Burdekin Shire Council

The Shire of Burdekin is a local government area located in North Queensland, Australia in the Dry Tropics region. The district is located between Townsville and Bowen in the delta of the Burdekin River. It covers an area of 5,052.5 square kilometres (1,950.8 sq mi), and has existed as a local government entity since 1888. On 16 January 1888, the Ayr Division was created out of Subdivision 3 of the Thuringowa Division in 1888 under the Divisional Boards Act 1887. With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Ayr Division became the Shire of Ayr on 31 March 1903 On 12 June 1982, the Shire of Ayr was renamed the Shire of Burdekin, a change long desired by the residents of Home Hill.

$41,008 yearly
Burdekin Shire Council 145 Young St, Ayr QLD 4807, Australia
Dec 18, 2020
Part time
Council is seeking applications for a Disaster Management Officer. This is a part time position with the hours of work totalling 36.25 hours per fortnight. Applications close on 29 January 2021. The Burdekin is located just 70km south of Townsville, where unspoilt natural beauty meets a thriving rural community right on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef. Famous for its abundant sunshine and rich agriculture, the shire’s most important asset is water. The Burdekin River combined with a massive underground aquifer and the Burdekin Falls Dam make the district drought resistant. Council is seeking applications for a Disaster Management Officer to assist in the development, facilitation and coordination of Council’s and the Burdekin Local Disaster Management Groups disaster management planning, preparation, prevention, response and recovery in accordance with Council’s obligations under the Disaster Management Act 2003. This is a part time position...