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Track Worker Employment Register

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Parks & Wildlife Service

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Position details

Award/Classification:AWU (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award - Various Classifications
Employment Type: Fixed-term, casual, Fixed-term, full-time, Fixed-term, part-time
Region: Statewide

A fixed-term and casual employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.

Salary: Full-time employees: Band 1 - $40,511 - $49,969, Band 2 - $51,782 - $56,011, Band 3 - $58,394 - $63,226 per annum.

Casual employees: Band 1 - $25.23 - $31.11, Band 2 - $32.25 - $34.88, Band 3 - $36.37 - $39.37 per hour. A 24% casual loading will apply in lieu of leave entitlements.

Commencing salary within the above range will be determined in accordance with qualifications and previous relevant experience.

Applications are invited from persons interested in registering for fixed-term employment as Trackworkers.  The employment register will remain open for recruitment up to and including 6 January 2019.

The work is physically demanding and is undertaken in remote and isolated conditions. Applicants need to be physically fit and able to work in rough terrain which may be subject to harsh weather conditions. Further information is available on the Track Worker Information Sheet.

Please note that if you are currently registered, you do not need to submit a new application unless you wish to do so, but you need to advise the contact person in this advertisement to request that your name is transfered to the new register, as well as advising of any changes you wish to make such as contact details etc.

Duties

Band 1 - Assist with the construction, maintenance, restoration, reconstruction and rehabilitation of walking tracks and associated facilities.

Band 2 - Undertake the construction, maintenance, restoration, reconstruction and rehabilitation of walking tracks and associated facilities. Assist with helicopter operations.

Band 3 - Undertake the construction, maintenance, restoration, reconstruction and rehabilitation of walking tracks and associated facilities.

Desirable Requirements

It is desirable that you have a current motor vehicle driver's licence, and a current Statement of Competency in Chainsaw and Brushcutter Use.

Essential Requirements

Track Workers must be physically fit and able to work in rough and isolated terrain.

The work associated with this position is outdoors and often in remote locations which involves periods of rough camping. The work can be physically demanding requiring the carrying of backpacks with overnight camping equipment or track maintenance tools.

Prior to appointment the occupant of this position will be required to complete an approved medical disclosure and contact information form and pass an annual medical examination and fitness test used for fire fighters.

Band 2 - For Track Workers undertaking helicopter operations only a current St John's Workplace Level 2 First Aid Certificate or equivalent is required.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Download File Track Worker Level 1 - Statement of Duties.pdf

Download File Track Worker Level 1 - Statement of Duties.doc

Download File Track Worker Level 2 - Statement of Duties.pdf

Download File Track Worker Level 2 - Statement of Duties.doc

Download File Track Worker Level 3 - Statement of Duties.pdf

Download File Track Worker Fixed Term Employment Register - Information for Applicants.pdf

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.

For more information

Martin O'Dea
(03) 6165 4219
martin.odea@parks.tas.gov.au


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