Diamantina Shire Council

The Shire of Diamantina is a local government area in Central West Queensland, bordering South Australia and the Northern Territory. Its administrative centre is in the town of Bedourie.

Like most places in Queensland with the "Diamantina" name, it was named after Lady Diamantina Bowen (née Roma), the wife of the first governor of Queensland, Sir George Bowen.

It covers an area of 94,731 square kilometres (36,575.8 sq mi), and is the second largest LGA in the state. The shire was established in 1879. The town of Birdsville is home to the Birdsville Races, a horse race meeting to raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

$65,234 - $72,389 yearly
Diamantina Shire Council 17 Herbert Street, Bedourie QLD 4829, Australia
Jan 21, 2021
Full time
Applications are invited from suitably experienced candidates for the position of Administration Officer - Creditors. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic person with an inquisitive mind to be responsible for the administrative aspects of the Finance Department. This pivotal role will be responsible for the day to day processing of Councils finance systems. A sound knowledge of accounting practices including accounts payable, cash receipting, procurement and banking procedures is desirable. Certificate III in Business Administration or related finance/accounting discipline would be highly regarded. A minimum of one to three years experience in a similar role in a large multi disciplinary organisation undertaking accounts payable processing. Experience in using financial modules of Synergy Soft or ability to learn will be an advantage. If you have strong administration and computer skills, then please apply. This is a fulltime permanent position...
$71,702 - $111,323 yearly
Diamantina Shire Council 17 Herbert Street, Bedourie QLD 4829, Australia
Jan 21, 2021
Full time
Applications are invited from experienced Grader final trim drivers to join our busy Works team. We are looking for an experienced hands-on applicant with excellent driving skills and a positive attitude. If you have the ability to final trim all types of road construction including DTMR projects, carry out basic operating checks and daily maintenance this could be the opportunity to bring your skills to a dynamic shire and community. We require you have… Certificate of Competency in Grader Operations Current Construction Safety Induction Card (White Card) Knowledge of Main Roads Standard and Techniques; and Current Queensland 'C" Class Licence ("MC" Class Licence Desirable) This position will be based in either Bedourie or Birdsville which are small but vital towns with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health services, schools, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa. A competitive remuneration package is...
Diamantina Shire Council 17 Herbert Street, Bedourie QLD 4829, Australia
Jan 21, 2021
Part time
Applications are invited from an experienced Children's Service Facilitator. This position will be responsible for planning and coordinating regular structured child focussed activities for children aged up to 8 years including; Playgroup sessions, Kids Club, and occasional specific activities such as literacy programs, and nutrition education. This position is a part-time position for 23hrs/week and based in Bedourie. The successful applicant will need to have a current Working with Children - Blue Card. A competitive package will be negotiated with the successful candidates and will include above award wages, and six weeks' annual leave. A modern home is available for rent in Bedourie at subsidised rental. Applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply. If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfil this position, please submit your application below. Please include: A completed application form. A...
$55,116 - $65,679 yearly
Diamantina Shire Council 17 Herbert Street, Bedourie QLD 4829, Australia
Jan 21, 2021
Contractor/Temp
Council is seeking enthusiastic personnel’s to join our experienced staff at the Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre in Birdsville. The Wirrarri Centre is the focal point for locals and tourists and hosts the Library and Gallery, full of history and local artefacts. You will need to be organised, have great customer service and possess excellent computer skills. Previous experience in a similar role would be highly regarded. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your knowledge and experience within the tourist sector at an iconic destination. If you are an excellent communicator and are able to work independently you are encouraged to apply. Please note that these positions will involve a Monday to Sunday 7 day work roster during peak tourist periods. Positions available are Maximum Term (fulltime- March till October) with a competitive remuneration package ($55,116 to $65,679 depending on your experience, allowances), which includes above award...