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Leading Hand (Roads) – PV 14/21 (12 Months Fixed Term Employment Contract)

Applications are invited for the below vacant position:

Leading Hand (Roads)PV 14/21 (12 Months Fixed Term Employment Contract)

Salary Range (Broadband): $53,409 – $61,703 + ‘Award’ Allowances + 9.5% superannuation.

Tenterfield Shire is seeking an experienced and skilled Leading Hand on a fixed term employment contract for a period of 12 months.

This position assists the Infrastructure Division by ensuring efficient team leadership in the implementation of road maintenance, construction and allied activities outlined in Council’s Works program, and as required and directed across the Tenterfield Shire.

You will possess a great attitude and work ethic, have effective communication skills and the ability to develop relationships with staff and Council stakeholders, while working collaboratively within our diverse works teams to achieve results.

Experience in the use of Patching and Bitumen Machinery is essential. Grader, Backhoe, Water Cart and or HC Trucks experience is also desirable.

If you possess these qualities, and would like the opportunity to contribute to your community, we encourage you to apply.

Tenterfield Shire offers a supportive workplace culture built around our values of “ICARE”, with fantastic working conditions and a range of additional benefits to help you enjoy life in our local community, including:

  • A 9 day fortnight;
  • Vehicle for work use (also negotiable for commuting purposes);
  • 15 days accumulative annual sick leave;
  • 4 weeks Annual Leave;
  • Relocation assistance (negotiable for the right applicant);
  • Further learning and development opportunities in Council’s regulatory training program where required.

Further information and details can be obtained in Council’s Position Information Package, or by contacting Councils Manager Works or HR, Workforce Development & Safety on 02 6736 6000 (during business hours).

 Applications addressing the selection criteria should be emailed to the Acting Chief Executive at quoting the reference number and be submitted by no later than 4.00pm, 24 June 2021.

Tenterfield Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and proudly embraces the following values: Integrity, Community Focus, Accountability, Respect & Excellence (ICARE).

Applicants must be an Australian citizen/resident, or hold a visa that allows employment in Australia.

Kylie Smith

Acting Chief Executive