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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. 

Our recruitment process

To apply -

Review the Position Description and Key Selection Criteria (KSC)

Respond to the KSC - tell us how your knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the role

Submit your application (resume and KSC responses) to Council by the closing date

  • Online (via the "apply here" link at the bottom of the listed vacancy)
  • Post (PO Box 620, Roma, Qld  4455)
  • In-person (at any Customer Service Centre across the Region)

Our preference is for applications to be submitted online as it enables us to immediately confirm that your application has been received.

If you are submitting you application by post or in-person, you will need to include an Application Cover Sheet.

Your application is your introduction to Council. Please provide information that is relevant and outlines your ability to perform the role and how you will contribute to our team.

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Maranoa Regional Council services an area of 58,834.5 square kilometres with a population of 13,800 residents. Located in rural south-west Queensland approximately 480 kilometres west of Brisbane, the Maranoa region is one of Queensland’s most dynamic regional communities and is a gateway to the outback.

With mulitiple worksite locations,Council has a diverse range of career opportunities throughout the organisation, Expressions of Interest are welcomed from applicants for the following positions that may be advertised.

  • Administrative 
  • Field (Plant Operator / Labourers)
  • IT (Technical Officer GIS / CAD)
  • Corporate Communications 
  • Community Safety (Animal Control)
  • Facilities & Environmental Services
  • Airports & Quarry / Quarry Pits
  • Water, Sewerage & Gas
  • Maintenance Delivery & Works / Construction 
  • Economic & Community Development 
  • Saleyards / Tourism 


       Across the Maranoa Region


       As per Award & EBA classifications & Contracts


      Full-time, Part-time & Casual

Key Selection Criteria

     Please attach a covering letter outlining the position you are interested         in, highlighting your current experience skills.

Expression   of Interest     



Reference  SF18/571
Location  Roma
About the Position          Provide plant, vehicle and equipment servicing and repairs to ensure that   Council's plant fleet is safe, fit for purpose and operating at optimum        efficiency.
Salary  Classification Level C5
   Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream C) Award - State 2017
   Salary $59,557.42 pa plus Superannuation & Allowances
Hours  Full-time 38 hrs per week 
Application Package  Click Here



Reference  SF18/595
Location  Roma 

About the Position                                                         


 In this role you will have the ability to assist Council in educating our   community on local laws and managing and implementing a wide range of   compliance activities within the region.  No two days are the same. As an   Animal Control / Community Safety Officer you will be required to assist   in community education and implementation of regulatory compliance,   investigations, inspections and monitoring of Councils local laws and   other relevant legislation.   

Salary  Classification Level 4 - 5 
   Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award - State 2017
   $60,165.57 pa - $66,502.94 pa plus Superannuation & Allowances
Hours  36.25 hours per week 
Key Selection   Click Here
Position Description  Click Here



Reference   SF18/540
Location  Roma
About the Position                                                    To provide construction support to Council's capital works program ensuring that contracts are efficiently managed and all projects are delivered on time, within scope and on budget and comply with all relevant government regulations, standards, codes and Council's Integrated Management System (IMMS).
Salary  Classification Level 9 + Leading Hand Allowance
   Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award - State 2017
   $56, 828.46 pa + Leading Hand Allowance
   plus Superannuation & Allowances
Hours 38 hours per week (based on 9 (nine) day fortnight
Key Selection   Click Here
Position Description  Click Here



Reference  SF18/548
Location  Roma 

About the position





 Maranoa Regional Council is seeking applications from professional and   motivated individuals ready to take the next step in their career.   Reporting  to the Chief Executive Officer, the position provides strategic,   operational and corporate management of Council's infrastructure   services, with a key focus on; Roads & Drainage, Parks, Gardens and   Reserves, Water, Sewerage & Gas, Community Infrastructure Projects   and Materials Production (through Council's Quarry and Quarry Pits). The   position also has a key role in disaster management as Deputy Local   Disaster Coordinator.
Salary  Contract term - 3 years
   Total Remuneration Package $200,000 pa
Hours  36.25 hours per week 
Application Package  Click Here
Application Questions  Click Here



Reference  SF18/598
Location  Surat, Qld 

About the Position         

To construct and/or maintain Council’s road network and other assets to required service level standards through the provision of skilled plant operations and Labourer support.

Salary  Classification Level 4 - Level 5
   Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award - State 2017 /     Maranoa Regional Council Field Employees Certified Agreement 2012
Hours  Full-time / Fixed Term - 6 months 
Key Selection  Click Here
Position Description  Click Here