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Workshop Manager


Positions Vacant

Workshop Manager

Closing Date: 5 October – 10am

Salary Range: $100K – $110K [+ Superannuation + Flights + Subsidised accommodation + 6 weeks annual leave]

Position Type: Full Time

The Role:

A great opportunity has arisen within our Workshop Department for a Workshop Manager to join the team. Reporting to the Group  Manager – Technical Services, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Plan and manage the whole operations of the Council Workshop.
  • Develop and manage annual budgets for workshop, fleet and plant owned by Council.
  • Supervise and Manage staff to ensure compliance of Council policies and procedures is followed.
  • Ensuring all mechanical work is carried out in a cost effective manner through correct diagnosis, repair and maintenance whilst maintaining a high standard in the quality of work performed.
  • Deliver ‘on the job’ training for Apprentice’s and Trainee’s and identify opportunities for further training and development
  • Ensure that work is carried out in accordance with statutory regulations such as the Workplace Health and Safety Act.
  • Manage apprentices trainings and sign offs.

About you:

To be considered for this role you must be committed to safety in the workplace You must also possess:

  • Previous experience working with Light and Heavy vehicles and formal qualifications including a Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology or higher are essential to perform this position.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity, operational management and policy management and / or experience in workplace assessment and training. A Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment in Training would be highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively combined with a high level of planning, organisation and time management skill in addition to sound computer literacy and data entry skills.
  • The ability to apply highly developed analytical reasoning skills to solve complex problems.
    • A thorough understanding of Workplace Health and Safety requirements and a working knowledge of local government or the ability to rapidly acquire this knowledge.

In return, we offer a very attractive salary package to successful applicant. We provide relocation/repatriation + flights + subsidised accommodation + 6 weeks annual leave.

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

For further information regarding the role, please contact:


Alona Gilhang, HR Manager

Phone: 07 4745 7808

Email:  hr@mornington.qld.gov.au

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