Trades and labour roles

Brisbane City Council is one of the biggest civil construction and maintenance employers in Queensland.

We offer a range of trade and labour positions in the following fields:

  • automotive
  • carpentry
  • electrical
  • fitting and turning
  • general labour
  • mechanics
  • panel beating
  • plumbing

Benefits for Council tradespeople and labourers

Council tradespeople and labourers enjoy the following benefits:

  • competitive salaries including overtime and penalty rates where applicable
  • a generous superannuation scheme of 14% for permanent employees
  • leave arrangements including paid maternity, paternity and carer’s leave
  • ongoing training and career development in your trade discipline
  • uniforms
  • tools.

Find more benefits of working at Council.

More information

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