• Position Vacant
  • Biloela

Website Banana Shire Council

Our Vision

“Shire of Opportunity”
To improve the quality of life for our communities through the delivery of efficient, effective and sustainable
services and facilities.

Our Mission

Our Council is committed to promoting and striving for continuous improvement in all that we do, for the benefit
and growth of the whole of our Shire.


Our Values

• Advocacy for our people
• Effective and responsive leadership
• Integrity and mutual respect
• Honesty, equity and consistency in all aspects of Council’s operations
• Quality of service to our citizens
• Work constructively together, in the spirit of teamwork
• Sustainable growth and development


To establish procedures and facilitate the achievement of Council’s water and wastewater treatment quality
objectives and compliance with statutory obligations and reporting functions.






• Respond to enquiries from internal and external customers promptly and professionally

• Ensure compliance requirements are met for drinking water quality and wastewater/recycled water quality

• Develop and implement applicable Management Plans (eg. Drinking Water Quality Management Plan)

• Develop and implement appropriate risk management practices for water and wastewater treatment systems and operations

• Monitor, audit and review compliance with management plans, water quality sampling programs, treatment plant log sheets and treatment operational processes for compliance and continuous improvement purposes

• Take the lead in preparation of annual report for Drinking Water Quality Management

• Analyse and interpret water quality and scientific data

• Monitor and provide advice on hazardous chemical and treatment related safety matters

• Prepare a range of documents including technical reports

• Report on management systems, key performance indicators, trends and compliance to internal and external stakeholders

• Oversee collection and collation of data for regular and annual reporting functions and ensure timeframes are met

• Contribute and provide technical advice and support to other staff regarding management plans, statutory compliance and reporting matters, water/wastewater quality issues and treatment matters and water quality monitoring procedures and equipment

• Mentor and supervise staff as required

• Assist in the management and contribute to the development of the sections budget

• Liaise with external laboratories as required

• Liaise with the Regulator (Department of Energy and Water Supply)

• Contribute to the development of new techniques and methodology in the water/wastewater industry

• Undertake routine administrative tasks as required by the position eg. timesheets

• Assist senior staff to continuously improve work processes and develop new practices as required

• Participate in training, exercises and response to disaster management and recovery as required

• Undertake other relevant duties as directed, consistent with skills, competence and training.




• Queensland C class manual drivers licence (minimum requirement – provisional licence)
• Certificate or Diploma level qualification in relevant field together with experience in a similar role
• Formal tertiary qualification/s in a science, engineering or other relevant field





• High level technical knowledge in Water Quality Management and Compliance
• High level investigative and analytical skills
• Proven practical problem solving skills
• Demonstrated ‘eye for detail’ and accuracy
• Working knowledge of relevant legislation
• Advanced computer skills and working knowledge of MS Office suite of programs
• Highly developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to establish work priorities and meet deadlines


The Employee agrees to comply with the following:
• Workplace Health and Safety policies and procedures
• Customer service standards
• Council’s Code of Conduct
• Council’s Environmental Policy
• Anti-discrimination legislation, actively promoting its principles in all activities
• Human Resources policies and procedures
• Financial Management policies and procedures
• Records Management policies and procedures
• Disaster Management policies and procedures




• The employee acknowledges that this role requires them to hold and maintain a class ‘C’ manual drivers
licence and that the loss of licence may jeopardise employment with Council
• The employee acknowledges that this role has been identified as working in an ‘at risk work location’
and/or is an ‘at risk worker’ and subsequently agrees to be protected by the relevant immunisations in
accordance with Council’s Staff Immunisation Program and will participate in required health monitoring
in accordance with the guidelines set out by council and relevant legislation and industry standards.

To apply for this job please visit www.banana.qld.gov.au.