Plant Operator (Stabiliser)

Job No: MPSC35
Location: Moree


Forming part of the Engineering Department, you will effectively and efficiently operate the Stabiliser to support the construction and maintenance of roads within the Shire by improving the strength of gravel and bitumen pavements, and providing economic maintenance and construction services to ensure the safe operation of the road network for the community.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017, Band 1 Level 3 Grade 5 Step 1 $953.30 to Step 3 $1,022.15 per 38 hour week with final salary to be determined by relevant experience and qualifications.

 Physical ability to operate plant for long periods over the course of the working day is an inherent requirement of the 38 hour per week positions.  Operation of plant includes the ability to enter and exit plant safely and withstand vibration and jarring which may occur on uneven surfaces.  Other manual tasks are required including bending and working at low levels, lifting above 15kg, handling unstable and awkward loads, working above shoulder height, push and pull objects such as wheelbarrows, standing for up to 3 hours at a time, walking on uneven surfaces, working outdoors and operating tools and small plant such as mowers, jack hammers, moving in and out of plant such as trucks.

 Applications must be made on-line ONLY, at and will be accepted up until 4.00pm on Wednesday, 27 November 2019.

 Further information regarding the on-line application process may be obtained by contacting Council’s Human Resources area on (02) 67 573 234 or 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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