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498112 Projects & Asset Srvcs Permanent Buildings and Facilities

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region. 

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today. 


Term: Maximum Term Part Time - duration of studies

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award - Level 1

Location: Petrie

Package: $30.98 per hour, Up to 12% superannuation, Leave loading, 4 weeks annual leave (pro rata)


Please Note: 

  • Must be available to work 3-5 days per week (Monday to Friday) during university semesters 1 and 2 and full time outside of those semesters and during the university semester breaks.  
  • You will indicate throughout the application process if your preference is to work 3, 4 or 5 days/week during semester.
  • Must be currently enrolled in university to apply 
  • Previous applicants for University Student vacancy pools are encouraged to apply if still interested to be considered.  This new vacancy pool is being created to ensure a current snapshot of interested applicants is being reviewed as new opportunities arise.

Would you like a job working alongside experienced professionals within Australia's third largest council?

Are you interested in receiving training from an industry leader in a fast paced environment, whilst gaining experience in a practical position within your own community?

Sound like you? You could find yourself working in an organisation in which your initiative and willingness to have a go will see you gain valuable skills which will complement the theory you're learning at university. Ultimately setting you apart from the field!

We require friendly, reliable and motivated people to work within our business which provides a range of services to more than 2000 staff and over 469,000 residents.

We are looking for an energetic, positive addition to the team and the role may consist of part time or full time work, dependent upon your study needs.

The Buildings and Facilities Team in the Asset Maintenance Department have a current opportunity! More about the department listed below: 

The Asset Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance and renewal of Council’s assets throughout the region. Within the Asset Maintenance department sits a Building and Facilities team that is responsible primarily to effectively deliver a range of day to day operations, maintenance programmes, and capital work across the Council’s buildings and facilities. The Asset Maintenance department is one of the largest departments within Council, maintaining essential community infrastructure across the Moreton Bay region.  Building and Facilities provides an opportunity to learn Council Processes and asset maintenance functions.  The successful applicant will be assisting with contracts and contractor management, minor maintenance projects, design reviews, maintenance investigations and stakeholder management as well as carrying out other activities associated with Council’s buildings and facilities as required.

Your studies will ideally align with a career in this progressive and innovative industry, you will ideally be studying a mechanical engineering degree or another mechanical related discipline.

See yourself building a career in this diverse area? Apply now!

Benefits of Working for Local Government

Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) in addition to paid annual leave. Council also supports ongoing training and professional development to ensure our staff remain leaders in their field.

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.

Further Information

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

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