The Council is seeking enthusiastic individuals to fill in the following vacant positions.  These positions are 12 month contract based in Lockhart River and available for immediate start.  Other requirements include remote area experience, good written and verbal communication skills, computer skills and holders of current Queensland driving license.


Key Criteria

  • Trade Qualifications
  • Business management and record keeping skills
  • Staff training and apprenticeship support
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • A current valid driver’s license
  • Supervision and team leadership skill


Key Criteria

  • Possess Australian recognised electrical trade qualification
  • Current QLD Electrical Licence to perform electrical works
  • Be able to work alone and self-motivate
  • Support staff training and apprenticeship
  • Maintain accurate maintenance work records
  • Open Cabler’s Licence, an advantage


Key duties

  • Prepares surfaces for painting and finishing
  • Undercoats and finish coats
  • Full range of application methods and materials
  • Mixes and matches paints and finishes
  • Performs soda and water blasting; advises in the selection and storage of painting materials.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Extensive painting experience
  • The ability to operative effectively within a team;


Key duties:

  • Refurbish and maintain roofs
  • Design, fabricate and install external flashings, metal ceilings and associated soffits and fascias
  • Disconnect and reconnect air distribution equipment throughout roof or wall cladding

Key Criteria:

  • Must have suitable industry experience
  • Effective team member

Applications should be addressed to:     Chief Executive Officer, Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council, PO Box 1037, NORTH CAIRNS, QLD, 4870, or email
Advertised: 11 August 2017         Closing:  02 September 2017 5:00 pm.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted after the closing date.