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.


Project Manager - V22/5487 (4 year term contract) (2 positions)

Position Description   

A four year term contract, this position will focus on the dedicated project management of specific grant funded projects, initially across Council’s Liveability Program, then transitioning to WestInvest projects and related infrastructure delivery programs.

The position will manage contractors, consultants and internal teams within Council to deliver high-quality, long-term outcomes for the organisation and community, to ensure a sustainable Blue Mountains. 

•    Tertiary qualifications in project management and or significant project management experience in the management of design and construction projects
•    Demonstrated experience and ability in contract management and procurement, including Request for Quote (RFQ) and Request for Tender (RFT), as it relates to construction design and delivery in a government environment
•    Demonstrated communication and representation skills, including the ability to effectively engage with a range of internal and external stakeholders including contractors, consultants, community and special interest groups
•    Experience in working with quantity surveyors, planners, design consultants, construction contractors, project/program budget preparation, management and monitoring and reporting against program and project targets
•    Demonstrated experience in community engagement and working with public or community groups in the development of designs for public facilities

Salary:  to be confirmed.
For further information contact:  Mark Wiggins on 0414 195 061.
Closing date:  22 May 2022.


Principal Landscape Architect (12 months temporary) - V22/5490

Position Description   

Blue Mountains City Council is currently looking for a Principal Landscape Architect to join the Environment Branch. You will be well resourced to plan, design and deliver projects that help maintain and improve Council’s visitor facilities and open space areas.

Applicants should have relevant qualifications and significant experience in open space landscape design and project management.   Experience working with visitor infrastructure and construction in remote areas is desirable.

This is a full-time, temporary 12 month contract with the potential for an extension.

Salary:  commencing at $3649.20 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Matthew Chambers on 4780 5694.
Closing date:  29 May 2022.

Project Officer Economic Outcomes - V22/5491

Position Description   

This position provides: 

•    support to senior officers carrying out major projects and programs
•    assistance in preparing policies and strategies to improve economic outcomes for the City
•    implementing activities set out in Council’s operational plan.
The role includes customer service and stakeholder consultation activities by:

•    presenting a positive image for Council
•    providing verbal and written responses to internal and external enquiries
•    liaising with Council staff and external stakeholders
•    carrying out community consultation activities
•    giving advice to organisations on economic development matters.
•    assisting in general monitoring and reporting of project budgets, plans and reporting processes.

This position requires a successful applicant:

•    to be tertiary qualified or undertaking tertiary studies
•    with ability to work independently, problem-solve and identify practical solutions
•    to demonstrate proven skills in workflow coordination and organisational priorities
•    working effectively in in multi-disciplinary team
•    to demonstrate well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.

Salary:  commencing at $2850.12 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  David Somerville on 0457 152 554.
Closing date:  29 May 2022.

Strategic Assets Lead - V22/5492

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 aligned with and capable of delivering the Community Strategic Plan.

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

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

This position is for you if you:

•    Have experience in strategy development and implementation.
•    Have experience in leading, influencing and managing change.
•    Are committed to continuous improvement and building strong partnerships with stakeholders.

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. 

Salary:  commencing at $4417.75 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Patrick Hallinan on 0414 195 509.
Closing date:  29 May 2022.

Cafe Attendant (casual) - V22/5493

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 (plus loading for weekends and public holidays).
For further information contact:  Paul Brinkman on 4780 5510.
Closing date:  29 May 2022.

Waste Facility Officer - Driver - V22/5495 (12 months temporary)

Position Description   

This role supports the operation of the Katoomba Waste Management Facility.  This role is a multi-skilled role that primarily undertakes the movement of resources and waste materials within the facility and to external processing locations.

This role requires a HR license, traffic management and White Card tickets with experience and license to operate heavy plant such as hook lift truck and excavator.

Salary:  commencing at $2061.68 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Sharon Lovell on 4780 5397.
Closing date:  29 May 2022.

Project Management Officer - V22/5497

Position Description   

You will: 
•    Manage consultants, contractors and staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality construction management services for Council’s Infrastructure; including buildings, civil and recreational assets
•    Draft Part 5 applications in accordance with the requirements of the EP&A Act for projects as required
•    Ensure that all projects are delivered in accordance with applicable standards, including Part 4 and Part 5 of the EP&A Act, where required
•    Ensure contractors and consultants are actively managed through strict adherence to contract documentation and administration processes
•    Review tender documentation and oversee the tender and procurement processes for the engagement of contractors and consultants
•    Deliver high quality customer service through active ongoing management of these stakeholders throughout the design and construction delivery process
•    Draft reports and business papers for Council meetings in relation to the procurement or delivery of Infrastructure projects
•    Look to continuously improve the delivery of project management services to internal stakeholders, ratepayers and the community more broadly.

You must have:
•    Tertiary qualifications in a related construction / Project management field and or equivalent relevant experience in a similar role; 
•    Demonstrated experience the management of multiple projects and the systematic management of these projects using project management principles and practices. 
•    Previous experience in working with external groups on the delivery of construction projects; 
•    Previous experience in the formal procurement and ongoing management of contractors and consultants;
•    Previous experience working with design teams and Quantity Surveyors in the development and costing of a proposed design;
•    Previous experience in the administration of formal contracts and agreements for the delivery of services and construction work.

