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

    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

    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

    Lead Workplace Health and Safety Advisor

    Reference

    SF22/237

    About

    The Lead Workplace Health & Safety Advisor contributes to the development and implementation of Council’s safety information, reporting and communication deliverables.

    Supports and embraces Maranoa Regional Council’s commitment to promote a culture and work environment that strives to achieve ‘safety of our teams and community’ through continuous improvement.

    The role works under the strategic leadership of the Operations Manager – Continual Improvement.

    Department

    Continual Improvement

    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

    General Manager Saleyards (1063)

    Reference

    SF22/166

    About

    To lead the Saleyards business team by creating the conditions for efficient, effective and coherent commercial business services for its customers.

    Context:

    The General Manager Saleyards operates in a context that is subject to constant regulatory, economic and social change. In particular, changing customer requirements and economic fluctuations and shifts in a changing regulatory environment.

    As a member of the Office of the CEO, the successful incumbent will form constructive and productive relationships within and outside the Commercial Business team, including internal executives, to make sure that commercial business opportunities and concerns are raised appropriately for sound decision making by Council.

    This role will contribute openly and constructively as a member of Council’s Executive Leadership Team.

    Department

    Office of the CEO

    Location

    Roma Saleyards, Qld

    Type

    Performance Based Contract, Full-time Fixed Term (3 years)

    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 operatingprocedures) to support excellence in service delivery (internal and external), and ensure legislativecompliance – 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:

    • 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

    Animal Control / Community Safety Ranger

    Reference

    SF22/239

    About

    To respond to animal control and community safety compliance issues across the Maranoa region, with the aim to increase awareness, education and voluntary compliance.  Areas of focus include animal control, unsightly and overgrown allotments and abandoned vehicles.

    This role includes providing a rapid response to community safety situations such as dog attacks and wandering animals and assist with the operation and maintenance of Councils Animal Pound facility.

    Department

    Community Safety and Compliance

    Location

    Roma, Qld

    Type

    Full-time - Fixed-term Maternity Relief (Nov 2022 – Dec 2023)

    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

    Executive Services Officer

    Reference

    SF22/238

    About

    To provide confidential administrative and executive support services to the Office of the CEO, Mayor and Elected Members. This position will be responsible for diary and correspondence management to effectively coordinate competing priorities and ensure optimal use of the CEO and Mayor’s time.

    The Executive Services Officer will act as an important liaison and facilitator for customer service and communication with the CEO, Mayor and Elected Members’ internal and external customers.

    Department

    Office of the CEO

    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

    Human Resources Officer

    Reference

    SF22/241

    About

    To contribute to the Organisational Development and Human Resources team operational objectives and work closely with Council’s leadership team and employees providing both specialist advice and operational delivery of human resource related services to support employee lifecycle stages (i.e., recruitment, onboarding, development, engagement, retention, and separation). 

    The role works under the direction and general guidance of the Manager – Organisational Development and Human Resources.

    Department

    Organisational Development and Human Resources

    Location

    Regional position

    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 - Level 6

    Applications closing date 5:00pm Monday, 17 October 2022

    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.