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Leading Hand Sealed Roads (SR-105)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Leading Hand Sealed Roads.  This role will be responsible for providing leadership, training and guidance to a small team in the construction and maintenance of sealed roads.

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience in a relevant leadership role and a working knowledge of the construction and maintenance of sealed roads.  You will also have exceptional communication skills with ability to resolve conflict and provide motivation and direction to others, as well as a strong adherence to WHS policies, procedures, and guidelines and the ability to manager others within these regulations.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Completion of a relevant post-trade certificate and/or extensive knowledge and experience in a relevant area.
  • Driver’s Licence (MR).
  • Demonstrated skills and experience operating a range of plant and equipment.
  • Strong supervisory, communication and conflict resolution skills with the ability to direct, coach and motivate others.
  • Basic computer skills including an understanding of the MS Office suite of applications
  • Demonstrated experience in working, and managing others, within WHS policy, procedures, and guidelines
  • White Card.
  • Traffic Control Ticket.

Desirable

  • First Aid Certificate.
  • WHS qualification

 

For further information on this position please contact Jade Jones, Manager Works Implementation, (03) 6264 0308.

To Apply:

To be considered for this role your application must include a CV, covering letter and separate document addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm Monday, 28 September 2020.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Parks and Reserves Field Worker (PR-103)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Parks and Reserves Field Worker. This role will be responsible for the maintenance of parks, ovals and reserves throughout the Huon Valley region.

To be successful in this position you will have previous experience in parks and reserve maintenance, be hardworking, proactive, and reliable, with strong adherence to WHS policies, procedures, and guidelines.  This role will require you to work with minimal supervision as part of a well-established team.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Minimum preferred completion of Year 10 with basic vocational training e.g. pre apprenticeship, Traineeship certificate an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in parks and reserves maintenance
  • Demonstrated skills and experience operating a range of relevant plant and equipment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as a part of a team.
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative within the scope of the work activity
  • Demonstrated experience in working within WHS policy, procedures and guidelines
  • Driver’s Licence (MR)
  • White Card
  • Current Traffic Control Ticket.
  • Current ChemCert

Desirable

  • Horticulture qualification
  • WHS qualification
  • First Aid Certificate (Basic).

For further information on this position please contact Sam Warren, Acting Coordinator Parks and Reserve, (03) 6264 9455.

To Apply:

To be considered for this role your application must include a CV, covering letter and separate document addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements and can be submitted via the website above.

Applications close at 5pm Monday, 28 September 2020.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Recreation Centre Officer (Kiosk Operator) (000629)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Casual
  • 12.5% Super

The Huon Valley Council is looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Recreation Centre Officer (Kiosk Operators) to join their Recreation Services team for the summer pool season.

Working across the three sites (Huonville Pool, Port Huon Sports & Aquatic Centre and Cygnet Sports Centre) you will be primarily in charge of operating the kiosk; taking bookings, serving patrons and being involved in the general operation of the centres.  To be successful in this role you will need to hold a current First Aid certificate and Working with Vulnerable People check, as well as have strong communication and conflict resolution skills.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Minimum preferred completion of Year 10.  Basic vocational training e.g. pre-apprenticeship, Traineeship certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People card
  • Knowledge of sports centre and swimming pool kiosk operations
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to resolve conflict and provide direction to Centre users as required
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Desirable:

  • Experience in Local Government
  • Previous experience in Sports Centre operation
  • Previous experience in cash handling
  • Previous experience in food handling

To Apply
Applications need to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Rebecca Bell, Manager Recreation Services - (03) 6264 0371

Recreation Centre Officer (000117)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Casual
  • 12.5% Super

The Huon Valley Council is looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Recreation Centre Officers to join their Recreation Services team for the summer pool season.

Working primarily at the Huonville Pool, you will be ensuring the safety of patrons by providing effective supervision and lifeguarding to those using the facilities. To be successful in this role you will need to hold a current Pool Lifeguard qualification and First Aid certificate.   You will also require a current Working with Vulnerable People check, as well as strong communication and conflict resolution skills.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Minimum preferred completion of Year 10.  Basic vocational training e.g. pre-apprenticeship, Traineeship certificate
  • Current Pool Life Guard accreditation
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People card
  • Knowledge of sports centre and swimming pool operations
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to resolve conflict, with the ability to provide direction to Centre users as required
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment

Desirable:

  • Experience in Local Government
  • Previous experience in Sports Centre operation
  • Previous experience as a Pool Lifeguard

To Apply
Applications need to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Rebecca Bell, Manager Recreation Services - (03) 6264 0371

Swimming Instructor (000229)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Casual
  • 12.5% Super

The Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Swimming Instructor to join their Recreation Services team for the summer pool season.

Working primarily at the Port Huon Sport & Aquatic Centre, you will be coordinating and conducting swimming lessons for a range of skill levels.  To be successful in this role you will hold a current AustSwim qualification and have previous experience as a swimming instructor.   You will also require a current Working with Vulnerable People Check and First Aid certificate, as well as strong communications skills.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Minimum preferred completion of Year 10 with basic vocational training;  eg. pre-apprenticeship, Traineeship certificate an advantage
  • Current AustSwim accreditation with previous experience as a swim instructor
  • Previous experience in, and knowledge of, Swimming and Water Safety instruction
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution, with the ability to communicate and work with children from a wide range of age groups
  • An operational understanding of Workplace Health and Safety legislation in relation to the operation of swimming pools.
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People Check

To Apply:

Applications need to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Rebecca Bell, Manager Recreation Services - (03) 6264 0371