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Supervisor Roads & Drainage

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Job Ref:  3388
Employer:  Mackay Regional Council
Job Type:  Full Time
Mackay QLD 4740, Australia (Show on map)
Salary and Benefits:  69120.00 - 83909.00

Supervisor Roads & Drainage

Mackay Regional Council has an opportunity for an experienced supervisor to lead our Sarina based Civil Operations team. 

In this role, you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising the effective and efficient utilisation of personnel, plant and hired resources in the maintenance of Council’s road and drainage network and associated infrastructure. You will be an effective leader who will proactively contribute and take a lead role in continuous improvement in work practices, outputs and client service. This position is responsible for approximately 15 staff, including 3 Leading Hands.

Additional responsibilities in this role include:

  • Timely and efficient responses to client requests and complaints
  • Assistance with natural disaster/flood damage emergency response
  • Monitoring and controlling expenditure on assigned maintenance projects 
  • Working cooperatively with Workplace Health & Safety team 
  • Taking a lead role in recruiting and training of an efficient and productive workforce, including the management of personnel in a timely, sensitive and professional manner

To be successful in this role, you will have: 

  • Extensive experience in roads and drainage maintenance, specifically in a supervisory role
  • Current Qld Manual Car C Class Driver Licence 
  • Current General Construction Safety White Card
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction or willingness to obtain
  • Current Traffic Controllers Ticket 
  • Highly developed skills in problem solving, client service, leadership and teamwork

Why work for Mackay Regional Council? 

Mackay Regional Council offers flexible work conditions giving you ample time to explore the endless beautiful beaches or chill out at the alfresco cafes within the City Heart. And for those who still have energy at the end of the working week, take a scenic jaunt past the sugar-cane fields to Eungella National Park or some of the other beautiful forests, parks, gorges and secret swimming holes in the Mackay region.

In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded a competitive remuneration package including attractive salary, employee benefits, as well as up to 5 weeks annual leave. 

  • Annual salary from $69,120 - $83,909
  • Up to 18% weekly superannuation contribution (conditions apply)
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • 9-day fortnight roster
  • Active social clubs 
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris
  • Lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program

Applications Close: 27 September 2018

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and a brief statement addressing the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the last page of the Position Description, available to be downloaded from the vacancy on Council’s

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results. 

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