Council Works Team Leader

Job No: 138364
Location: Kalkarindji

  • Are you looking to take on a diverse new opportunity?
  • Work collaboratively to deliver quality programs and council functions for the local community!
  • Attractive base salary circa $67,986 - $72,688 plus super, subsidised rent, & remote area allowance.

 About the Opportunity

Victoria Daly Regional Council is now looking for a full-time Council Works Team Leader to join their team in Kalkarindji, NT.

You will be primarily responsible for leading the Council Works Team to ensure the upkeep and maintenance of recreational parks, streets, gardens, facilities and operations of minor civil works are met. You will also be responsible for the delivery of waste management services.

More specifically, your day-to-day duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Leading staff to ensure programs and services are delivered on time and within budget;
  • Providing leadership and support to the Council Works staff to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of services are being met;
  • Creating, implementing and monitoring work plans for the Council Works area;
  • Ensuring the maintenance and construction at parks, road verges, airports, cemeteries and recreational areas throughout the Council; and
  • Preparing any required reports for the Council Services Manager

To view the full position description, please click here. 

About You

To be successful as Kalkarindji's new Council Works Team Leader you will have an MR License in conjunction with extensive supervisory experience in a relevant role. Prior experience working in a remote location or with Aboriginal people is also a necessity for the role. It is important to note that candidates who possess plant competencies or a certificate in Aerodrome maintenance and operations will be highly regarded, however these qualifications are not essential.

There are a number of competencies that would be desirable for the successful candidate to possess, including a Chemical Handling Certificate, a White Card, a First Aid Certificate and a Tertiary qualification or certificate in Parks & Gardens.

Importantly, you will possess patience and understanding combined with strong interpersonal communication skills.

You will also be willing and able to work and thrive within a local community. 

Please Note: A current Driver's Licence and a criminal history check will be required prior to commencing in this role.

About the Benefits

By taking on this pivotal role, you will be joining an organisation that truly values its employees, and actively encourages training and further study.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary circa $67,986 - $72,688 PLUS super, remote area assistance and relocation assistance of up to $5,000 to support you in moving to this beautiful part of the country!

Council will also provide you with subsidised rent. You are encouraged to bring your family and children with you to experience a unique and welcoming small-town lifestyle. 

Victoria Daly Regional Council offers a family-friendly workplace, with fantastic working conditions and benefits, plus you will enjoy fantastic job security within the Council sector. 

If you are an experienced manager looking to join a friendly and welcoming regional council - Apply Now!

About the Organisation

The Victoria Daly Regional Council was formed as part of the Local Government reforms in the Northern Territory. Council Service Centres are located in Kalkaringi, Yarralin, Timber Creek, Pine Creek and Nauiyu.

With a vision to become a recognised leader within Australia's Local Government, Council's aim is to work towards developing a broad range of strategies that will help shape its vision for the region through excellent service delivery and community engagement; assisting to build one of the most sustainable, vibrant and diverse regions in Australia. The Council strives to form partnerships that ensure strategic goals are met.

 

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