Learn to Swim Instructor (casual) - V21/5198

Position Description    

You will be required to 

•    To safely and enthusiastically deliver the specified Learn to swim program to customers as listed on the instructor class role.
•    To assess each individual’s progress and award competency based certificates.
•    To advise parents of class re-booking, upcoming events and provide feedback on the child’s progress
•    To promote children to higher levels when they have completed all required competencies for the level.
•    To set up equipment in a safe manner and pack away equipment maintaining excellent housekeeping practices.
•    Other Duties
•    To ensure compliance to all business policies and procedures.

You be required:

•    Austswim certification or Royal Lifesaving Swim Teacher  
•    Resuscitation award
•    Working with Children Check 
•    Previous experience in the effective delivery of learn to swim classes

Salary:  commencing at $35.01 gross per hour.
For further information contact:  Liz Le Breton on 4780 5152.


Plant Operator (Watercart) - V21/5314

Position Description    

You will be required to operate the Council’s water cart, trucks and operate machinery.  You will be  and  general labouring duties associated with road construction and drainage.

You will require a current HR licence, white card and traffic control tickets with some experience in road construction.  It is desirable that you are able to operate an excavator, skid steer, backhoe, grader, operate concreting equipment and have some experience in pipe laying.

Salary:  commencing at $2061.68 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Daniel Gordon on 0414 195 097.
Closing date:  24 October 2021.


Technology Officer - Communications - V21/5322

Position Description    

This position requires specialised skills and expert knowledge to manage and support the delivery of services associated with telecommunications and technology infrastructure in a geographically disbursed organisation.

Customer focused and resourceful, this role gives expert knowledge and specialist guidance to troubleshoot issues and provide technical support to end users in an increasingly sophisticated electronic environment and in a rapidly changing industry.  The position is primarily involved in the installation, configuration and maintenance of networking, voice and mobile equipment. The position is required to manage communications contracts for voice, data and radio networks.

Recognised tertiary qualifications preferably at the Certificate IV level or higher in Information Technology or other relevant discipline with sufficient experience.
A current driver’s licence.

A motor vehicle, for business use, is available with this position.

Salary:  commencing at $2850.12 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Brendan Junge on 0414 195 559.
Closing date:  24 October 2021.

Business Improvement Project Lead - V21/5323

Position Description    

Are you passionate about making a difference and driving continuous improvement?

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly skilled professional to join Council to lead business improvement, partnering with staff to create an environment and culture that contributes to continuous improvement to ensure the delivery of best value services to our community. 

The position is responsible for:

•    Facilitating the identification, analysis and implementation of improvement initiatives as part of the annual, four and ten-year service business planning cycles.
•    Building organisation-wide business improvement capability and skills through the provision of business process mapping and training, and business improvement advice. 
•    Leading process reviews with a focus on eliminating waste and non-value added activities and identifying opportunities to increase revenue. 

Council has a range of flexible working arrangements that support our staff in work life balance, so they can bring their best to work every day. 

This position is for you if you:

•    Have experience and knowledge in business improvement - lean experience highly desirable
•    Have experience in process mapping and analysis
•    Have experience in leading, influencing and managing change
•    Are committed to continuous improvement and building strong partnerships with stakeholders
•    Have high level communication and interpersonal skills.
Salary:  commencing at $4014.12 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Patrick Hallinan on 0414 195 509.
Closing date:  24 October 2021.


Placement Management Officer (Upper Mountains) - V21/5325

Position Description   

The position is responsible for establishing robust partnerships with key stakeholders both internally and externally and building knowledge on the needs and priorities of our town and villages centres and other key precincts. The position will be responsible for the Upper Blue Mountains (Lawson to Mt Irvine). 

The applicant must be determined to drive continuous improvement and have a demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders. The applicant must also have highly developed judgement and negotiation skills with past experience in managing complex relationships. 

Salary:  commencing at $3313.64 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Patricia Lane-Gonzalez on 4780 5691.
Closing date:  31 October 2021.

Aquatic Systems Officer (temporary; maternity leave position; 21hpw; job-share) - V21/5326

Position Description   

Blue Mountains City Council seeks a highly motivated Aquatic Systems Officer for a 12-month, 3-days-per-week positon in our Healthy Waterways Team. This position will work to improve the management and protection of Blue Mountains waterways and catchments, through the collection, interpretation and communication of scientific monitoring data.  The officer will provide expert advice for catchment improvement, waterway restoration, stormwater treatment and water sensitive city projects.

