Program Leader, Economic Development - V19/4759

The position is responsible for leading a small team of professionals in the delivery and implementation of key economic initiatives and strategic goals to bolster and strengthen the Blue Mountains economic viability. It will manage a program of small business engagement, build networks with internal and external stakeholders and represent Council on intergovernmental working parties. The position also oversights the Council’s role in managing and enabling a significant number of community events throughout the year. 

The applicant must be determined to drive continuous improvement, investment and economic opportunities for the Blue Mountains ensuring these opportunities align with our competitive advantages and unique world heritage setting while delivering opportunities for local residents.

Salary:  commencing at $3879.21 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Andy Turner on 4780 5513.
Closing date:  15 December 2019.
 

Sustainability Advisor (10 months temp; 14 hpw) - V19/4761

You will support the coordination, development and implementation of Council’s Sustainability goals and objectives, for its operations. This is a job share role that will primarily focus on leading and developing education, behaviour change and promotional programs aimed at reducing operational emissions. The incumbent will continue to lead the development of Council’s strategic approach to carbon reduction along with the provision of technical support across Council.
 
You will have strong interpersonal and planning skills.  You will have strong skills in workplace engagement, communication and consultation.  You will have the ability to think creatively and strategically to resolve challenges and have good project management skills.

You will also have experience in driving organisational sustainability, particularly through emission reduction initiatives. 

Salary:  commencing at $1164.32 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Rebecca Tempest on 4780 5621.
Closing date:  15 December 2019.
 

Hazardous Materials Technical Assistant - V19/4762

The Technical Assistant Hazardous Materials is responsible for:

  • Day-to-day administrative functioning of the Hazardous Materials Team
  • Provide high level customer service to internal and external customers relating to the inspection status
  • Education and training of staff and members of the public (if required and when appropriate) in relation to the management of asbestos containing material
  • Coordination of Council’s effluent removal service, including invoicing and contract management

In addition, the position will assist the Program Leader of Hazardous Materials with project management of hazardous material removal works, training programs, the development and implementation of long-term strategies, and programs for the management of hazardous materials. The position will also be involved in the development of potential commercial activities related to the management and removal / management of hazardous materials, and liaison with appropriate agencies to coordinate council’s response to illegally dumped material throughout the LGA.

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or experience in a similar role
  • Remove Non-Friable Asbestos accreditation (CPCCDE3014A) (or a willingness to obtain)
  • Knowledge of/experience in reading relevant legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards 
  • Completion of Occupational Health & Safety Induction Training for Construction Work (White Card)
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining quality administrative systems and processes
  • Sound computer skills in a range of computer applications including: Word, Excel, Internet and Electronic File Management Systems
  • Understanding and experience in Document Control and Records Management
  • Sound written and oral communication skills, with a strong client focus and demonstrated high level communication and experience in negotiation
  • Must be able to organise and plan workflows and achieve deadlines without supervision
  • Knowledge of and commitment to work health and safety requirements and principles of equal employment opportunities

Salary:  commencing at $2752.95 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Jason Adams on 0413 334 101.
Closing date:  15 December 2019.
 

Hazardous Materials Officer (x 4) - V19/4763

This position is responsible for providing assistance to the Program Leader – Hazardous Materials and other section staff in respect to: 

  • Responding to incidents in relation to hazardous materials 
  • Planning and undertaking the removal of hazardous materials
  • Responding to illegally dumped material
  • General inspection and maintenance of hazardous materials found throughout the LGA
  • Education and training of staff and members of the public (if required and when appropriate) in relation to the management of hazardous materials

In addition, the position will assist the Program Leader of Hazardous Materials with project management of hazardous material removal works, training programs, the development and implementation of long-term strategies. The position will also be involved in the development of potential commercial activities related to the management and removal/management of hazardous materials and liaison with appropriate agencies to coordinate council’s response to illegally dumped material throughout the LGA.

