Positions Vacant at Council Positions Vacant at Council

McKinlay Shire Council is the southern gateway to the Gulf. The Shire is committed to be the thriving-heart of the Mid-West. Our hallmarks include innovation, initiative, teamwork and integrity of our people. We strive to continually improve our internal operations and provide effective public services and amenities that meet present and future needs of our community.

All applicants must include a completed Applicant Summary form and a statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found in the Position Description) when submitting an application for any of the below vacancies.

To register your interest in a job with McKinlay Shire Council that is currently not advertised, please complete the General Employment Application Form.

If your computer does not support PDF files please contact Human Resources on (07) 4746 7166 or email employment@mckinlay.qld.gov.au for a word version to be sent to you.


1x Grader Operator 

Council currently seek to employ a Grader Operator.
For details about this exciting oportunity p
lease view the Recruitment Pack. Applications close Wednesday, 30th April 2014


1x Temporary Full-time Works Foreperson (until June 2015 with possible extension) 

Council currently seek to employ atemporary full-time Works Foreperson.
For details about this exciting oportunity p
lease view the Recruitment Pack. Applications close Wednesday, 30th April 2014



Volunteers Required Volunteers Required

McKinlay Shire Council is seeking enthusiastic individuals or couples to volunteer as Camp Hosts for the Julia Creek RV Friendly Rest Area. The free camping ground for self-contained vehicles, is a popular stopover for visitors with its creek frontage and short walking trail into town. Check out the flyer for full details.
Volunteer benefits include:
• Free use of a Council generator and fuel;
• Free bush dinner meals on Monday nights;
• Free internet access at the library;
• Free dump point;
• Free entry to Swimming Pool and tennis courts;
• Free entry to Beneath the Creek at the Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre.
• Certificate of Appreciation;
• Access to laundromat;

Positions Vacant - Non Council Positions Vacant - Non Council

McKinlay Shire MPHS
Personal Care Assistant - Casual, Part-time, Traineeship.
For more information please click here.

Home Tutor/Governess/Nanny Positions 

Various positions depending on station requirements. Usually involves assisting in schooling and care of children on stations . Most positions are live in and accommodation, board and keep is usually provided. Most positions require past experience with children and/or teaching, Blue Card, drivers licence, senior first aid. Own vehichle is an advantage. For further vacancies click here or visit:

Health/ Nursing
The contact person for enquires is the HR Manager, Mount Isa Hospital on 07 4744 4814 or mtisarecruitment@health.qld.gov.au.

Thank you for interest in working in McKinlay Shire.