The successful candidate will have a degree and industry experience in environmental management/science or similar, along with demonstrated skills in waterway monitoring and management. The Aquatic Systems Officer will be required to work both independently and cooperatively and to communicate complex scientific/environmental issues with varied audiences.

Salary:  commencing at $1710.07 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Amy St Lawrence on 4780 5553.
Closing date:  31 October 2021.

Program Leader Infrastructure Project Delivery - V21/5327

Position Description   

The Program Leader Infrastructure Program Delivery leads a delivery team that is responsible for oversight and delivery of Council’s infrastructure, which includes recreation, civil and built assets.

The incumbent will develop and manage a delivery program and other consultants and project teams to collaborate on the delivery of the organisation’s asset works program through the establishment of a rolling delivery program that will clearly inform resourcing requirements for the Program area and the Infrastructure Branch. 

The Program Leader Infrastructure Delivery will demonstrate leadership through the provision of clear direction and professional advice to Infrastructure Delivery team and the organisation to ensure the delivery of quality outcomes for the community of the Blue Mountains.

You will have:

•    Tertiary qualifications in a related Project Management field or equivalent relevant experience in a similar role;
•    Demonstrated experience the development, management and delivery of a program of projects and the systematic management of these projects.
•    Demonstrated experience in the management of staff and project teams, through the establishment of clear work programs; 
•    Previous experience in drafting Council reports and presentation to Councillors or community groups;
•    Previous experience in working with external groups on the delivery of projects;
•    Knowledge of statutory instruments relating to the delivery of projects, including Part 4 & Part 5 of the NSW EP&A; 
•    Previous experience in the procurement of works and services in accordance with s55 of the Local Government Act 1993;
•    Proven ability to run risk workshops in a team environment;
•    Previous experience working with Design teams and Quantity Surveyors in the development and costing of a proposed project;
•    Proven ability to lead, mentor and improve team culture;
•    Previous experience in the application of sustainability principles to Delivery;
•    Sound knowledge of the WH&S obligations that will apply to this position;
•    Demonstrated experience in the management of a recurrent budget 
•    Current NSW Drivers Licence.   

A vehicle is available with this position.

Salary:  commencing at $4016.14 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Peter Chudek on 4780 5929.
Closing date:  31 October 2021.

Cafe Attendant (21.5 hours per week) - V21/5328

Position Description   

The Café Attendant will provide exceptional customer service to patrons of the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Café. The successful applicant will be highly skilled in the preparation of coffee and light meals and be experienced at working in a small team within a busy café environment.  Tasks include food service, coffee making, register operation, stock inventory, and assisting with the catering of functions within the Cultural Centre.  

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, have a positive and dynamic approach to customer service and a passion for high quality food and produce of the Blue Mountains. The requirements of the position will best suit a person with flexible availability across a 7-day week. 

If you have initiative, a passion for good food and coffee and a desire to work in a dynamic, creative and busy environment in the heart of Katoomba, this position is for you.  

Salary:  commencing at $1225.00 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Paul Brinkman on 4780 5510.
Closing date:  31 October 2021.

Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator - V21/5329

Position Description   

The Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for: 

•    Working with project managers across the organisation to effectively plan high quality community engagement strategies.
•    Ensuring compliance with corporate communication policies and procedures, and best practice community engagement, to ensure consistent delivery of community engagement for Council projects.
•    Planning, scheduling and promoting community engagement activities (online, print and in person) across the various projects.
•    Working with project managers to ensure relevant communities/stakeholders are engaged in a meaningful way, at the appropriate time throughout the lifecycle of a project, and informed of the decision-making process and outcome.
•    Providing coordination, logistical, tracking and reporting services for community engagement projects to enable efficient and effective consultation and communication with the community and / or internal stakeholders.
•    Helping to build strong and inclusive community relationships on the identified projects.
•    Liaising with relevant Council staff, Federal and State Government agencies, and community groups as required.

Salary:  commencing at $3465.82 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Belinda Zammit on 4780 5779.
Closing date:  31 October 2021.


