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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  SF19/572

About the Position



 Delivery of water, sewerage and gas maintenance, construction and   compliance activities to ensure the provision a safe, reliable and   sustainable utilities network for the community and Council infrastructure   and facilities.  The position is focused on construction works in all towns   as required, as well as assisting other plumbers with general plumbing duties.
Location   Roma, Qld
Salary  Classification Level BT3 + 24 pts
   Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream C) Award - State 2017
   $55,452.25 pa plus super & allowances
Hours  38 hours per week
Application Package  Click Here                                                                                                             
Position Description  Click Here                                                                                                                  



Reference  SF19/226

About the Position



 Maranoa Regional Council is offering an opportunity for a trainee to kick   start their career and build their knowledge, skills and experience in a   supportive and friendly workplace.  As a Civil Construction Trainee you'll   get the opporunity to complete a Certificate III in Civil Construction  and   be provided with real on the job training. Please Click on the Traineeship   Information Kit for further information.

Location   Roma, Qld 


 Level C / Training Wage Award State - 2012 plus superannuation &   allowances 

Hours  38 hours per week 
Traineeship Information Kit               

 Click Here


Expression of Interest  Click Here



Reference  SF19/243
About the Position          To construct and/or maintain Council's road network and other assests to required service level standards through the provision of skilled plant operations and Labourer support.
Location   Roma
Salary  Classification Level 6 - Level 8
   Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award - State 2017
   $55,452.25 pa plus superannuation & allowances
Hours  38 hours per week
Application Package  Click Here
Position Description  Click Here


Reference  SF19/224
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
Location   Surat
Salary  Classsification Level C5
   Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream C) Award - State 2017
   $59,557.42 pa plus Superannuation & Allowances
Hours  38 hours per week
Application Package  Click Here
Position Description  Click Here
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