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Current Vacancies

To be considered, applications must include a covering letter addressing the selection criteria in the Position Description, a current resume and copies of relevant qualifications.   Ideally applications will be in a single PDF’d document. Applications should be addressed to the Executive Manager HR and emailed to: email/Christine.Delaney)(kowanyama.qld.gov.au

Parks and Gardens Coordinator - Based in Kowanyama.  Subsidised accommodation available

The position is responsible for ensuring public parks, garden areas and open spaces in the Kowanyama area are presented to satisfactory maintenance standards as required by Council.

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Accounts Payable Officer - Cairns based

As part of the multi-skilled Cairns based Finance team contribute productively to the Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council and the Kowanyama community through efficient and effective processing of accounts payable. Assist in other areas of the Finance team as required, including Accounts Receivable, Purchasing and general finance.  This role is based in Cairns however there may be visits required to Kowanyama. 

Applications close 8.00am Monday 5 October 2020

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Community and Cultural Suport Workers. 2 x Part-time Positions. Based in Kowanyama - no accommodation available. Applicants must be a local resident or have a family member residing in Kowanyama. 

These positions provide support to the Women’s Coordinator and are an integral link between community and the Women’s Meeting Place. Working with the Women’s Services Coordinator, the successful applicants will engage with, inform and assist people living in Kowanyama to ensure inclusiveness of social and cultural services at the Womens Meeting Place.

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Carpentery Supervisor. Based in Kowanyama - subsidised accommodation available

Supervising a team of Council Carpenters to ensure effective and quality work is undertaken in maintaining, repairing and the construction of Council facilities.  The role will actively work towards the achievement of operational and corporate planning objectives, providing mentoring and guidance to Indigenous employees and apprentices while monitoring and responding to daily operational demands.  

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Workshop Manager. Based in Kowanyama - subsidised accommodation available

The Workshop Manager is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of all aspects of Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council’s Workshop function. The role will actively work towards the achievement of operational and corporate planning objectives, while monitoring and responding to daily operational demands. The role is responsible for initiation, implementation and delivery of all Workshop strategies including (but not limited to) running an efficient and safe workshop to ensure optimum utilisation of Council’s fleet, plant and equipment.

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Senior Mechanic. Based in Kowanyama - subsidised accommodation available

The Senior Mechanic position assists the Workshop Supervisor in the effective management of the workshop including supervision of personnel and allocation of resources in relation to maintenance and repairs of Council’s plant and equipment.

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