Labourer (Water Services - Treatment Team)

Job No: BDBRC792
Location: Bundaberg

$59,729 per annum + super + benefits
Permanent Full-Time 
Water Services Branch, Infrastructure Services
Bundaberg Region

About Us

Our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centred on our core values. To be a Council that is customer focused, respectful and prides itself on team work, leadership, sustainability and innovation. We’re an all-inclusive Council that celebrates diversity and communicates in an open and respectful manner.

About The Opportunity 

Your role as a Labourer (Water Services Treatment Team) is to be part of a multi-disciplined team that is capable of performing a wide range of operational, maintenance, and repair activities while assisting in the operation of Water Treatment Plants across the Bundaberg region providing a safe, efficient and responsive 24/7 service.

About You

  • Possession of (or ability to obtain) a 'HR' Drivers Licence, Construction Industry General Safety Induction Card and Traffic Management Implementation.
  • Having an interest in and aptitude for further training and career progression to become a Treatment Plant Operator.
  • Verified skills to operate light mechanical equipment used within the water industry.
  • Availability to work after-hours as part of an on-call roster.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with a variety of internal and external parties.
  • Previous experience with operations and maintenance works within the water services industry will be highly regarded.
  • Basic computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office and Council applications.
  • Live and uphold Council values and a "can do " approach to work.

What we offer

  • A competitive remuneration salary with options for salary sacrifice.
  • Up to 12% Superannuation contributions.
  • 38 hour working week, nine-day fortnight, including long weekends.
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued.
  • Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance and a friendly and supportive team.

The Selection Process

The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance and Pre-employment Medical (which may include drug and alcohol testing), as part of the recruitment process you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide the appropriate evidence.

To View the full Position Description and to learn more about our Benefits, Rewards and Recognition visit our Careers with Council webpage.

Applications Close: 11.30 pm, Sunday 5 February 2023 AEST


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