Job Description


Council is seeking to appoint a permanent full time Labourer to contribute to Council’s success. 

  • 9-day fortnight, promoting a healthy work-life balance
  • Work outdoors throughout the Gladstone region
  • Based at Gladstone Depot

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to support Council’s direction by efficiently undertaking construction and maintenance activities of civil infrastructure and undertaking a wide range of maintenance, repair and improvement tasks within the Gladstone Region. 

You will bring: 

  • Labouring skills to carry out maintenance activities on a daily basis. 
  • Experience and competency operating under a current Medium Rigid (MR) licence.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Sound communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills. 
  • Basic keyboard skills and experience and competency using technical devices.
  • Current Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card). 

This role supports the concreting crew within our Roads Program Delivery Central team. Whilst not essential, concreting experience would be advantageous.

Why work for GRC?

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees. 
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution. 
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance. 
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.