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COMMUNITY JUSTICE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Permanent Full-Time Position (Must be available to work Monday to Friday from 8:00am – 4:15pm)

Applications Close: Monday 6th December, 2021 at 4pm

 

 

Reporting to the Executive Manager of Community Services the Community Justice Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the services provided through the Justice Centre in Pormpuraaw. This position is a pivotal role within PASC and the community. The Community Justice Programs seek to assist in diverting young and adult offenders from the criminal justice system.  The program also aims to empower Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples to resolve social issues in a culturally acceptable manner that prevents such issues being bought before the Queensland criminal justice system.  We are seeking a passionate employee with integrity; who honours the respect and trust invested in them by PASC. We all work within the framework of the Local Government Act, and, therefore as government officers are bound to ensure that all our actions and decisions are made honestly, transparently, with integrity, following due process.

The purpose of the role is to support the Community Justice Group in achieving the primary objectives of the Community Justice Programs and to create effective partnerships with relevant stakeholders to identify, establish and support prevention programs. 

 

Qualifications

In order to be able to do this role you must hold:

  • A current C Class Drivers licence must be maintained at all times;

  • A clear national criminal history check must be maintained at all times

  • A Working with Children Blue Card must be maintained at all times

  • DJAG Training as required

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you must:

  1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Societies and Cultures and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of a discrete Aboriginal community.

  2. Demonstrate understanding or have the ability to rapidly acquire an understanding of the Queensland Magistrates Courts criminal jurisdiction systems and procedures, including the operations of Community Justice Groups and the Remote JP Court Program

  3. Demonstrated high-level interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of Stakeholders and handle difficult/sensitive situations.

  4. Demonstrate initiative in the performance of duties and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines and work targets.

  5. Demonstrated experience or ability to undertake mediation processes to assist in resolving community issues.

 

To apply for a position:

 

  1. Contact HR on email: hr@pormpuraaw.qld.gov.au or RISE (if you are a RISE job seeker) for a copy of the position description

  2. Ensure you are registered with RISE.  You can self register with RISE at any time

  3. Send your completed application for employment, resume and a cover letter responding to the selection criteria to RISE who will assist you with your application for employment and will forward your application to Council.

Open To Local Pormpuraaw Residents Only

Council is unable to provide staff housing for these positions. These positions are only available to persons who already have or are returning to residency in Pormpuraaw. Unless specified as identified ATSI positions, positions are open to residents of Pormpuraaw of any nationality. 

These roles are recruited with the support and strong working relationship of Rise Ventures. 

For more information or to apply for a role please contact Melissa Douthat - Rise Pormpuraaw 07 4081 6850 or click the image below.

COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICER - CENTRELINK

Permanent Part-Time Position (Must be available to work Monday to Friday from 8.45am – 1.15pm)

Applications Close: Friday 26th November, 2021 at 4pm

 

The Community Services Officer – Centrelink reports through to the Executive Manager of Community Services and is responsible for providing a high level of service to the community in all aspects of services provided under

Services Australia -Centrelink.

 

Qualifications

In order to be able to do this role you must hold:

  • Good reading, writing and communication in English skills;

  • Sound computer skills, including intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Explorer;

  • A clear national criminal history check must be maintained at all times

  • A Working with Children Blue Card must be maintained at all times

  • Services Australia Agent Training as required

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you must:

  1. Demonstrated ability to interact with community members and liaise with government and non-government agencies as required;

  2. Ability to oversee service delivery of the Centrelink function on a daily basis;

  3. Turn up to every shift and complete all tasks given to you;

  4. Demonstrated passion for delivering great customer service;

  5. Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively, ensuring client confidentiality is maintained at all times;

  6. Knowledge of computer processes and general software applications, including the internet and the ability to apply this knowledge in practice;

 

 

 

POST OFFICE & CUSTOMER SERVICE ATTENDANT

Permanent Full-Time Position (Must be available to work Monday to Friday from 8.00am – 4.15pm)

Applications Close: Monday 29th November, 2021 at 4pm

 

The attendant reports through to the Executive Manager of Community Services & the Post Office Supervisor and is responsible for providing a high level of service to the community in all aspects of the Post Office,

including the Commonwealth Bank Service and Council’s Cashier Counter.

