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Water and Sewer Supervisor

Cloncurry Shire Council is seeking an enthusiastic Water and Sewer Supervisor to join the team, benefits include:5 weeks Annual LeaveRDO'sHousing IncludedPersonal (Sick) Leave$110,000per annum + SuperannuationVehicle for work purposes Cloncurry Shire Council is a future-focused, community-responsive organisation with a charter to enhance all facets of life in the Shire. Creating this improved future is underpinned by an increased focus on planning for the long-term needs of the community and coordinating the delivery and ongoing management of services, infrastructure, and facilities. The Council are in a strong financial position and play an important role in enhancing this thriving economy.Few places can claim to be as influential in shaping Australia as Cloncurry. Birthplace of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and destination of the first Qantas flight - Cloncurry is a community that celebrates outback life. Popularly known as the "Friendly Heart of the Great Northwest", Cloncurry has the feel of a western town with the progressiveness of a modern community. The 'Curry', as it is affectionately known by locals, is 120km east of Mount Isa and 400km south of the Gulf of Carpentaria.Objective of this roleBe responsible to the Manager Infrastructure for leading the Water and Sewerage Team by being responsible for the coordination, resourcing and supervision of and ensuring the safe, cost effective and efficient operation and maintenance of Council’s water and sewerage treatment plants; pump stations; reticulation, plumbing and water storage infrastructure.In addition to work performed in Cloncurry, travel and work in Council’s remote townships of Dajarra, Kajabbi will be required from time to time. Key Responsibilities- This is a hands-on role leading the Water and Sewer team in a new direction integrating water and sewer into Council’s overall Asset Management Plan;- Help develop, review and maintain procedure manuals to ensure compliance with legislation and industry standards;- Supervise reporting to ensure various legislative standards are met (i.e. SWIM, DEWS Annual Technical Report, DWQMP and Dam EAP);- Oversee the maintenance programs within the managed area and predetermine ordering requirements and raise requisitions for goods and services;- Ensure supply of chemicals is maintained with sufficient reserves for the ongoing treatment of Cloncurry’s water and sewerage;- Update water and sewer pump inventory and assets for Cloncurry, Dajarra, Kajabbi and Malbon;- Assist with budget preparation for repairs, maintenance, plant and equipment replacement within the managed area;- Be familiar with and monitor progressive job cost allocations and expenditure to ensure works remain within budget parameters;- Provide supervision of the water and sewerage treatment operators, plumbing team while participating in the day-day operations of Council’s Water and Sewerage Treatment Plants and associated services;- Closely monitor all types of leave and ensure absences are authorised and do not negatively impact on Council operations;- Check and authorise timesheets to ensure correct allocation of job costing; attendance and overtime is controlled;- Organise regular tool box meetings with team and participate and contribute in meetings;- Ensure a well-trained and competent workforce within the managed area through on the job training and professional development opportunities;- Other duties as required.   Applications close 21 July 2023 at 5:00pm  Cloncurry Shire Council reserves the right to recruitment prior to the closing date if a suitable applicant were to apply.   AUD Cloncurry 4824