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Team Leader - Works

Alice Springs

Reference: 4923983

  • Salary package commencing at $78,994 inclusive of superannuation and leave loading
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Subsidised accommodation

MacDonnell Regional Council's vision is "many voices, one dream, building a quality desert lifestyle" and our mission is "to improve the lives of Council residents by delivering valued and relevant services".

The Council's Service Centre Delivery Directorate provides a range of services which include Waste Management, Parks & Cemetery Maintenance, Civil and Municipal Works, Power Water Essential Services, Australia Post, Centrelink and Council Administration Services.

As the Team Leader Works you will be responsible for leading a Civil Works team in undertaking municipal duties such as maintaining Council assets (fleet, plant & equipment), parks, gardens, roads, cemetery, garbage collection and minor construction projects.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven ability in leading a team in an outdoor environment
  • Experience operating variety of machinery - diggers, excavators, backhoes etc.
  • Strength in developing and mentoring staff
  • Demonstrated experience in scheduling and coordinating multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated self management skills and ability to excel in a remote environment
  • Experience working with Indigenous Australians in a remote location

The role of Team Leader is a senior position on community and requires good people management skills, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills that will enable liaising with a wide variety of stakeholders. You will also require the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships within the community. A genuine interest in community development and making a difference in a remote based locality is required.

Applications close 15 November 2019

Contact - Donelle Fraser, Manager Service Delivery, 0457 511 865

Applications Close: 15 Nov 2019