Expression of Interest - Mechanics

Job Description

  • Permanent Full Time - Monday to Friday, 76 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight 
  • LGIA Stream C C10-C7 $64,106 - $69,927 per annum 

(Minimum rate depending on qualifications and experience) 

  • Potential earning capacity in the vicinity of $75,000 per annum 

(Dependant on applicable penalty rates, over time and allowances) 

  • Location – Rockhampton & Gracemere

You can register your interest in Mechanic positions at Council by submitting a current resume and a cover letter outlining your skills, qualifications and suitability. For a guide to completing your cover letter along with a cover letter template please refer to the Council website.

The Recruitment team will contact you directly to discuss opportunities that may become available that match your qualifications and experience. 

As a Mechanic you will undertake repairs and maintenance on a wide range of Council machinery, including earthmoving equipment, road trucks and light vehicles.

Your new role

  • Home every night - Great work/life balance
  • Modern well-equipped workshop conditions
  • Diversity in your daily tasks – some field work
  • Great opportunities to further your trade qualifications and skills  
  • Give back to your local community

What we are looking for

  • Trade qualification as a Motor Mechanic or Heavy Vehicle Mechanic and equivalent demonstrated experience.
  • Experience working on light and heavy vehicles and civil construction plant - fault finding, repairing, testing, modifications and maintenance.
  • Safety First attitude, ensuring you are completing regular risk assessments for daily tasks.
  • Ability to work together with others to achieve common goals both within immediate team and teams across Council.
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environments, technology, work priorities and organisational needs.

What you'll get in return 

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Opportunity to further your trade qualifications and skills with additional training
  • Supportive Work/Life Balance 
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture 
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Corporate membership discounts
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • 17.5% annual leave loading 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

Your application will remain active until Monday, 11 July 2022 at Midnight (AEST)