Employment Opportunities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thank you for your interest in joining our team ​

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.

​​​​Our Current Vacancies​​​​​
​​​EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
About​​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 ​
​Location​Across the Maranoa
​SalaryAs per Award & EBA classifications & contracts​
HoursFull-time, part-time and casual​
Key Selection CriteriaPlease attach a covering letter outlining the position you are interested in, highlighting your current experience skills.
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​ ​​PLANT OPERATOR / LABOURER
Reference​SF20/192
About​You will be required to undertake a range of plant operation and labouring duties to assist a variety of areas within Council such as: parks, roads, water and sewerage, aerodromes, cemeteries, waste, animal management, facilities and local development within the Yuleba, Wallumbilla, Jackson and surrounding areas.
Location​Yuleba, Qld
Type​Full-time
Hours38 hours per week​
Salary​$54K per annum, plus superannuation & allowances
Closing Date​5:00pm Monday, 8 March 2021
Application GuideClick here​
Position DescriptionClick here
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​ ​TRAINEE - AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES
Reference​SF20/197
About​This role provides professional work experience aligned to the automotive course while contributing to the delivery of required service level standards for Council’s Plant & Workshop teams.

Under the guidance and direction of the Operations Manager and experienced team members, the Trainee will develop skills, knowledge and experience associated with automotive activities by:
  • ​Undertaking maintenance, repairs and servicing to Council’s plant fleet and equipment
  • Operating various mobile plant / handheld power tools and machinery
  • Completing a Certificate III in Automotive Underbody Technology
Location​Mitchell, Qld
Type​Full-time (Fixed-Term, 12-month Traineeship)
Hours​38 hours per week
Salary​As per the Training Wage Award - State 2012
Closing Date​5:00pm Monday, 15 March 2021
Application KitClick here
Position DescriptionClick here
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​ ​TRAINEE - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Reference​SF20/196
About​This role provides professional work experience aligned to the business administration course while contributing to the delivery of required service level standards for Council’s Customer Service, Library and Tourism teams.

Under the guidance and direction of the Manager and experienced team members, the Trainee will develop skills, knowledge and experience associated with business administration by:
  • Undertaking general administration tasks
  • Providing quality customer service
  • Completing a Certificate III in Business Administration​
Location​Surat, Qld
Type​Full-time (Fixed-Term, 12-month Traineeship)
Hours​36.25 hours per week
Salary​As per the Training Wage Award - State 2012
Closing Date​​5:00pm Monday, 15 March 2021
Application KitClick here
Position Description​​Click here
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​ ​TRAINEE - HORTICULTURE
Reference​SF20/194
About​This role provides professional work experience aligned to the horticulture course while contributing to the delivery of required service level standards for Council’s Facilities and Maintenance Departments.

Under the guidance and direction of the Manager and Team Leader, the Trainee will develop skills, knowledge and experience associated with horticulture activities by:
  • Providing general labour support
  • Operating various mobile plant / handheld power tools
  • Completing a Certificate II in Horticulture​
Location​Roma, Qld
Type​​Full-time (Fixed-Term, 12-month Traineeship)
Hours​38 hours per week
Salary​​As per the Training Wage Award - State 2012
Closing Date​​​5:00pm Monday, 15 March 2021​
Application KitClick here
Position DescriptionClick here
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