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.

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Positions Vacant



McKinlay Shire Council is seeking an active and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Casual Pool and Leisure Officer.

This Julia Creek based position will initially be 2 days per week, with the possibility of extending those hours after the completion of the Julia Creek Participation Space. Council requires an individual to provide pool management relief and assistance towards the provision of sports and recreational activities to community members.

To view the full advert and briefing pack CLICK HERE

Positions Close: Monday, 16th February 2015



McKinlay Shire Council is offering an outstanding, rural based opportunity to demonstrate
diversity in the nursing field and make a real difference to the lives of others.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Community Health Nurse. This unique position is situated in Julia Creek and provides for a dynamic and practical role in the delivery of community health along with the development of health promotion programs and events. Nursing Registration qualifications and/or registration with the appropriate registration
authority is required. Experience in aged care and/or child health is considered favourable.

To view the full advert and briefing pack CLICK HERE

Positions Close: Monday, 9th February 2015



If you’re a motivated person who has a current Grader ticket and Construction Induction Card, with a preferred minimum of two years experience operating a grader, and can demonstrate the skills to mix and lay gravel to Main Roads standard, this position may be ideal for you. The successful applicant will be required to undertake road construction, maintenance and associated duties within the operations of Council’s Works Department.

To view the full advert and briefing pack CLICK HERE.

Position Closes Friday 30th January 2015



This full time, contract position of Workshop Supervisor requires a proactive person to maintain, service and repair Council’s tools, plant & equipment. This position will include workshop administration duties such as vehicle and machinery registrations, servicing schedules, requisitioning of all parts and stock required and regular reporting to the Works Manager.

To view the full advert and briefing pack CLICK HERE.

Position Closes Monday 2nd February 2015



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.

Applicants must provide a current Resume, a statement addressing the Selection Criteria and copies of relevant qualifications to be considered for the position. Completed applications can be emailed to employment@mckinlay.qld.gov.auor forwarded to;

Private and Confidential,
Human Resources,
PO Box 177,
Julia Creek Qld 4823

Please contact the HR Department on (07) 4746 7166  if you have any further questions.

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.