About Us

Central Desert Regional Council is a local government authority covering an area over 282,000 Sq. kilometres. The Council provides a range of services in 12 communities to the North of Alice Springs: Lajamanu, Ti Tree, Wilora, Nturiya, Pmara Jutunta, Willowra, Laramba, Nyirripi, Yuelamu, Atitjere, Engawala and Yuendumu. There are also several homelands and outstations. The Central Desert area is considered remote and disadvantaged and over 80% of the population is Aboriginal.

The Role

The Mobile Repairs and Maintenance Team Leader is responsible for providing high quality repairs and maintenance works of all Council facilities, ensuring properties and facilities are maintained to agreed standards and Work Health and Safety issues are addressed promptly. The Team Leader will also work collaboratively with the builder on larger renovation projects of Council facilities in accordance with Central Desert Regional Council strategic and regional plans, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake a broad range of general maintenance tasks, both reactive and planned, which may include maintenance, inspections, and repair of buildings and other Council assets

  • Provide technical advice, assistance and support to other members of the repairs and maintenance team in relation to legislation and good practice in maintenance services delivery

  • Undertake pre and post inspections of reactive maintenance works in accordance with agreed procedures and advise on scope of works if needed

  • Monitor day to day and cyclical maintenance expenditure, maintain a planned schedule of assigned duties

  • Perform preventative maintenance programs across Council facilities

  • Assist with the maintenance and updating of the asset register of all Council housing and facilities

  • Support in delivery of renovation projects of Council facilities, including housing and other Council facilities

  • Assist with the planning and coordination of materials and resources required to undertake assigned projects and tasks

  • Ensure tools, plant, equipment and vehicles are used appropriately and maintained in good working order

  • Assist with weekly and monthly reporting to management and ensure reporting in the software is in real time

  • Provide verbal and written reports and updates to the Builder, as requested

  • Be engaged in an effective and proactive health, safety and wellbeing culture

  • Any other reasonable duties delegated by the Supervisor which are within level

Whats on Offer?

  • Total Remuneration Package $81,441.49 (salary $72,243.93) including

  • 6 weeks of annual leave

  • 12 public holiday days per year;

  • 1 additional holiday for NAIDOC day;

  • 3 additional days between Xmas and NY;

  • 17.5% leave loading

  • 10.5% superannuation

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander to apply for this role.

To Apply

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To be considered, please email a copy of your cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria in the attached Position description.

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