The Council is seeking enthusiastic individuals to fill the following vacant positions on 12 month employment contracts based in Lockhart River and available for immediate start.

Desirable selection criteria

Working in remote area experience / Good written and verbal communication / Ability to operate in a team environment / Holders of current Queensland driving licence /  Support traineeships and apprenticeships.


Position criteria

  • Trade qualified carpenter
  • Understand technical drawings and plans
  • Hold a current construction white card
  • Strong organisational skills including a demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organise and coordinate a number of tasks simultaneously
  • Carry out works related to new constructions
  • Set out, Framing, trusses, cladding and final fix out


Position criteria

  • Possess Australian recognised electrical trade qualification
  • Current QLD Electrical Licence to perform electrical works
  • Maintain accurate maintenance work records
  • Open Cabler’s Licence, an advantage


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

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to:

Chief Executive Officer, Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council, PO Box 1037, NORTH CAIRNS, QLD, 4870, or email

Advertised: 31 March 2018          Closing:  Until filled

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.