Senior Environmental Health & Building Surveyor - Fire Safety (readvertised) - V19/4528

You will be responsible for managing Council’s Fire Safety Certificate/Statement obligations, and providing specialist fire safety advice into development applications. 

You will work as part of Council’s Development Monitoring Team involved in undertaking a range of regulatory enforcement work but specialising in building fire safety.  You will also investigate customer service requests and enforce acceptable standards of public health, safety and amenity. 

Accredited building certifiers will have the opportunity to maintain skills and experience in building certification under Part 4A of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act.

You will have tertiary qualifications in Building Surveying and applied knowledge and personal experience across a range of regulatory, development and building certification issues including building fire safety, public health and environmental management.

You will be technically proficient, have a positive outlook, committed to providing excellent customer service and be able to demonstrate highly developed communication, interpersonal, negotiation and report writing skills

Salary:  commencing at $3122.60 - $3438.80 gross per fortnight (depending on experience).
For further information contact:  Rodney Bles on 4780 5668.
Closing date:  26 January 2020

 

Natural Area Management Officer - V20/4795

Council is currently looking for a Natural Area Management Officer to join the Environment & Culture Branch.  You will be well resourced in order to design and implement comprehensive natural area management programs that help protect Council’s natural assets and the World Heritage Area.

Applicants should have qualifications and/or experience in natural resource management (or equivalent) and meet further essential criteria with an emphasis on weed management, bushland regeneration and degraded lands restoration.

A leaseback vehicle may be available with this position. 

Salary:  commencing at $2752.95 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Eric Mahony on 4780 5539.
Closing date:  2 February 2020.

 

Bushcare Officer (x 2; 18.75 hours per week) - V20/4796

Council is currently looking for a two committed individuals to join one of the largest local government natural area management teams.  In this role you will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team that delivers a range of programs to improve the health and resilience of natural areas surrounding the World Heritage Area.

Applicants will have qualifications and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in natural resource management, in particular bush regeneration training, and meet further essential criteria with an emphasis on the management of high conservation value landscapes.

Salary:  commencing at $1181.12 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Sandy Benson on 4780 5528.
Closing date:  2 February 2020.

 

Natural Area Operations Officer (x 2) - V20/4798

Council is currently looking for a two committed individuals to join one of the largest local government natural area management teams.  In this role you will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team that delivers a range of programs to improve the health and resilience of natural areas surrounding the World Heritage Area.

Applicants will have qualifications and/or a minimum of 12 months experience in natural resource management, in particular bush regeneration, and meet further essential criteria with an emphasis on the management of high conservation value landscapes.

Salary:  commencing at $2133.03 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Sue Cunningham on 4780 5340.
Closing date:  2 February 2020.

 

Place Manager (x 2; readvertised - previous applicants need not reapply) - V19/4774

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 either the Upper Blue Mountains (Lawson to Mt Irvine) or the Lower Blue Mountains (Hazelbrook to Lapstone).

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. 

Work / Life Balance requests will be considered.

Salary:  commencing at $3200.67 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Andy Turner on 4780 5513.
Closing date:  2 February 2020.

Facilities Cleansing Officer (readvertised) - V19/4778

Council is seeking a Facilities Cleansing Officer to join the team responsible for the cleansing of public facilities in the Blue Mountains.  The position will undertake general cleaning duties to a high standard.  As the position will be required to work in public places, an ability to communicate effectively and politely with colleagues and members of the public is necessary.

You will also have a current driver’s licence; proven experience in, and a sound knowledge of, cleaning methods and procedures, including facility cleansing and high pressure cleansing.  You will also have the capacity to interpret and following cleaning schedules.

Salary:  commencing at $1819.80 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Sharyn Pole on 4780 5379.
Closing date:  2 February 2020.

 

Program Leader, Risk & Assurance (readvertised - previous applicants need not reapply) - V19/4771

You will provide advice and support in the further development and maturation of Council’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework, as well as support the day to day operation of the Internal Audit Program.

You will have a demonstrated understanding of risk management frameworks, their development and maturation. Also required is experience / keenness to acquire experience in planning, conducting and managing audits whilst applying internal audit standards and methodologies. This will enable you to support and promote the delivery of risk management initiatives to minimise exposure of Council to a broad range of risks.

Salary:  commencing at $3879.21 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Desmond Ngara on 4780 5657.
Closing date:  2 February 2020.

 

Graduate to Senior Environmental Health & Building Surveyor / Building Certifier - V20/4801

Council is seeking a highly motivated professional Building Surveyor/Certifier to work in Council’s Building & Construction Team.  

