Plant Operator (Floating)

Job No: MPSC27
Location: Moree



Forming part of the Engineering Services Department, the Plant Operator (Floating) will be required to undertake the operation of all Council plant for the construction and maintenance of roads within the shire, providing economic maintenance and construction of services to ensure the safe operation of the road network for the community.

The successful applicant must hold a HC Drivers licence, have a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Applicants, who do not hold the Certificate III qualification may be considered in some instances, however must commit to gaining the qualification upon commencement) and have relevant experience related to the safe operation and maintenance of various road construction and maintenance plant.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017, Band 1 Level 3 Grade 6 Step 1 $998.95 to Step 3 $1,073.85 in Council’s Salary System, depending on qualifications & experience.

MPSC uses job-matched pre-employment screenings to ensure that applicants are able to undertake the inherent physical requirements of this position without placing them at risk of injury.  Therefore the most meritorious applicant identified at interview will be required to undertake a pre-employment health screening and a three (3) month probationary period. 

Applications must be made on-line ONLY, at and will be accepted up until 4.00pm on Wednesday, 23 October 2019.

Further information regarding the on-line application process please contact the Human Resources Department on (02) 67573 234 via e-mail

A pre-employment health check and a three month probationary period apply to all positions. All employees are subject to drug and alcohol screening at the pre-employment health screening and random testing will occur throughout the probationary period.

Council has a generous incentive scheme for staff including salary sacrifice options.

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a Smoke Free work environment.

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