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Maitland City Council Cadet Opportunities

Commencing in January 2022, for a period of two years, we are looking for a Cadet Town Planner and Cadet Building Surveyor to join our organisation.

Both these roles provide a solid foundation for building upon your studies by undertaking a cadet program within local government. You will have a training plan developed specifically for you, giving you the opportunity to also obtain practical experience. Do these roles sound of interest to help you progress your career? 

To be successful in either if these roles you will:

· Be experienced in effectively prioritising tasks, meeting deadlines and continuously improving

· Have experience or understanding in undertaking research, analysis and presentation of information 

· Have a current Class C driver’s licence 

The Cadet Town Planner position is only suitable for those who will finalise their degree qualification in Town Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Science or a related discipline, within two years (by December 2023), with the ability to study part-time, as you will be given one day per week paid study leave.

The Cadet Building Surveyor position is only suitable for those who will finalise their degree qualification in Building Surveying, Construction Management or a related discipline, within two years (by December 2023), with the ability to study part-time, as you will be given one day per week paid study leave. 

Benefits

These Cadets positions are temporary full time (two-year contract) with a salary range of $47,704 up to $56,628 per year including 10% p.a. superannuation. Council will also pay for those subjects in your final year of study and give you access to staff benefits such as flexible working arrangements & fitness passport.  

Questions?

If after reading the role charter you have any questions, please contact Tiarne Cecil, Learning & Development Advisor, on 02 4934 9878. More information regarding Council’s Pathways Program can be viewed via https://www.maitland.nsw.gov.au/pathways-program.

 To Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please visit the relevant job advertisement on the Maitland City Council Website:

Cadet Town Planner: https://www.maitland.nsw.gov.au/work-vacancies/cadet-town-planner

Cadet Building Surveyor: https://www.maitland.nsw.gov.au/work-vacancies/cadet-building-surveyor

Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your resume, cover letter and qualifications. In the application process for this role, you will be required to address three targeted questions, with each response limited to 400 words, in place of addressing the entire essential criteria. 

Applications close: Wednesday 15 September 2021

Should your application progress to the next stage you will be contacted and be required to attend a group assessment centre interview on Thursday 30 September 2021. NB if the current COVID-19 restrictions are still in place at this time, the assessment centre will be held online. 

What happens next?

Once applications close, we will review all candidates’ details against the targeted questions and will be back in touch with you to advise the status of your application.

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

Closed 11 days ago
Closed 11 days ago
  • Job type:Cadetships
  • Disciplines:

    Government

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

  • Locations:

    New South Wales

  • VACANCIES

    2

  • Closing Date:15th Sep 2021, 12:59 pm

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