Audit & Risk Committee Independent Members

Expressions of Interest are sought from suitably qualified and experienced persons to join the Blue Mountains City Council’s Audit & Risk Committee as external members, one of which will take up the role of the Chair of the Committee.

For further information and to apply, please see www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/committees/audit-risk-committee.

Closing date: Sunday, 21 June 2020.

 

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Artistic Program Leader (12 months temporary) - V20/4860
Position Description

This position is responsible for all aspects of the Cultural Centre’s operational programs (exhibitions, marketing, public engagement) and works with the Director and Curator on the development of special curatorial projects.

You will manage a team of programming staff within the exhibitions, marketing and public engagement sections.

The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in visual arts or art history and demonstrated knowledge of contemporary and historical Australian visual arts, craft and design, as well as experience in public programing. With highly developed curatorial skills, a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position in a public art gallery or museum is essential. 

Salary:  commencing at $3879.21 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Paul Brinkman on 4780 5510.
Closing date:  7 June 2020.
 

Project Management Officer (2 years temporary) - V20/4861
Position Description

Working within the Infrastructure Delivery Team, the Project Management Officer is responsible for the overseeing the delivery of Council’s recreation, civil and built assets infrastructure.

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

The successful candidate must 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. Provide professional construction management advice where required and build collaborative teams from across the organisation, with external consultants where necessary to deliver infrastructure projects.

Salary:  commencing at $2910.80 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Peter Chudek on 4780 5929.
Closing date:  7 June 2020.

 

General Operational - V20/4862
Position Description

A vacancy currently exists for a motivated individual to join the Operations Branch.  The focus of this position is to undertake road, drainage and public space maintenance throughout the local government area.  You will be comfortable in dealing with the public, be a team player and committed to providing excellent service to the people of the Blue Mountains.

You will hold:

  • Class MR driver’s licence (or willing to obtain in the first 12 weeks of obtaining the position);
  • A white card;
  • Traffic Control Certification; and
  • Have experience in the operation and maintenance of small plant is essential.

Salary:  commencing at $1819.80 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Greg Stewart on 4780 5345 or 0414 195 345.
Closing date:  7 June 2020.

 

Plant Operator (Excavator) - V20/4863
Position Description

A vacancy currently exists for a motivated individual to join the Operations Branch.  The focus of this position is to undertake road, drainage and public space maintenance throughout the local government area.  You will be comfortable in dealing with the public, be a team player and committed to providing excellent service to the people of the Blue Mountains.

You will hold:

  • Class MR driver’s licence (or willing to obtain in the first 12 weeks of obtaining the position);
  • Certificate of competency in the operation of an excavator;
  • A white card;
  • Traffic Control Certification; and
  • Have experience in the operation and maintenance of small plant is essential.

Salary:  commencing at $1991.37 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Greg Stewart on 4780 5345 or 0414 195 345.
Closing date:  7 June 2020.

 

Manager, Compliance & Specialist Services - V20/4864
Position Description

This position has leadership responsibilities for environmental health and regulation services, environment / landscape assessment programs and for the delivery of development engineering services.

Strong leadership skills and experience in managing issues with integrity. Tertiary qualifications of relevance to the position such as Building Surveying, Environmental Management, Civil Engineering, Health Science, Natural Sciences (e.g. Botany, Zoology, Ecology), Geography and/or significant equivalent experience.

A motor vehicle will be available with this position.

For further information contact:  Will Langevad on 4780 5616.
Closing date:  7 June 2020.
 

Emergency Recovery & Resilience Officer - V20/4866
Position Description

Assist with a range of emergency planning, preparedness and resilience initiatives, with a key focus on planning for whole-of-community disaster recovery operations. The position will also provide support to the Local Emergency Management Committee and have an operational liaison role during emergency response and recovery activities.  

Qualifications relevant to the role, demonstrated understanding and experience in NSW emergency management arrangements, experience in development of multi-agency plans and internal emergency procedures, sound computer and communication skills, commitment to WH&S policy and practices.

Salary:  commencing at $2752.95 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Peter Belshaw on 0414 195 741.
Closing date:  7 June 2020.

 

Civil Assets Maintenance Operations Engineer - V20/4876
Position Description

This position plays a key role within the Assets Inspection Team to coordinate the assets performance assessment and to assist in the delivery of asset maintenance and upgrade programs and to manage response to ratepayer’s service request. 

  • To coordinate, interpret and assess condition reports on the Council’s infrastructure and other built assets and determine accordingly the maintenance requirement, including resourcing, scheduling and costing to enable BMCC to achieve high levels of service. 
  • To assist the Manager Infrastructure Branch in the development and implementation of business plans, strategies and work programs for the delivery of asset maintenance and renewal works, capital program construction works and any other works undertaken by Infrastructure Branch. Works are at all times to be carried out in accordance with Council policies, be fully compliant with applicable legislation, and meet the requirement of contracts, specifications and conditions. 
  • Analyse, assess and recommend the operational resource requirements of the branch to meet all work commitments in the most cost effective and efficient manner. 

Candidate must have Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering, with extensive minimum 5 years’ experience in municipal assets construction and maintenance, combined with high level of practical experience and in-depth knowledge of major municipal assets modifications, construction and renewal projects. Public sector experience in project management is highly desirable. Alternatively a minimum 10 years with a formal construction/building qualification in municipal asset management/construction and a diverse range of proven municipal assets maintenance/construction management techniques in the development and delivery of programs Asset Management Projects. 

