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Labourer (Construction & Maintenance) – Biggenden

Position Details:

  • Work type: Full-time Permanent
  • Location: Biggenden

Why work with us?

There is no better place to live, work and play than naturally beautiful North Burnett.  Home to 6 main townships plus quaint villages, the region boasts incredible National Parks, is agriculturally diverse, and offers an idyllic relaxed lifestyle.

This is an exciting time to be joining the team.  North Burnett Regional Council offer a dynamic working environment with opportunities for professional development and initiatives to support a healthy work/life balance.

About the role

North Burnett Regional Council is seeking a Labourer to join the Construction & Maintenance Team based in Biggenden.

The Labourer works as part of a multi-skilled team to deliver effective and efficient construction and maintenance of existing services and structures in connection with roads and footpaths, drainage and other functions in and around the town of Biggenden.

About you

With a focus on safe work practices, you will have proven experience undertaking labouring tasks in the construction and maintenance of roads, including traffic control procedures, kerb and gutter, footpath, concrete drainage etc.

You will be able to safely operate and maintain a variety of commercial plant/ equipment and tools relevant to the work area.

Additionally, you will have good communication skills and be able to work effectively in a close-knit team.

To be successful you will bring the following:

  • Ability to work in a physically demanding occupation, often in noisy conditions.
  • Unrestricted drivers licence – ‘C’ class.
  • Work Safe in the Construction Industry Induction Certificate (White Card).
  • Traffic Management Implementation Program licence.
  • Traffic Control Industry Authority.

If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we would love to learn more about you and appreciate your application.

Benefits of working at Council:

  • Be part of a passionate and talented team
  • Competitive salaries, plus 12% superannuation
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Healthy work/ life balance
  • Rostered days off (RDO) – 9-day fortnight
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Employee ‘Study Assistance’ scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program for work or non-work-related matters


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Linda Donnelly from the People and Performance Team on 0499 781 280.

Additional Information

Please refer to the Position Description for full details regarding the responsibilities and requirements of this position.

Due to the nature of these roles, the successful candidate will be physically fit and able to satisfactorily pass Council’s medical and functional assessment based on the physical and safety requirements of the position.

North Burnett Regional Council is a drug and alcohol-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be considered for this position, you must have adequate unrestricted rights to work in Australia.

Accommodation / housing

The North Burnett Region offers affordable accommodation options, particularly if you are looking at getting into the housing market.  Contact our local real-estate agents directly to discuss potential opportunities.  If you are looking for short-term/rental accommodation, again, please contact our local Real Estate agents directly to discuss suitable options.