Careers

​ ​​​​Our Current Vacancies​​​​​

  • 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
    ​Salary As per Award & EBA classifications & contracts​
    Hours Full-time, part-time and casual​
    Key Selection Criteria ​Please attach a covering letter outlining the position you are interested in, highlighting your current experience skills.
    Expres​sion  of Interest Click here 
  • Title

    Plant Operators (Multiple Positions)

    Reference

    SF22/67

    About

    Council is recruiting Plant Operators to join various teams across Roma, Yuleba, Surat, Injune and Mitchell. 

    Work Unit / Department

    Teams vary in civil construction and horticulture works.

    Location

    Roma Qld, Yuleba Qld, Surat Qld, Injune Qld and Mitchell Qld. 

    Type

    Permanent, full-time

    Hours

    38 hours per week

    Classification

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award – State 2017 /
    Maranoa Regional Council Certified Agreement 2019

    Application Package

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  • Title

    Team Leader - Projects (Capital Works) (Surat) (0419)

    Reference

    SF22/118

    Purpose

    To supervise Council’s capital works program ensuring that contracts are efficiently managed, and all projects are delivered on time, within scope, on budget and comply with all relevant government regulations, standards, codes and Council’s Integrated Maranoa Management System (IMMS).

    Work Unit / Department

    Surat Projects (Capital Works) / Surat Engineering

    Location

    Surat, Qld

    Type

    Permanent, full-time

    Application Package & Position Description

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  • Title

    Mechanic (0726) (Mitchell)

    Reference

    SF22/50

    About

    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.

    Work Unit / Department

    Workshop

    Location

    Mitchell Qld

    Type

    Full-time

    Hours

    38 hours per week

    Classification

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream C) Award – State 2017 /
    Maranoa Regional Council Certified Agreement 2019

    Application Package & Position Description

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  • Title

    Internal Auditor - IMMS (Integrated Maranoa Management System) (0304)

    Reference

    SF22/55

    About

    To undertake the internal management system auditing of Council’s Quality (ISO 9001), Safety (AS/NZS 4801) and Environmental (ISO 14001) Systems. 

    The Internal Auditor - IMMS will also undertake compliance audits of Council’s activities, at planned intervals, to determine whether the policies and processes which form the foundation of the management system framework (IMMS) are effectively implemented and maintained.

    Department

    Continual Improvement

    Location

    Roma, Qld

    Type

    Permanent, full-time

    Hours

    36.25 hours per week

    Classification

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017 /
    Maranoa Regional Council Certified Agreement 2019

    Application Package & Position Description

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  • Title

    Airport Reporting Officer

    Reference

    SF22/172

    About

    This position is a Safety Sensitive Aviation Activity role and its purpose is to provide a safe, efficient and compliant operating environment for all airport facility users through inspecting, reporting and monitoring of the operational condition of the airport.

    Department

    Regional Airports and Compliance

    Location

    Roma, Qld

    Type

    Full-time

    Hours

    38 hours per week

    Classification

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award – State 2017 /
    Maranoa Regional Council Certified Agreement 2019

    Application Package & Position Description

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  • Title

    Team Leader – Rural Roads Maintenance (Reactive Maintenance) (0422) (Roma)

    Reference

    SF22/196

    Purpose

    To Provide ‘hands on’ leadership to the Rural Roads Maintenance (Reactive Maintenance) work teams ensuring the delivery of Council’s rural roads works program ensuring that maintenance and construction works are delivered on time, within scope and budget and comply with all relevant regulations, standards, codes and Council’s policies and systems.

    You will also be required to respond to customer requests and liaise with external stakeholders and community members in a timely and professional manner.

    Work Unit / Department

    Bungil Rural Roads / Bungil Engineering

    Location

    Between Roma and Injune, Qld

    Type

    Permanent, full-time

    Application Package & Position Description

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  • Title

    Marketing and Communications Officer (0991) (Roma)

    Reference

    SF22/189

    About

    To utilise a variety of communication tools and methods to effectively reach Council’s target audiences – including but not limited to media releases, e-newsletters, print, radio and online platforms.

    The Marketing and Communications Officer will provide timely, relevant, accurate and consistent information and tailor the communications to the needs and preferences of Council’s communities and stakeholders.

    This position has a focus on promoting the Roma Saleyards, focusing on upcoming sales and special lines (in partnership with selling agents).

    Department

    Communication, Information and Administration Services

    Location

    Roma, Qld

    Type

    Full-time

    Hours

    36.25 hours per week

    Classification

    Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – State 2017 /
    Maranoa Regional Council Certified Agreement 2019

    Application Package & Position Description

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  • Title

    Director - Engineering (0004)

    Reference

    SF22/211

    About

    The Director Engineering is, first and foremost, part of the Strategic Leadership Team that contributes to the leadership of the organisation of employees for Maranoa Regional Council.

    As part of the Strategic Leadership Team, the role includes ensuring activity is focused on:

    • The implementation of Council approved priorities, policies and decisions;
    • Promoting a culture of continuous improvement;
    • Developing and monitoring people and systems (integrated processes and standard operating procedures) to support excellence in service delivery (internal and external), and ensure legislative compliance – including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
    • Ensuring effective, efficient and economical management of public resources.

     

    Secondly, the Director leads the Engineering Services Directorate to provide services and projects in accordance with Council’s corporate and operational plans, vision, mission, values and team goals.

     

    The Directorate of Engineering Services is a diverse mix of Departments incorporating:

    Primary Departments

    • Strategic Road Management, including Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme (TIDS), Road Maintenance Performance Contract (RMPC)
    • Program Management and Design Services
    • Quarry and Quarry Pits
    • Strategic Water, Sewerage and Gas
    • Project Management Office (PMO)
    • Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (i.e. Flood damage)

    Directorate

    Engineering Services

    Location

    Roma, Qld

    Type

    Contract of Employment

    Application Package & Position Description

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  • Title

    Manager - Regional and Economic Development (0108)

    Reference

    SF22/206

    About

    The primary puspose of the Manager - Regional and Economic Development position is to strategically plan, implement and manage regional and economic development plans and initiatives to enhance and grow the Maranoa economy.

     

    Partner with the community, government, and businesses to:

    • Create a welcoming environment and make it easy to do business with Council;
    • Attract new business and investment to the region, as well as enhancing the sustainability of existing local businesses;
    • Facilitate programs that support regional needs, including the retention and growth of skilled workers living in the region;
    • Review the Maranoa Regional Council liveability strategy to ensure that we continue to build a positive lifestyle for all residents of the Maranoa;
    • Identify new organisations that can create positive futures for the next generation;
    • Facilitate access to solutions that ensure continued regional growth such as key worker accommodation including land and housing options. 

    Directorate

    Regional Services

    Location

    Roma, Qld

    Type

    Contract of Employment

    Application Package & Position Description

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Thank you for your interest in joining our team ​

 

To apply

Review the Position Description and Application Package

Respond to the required skills and experience via the Apply button

Submit your application (cover letter, resume and 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.