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.

 

Manager Communications & Marketing - V21/5359

Position Description   

The role is critical in developing and managing communications and marketing strategies for Blue Mountains City Council. The successful candidate will have a passion for communications (internal and external) and the capacity to drive strategic communications across an organisation with a broad range of services. The role manages seven staff and engages with Managers and Directors across Council with development and oversight of all strategic communications.

The successful candidate will have:

•    Tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated experience related to communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or related field.
•    Extensive media, issues, risk and crisis communications experience.
•    Experience in managing communications strategy development, including the identification and analysis of key stakeholders and target audiences.
•    Experience in providing high level communications advice and support to senior management.

For further information contact:  Tracy Burgess on 4780 5915.
Closing date:  5 December 2021.

 

Program Leader Risk & Assurance - V21/5360

Position Description    

You will provide specialist advice and support regarding the further development and maturation of Council’s enterprise risk management (ERM) arrangements. You will also oversee and support the day to day operation of a co-sourced internal audit program and execute a small number of assurance projects each year.

You will have:

•    a demonstrated understanding of risk management frameworks, their development and maturation; and
•    experience in planning, conducting and managing audits and applying internal audit standards and methodologies, demonstrated by a high level of technical skills, knowledge and experience in liaising effectively with executive management and operational staff in relation to presenting audit findings.

Salary:  commencing at $4016.14 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Tracy Burgess on 4780 5915.
Closing date:  5 December 2021.
 

Administration Officer - Waste 

1 x full time position - V21/5364 

1 x job-share (14 hours per week) - V21/5365

Position Description    

This role provides efficient and effective administrative and support services with a focus on Waste Services.

We are seeking candidates who have:

•    a proven ability to organise and plan workflows, handle multiple tasks, set priorities and achieve deadlines with minimal supervision. 
•    experience in data entry, demonstrating attention to detail and accuracy work tasks.
•    an ability to contribute positively within a team environment and adapt to workplace change.

This position is job-share, working 14 hours per week, Wednesday & Friday.

Salary:  commencing at $2587.16 (full-time) and $1034.87 (job-share) gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Ziggy Shlemon on 0425 375 529.
Closing date:  5 December 2021.

 

General Operational (Cemeteries) - V21/5366

Position Description    

In this position you will provide general maintenance and plant operation for the delivery of the cemeteries service, including activities for the beautification, the delivery of burial and ashes placement services for all Council operated cemeteries in the Blue Mountains LGA.

You will:

•    Undertake routine maintenance works in all cemeteries for burials and ashes placement service provision which may include confined spaces
•    Provide competent, professional  and safe plant operation services which includes grave digging, ashes placements, and exhumations as directed
•    Operate and undertake minor maintenance of plant and equipment (including ride-on mowers, chainsaws, brushcutters and edgers) necessary to perform maintenance tasks as directed

You will have:

•    Construction Induction Certificate (White Card)
•    Demonstrated experience in the operation and maintenance of plant and equipment including mowing and brushcutting
•    A proven motivation and work ethic to provide quality outcomes in open space and recreation with a commitment to customer service delivery
•    Proven ability to communicate effectively with others
•    Ability to work as part of a team or unsupervised
•    Ability to problem solve and show initiative    
•    Previous experience in the safe operation of excavator, front end loader and backhoe
•    Experience in cemetery operations or similar maintenance procedures which could include drainage works and other civil works

Salary:  commencing at $2061.68 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Ricky Starkey on 4780 5383.
Closing date:  12 December 2021.
 

Sportsground Assistant - V21/5367

Position Description    

This position will contribute to the planning process for park, open space, sporting facilities and reserves development works including materials sourcing and time scheduling of works, while assisting with the identification of relevant plant and equipment requirements necessary to perform responsibilities.

You will have:

•    Provide quality service delivery in sporting grounds, parks, open spaces for defined operations and maintenance activities and schedules
•    Monitor condition of playing surfaces, open space and park facilities to ensure Council’s assets are maintained in safe, functional order.
•    Operate plant and equipment (including mowers, tractors, and chainsaws and brush cutters) necessary to perform maintenance tasks as specified.

Salary:  commencing at $2061.68 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Mark Goddard on 4780 5332.
Closing date:  12 December 2021.
 

Cafe Attendant (casual) - V21/5368

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 $35.62 gross per hour.
For further information contact:  Jennifer Chapman-Paton on 4780 5637.
Closing date:  12 December 2021.
 

HR Officer - Performance (9 months temp; maternity leave position) - V21/5369

Position Description    

This maternity leave position is responsible for all aspects of the annual performance review process including project management of employee reviews, consultation on changes to the form/process, setting up reviews in the system, communications, leader and employee support and reporting.

The ideal candidate will have:

•    Strong communication skills
•    Tech or system savvy
•    Confident using excel and running reports

It would be desirable for the candidate to be an expert is CHRIS and Frontier’s Performance Management module.

This position is based in Katoomba but with flexible working arrangements available. 

Salary:  commencing at $2587.16 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Lauren Fotos on 0421 502 424.
Closing date:  12 December 2021.

