Skip to content.

Carpenter - Trades and Services

Job No: BSC202200017
Location: Ballina


Change your lifestyle and live and work in a vibrant community and great coastal environment.

Ballina Shire Council is situated on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, 20 minutes from Byron Bay and one hour from the Gold Coast. The shire is a popular tourism destination with pristine beaches, rainforest retreats and hinterland hideaways.



We are looking for an enthusiastic and appropriately experienced and trade qualified carpenter to join our Building Services team. The position will work as part of a small team to undertake construction, maintenance and inspection of Council owned buildings and facilities according to time and budget constraints, Council requirements and relevant standards for WHS, environmental and quality systems. 

To be successful you will bring

  • Behaviour that demonstrates Council’s values of creative, accessible, respect, energetic and safe.
  • Trade certificate relevant to the position and demonstrated experience working in the building construction and maintenance industry.
  • Proven excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated experience in the direction and supervision of apprentices and contractors, with the ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Demonstrated digital literacy with experience and competence in computer and devices (e.g. tablet, iPhone) applications.

The rewards

  • An annual salary range of $56,800 to $67,800 (plus 10.5% superannuation) dependent upon skills, experience and qualifications.
  • An inclusive culture where all our people are valued, EEO, diversity and differences are respected.
  • An absolute focus on our peoples’ safety and well being.
  • Learning and career development opportunities.
  • Generous Award workplace conditions.

Click here to view the Position Description and Information Package.

Specific enquiries

Chris Trainor | Coordinator Trades and Services | 02 6686 1223

How to apply

Please Note:  Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to it later.  You must use your email address, and not one used previously by another person who has applied for a position with Council.

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document.  You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

Have your Resume document ready to go.

Fill out all questions below.  Click "Next".  You will then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable).  Click "Next".

Review your application to confirm everything is correct.  Click "Confirm" to submit your application.




Apply Now

Personal Details * Required field