Program Leader, Employment & Remuneration - V21/5275

Position Description    

The Program Leader Employment & Remuneration is accountable for providing leadership and direction to the Employment & Remuneration team and for working with all areas of Council to provide pro-active advice and support, enabling the effective delivery of all strategic & operational employment & remuneration activities.
The position has organisational responsibility for all key employment & remuneration activities including:

•    Remuneration framework
•    Payroll management
•    Time & attendance
•    Leave
•    Organisation design & establishments
•    Reporting & Analytics
•    Position classifications
•    Employee master data
•    Employment terms & conditions of employment
•    Equal Employment Opportunity
•    Workplace Diversity

You will have:

•    Bachelor degree in a related field (e.g. Human Resources, Business) area or equivalent experience in a HR environment
•    Ability to lead & drive the establishment, coordination and delivery of end to end strategic and operational employment & remuneration processes in an efficient, thorough and customer focused manner
•    Ability to monitor strategic and operational employment & remuneration outcomes, and lead & drive recommendations and delivery of improvements in a timely manner
•    Deep and broad understanding of HR principles, legal responsibilities, activities, requirements and ability to implement these in the workplace to deliver desired outcomes

Salary:  commencing at $4016.14 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Scott Buchanan on 0414 195 325.
Closing date:  31 October 2021.


Plant Operator (Slasher) - V21/5336

Position Description    

You will be required to provide plant operation services to work teams within Council while maintaining a high and consistent approach with the usage of all plant requirements.  You will ensure that relevant plant are maintained on a daily basis and report any defects immediately.

You will have a:

•    Current Class MR (formally 3A licence) Drivers licence
•    Relevant certification of competency in the safe operation of excavator, front end loader and backhoe as certified RTO
•    Experience in road construction, maintenance procedures, drainage works, other civil works & concrete works.
•    Experience in the operation of small plant.

Salary:  commencing at $2061.68 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Mark Davis on 0414 195 110.
Closing date:  7 November 2021.


Business Support Coordinator (28 hours per week) - V21/5335

Position Description    

This role provides business system, administration, reporting and procurement support for the Resource Recovery and Waste Management Service.

We are seeking a candidate who is able to maximise business efficiency, provided administrative and systems leadership, lead procurement processes in a manner that is compliant with Council processes and manage, monitor and report on Service data.

Salary:  commencing at $2280.10 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Kirrilly Twomey on 0414 195 891.
Closing date:  7 November 2021.


Program Leader Strategic Assets - V21/5337

Position Description    

An exciting opportunity to work in a leadership role at Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC).

We are seeking a highly skilled professional to lead asset management at BMCC, ensuring council’s assets are planned for, aligned with and capable of supporting services to deliver the Community Strategic Plan.

The position leads BMCC’s Strategic Asset team and is responsible for:

•    Leading asset management across Council ensuring a consistent approach to planning and processes.
•    Overseeing council’s asset management governance framework. 
•    Developing and implementing the Asset Management Strategy and asset management continuous improvement.

This position is for you if you:

•    Have experience and knowledge in asset management at a strategic level.
•    Have experience in leading, influencing and managing change.
•    Are committed to continuous improvement and building strong partnerships with stakeholders.
•    Have high level communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary:  commencing at $4417.76 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Patrick Hallinan on 0414 195 509.
Closing date:  7 November 2021.


Waste Asset Engineer - V21/5338

Position Description   

The Blue Mountains community relies on the sustainable operation of two Resource Recovery and Waste Management Facilities, including a landfill and transfer station.  This role provides an opportunity to guide the asset development, maintenance and objectives of these sites within a World Heritage National Park.

This position works in a team of sustainability professionals - working closely with the teams operating Council’s Resource Recovery & Waste Management Facilities – to support the Facilities ongoing development and management.

This role plans and reviews the Resource Recovery and Waste Management Facilities: This includes airspace consumption monitoring, filling/staging plans, new cell construction works, intermediate and final capping and remediation works,  financial modelling, asset management planning and contract management.

To succeed in this role, you will be able to demonstrate experience and a record of success in asset management, have strong interpersonal and communication skills and have proven effectiveness in a multi-disciplinary team.  Tertiary qualifications and an understanding of waste management issues are also required. 

Salary:  commencing at $3313.64 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Rebecca Tempest on 4780 5621.
Closing date:  7 November 2021.


Application Information

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Applications, which address the selection criteria, be accompanied by a resume, references and copies of qualifications should be emailed to hresources@bmcc.nsw.gov.au prior to closing date.  

If you are unable to get access to a computer, hardcopy applications may be posted to:

Staff Applications
Blue Mountains City Council
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