Apply now Job no: 492679
Work type: Full Time
Location: Seaford
Categories: Technical

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula.  We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector.

Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team!

About the position

The Council’s Fleet Services Department is looking for a qualified Mechanic who will be responsible for the maintenance and repairs to the Council’s passenger fleet, heavy plant and equipment.

The main responsibilities will include: 

  • Carrying out maintenance and repairs to Council's passenger fleet, heavy plant and equipment;
  • Reporting any roadworthy or unsafe vehicles and equipment observed during servicing or repairing to the Fleet Services Team Leader; and
  • Ensuring servicing is performed in a timely manner to minimise down time for the operations of the team.

This is a full-time position which includes the option of working a 9-day fortnight

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • A Trade Certificate in Mechanics;
  • A current Medium Rigid Truck Licence; and
  • A Trade Certificate in Heavy Diesel Mechanics is desirable but not essential

Benefits of working at Frankston City Council

Be part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Rostered Day Off (Full time roles only);
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities;
  • Purchased leave;
  • Paid Parental leave;
  • Paid Christmas Shut Down Leave;
  • Free onsite parking (Civic Centre);
  • Employee assistance program; and
  • Salary sacrifice gym membership at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre.

An attractive remuneration can be negotiated. Salary level will be based on the experience level of the candidate. Overtime will also be paid as required.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have any questions, please contact Paul Twaites on 9768 1569 or via email on

Culture at Frankston City Council

Frankston City Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Bunurong people, as the custodians of the land on which we live and work and their Elders past and present.

Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities. As well as applicants who identify as being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, are culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+ or who have a disability to apply.

Council has zero tolerance for child abuse.  Protecting children and preventing child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you 

Pre-Employment Information

You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, a current Driver Licence and Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.

Covid-19 Vaccination Information

It is a condition of employment that all Frankston City Council employees are required to have Covid-19 Vaccinations and any associated boosters as required by Council’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy. Successful candidates will be required to declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status and provide a copy of a valid Vaccination Certificate as part of the pre-employment process, prior to being offered a position.

Position Description

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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