Facilities Tradesperson
Mareeba Shire Council 13 May 2022

Mareeba Shire Council has an opportunity for a multi-skilled, motivated individual to join our Facilities team.

This Facilities Tradesperson is responsible for completing day to day maintenance activities for Council owned buildings, facilities and other structures within the Mareeba Shire. This includes carrying out a range of reactive and planned maintenance activities to ensure Council facilities remain in a safe and serviceable condition.

Typical duties would include but not limited to tasks relating to tiling, painting, plastering, joinery, floor coverings, flat-pack assembly, window and door locks, non-structural strip-outs and undertaking renovations to Council buildings and facilities.

The position  is required to assist with after-hours work and be part of an on-call support roster for the Facilities section.

The position involves physically demanding work in a hot and humid climate on a daily basis.  Applicants must be physically fit to efficiently and effectively undertake these tasks. Council may require applicants to undergo a full physical pre-employment medical examination which includes drug and alcohol testing. This role includes a requirement to maintain a weight at or below the Safe Working Load (SWL) for the seat of the machinery and equipment being operated.

More information about the responsibilities and requirements for this position can be found in the attached position description.

If you have the required skills and experiences, we would love to hear from you!

Benefits of this position

Permanent, full-time position BT Level 1 – Base wage of $2,109.54 per fortnight Additional Industry Allowance of $55.50 per fortnight and other applicable allowances Up to 12% superannuation 5 weeks annual leave Rostered Day Off every fortnight

How to apply:

To apply for this position submit the following documents to our recruitment email address [email protected]

Cover letter (no more than 500 words) Current Resume Fully completed Employment Application Form


For further inquiries please contact Mary Naylor, Senior Facilities Officer on (07) 4086 4652.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Thursday, 2 June 2022