Salary:  commencing at $3879.21 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Peter Chudek on 4780 5929.
Closing date:  14 June 2020.
 

Program Leader Infrastructure Design - V20/4877
Position Description

The Program Leader Infrastructure Design leads a design team that is responsible for oversight and delivery of high-quality designs for Council’s infrastructure, which includes recreation, civil and built assets.

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

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

The successful candidate must have tertiary qualifications in a related design field or equivalent relevant experience in a similar role with demonstrated experience in the development and management of a program of projects and the systematic management of these projects.  Knowledge of statutory instruments relating to the development of designs including Part 4 & Part 5 of the NSW EP&A is also required with previous experience in the formal procurement and ongoing management of consultants and have extensive experience in the use of computer design software.

Salary:  commencing at $3879.21 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Peter Chudek on 4780 5929.
Closing date:  14 June 2020.

Team Coordinator Capital Works - V20/4878
Position Description

The Team Coordinator Capital Works leads the Infrastructure Services construction teams in the delivery of civil construction projects across the Blue Mountains LGA
 
In conjunction with the Infrastructure Services Manager and Program Leader Civil Construction & Maintenance, the incumbent will develop a works program to ensure the safe and successful delivery of a program of capital works.

Candidate must have Civil Engineering Construction Certificate IV and or equivalent experience in a similar position. Proven experience in the organisation, supervision, motivation and performance management of operational staff. Good computer skills with experience in the use of spreadsheets, word processing and databases. Proven written and oral communication skills in communicating with staff, contractors and the wider community.

Salary:  commencing at $2498.95 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Peter Chudek on 4780 5929.
Closing date:  21 June 2020.
 

Team Leader - Open Space Operations - V20/4879
Position Description

A highly motivated person is required to assist with the presentation of parks and town centres in the Blue Mountains. The position will supervise a team undertaking general maintenance duties to a high standard including mowing, brush cutting, weeding, planting and litter collection.  The minor maintenance of plant and equipment items (including ride-on mowers, chainsaws, brush cutters) will also be necessary to perform these general maintenance tasks. 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 also required. 

Demonstrated ability to motivate team members and provide quality outcomes in parks, town centres and open space settings is essential as is a willingness to adapt to an ever-changing work environment based on customer needs and trends. A commitment to working safely and identifying hazards and safer ways to work is also essential.

Salary:  commencing at $2296.62 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  David Pinches on 4780 5385.
Closing date:  21 June 2020.
 

Senior Development Assessment Planner - V20/4882
Position Description

This position is responsible for 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:  commencing at $3200.67 to $3902.58 gross per fortnight (depending on skills & experience).
For further information contact:  Alex Williams on 4780 5772.
Closing date:  21 June 2020.
 

Family Day Care Childcare Services Officer - V20/4885
Position Description

Childcare Services Officer position provides training, support, mentoring to Family Day Care educators assisting them to achieve quality early learning environments for children in their care. Visiting educators’ homes enables Childcare Services Officers to assess the quality of childcare provided and to monitor educator’s compliance with the National Quality Framework requirements. Childcare Services Officers support and resource educators to manage change, evaluate their service provision, encouraging innovation, sustainability and quality improvement. The position assists with Service promotional events.

An identified position under Legislation, applicants will be required to undertake: PRODA registration, a Working with Children Check and National Police Check 

    Degree in Early Childhood or Diploma in Children’s Services (Early Childhood Education and Care), experience in children’s services
    Knowledge of the National Quality Framework 
    Excellent communication skills, initiative, highly organised, work well in a team
    Computer skills, Senior First Aid qualification, NSW driver’s license, reliable vehicle

An award car allowance applies to this position.

Salary:  commencing at $2296.62 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Bev Foden on 4780 5547 or 0414 195 696.
Closing date:  21 June 2020.

 

Development Advisor - V20/4890
Position Description

This position is responsible for providing a consistent and positive experience for prospective applicants through the provision of day-to-day development related advice including targeted information relating to Council’s planning policies, processes and requirements.

The successful applicant has exceptional customer service skills, and the ability to help create a positive, customer service oriented, working environment. In addition, the successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of the planning and development assessment system.

Salary:  commencing at $2752.95 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Alex Williams on 4780 5772.
Closing date:  28 June 2020.
 

 

ICT Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Engineer - V20/4891
Position Description

An exciting opportunity in our Information Services team. The successful candidate will be a team player and a change advocate who will be responsible for supporting the existing technology landscape and delivering contemporary Information & Communications technology solutions to evolving business requirements through the planning and implementation of cloud computing & industry best practice communications infrastructure. 

The successful candidate will be a key player in our cloud adoption strategy. Ideally having experience in cloud migrations and management of hybrid environments.

This is a hands on role and the candidate will have experience in the following areas; End User Computing Devices, Server and Storage systems, Cloud computing, LAN/WAN configuration, Firewalls and cybersecurity

Extensive experience in the support and management of ICT systems. Substantial experience with Intel based Data Centre and Cloud computing systems. Substantial experience with Microsoft Desktop and Server operating systems, Information Security, AD and Exchange management, and Microsoft Virtualisation systems management. Demonstrated high level project management and planning skills.

Salary:  commencing at $3347.65 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Rakesh Mudaliar on 4780 5556.
Closing date:  28 June 2020.
 

 

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
KATOOMBA NSW 2780

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