You will work as part of a team undertaking assessment of Construction Certificate and Occupation Certificate applications and carry out mandatory critical stage inspections of buildings.  You will also undertake the assessment of development applications for residential development and associated structures.  

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the beautiful Blue Mountains with affordable and diverse housing opportunities set in a village atmosphere.  Fresh air, bushwalks, good cafes.  Work and live in the Blue Mountains it’s a great place to be!

You will have tertiary qualifications in Building Surveying and you will need to be accredited, or eligible for accreditation, under the BPB Accreditation scheme, preferably at a minimum level of A3.  However consideration will be given to candidates accredited at A4 level.

You will be technically proficient, committed to providing excellent customer service and be able to demonstrate highly developed communication, interpersonal, negotiation and report writing skills.

A Council vehicle with private use arrangements is available.

Salary:  commencing at $2296.62 to $3524.77 gross per fortnight (depending on experience).
For further information contact:  Paul Weston on 4780 5654.
Closing date:  9 February 2020.

Strategic Accountant - V20/4805

We are seeking a highly skilled professional to support the achievement of a financially sustainable Council through provision of specialist financial advice, management accounting and business financial planning. 
This vacancy is ideal for experienced management accountants wishing progress their careers within the local government sector.

The position is a key member of Council’s Strategic Finance team and is responsible for:
•    developing the annual budget and fees & charges
•    supporting development of the Long Term Financial Plan
•    strategic financial analysis and modelling
•    supporting service financial planning 
•    facilitating continuous improvement in financial strategy and measurement

Success in this role will require a professional with demonstrated experience in management accounting and business financial planning and/or degree in accounting. You will have an ability to collaborate and partner with senior managers and a range of other internal and external stakeholders in an environment of ongoing continuous improvement and change.

Salary:  commencing at $3524.77 gross per fortnight 
For further information contact:  Patrick Halliman on 4780 5328
Closing date:  16 February 2020

 

Technical Assistant (Business Support) (Permanent Part-Time 20 hpw) - V20/4807

This position works collaboratively on a range of administrative and business support functions. As part of a team you keep clients up to date on issues that affect them. This also includes publishing online data associated with the progress and determination of an application. Tasks use a variety of software and digital end to end business processes.

The successful applicant will have the ability to maintain a sustained level of concentration and accuracy in a high volume processing activity. Excellence in customer service interactions.

Salary:  commencing at $2296.62 gross per fortnight 
For further information contact:  Rosemary Bradford on 4780 5797
Closing date:  16 February 2020

 

Property Asset Analyst - V20/4808

Council’s Buildings Asset Analyst supports the analysis of Council’s built asset portfolio, including Community Buildings, Commercial Properties and other built structures. This role develops and implements Council’s asset management systems and policies for a range of operational and community buildings. This role also ensures that other users of Council’s building asset management systems can access and share knowledge in order to ensure best value outcomes for Council.

This role will require qualifications and demonstrated experience in asset management or in related fields such as business systems management or financial management. The role requires demonstrated analytical skills in order to support asset management objectives of the Council. The role will be able to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders and demonstrate sound problem solving skills within a regulatory framework.

Salary: commencing at $3200.67 gross per fortnight 
For further information contact: Patrick Williams on 4780 5717
Closing date: 16 February 2020

 

Project Officer Economic Development (Temporary 12 months Part-Time 21 hpw) - V20/4809

This position provides Project Support to senior officers undertaking major projects and managing ongoing programs (e.g. Small Business Training, Mayoral Reference Group for business); Assist in preparation of policies, strategies, implementation of operational plan actions. Provide assistance to ongoing monitoring. Conduct relevant research for strategic work. 

The successful applicant will have excellent Research skills, customer service and stakeholder consultation skills. General monitoring and reporting. Documentation management.

Salary: commencing at $2752.95 gross per fortnight 
For further information contact: Tessa Hockly on 4780 5543
Closing date: 16 February 2020

 

Communications Officer (Temporary 12 months Part-Time 21 hpw) - V20/4810

The position is responsible for the coordination and / or maintenance of corporate advertising; communications & marketing related publications; digital engagement and marketing platforms; civic and corporate events; and assisting with the preparation and distribution of corporate media releases. The position contributes to the effective and efficient implementation of the Corporate Communications & Marketing Strategy and ensuring a professional and positive corporate profile and reputation

This role will assist in the compilation of corporate communications, advertising, website and social media updates. They will help coordinate and promote Council’s corporate and civic events and provide support to Council-endorsed advocacy campaigns. They will also help disseminate media releases, newsletters and printed publications.

Salary: commencing at $2498.95 gross per fortnight 
For further information contact: Belinda Zammit on 4780 5779
Closing date: 16 February 2020

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