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Construction and Maintenance Supervisor

Job Title: Construction and Maintenance Supervisor
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: St George, Queensland
Classification: Infrastructure Services
Client: Balonne Shire Council
Reference: BBBH739_1569476460
Job Published: 26 Sep 2019
Closing Date: 21 Oct 2019

Job Description

Construction and Maintenance Supervisor | Balonne Shire Council | St George, Qld

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The Construction and Maintenance Supervisor is a key role within the Council's Infrastructure Services team and is responsible for supervising the construction and maintenance of Council's road and street works (including drainage) by Council's day labour workforce and sub-contractors. You will manage your workgroup with a focus on safety, operational compliance and work quality.

Assist in planning, managing and providing leadership, including coordination of operations and performance. Your skills and experience in project management, including; planning and prioritising work, adherence to budgets, your ability to multi-task with varied and different projects and promoting a strong safety culture.

Benefits of the Role

  • Ability to advance your career within a respected organisation offering professional stimulation, growth and opportunity
  • Become an integral member of the Balonne Shire Council workforce in a supervisory role
  • Work a 19-day month
  • Council is offering, and an industry competitive remuneration package that includes the use of a fully maintained vehicle for commuter use, in addition to significant salary sacrificing and regional location benefits.

About the Person

To be successful in this role you will have experience in a similar position or a demonstrated desire to advance your capabilities to a supervisory level, with a focus on leadership, project management and customer service orientation. A thorough understanding of Asset Management processes is important, and you will be committed to leading a positive safety culture.

Qualifications relevant to the role, in particular a Cert IV Civil Construction is desirable as is experience in Reflect technology (or similar) and you require a Construction Industry Safety induction (White card).

Working and Living in the Region

The Balonne Shire has a population of 4,500 and serves the communities of St George, Thallon, Dirranbandi, Bollon, Nindigully, Mungindi, and Hebel. St George is located five hours' drive west of Brisbane on the Queensland-NSW border and has an area of 31,119 square kilometres. The Balonne Shire Council staff complement is approximately 83 with an annual operating budget of approximately $27M.

Balonne Shire has a strong focus on creating vibrant and sustainable communities. The council is committed to delivering inclusive community programs that promote healthy lifestyles, safe communities and a celebration of the region's arts and culture.

The council has a strategic approach to its investment in infrastructure to drive growth in business and industry. The organisation is keen to embrace emerging technologies to bring new opportunities to business, agriculture and communities, and recognises that long-term sustainability will be achieved through investment attraction and diversification and collaboration with stakeholders.

The Shire is attractive to young families, with higher than average percentages of people in these age groups. Balonne Shire Council's Administration Centre is located in the township of St George. The town has all the facilities for a comfortable rural lifestyle including a modern hospital and a wide range of schooling options. The Balonne River provides many of the town's leisure activities such as a peaceful river walk, an evening river cruise and water sport opportunities such as water skiing.

It is preferable that the successful applicant lives full-time in the local region. Council will consider relocation assistance.

Looking for a tree change? Consider working and living in this beautiful shire. Balonne Shire Council offers competitive remuneration, work/life balance, and the chance for you to make a difference in your local community. Swap the long commutes and stop lights for laid back country living in a vibrant community.

How to Apply

Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.

The application period for this role closes on Monday 21 October 2019 at 5pm.