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.


Aboriginal Community Development Officer (readvertised; previous applicants need not reapply) - V21/5232

Position Description    

Blue Mountains City Council takes pride in the partnership formed with Traditional Owners and First Nation people of the Blue Mountains to recognise the past with truth and honesty, and to work together for a better future.  This role will lead delivery of Council’s Caring for Country Service that seeks to improvement social, cultural and economic outcomes and protect Country ‘Ngurra’.

Applicants should have relevant qualifications and/or experience. A successful candidate can demonstrate significant knowledge and experience engaging with Traditional Owners and the broader First Nations community to achieve social, cultural and economic outcomes. This is an identified position open to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.

Salary:  commencing at $3313.64 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Matthew Chambers on 4780 5694.
Closing date:  1 August 2021.


Motor Mechanic (2 positions) - V21/5259

Position Description    

To provide trade skills that contribute to the provision of an efficient, quality controlled mechanical maintenance & repair service, which meets client and statutory requirements 

The candidate will hold an industry recognised Trade Qualification as a Motor Mechanic/Plant Mechanic or Heavy Vehicle Mechanic together with M.V.R.I.A. certification; relevant post-trade qualifications and proven post-trade experience and knowledge in the maintenance and operations of light and/or heavy vehicles, and plant equipment; and a current NSW C class driver’s license.

Salary:  commencing at $2587.16 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Warren Gracey on 4780 5321.
Closing date:  1 August 2021.

Manager Strategy and Performance - V21/5261

Position Description    

The Manager Strategy & Performance is responsible for ensuring a ‘strategy-led’ and ‘service focused’ organisation, that is meeting its requirements under the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework. The position plays a key role in setting the long term direction for, and reporting overall performance on, the City and the organisation against the objectives of the Community Strategy Plan. The position is also responsible for the management of the Enterprise Project Management Office which drives and strengthens project planning and delivery.

The successful applicant will have high level skills and experience in strategic planning and strategy development for cities and/or organisations; possess a strong understanding of the NSW Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework; have a solid understanding and commitment to achieving sustainability outcomes for the local government area and the Council; have demonstrated skills and experience in implementing performance monitoring and reporting systems; demonstrate a proven ability in leading multi-disciplinary teams and have high level project management skills.

For further information contact:  Hailie Ryzak on 0414 195 500.
Closing date:  1 August 2021.

Program Leader Environmental Planning - V21/5262

Position Description    

Blue Mountains City Council’s Environment Branch is a lead entity in environmental management, nature based recreation and tourism in Australia, and is looking to fill the role of Program Leader, Environmental Planning.  Backed by a specialist team, this role will lead planning and management of visitor infrastructure (walking tracks and lookouts) in the City.  Planning for the future is key and the position will manage development of strategic planning to improve visitor experience and environmental management across the City.  Success in the role will ensure residents and visitors alike have safe and sustainable access to nature and the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

Applicants should have relevant qualifications and / or experience in open space or environmental management.  The successful candidate will also possess demonstrated experience in strategic and land use planning, community engagement, and project and program management.

A leaseback vehicle may be available with this position.

Salary:  commencing at $4143.92 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Matt Chambers on 4780 5694. 
Closing date:  1 August 2021.


Strategic Business Analyst (6 months temporary; 21 hours per week) - V21/5263

Position Description    

This position supports the Director Strategy & Corporate Services (SCS) in supporting the directorate managers and services, preparing presentations and reports, managing directorate projects, workflows and continuous improvement initiatives, including improved business processes and systems.

The successful candidate will have relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience in business management, planning and performance reporting. We are seeking a highly organised person, able to manage and prioritise workflow and workload, who has high level - project management, communication skills (written and verbal), computer skills, a positive attitude and commitment to continuous improvement.

Salary:  commencing at $2409.69 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Hailie Ryzak on 4780 5583.
Closing date:  8 August 2021.


Public Programs Coordinator - V21/5266

Position Description    

The primary role of this position is the design and management of high quality, innovative education and interpretive programs to provide access by a broad audience to the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre’s exhibitions. Organisation of public programs and education services, interpretation and information activities and management of the volunteer program. The position is full time from Tuesday to Saturday. 

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and innovative thinker with a passion for developing inspiring public programs to cater for all ages and interests. Their enthusiasm will be backed by relevant tertiary qualifications and at least 3 years experience in a similar position. The candidate will have demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills, including proven abilities in public presentations. 

Experience with managing diverse groups of people, particularly volunteers will be of great benefit, together with friendly and engaging people skills. 

This position is located at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre – Katoomba

Salary:  commencing at $3013.54 gross per fortnight (plus penalty rates for Saturday work).
For further information contact:  Sabrina Roesner on 4780 5235.
Closing date:  15 August 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
Locked Bag 1005




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