Salary:  commencing at $3013.54 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Tim Vasilev on 0459 627 671.
Closing date:  29 May 2022.

Building Cleaner (casual) (readvertised; previous applicants need not reapply) - V21/5362

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:  29 May 2022.

Group Fitness Instructor (casual) - V22/5494

Still to come   

You will be required:

•    To plan or rehearse the group fitness class as timetabled and rostered.
•    To safely and enthusiastically deliver the specified Group fitness program to customers.
•    To provide a range of exercise options or levels to meet the needs of varying fitness levels within the class.
•    Monitor participant form and behaviour and enforce the Centre’s Conditions of Entry
•    To advise patrons of upcoming events and centre promotions.
•    To set up equipment in a safe manner and pack away equipment maintaining excellent housekeeping practices.
•    To identify hazards, assess risk and rectify or report the issue

You will have a:

•    Fitness Australia Registered or AUSactive Fitness leader 
•    Specialised Group fitness program training such as Les Mills program, Aqua aerobics
•    Resuscitation award
•    Current Working with Children Check 
•    Previous experience in the effective delivery of group fitness programs

Salary:  commencing at $37.47 gross per hour.
For further information contact:  Liz LeBreton on 4780 5152.
Closing date:  29 May 2022.


Project Support Officer (WestInvest) (4 year term contract) - V22/5502

Position Description   

Reporting to the Program Leader - Special Projects will lead a number of high profile and complex capital works projects across the organisation, including projects that form the Western Sydney City Deal, Liveability Program. It will also include other significant projects for the Blue Mountains City Council over coming years such as WestInvest.

Through its grant funded partnerships, Council aims to deliver an extensive portfolio of recreation, visitor, cultural, environmental and civic projects. A high calibre Program Leader will lead a team of Project Managers to ensure successful delivery of these special projects.

You are an experienced senior project manager and/or program leader with demonstrated technical experience in leading customer focused infrastructure projects. You are a collaborator, comfortable working across an organisation and its internal and external stakeholders. You are experienced in working with a Project Management Office (PMO) and risk focused delivery framework. You are also passionate about serving community and protecting the environment.

Salary:  commencing at $2850.12 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Jeff Roorda on 0436 649 591.
Closing date:  5 June 2022.

Plumber - V22/5503

Position Description   

You will be required to provide efficient, effective and professional installation and maintenance of plumbing fixtures, fittings and associated elements for Council managed assets while being an interactive member of the Trades Team.

You will have a trade qualification in plumbing with a strong commitment to providing high level customer service.  The ability to be flexible in an ever changing work environment is critical as is the ability to work successfully as an individual and as part of a dynamic team, respond to call outs and after hours works.

A business use vehicle – to and from work only – will be available with this position.

Salary:  commencing at $2377.68 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Matt Hardman on 4780 5362.
Closing date:  5 June 2022.

Program Leader Waste Management Facilities (readvertised; previous applicants need not reapply) - V22/5400

Position Description   

Blue Mountains City Council operates two Resource Recovery and Waste Management Facilities (RR&WMF) with Katoomba incorporating a Transfer Station and Blaxland incorporating a Landfill and Collection Services. 

•    These sites are operated with the clear objective to maximize resource recovery and to deliver environmentally sustainable, quality outcomes. 
•    The position is required to ensure that the site meets legislative compliance and that site operations are undertaken in a manner to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of environmental performance, resource recovery, cost control, income generation and client satisfaction. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic leader who has extensive relevant experience in landfill management, waste operations, resource recovery, logistics or similar and has a commitment to waste avoidance and resource recovery. 

Salary:  commencing at $4016.14 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Ziggy Shlemon on 0411 325 453.
Closing date:  5 June 2022.

Cemeteries Operations Traineeship - V22/5498

Application Form   

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join Council’s Traineeship Program, commencing July 2022.  You will gain both invaluable work experience and a nationally recognised qualification, while you earn an income.

As a Cemeteries Operations trainee, you will learn general maintenance and plant operation techniques for the delivery of the cemeteries service, including activities for the beautification, the delivery of burial and ashes services for all Council operated cemeteries in the Blue Mountains LGA.

This is a 2 year fixed term contract of employment.  You will have a White Card ticket and driver’s licence (as you will need to attend Richmond TAFE). 

Salary:  commencing at $665.60 gross per fortnight (dependant on how many years out of school and year of completion).
For further information contact:  Louise Daley on 0457 100 584.
Closing date:  5 June 2022.

Further information:  As part of Council’s traineeship recruitment process you will be required to undertake assessment testing where your verbal and numerical reasoning will be tested and reading comprehension assessed.  Details of the assessment sessions will be emailed to you from Monday, 13 June 2022.  You will have 1 week to complete these assessments and they must be completed by Sunday, 19 June 2022.

If you are successful in obtaining an interview, you will need to ensure you are available from Monday, 27 June 2022.  You will be contacted verbally and a confirmation email sent.  Please ensure the email address you list in your application form is valid and that you check your inbox regularly for updates.

To apply, complete an application form and email to hresources@bmcc.nsw.gov.au prior to the closing date. An application form and supporting documentation can be found at https://www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/trainees.  Please refer to the document “How to Apply for a Traineeship with BMCC” for further details on the application and selection process.

Application Information

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




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