Job Details - Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic

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499604 Projects & Asset Srvcs Full time, Permanent Fleet Services

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • From $77k pa + super (up to 12%) + an additional $3,000 yearly retention bonus for the first 3 years (paid biannually in May and Nov, min 6 month service required by payment date)
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream B) - Level 7 of the EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 76 hour fortnight
  • Location: Caboolture - please note while this positions location is set, there may be times where there is a requirement to travel to other workshops within the region. 

About our opportunity

This position will have you performing daily preventative and corrective maintenance including mandatory annual safety inspections (and Certificates of Inspection where applicable) to Council's fleet - heavy and light plant and small equipment assets. You will be undertaking steel fabrication and welding work, conducting regular onsite repair work and servicing as required, providing guidance to apprentices and participating in the after hours call out roster. 

This role requires the participation in council's "After Hours On-Call and Programmed Overtime Roster" service.

About you

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 C class drivers (with the ability to obtain a HR class driver's license within 12 months), experience in maintenance and repair/overhaul of light, medium and heavy vehicles and mobile plant and you will either 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. 

Safety is a key priority for us as an organisation, and we will be seeking candidates who not only have the knowledge and physical ability to safely undertake the manual tasks required in this role, we want you to have a genuine desire to contribute to a positive safety culture.

We are focused on delivering on our corporate values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability, and we are seeking people who resonate with these values.

Position Description

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Why join the team?

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 2100 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 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.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.

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.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by City of Moreton Bay as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at

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