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498238 Projects & Asset Srvcs Full time, Permanent Construction/ Maintenance

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. 

This role sits within the Construction Team in our Asset Maintenance 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 delivering assigned construction tasks by leading a team of internal and external resources (including a small work crew and contractors) and undertaking general labouring on construction projects as required. You will be required to interpret job plans, conduct survey set out of projects with limited assistance from construction management and effectively and consistently run construction projects in the absence of construction management representatives. 

The Crew Leader is also required to engage with a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders and ensure the principles of safety, quality assurance and environmental risk management are being applied correctly throughout the Civil Construction projects allocated. 


To be successful in this role you will have substantial knowledge of relevant construction materials and capability of plant and equipment - including hand tools, strong knowledge of survey principles and current survey technology - including construction specifications and standards. You will have experience in the day to day management of Construction day labour teams (including contractors) on a range of construction projects and a solid level of written and verbal communication skills.

You will also hold the below qualifications/certificates/licenses: 

  • a Certificate III in Civil Construction or other relevant field (or the ability to obtain within a period of 12 months)
  • a current MR class driver's license 
  • a dogman ticket (HRW DG) - or ability to obtain within 6 months 
  • Construction Induction Card 
  • Electrical Awareness - or ability to obtain within 6 months 
  • Traffic Control Level 1 & Level 2 (highly desirable) 


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.

Council’s work locations have local parking.

Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: Caboolture 

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream B) - Level 6 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Remuneration: From $61,736 pa + super (76 hour fortnight) + applicable allowances

Please note, progression in remuneration (up to level 8 - $65, 418 pa + super) is available for this position upon meeting performance and training and requirements outlines in a structured crew leader framework.

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.

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 15th August 2022.

Position Description 

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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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