 

Waste Assets Engineer (readvertised; previous applicants need not reapply) - 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 $3405.76 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Rebecca Tempest on 4780 5621.
Closing date:  9 January 2021.
 

Senior Development Assessment Planner (28 hours per week) - V21/5371

Position Description    

This part-time position is responsible for the provision of development advice and the assessment and determination of complex development applications with the aim of facilitating development that protects the environment and contributes to the character of the Blue Mountains.

The successful candidate is qualified in urban planning and has relevant experience in development assessment. The position requires exceptional customer service skills and an ability to efficiently resolve complex issues through the integration of urban planning, heritage preservation, environmental assessment, development engineering and other related disciplines. 

Salary:  between $2650.91 and $3232.27 (dependent on skills and experience) gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Alex Williams on 4780 5772.
Closing date:  12 December 2021.

 

Customer Service Officer (casual) - V21/5372

Position Description    

BMCC’s Customer Service Centres are a fast paced and sometimes challenging work environment where excellent customer service is delivered by friendly professional staff.

The successful candidate will provide advice, assistance and direction to Council’s internal and external customers through our multi-service delivery channels which include telephone, face to face and electronic environments.  Your duties will primarily involve handling customer enquiries, payments, maintaining information systems and standard operating procedures. 

Certificate level qualifications with excellent communication skills and relevant work experience in a high volume, customer focused & information based service environment.  You will have proven experience in the use of technology for service delivery, including cashiering activities and experience with interpreting and explaining forms, plans and processes and in dealing with challenging customer interactions with people from diverse cultures and ages and backgrounds.

A compulsory uniform will be required to be worn.

Salary:  commencing at $42.46 gross per hour.
For further information contact:  Lisa Jennings on 4780 5505.
Closing date:  12 December 2021.

 

Building Cleaner (casual) - V21/5362 (readvertised)

Position Description    

Council is seeking casual cleaners to provide cleaning services to a range of our buildings and facilities across the Local Government Area.

Candidates will have proven experience in or a willingness to learn office cleaning methods and procedures. The ability to work both unsupervised and as part of a team as well as good communication skills is also essential.

Salary:  commencing at $33.64 gross per hour.
For further information contact:  Sharyn Pole on 0414 195 951.
Closing date:  12 December 2021.

 

Learning & Development Advisor (job-share; 14 hours per week) - V21/5370

Position Description    

In this position you will work collaboratively with the current L&D Advisor in a job share arrangement, two days a week to deliver Council’s Learning and Development Outcomes.  The role will involve facilitating face to face learning, coordinating learning activities, learning to design content through Storyline, maintaining accurate learning records through our LMS Moodle and providing advice and support to leaders and employees across Council with their learning and development needs. 

The role is based in Katoomba but the incumbent may be required to travel on occasion between Council jobsites to deliver training.

Salary:  commencing at $1205.42 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Lauren Fotos on 0421 502 424.
Closing date:  19 December 2021.

 

Senior Customer Service Advisor - V21/5374

Position Description    

The Senior Customer Service Advisor is actively involved in the day to day functions of the team, rotating through front and back of house services.  The officer acts as a first point of escalation for unresolved customer enquiries, provides expert subject matter and technical advice on the full range of services offered by the Council, and delivers projects which will enhance Council’s overall customer service offering.

Outstanding communication and conflict resolution skills including experience dealing with difficult people, extensive technical skills and experience across a range of customer service technologies.  Experience interpreting legislation and complex information and applying and sharing that knowledge in plain English. A proven record of training and coaching team members to achieve customer service excellence.

A compulsory uniform will be required to be worn.

Salary:  commencing at $2850.12 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Lisa Jennings on 4780 5505.
Closing date:  2 January 2022.
 

 

Waste Customer Service Officer (part-time) - V21/5375

Position Description    

This position directly contributes in the provision of an effectively run waste management facility to service the community. To work within a multi-skilled team that promotes council’s service image by providing courteous, responsive and effective customer service.

This position requires a high level of customer service, communication, administrative and team work skills to support the weighbridge operations at the Blaxland Waste Management Facility.

You will be require to work the following hours, totaling an average of 20 hours per week:

•    Wednesday; 7:45am to 5:15pm;
•    Thursday; 7:45am to 5:15pm; and
•    Every THIRD Saturday & Sunday; 7:45am to 5:15pm

Salary:  commencing at $1178.11 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Jed Borg on 0414 195 586.
Closing date:  2 January 2022.
 

General Operator - Waste - V21/5376

Position Description    

This position directly contributes in the provision of an effectively run waste management facility to service the community.  To work within and contribute to a multi-skilled team that promotes council’s service image by providing courteous, responsive and effective customer service.

A highly motivated person is required to work within and contribute to a multi-skilled team environment in the Waste Management Facilities.  The position will operate heavy vehicles and equipment, and requires a MR Licence.  As the position will be required to work in public areas of the facility, an ability to communicate effectively and politely with colleagues and members of the public is essential. 

Salary:  commencing at $2208.32 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Jed Borg on 0414 195 586.
Closing date:  2 January 2022.
 

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Please download the position description for the position you are interested in and information on how to apply for a vacancy.

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
Locked Bag 1005
KATOOMBA NSW 2780

 

 

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