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LEADING HAND CIVIL CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE

WOLLONGONG CITY COUNCIL

WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500

TEMP, CONTRACT

Salary from $1,221 up to $1,376 per week plus superannuation
(Depending upon qualifications and experience)
Recruitment No 16119

Are you seeking that next challenge that will harness your leadership skills?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated leading hand to lead a Civil Construction and Maintenance Crew within the City Works and Services Division. In this position you will utilise your knowledge and experience in civil works to manage the work site operations in construction and maintenance of Council's infrastructure such as roads, cycleways and footpaths throughout the Wollongong City Local Government area. You will also use your interpersonal and communication skills to provide excellent customer service and effectively lead and motivate the team to achieve work objectives.

Essential Selection Criteria:

Current industry recognised licences:
- WorkCover Construction Induction
- Traffic Controller [blue card]
- Implement Traffic Control Plan Certification OR currently hold previous Apply Traffic Control Plans [yellow card] (or willing to obtain prior to commencement)
- Working Near Overhead Powerlines (or willing to obtain)
- Class C Drivers Licence.
Proven work performance and knowledge, skills and experience in concrete, drainage and road construction.
Demonstrated ability to plan, organise, coordinate and control maintenance and construction works with minimum supervision.
Previous experience in and demonstrated ability to manage a work team, supervise and motivate staff, resolve conflict, coordinate the work of others and assess performance in accordance with work objectives.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Work Health Safety and Rehabilitation, Environmental Protection and public safety obligations and related work practices.
Demonstrated ability to implement WHS systems, policies and procedures in the workplace.
Physically capable of undertaking manual tasks.
Demonstrated well developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) for effective liaison with work teams, supervisors, staff, public and external bodies.
Demonstrated ability to prepare resource (labour, plant, materials) estimates, monitor and record project details and costs.
Desirable Selection Criteria:

Demonstrated computer literacy skills.
Current industry recognised licences:
- Confined Spaces Awareness
- MR Licence
- Asbestos Awareness
- Implement Traffic Control Plan Certification OR currently hold previous Select/Modify Traffic Control Plans [red card]
- Tertiary qualification relevant to the position

Applications close at 12pm on Monday 28 November 2016

Council is subject to a proposal for amalgamation, and an amalgamation may affect the industrial instruments applicable to this position at the time it is offered.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity.


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Leading Hand
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Civil Construction Engineer
  • Civil Labourer

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