 

Qualifications

In order to be able to do this role you must hold:

  • Good reading, writing and communication in English skills;

  • Sound computer skills, including intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Explorer;

  • A clear national criminal history check must be maintained at all times

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you must:

  1. Turn up to every shift and complete all tasks given to you;

  2. Demonstrated passion for delivering great customer service;

  3. Ability to lift up to 16kg of mail repeatedly and ability to stand up for most of your shift;

  4. Demonstrated ability to handle and process cash, cheques, credit cards and EFTPOS transactions with a high degree of accuracy; and

  5. Demonstrated ability to perform end-of-day balancing and closing procedures with a high degree of accuracy

 

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICER – LIBRARY (IKC)

Permanent Part-Time Position (Must be available to work Monday to Thursday from 9:00am – 4:00pm)

Applications Close: Monday 29th November, 2021 at 4pm

 

The Community Services Officer – Library reports through to the Executive Manager of Community Services and is responsible for providing a high level of service to the community in all aspects of services provided under State Libraries Queensland.

 

Qualifications

In order to be able to do this role you must hold:

  • Good reading, writing and communication in English skills;

  • Sound computer skills, including intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Explorer;

  • A clear national criminal history check must be maintained at all times

  • A Working with Children Blue Card must be maintained at all times

  • State Libraries Queensland Training as required

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you must:

  1. Demonstrated ability to interact with community members and liaise with government and non-government agencies as required;

  2. Ability to oversee service delivery of the Library (IKC) function on a daily basis;

  3. A real interest in developing, implementing and delivering meaningful and relevant library programs and activities (e.g.: First Five Forever & Tech Savvy Seniors Programs);

  4. Turn up to every shift and complete all tasks given to you;

  5. Demonstrated passion for delivering great customer service;

  6. Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively;

  7. Knowledge of computer processes and general software applications, including the internet and the ability to apply this knowledge in practice;

 

 

ESSENTIAL SERVICES OFFICER (WATER & SEWERAGE)

Permanent Full-Time Position (Must be available to work Monday to Thursday from 7:00am – 4:00pm

& Friday from 7:00am – 1:00pm)

Applications Close: Wednesday 1st December, 2021 at 4pm

 

 

The Essential Services Officer is responsible for providing assistance to the Senior Plumber with general plumbing duties, including: Water testing, Installation, repairs and maintenance of water pipelines, water tanks, sinks, tubs, toilets, solar hot water systems, plumbing fixtures, plumbing appliances, underground  sanitary and storm drainage systems, water piping systems, water treatment equipment, piping and controls.  You will also be responsible for assisting in the maintenance of Water, Sewerage & Splash Park infrastructure.

 

Qualifications

In order to be able to do this role you must hold:

  • Must have a Construction White Card;

  • A current C Class Drivers licence must be maintained at all times;

  • A clear national criminal history check must be maintained at all times

  • Cert II in Plumbing (Desirable)

  • Cert II in Water Operations (Desirable)

  • Cert II in Wastewater Operations (Desirable)

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you must:

  1. Demonstrated ability to deliver services & interact with community members;

  2. Working knowledge of plumbing would be an advantage;

  3. Turn up to every shift and complete all tasks given to you;

  4. BAS public housing maintenance experience or knowledge of these services in community;

  5. Ability to undertake all work duties in a timely and efficient manner to ensure continuity of essential services to the community;

  6. A high level of English literacy skills to be able to undertake training and a Cert II in the listed qualifications;

To apply for a position:

 

  1. Contact HR on email: hr@pormpuraaw.qld.gov.au or RISE (if you are a RISE job seeker) for a copy of the position description

  2. Ensure you are registered with RISE.  You can self register with RISE at any time

  3. Send your completed application for employment, resume and a cover letter responding to the selection criteria to RISE who will assist you with your application for employment and will forward your application to Council.