a Position Description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/ER21_31613/VacancyList.aspx     Applications Close:   8th November 2019 We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.
Mackay Regional Council Mackay QLD, Australia Full time
Oct 03, 2019
$59,517 yearly
An opportunity has become available for an experienced and qualified Mechanical Fitter to join the Water Network team at Mackay Regional Council. We are offering a permanent full-time position with a 9-day fortnight roster ( every 2nd weekend is a long weekend!) based out of the Paget Depot. Be home with your family every night and gain the work/life balance, coupled with job security that you've been searching for. The position of the Mechanical Fitter is part of a team that performs technical and operational tasks under the general supervision of the Team Leader. The position is integral to the mechanical team day labour workforce and is responsible for implementing effective maintenance and construction work practices; as well as providing prompt and effective attention to the repair and maintenance of Water Network and Treatment assets   Key responsibilities of this role shall include but not be limited to: Under the general supervision and direction of the Team Leader carry out repair and maintenance work on Water Network and Treatment assets Provide leadership and direction to ensure employees, including apprentices under supervision, and contractors are productive and appropriately skilled and/or qualified to operate in an operations and maintenance environment within the water industry Ensure all works carried out comply with Council’s Environmental Policies and By-Laws and other related legislative and regulatory requirements, including WH&S Order required resources, fittings, plant and equipment from construction plans; check supplier invoices and authorise for payment or resolve discrepancies with suppliers Provide a high level of internal and external client service including dissemination of information to engineers and other Council employees as requested and where appropriate to do so In conjunction with the Team Leader regularly report on progress towards KPIs and other relevant operational matters Undertake inspections and investigations and carry out mechanical works as required Maintain plant and equipment to a high standard Contribute to the review and development of procedures to enhance performance and safety of works carried out Use the Maintenance Management System in accordance with MRC Water Networks procedures for work order management and raise work requests for follow up work To be successful in this role, you will ideally have: Trade qualified Mechanical Fitter Medium Rigid (MR) driver’s licence (QLD) White Card (Construction) Experience with servicing & repairing a range of pump types, control valves, pneumatic systems, dosing systems and general water industry plant and equipment Strong personal organisation skills Ability to construct written reports Well-developed interpersonal skills along with the ability to create and foster a positive team environment and resolve conflicts if they occur   In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with; Annual base salary from $59,517 plus allowances as applicable Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading Up to 18% superannuation contribution (conditions apply) Flexible work arrangements – 9 day fortnight roster May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts Study and assistance programs for career development Learning and development opportunities Employee Assistance Program Interested? For further information, a position description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/ER21_31613/VacancyList.aspx To apply, you will need to submit a resume, cover letter + a brief statement addressing the selection criteria (from the job description attached to the vacancy on Council’s website)   Applications Close:   17th October 2019 We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.
Mackay Regional Council Mackay QLD, Australia Full time
Oct 03, 2019
$109,752 - $124,076 yearly
Mackay Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a qualified SCADA Engineer to join the Water Network team. This position will work as part of Water & Waste Services and manage the ongoing operations and maintenance of the SCADA network design and configuration to ensure efficient and effective operation of water and sewerage services in line with council objectives for the Water Network and Water Treatment teams. To be successful, you will have tertiary qualifications in Electrical/Control Engineering, extensive experience in SCADA, PLCs and Telemetry systems, demonstration project management and contract supervision experience and high level communication skills.   Why work for Mackay Regional Council? Mackay Regional Council is committed to providing a positive work/life balance, giving you ample opportunity to explore endless beautiful beaches, scenic drives past the sugar-cane fields to Eungella National Park and beautiful forests, parks, gorges and secret swimming holes in the Mackay Region. In addition, Mackay Regional Council provides competitive remuneration packages including attractive salary, hours, employee benefits and training and development opportunities.  In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with; Annual base salary range from $109,752 - $124,076 Plus, superannuation contributes 4 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading Flexible work arrangements May be eligible for salary sacrificing options Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts Study and assistance programs for career development Learning and development opportunities Employee Assistance Program Employee health and wellbeing initiatives Active social clubs   Are you ready to catapult your career? For a Position Description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/ER21_31613/VacancyList.aspx For us to assess if you’re the one we are searching for, it is mandatory that you submit your Resume, a Cover Letter and a Full statement addressing the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the Position Description, available to be downloaded from the vacancy on Council’s website.    Applications Close:  17th October 2019   We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.
Mackay Regional Council Mackay QLD, Australia Full time