Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
Trainee – Civil Construction

Posted: 21 Mar
Closes: 19 Jun
Queanbeyan, New South Wales


The Package: $820.60 - $1,206.09 gross per week + 11% super. (Evaluated as Trainee Grade 4 - 10 of the QPRC Salary System 2023) and guaranteed increases of 3.5% in 2024-25 and 3% in 2025-26, plus potential performance-based progression.

Full-time – 38 hours per week. (RDO Conditions may apply)

Two of these traineeship opportunities are identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander positions - one located in Braidwood and one in Bungendore.

Council will support successful candidates to complete a Certificate III – Civil Construction. Council commits to paying 100% of the costs for course fees and any other costs associated such as prescribed textbooks.

Do you have an interest in civil construction and looking to gain valuable on-the-job experience and a free qualification? Are you looking for an opportunity to give back to your local community?

In this role you will:

  • Master the art of road maintenance and construction
  • Support in delivering safe and accessible road networks for our community
  • Hands on experience with drainage construction and maintenance
  • Assist and carry out construction and maintenance of concrete
  • Leave your mark with road line marking and street signs

We are looking for someone who:

  • Ability to enrol in and complete a Certificate III – Civil Construction through approved RTO as a part-time student by either internal or external learning.
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team
  • A good level of communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Is able to or in the process or obtaining a ‘P’ or ‘C’ class driver’s licence.

Working with us: Council offers a diverse range of learning and development opportunities where trainees and cadets are offered opportunities to combine practical and real-life work experiences to enhance the qualifications obtained. QPRC also offers paid superannuation, generous leave entitlements and promotes an inclusive and supportive workplace.

If you have any questions relating to the role, please contact:

Barry Osmond

Coordinator, Transport Construction

(02) 6238 8158

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 15 April 2024