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Multi Skilled Leading Hand (MW-105)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a hardworking and motivated Leading Hand to join their Works Department.  This role will oversee and coordinate the duties of team members in the undertaking of maintenance and improvements to Council assets.  This position will be primarily based in Council’s Capital Works team, requiring an understanding of construction of roads, footpaths, and stormwater assets.

To be successful in this position you will require a post-trade certificate and/or extensive experience in a relevant area, including experience in the operation of a range of plant and equipment.  You will have strong supervisory and communication skills, with a strong adherence to WHS regulations, as well as sound computer skills.  The ability to interpret work plans, set levels for kerb and channel, and finish concrete to level would be a distinct advantage in this role.

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
  • Sound computer skills, including the use of various business applications
  • Demonstrated experience in working, and managing others, within WHS policy, procedures, and guidelines
  • White Card
  • Traffic Control Ticket.

Desirable

  • First Aid Certificate.

For further information on this position contact Leigh Bradley, (03) 6264 0366.

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.  Your application can be submitted via the website above.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday, 18th April 2021.

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 people to join their Recreation Services Team to provide casual cover and support across Council owned sport and recreation facilities.

Primarily based in the Cygnet Sport Centre, this position will ensure the effective delivery of the centre’s recreation programs and supervise patrons to ensure their safety. You will operate the kiosk as required, processing sales and taking bookings, whilst being involved in the general operations of the centre when on duty.

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

For further information on this position contact Rebecca Bell, (03) 6264 0371.

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.  Your application can be submitted via the website above.

Applications close at 5pm Sunday 18th April 2021.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Infrastructure Projects Technical Officer (x2) (000634)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for two motivated and diligent Technical Officers to join their Technical Services Unit. This role will provide technical and administrative support for engineering projects which may include developing project proposals, and assisting with feasibility investigation, obtaining funding as well as assisting in the management of projects.

In addition to providing technical and administrative support to the unit, you will also be contributing to the planning, concept and design of Infrastructure projects as well as contribute to the preparation and review of project documentation including project plans and reports. This position will participate in the tender process and develop and monitor the implementation of project plans, as well as assist with fieldwork such as surveying and the set out of engineering projects.

Mandatory Requirements

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • A relevant qualification and / or have extensive relevant practical experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret technical plans as they relate to Infrastructure works.
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving, attention to detail and the ability to overcome obstacles through collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Current driver’s licence.

For further information on this position Contact Sue McCarter, (03) 6264 0316.

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.  Your application can be submitted via the website above.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Director Infrastructure Services (000459)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Full Time (5 years)
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is seeking a proactive and self-motivated leader for the position of Director Infrastructure Services. Working in one of Australia’s most beautiful locations, only 30 minutes from Hobart, and reporting to the General Manager, you will enjoy a high level of decision-making authority and provide advice regarding infrastructure service delivery and effective business unit outcomes.

To be successful in this position you will require relevant tertiary qualifications and/or comparable experience in a similar role, the ability to develop strategies and drive business outcomes and a team-focused management approach, with a strong adherence to WHS.

If you are ready for a broad range of experiences and would like a career that challenges you whilst enjoying world-famous natural surrounds, we are keen to hear from you.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and/or comparable experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated high level strategic, conceptual and analytical skills
  • Ability to advance policy and programming development in the context of local, regional, state and national priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing human resources.
  • High level communication and conflict resolution skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a multiplicity of operations, functions and projects whilst achieving corporate objectives.
  • Demonstrated financial and asset management skills.
  • Strategic, project management and operational planning skills.

Desirable:

  • Thorough understanding of the Tasmanian Local Government and State Government Frameworks.
  • Specialist knowledge and skills in the following:
    • Transportation Services;
    • Stormwater;
    • Design, Depot, Plant and Fleet;
    • Construction and Project Management

For further information on this position contact the General Manager on (03) 6264 0300.

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.  Your application can be submitted via the website above.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday, 18 April 2021.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Fixed Term

Application Close Date

General Practitioner (GM0002)

About This Position

  • Permanent full time (negotiable)
  • 9.5% super
  • Leave entitlements
  • Base salary, plus percentage of billings

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic General Practitioner to join our well-established Geeveston Medical Centre.

Working in the beautiful natural surrounds of the Huon Valley, you will be providing a wide range of general care to an existing patient base. The Geeveston Medical Centre is AGPAL accredited and mixed billing, with a full-time nurse and allied health services onsite, including podiatry, psychology, diabetes educators and exercise physiology. The practice provides fantastic administrative support, spacious consulting rooms, and a well-equipped treatment room.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in low acuity inpatient care and residential aged care in the nearby Huon Regional Care facility in Franklin.

On call responsibility is shared with Dover Medical Centre with the GP Assist phone service taking the primary calls.

University of Tasmania medical students visit regularly for attachments.

There is regular Emergency Medicine Education and Training from the Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Medical Unit specialists, conducted with the team from Dover Medical Centre.

Accommodation is available for a period of time subject to negotiation and individual situation.

This is a great opportunity to use and develop your skills in comprehensive general practice working with a busy, friendly and supportive team.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship, or currently Fellowship exams
  • Commitment to equitable participation in the practice on-call roster with other general practitioners, as negotiated
  • A commitment to continuing professional development and quality improvement relevant to general practice
  • Knowledge of suitable computer software (preferably Medical Director and PracSoft)
  • Understanding of current therapeutic guidelines
  • Driver licence
  • Current Medico Legal Insurance
  • Ability to adhere to the practice’s policies and procedures

Desirable

  • Recent experience in rural general practice
  • Evidence of competency in critical care skills relevant to Australian rural general practice

For further information on this position contact Margaret McPherson, Manager Medical Services, on (03) 6264 0364.

To apply:

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements. Your application can be submitted via the website above.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date