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or experience in a similar role (Note: The position is also required to meet the definition of competent person as defined by SafeWork NSW) 
  • Remove Non-Friable Asbestos accreditation (CPCCDE3014A) (or a willingness to obtain)
  • Sound knowledge of industry legislation specifically WHS and Environmental and related codes of practice
  • Demonstrated high level communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated initiative, a flexible and proactive approach and enthusiasm including a willingness to respond to an ever changing work environment
  • A demonstrated capacity to work well as a team
  • Current Class C driver license

Salary:  commencing at $2498.955 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Jason Adams on 0413 334 101.
Closing date:  15 December 2019.
 

Program Leader, Risk & Assurance - V19/4771

You will provide specialist advice and support regarding the further development and maturation of Council’s enterprise risk management (ERM) arrangements and oversee and support the day to day operation of a co-sourced internal audit program and execute a small number of assurance projects each year.

You will have a demonstrated understanding of risk management frameworks, their development and maturation.  Experience in planning, conducting and managing audits and applying internal audit standards and methodologies demonstrated by a high level of technical skills, knowledge and experience in liaising effectively with executive management and operational staff in relation to presenting audit findings. 

Salary:  commencing at $3879.21 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Desmond Ngara on 4780 5657.
Closing date:  15 December 2019.

 

Place Manager (x 2) - V19/4774

The position is responsible for establishing robust partnerships with key stakeholders both internally and externally and building knowledge on the needs and priorities of our town and villages centres and other key precincts. The position will be responsible for either the Upper Blue Mountains (Lawson to Mt Irvine) or the Lower Blue Mountains (Hazelbrook to Lapstone).

The applicant must be determined to drive continuous improvement and have a demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders. The applicant must also have highly developed judgement and negotiation skills with past experience in managing complex relationships. 

Salary:  commencing at $3200.67 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Andy Turner on 4780 5513.
Closing date:  22 December 2019.
 

Plant Operator - Tractor Slasher/Broom - V19/4776

The focus of this position is to undertake road shoulder slashing, mechanical sweeping and public space maintenance throughout the Local Government Area. You will be comfortable in dealing with the public, be a team player and committed to providing excellent service to the people of the Blue Mountains. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake labouring and general activities when not operating the tractor/slasher.

You will hold:

  • A Class MR Drivers licence or be willing to obtain within the first 12 weeks of obtaining this position
  • An OH&S construction induction card
  • Traffic control certification
  • Experience in the operation of a tractor/slasher/sweeper essential

Salary:  commencing at $1819.80 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Greg Stewart on 4780 5345 or 0414 195 345.
Closing date:  22 December 2019.
 

General Operational - V19/4777

The focus of this position is to undertake road, drainage and public space maintenance throughout the local government area. You will be comfortable in dealing with the public, be a team player and committed to providing excellent service to the people of the Blue Mountains.

You will hold:

  • Class MR Drivers licence or willing to obtain in the first 12 weeks of obtaining the position 
  • An OH&S construction induction card 
  • Traffic control certification 
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of small plant is essential

Salary:  commencing at $1819.80 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Trevor Smith on 47823 5072 or 0414 195 5112.
Closing date:  22 December 2019.
 

Facilities Cleansing Officer - V19/4778

Council is seeking a Facilities Cleansing Officer to join the team responsible for the cleansing of public facilities in the Blue Mountains. The position will undertake general cleaning duties to a high standard. As the position will be required to work in public places, an ability to communicate effectively and politely with colleagues and members of the public is necessary.

You will also have a current driver licence; proven experience in, and a sound knowledge of, cleaning methods and procedures, including facility cleansing and high pressure cleansing. You will also have the capacity to interpret and following cleaning schedules.

NB:  Your days of work will be Thursday to Monday and you will be required to backfill for split shift staff during periods of annual and sick leave.

Salary:  commencing at $1819.80 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Sharyn Pole on 4780 5379.
Closing date:  29 December 2019.

Download

How to apply for a vacancy