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Works Maintenance Coordinator

Noosa Shire Council - Noosaville, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

Works Maintenance Coordinator

Job No: ZZ611 Location: Noosaville Depot

Are you looking to live and work in one of Australia’s premier locations and help achieve Noosa Council’s vision:

“Noosa Shire – different by nature”?

The Opportunity

This position will coordinate the delivery of maintenance services for roads and drainage, bridges, coastal assets and other associated infrastructure in accordance with the Noosa Design Principles and maintain “Noosa’s look and Feel”.

Further the position will provide direct leadership to diverse operational teams to achieve branch plans, goals and projects with an emphasis on service delivery and productivity.

Moreover, ensure the ongoing development of levels of services across Council’s civil infrastructure to ensure works are consistently carried out within agreed priorities and timeframes.

Vacancy Details

  • Position Status: 3 year contract
  • Department: Infrastructure Services
  • Branch: Civil Operations (Civil Works and Maintenance)
  • Advertised: Internal and External
  • Position Remuneration: (TRP $127,757.13)
This will be inclusive of 4 weeks annual loading at 17.5% and 12% council superannuation contribution.
  • Closing Date: 5:00pm (AEST) Friday, 11 June 2021
About Us

Noosa Council is located at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Covering an area of 871km2, Noosa has a proud history of preserving its natural environment and is recognised by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The region offers a unique mix of stunning beaches, national parks, lakes and lush hinterland, which makes it one of the greatest places in Australia to live and work.

Council's vision is underpinned by our beliefs . When working towards our Noosa Vision 2037, Council will focus on:
  • Respect: Respect for the diversity of opinions and beliefs in our community
  • Inclusion: Access to participatory and democratic processes
  • Responsiveness: As a Council, being connected with our community
  • Authenticity: Understand our history and learning from our
Noosa Council is a supportive and passionate team built around openness and informality. The staff have together defined how they want to operate as a Council.

These Values Include
  • Community: Working hand in hand with our community
  • Innovation: Striving for better ways to do things
  • Sustainability: Managing environmental, social and economic resources for the
Our Commitment to Our Valued Employees

Benefits

To achieve this we offer a range of benefits and opportunities

Noosa Council is committed to workplace diversity, health and well-being, work life balance, progression, and maintaining our supportive team orientated culture.
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Flex time
  • Annual flu vaccination program
  • Fitness Passport (an external company allowing its members to access local health and fitness centres)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Secondments
  • Job sharing
  • Paid parental leave
  • Mid-career break
  • Career progression
  • Training and development
  • Study assistance
  • Graduated retirement
How To Apply

To download and review the position description please click the Job Advertisement tab, located next to the Advertisement tab at the top of the page.

Click the Apply button on the top right corner of the job advertisement and complete your application as required.

Please note: It is advisable that you prepare your responses in a separate word or text document, saving your work as you go and that you then copy and paste this prepared information in the form before completing the application process. Please keep your responses to a maximum 300 words for each question.

Lastly, attach your cover letter and resume. Click 'Next' and 'Finish’.

Upon submitting your application you will be sent an email to confirm your identity. You will need to click the link within the email to confirm your identity. Once this is complete, you will receive a second email confirming your application is submitted. This email will also prompt you to create an account on our recruitment system, so you can login and check your application or submit further applications.

Further Questions

Please contact Bryan O'Connor, Acting Director Infrastructure Services on (07) 5329 6118 for any further information regarding the position.

About You

Requirements

To undertake this position, you will have relevant experience and knowledge in maintenance and minor construction of public infrastructure including roads, drainage, and the application of contemporary principles, practices and methods.

Further you will have leadership experience of multi-disciplined teams in the fields of civil operations and maintenance functions, in local government or a similar environment.

The Position's Focus Will Be
  • Supervising the Civil Works and Maintenance team within the Council by providing leadership, support and guidance to team members to create a positive work culture that services the Noosa Community.
  • Actively monitor, review, refine and improve work practices and the quality of service delivery to ensure compliance with agreed cost, service standards and time parameters.
  • Delivery of minor capital works projects that can be undertaken within the existing Maintenance crew/s.
  • Maintain high customer service focus and provide technical advice relating to customer requests and communicating this advice to the public and elected members with a professional approach.
  • Prepare planning documents and undertake the annual budget submissions related to delivery of works services.
  • Provide advice to the Manager or delegated officer as applicable including regular, timely and accurate reporting on performance (financial and non-financial) and on the status of projects and activities.
  • Undertake the development of quotation/tender documentation, evaluate submissions and manage the delivery of accepted contracts and negotiate with suppliers and sub-contractors to maximise service delivery.
  • Take a lead role in managing after hours and emergency response, pertaining to operational matters across the region. Participate in the after-hours operations response as required.
  • Undertake a leadership role in the response to any Disaster Management event that Noosa Council will participate and respond too.
  • Ensure adequate control measures are in place, and ensure work sites are maintained and conform to current Environmental Standards and Council’s Safety Management System.
  • Identify areas of risk and contribute to the development and implementation of a Risk Reduction Strategy.
  • Foster an organisational culture which promotes teamwork, personal accountability and encourages continuous improvement.
  • Create a culture where our staff regularly go above and beyond what is required and are able to make decisions quickly to meet customer needs.
  • Exhibit personal behaviours that support the desired Council culture including innovation, sustainability and working in partnership with our community.
  • Manage the physical, human and financial resources to deliver cost effective services within the adopted budget parameters.
  • Drive a high performance culture, through translating organisational strategic goals into performance plans for your team members, utilising KPI’s which are actively monitored and where team members are held to account. Drive success through supporting and coaching team members ensuring organisational goals are achieved.

Noosaville, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency




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