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Team Leader Works - Yuendumu

Closing date: 
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 17:00

Salary Level 5, $67.077.45 per annum.

Attractive conditions include 6 weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading, superannuation, and generous leave provisions

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Operating under the direction of the Council Services Manager and in accordance with Council corporate plans and policies and relevant legislation this position is responsible for:

  • Supervising and working with staff involved in the maintenance and development of parks, gardens, roads, waste management facilities and Council infrastructure.
  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the Council workshop, plant, equipment and vehicles.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An awareness of issues affecting Aboriginal people in remote locations and ability to provide effective leadership in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Previous experience in the field of road, parks and infrastructure maintenance. 
  • Proven ability to liaise effectively with senior staff and to carry out work tasks as directed.
  • Proven ability to work as a team leader and maintain compatibility within a team environment and with other teams within Council.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and lead the operations of a small workshop and maintain plant and equipment.
  • Ability to lead and mentor staff in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of anti-discrimination and fair treatment of employees, and Workplace Health and Safety requirements as applicable to the position.

Contact Person: Deb Wearne – Council Service manager on (08) 8993 7902 or email

To apply for this position please download the Position Description and Information Package and address the selection criteria in writing.  Applicants also need to submit an application for advert form and emailed to