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Position Vacant | Carpenters and Cabinet Makers


Positions Vacant

Position Vacant | Carpenters and Cabinet Makers

Closing Date: until filled

Salary Range: Negotiable

Position Type: Full time

The Role:

A great opportunity has arisen within our Housing Department and Works Department, requiring experienced and qualified Carpenters to assist with a full program of work.

Carpentry positions will report directly to the Housing Manager and will assist the Housing Team to undertake works for Community Housing and all Council Facilities on Mornington Island.

You’ll undertake work such as:

  • Carpentry including design, construction and installation.
  • Maintenance, renovation, refurbishment, installation, and repair work including other trades (glazing, tiling, painting, cabinetmaking, etc) for domestic housing, council building and infrastructure services.
  • New construction work including Commercial and Domestic.
  • Ensure all works are properly installed to meet the manufacturer specification, Australian Standards, BCA and QBCC requirements

Requirements: Essential

  • Certificate III Trade Carpenter or Cabinet Maker
  • Relevant trade experience
  • Construction blue card and white card
  • Desire to experience a remote and unique location and lifestyle

Requirements: Desirable

  • EWP High risk work license, Skid Steer, Excavator, Welder
  • Experience working for local government

Benefits and perks

  • An excellent remuneration package will be negotiated based on experience, skills, and qualifications.
  • 12% Superannuation
  • 6 weeks leave per year
  • Return flights to Cairns, Townsville or Mt Isa to enjoy several breaks per year
  • Tools, Work vehicle and subsidised housing will be provided.

To apply, please forward a cover letter addressing the job criteria and your CV to hr@mornington.qld.gov.au or apply via SEEK 

Download position description here

For further information regarding the role, please contact:


Phone: 0408 483 537

Email:  hr@mornington.qld.gov.au

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