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497439 Engin, Construct & Maint Permanent Full Time Trade Qualified Operator

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The department

The Asset Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance and renewal of Council’s assets throughout the region.  The areas of responsibility are primarily Roads and Drains, Parks, Cleansing, Construction, Fleet and Building and Facilities infrastructure.  The Asset Maintenance department is one of the largest departments within Council, maintaining essential community infrastructure across the Moreton Bay region

The role

Your responsibilities will include performing daily preventative and corrective maintenance including mandatory annual safety inspections (and Certificates of Inspection where applicable) to Council's fleet, plant and small equipment assets, conducting regular onsite repair work and servicing as required, providing guidance to apprentices and participate in the after hours call out roster 


To be successful in this role you must possess a minimum of a recognised trade certificate as a heavy vehicle motor mechanic/diesel fitter, a current HR class driver's license, experience in maintenance and repair/overhaul of light, medium and heavy vehicles and mobile plant and hold or be willing to obtain (within 12 months of appointment) a Queensland Recognised Road Worthy Examiners License for Heavy Commercial - up to 16t GVM, Light Commercial and Passenger and Heavy/Light Trailers. 


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Term: Permanent Full Time
Location: Petrie and Margate (Multiple positions) 
Package: from $62,237pa to $63,979pa & 9 day fortnight/76 hour fortnight, up to 12% superannuation, leave loading, 4 weeks annual leave

Council’s work locations have local parking.

Please note:

  • Applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by MBRC as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.
  • The appointed wage level will be dependent upon the successful candidates level of experience, skills and qualifications.
  • This role requires the participation in council's "After Hours On-Call and Programmed Overtime Roster" service.


Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has depots located at Arana Hills, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Dayboro, Deception Bay, Caboolture, Margate, Petrie, Woodford and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Applications close 11:55pm Monday 21st June 2021.

Role Description

Download File Click here for Role Description 

Applicants that do not hold the qualification outlined in the role description are encouraged to apply if they have an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required for this role.

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Careers team at 

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