Cadet Survey Technician - 4 years maximum-term contract

Job No: TSC841
Location: Murwillumbah

This position is part of Council’s Cadetship Program.

The successful candidate will undertake formal and on-the-job training under the supervision of the Senior Registered Surveyor.  The role requires external enrolment in the Associate Degree of Spatial Science (Surveying) program at the University of Southern Queensland.

Within the scope of your technical skills and experience, the Cadet Survey Technician will provide assistance in the provision of surveying and land related data products.

This appointment will be for a maximum term of four years, or to the completion of the Associate Degree Surveying program at the University of Southern Queensland - whichever is sooner.  

This is your opportunity to undertake a planned pathway with financial studies assistance, to obtain qualifications and competence in a challenging and rewarding role. 

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $995.38 per week with competency based increments up to $1,136.92 per week, plus 10% super
  • 35 hour week, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking: 

  • NSW HSC or equivalent with studies in maths.
  • Literacy and numeracy skills to be eligible for enrolment in the Associate Degree Spatial Science (Surveying) program at the University of Southern Queensland.
  • Demonstrated academic capacity to complete the Associate Degree Spatial Science (Surveying) program at the University of Southern Queensland.
  • Physical and mobility capabilities necessary to carry out rigorous survey field work.
  • Candidates must commit to undertake any formal studies/qualifications to completion. Studies assistance is provided, including 100% financial support with respect to any course fees.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 3 December 2021 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Tweed Shire Council conducts pre-employment assessments as part of its recruitment process.  Click here for more information.

How To Apply

You must use your own email address, and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with council.

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to it later. 

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

  1. Have your Resume document ready to go.
  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'.  For tips on how to address the selection criteria, click here
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:

Essential:
1. NSW HSC or equivalent with studies in maths
2. Literacy and numeracy sufficient to be eligible for enrolment in the Associate Degree Spatial Science (Surveying) program at the University of Southern Queensland.
3. Current Vehicle Licence - Car
4. Demonstrated academic capacity to complete the Associate Degree of Spatial Science (Surveying) program at the University of Southern Queensland.
5. Demonstrated interest in the chosen traineeship.
6. Physical and mobility capabilities necessary to carry out rigorous survey field work.
7. Demonstrated capacity to work as a team member.
8. Effective written and oral communication skills.
9. Basic competency in the use of personal computers and Windows based office software.

Desirable:
10. Basic competency in the use of the internet.
11. Demonstrated capacity to work safely.
 

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