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Maintenance Supervisor

Job No: ESC764
Location: Batemans Bay

About us

The beautiful Eurobodalla Shire is located on Yuin Country on the far south coast of NSW and offers an enviable coastal lifestyle with easy access to Canberra and Sydney. From our beaches to our bushlands, rivers and mountains, the Eurobodalla is a place of inclusive communities embracing sustainable lifestyles.

With 143km of coastline, 83 beaches, 20 lakes and four major river systems, Eurobodalla is known as the land of many waters. Over three-quarters of our land area is open space, consisting of 10 national parks and 15 state forests.

Over 40,000 people call the Eurobodalla Shire home and we attract over 1.2million visitors every year.

About the role

This position is full time and based at the Batemans Bay Depot.

Your main duties will include:

  • Preparing, controlling, and monitoring projects for construction works or maintenance activities.
  • Managing staff, contractors, and sub-contractors, which will include providing team performance feedback and training in construction and maintenance projects.
  • Actively undertaking physical labouring and other construction or maintenance manual activities.
  • Providing customer service and/or liaising with the public, other service providers and government departments with related enquiries.
  • Preparing estimates, arrangement of quotes and providing important technical interpretation for projects or elements of projects.

What we offer

We promote equal access to opportunities and pride ourselves on creating a safe and engaging working environment that fosters wellbeing. We are dedicated to looking after our staff, knowing our people are our biggest asset, to ensure we are best placed to look after our community.

Culture and benefits

  • Work/life balance through a range of flexible work options.
  • 35 hours per week for administrative staff and 38 hours per week for operational staff.
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including access to free counselling through our Employee Assistance Program, Uprise Wellbeing App, Fitness Passport, Social Club, flu vaccinations and skin checks.
  • Three days leave to cover Council closure at end of year period.
  • 9 weeks Council provided paid parental leave.
  • Generous leave provisions including Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service, study leave and 3 weeks personal leave annually.
  • Annual Award increases, performance reviews and a rewards and recognition program.
  • Salary packaging program.

Total remuneration for the role is in the range $2,739.65 to $2,924.65 gross per fortnight consisting of:

  • $2,444.36 to $2,611.78 base salary,
  • $34.96 Adverse Working Conditions allowance, plus
  • $260.33 to $277.91 superannuation (at 10.5%)

A fully maintained Council vehicle for work purposes (including to/from home use) is available with this position.

About you

Do you have leadership skills and the ability to create a harmonious team environment? Are you a good communicator? If yes, this may be the job for you! As Maintenance Supervisor, you will primarily be responsible for leading our competent maintenance team and preparing, controlling and monitoring projects in construction works and/or maintenance activities. To be successful in this role, you must possess the following:

  • A Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision or equivalent (or be prepared to undertake the required studies with Council assistance).
  • Significant relevant experience in the civil construction and/or civil maintenance environment.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • The ability to supervise, mentor and create willing work teams and contractors to achieve work program obligations.

Please refer to the Information Package to view the required essential criteria and key result areas for this position.

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Vacant Positions website page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Applications close: 4.30pm Monday 6 February 2023.

Applicants found suitable through this recruitment process may be contacted for fixed term contract opportunities of less than 12 months where the position is similar in nature – meaning the position requires the same nature of duties, abilities, qualifications, experience and standard of work performance.

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.

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