Plant Operator (Tractor)/Labourer x3

Job No: BRC0205
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council is currently seeking X 3 suitably experienced people to join the Recreation Section as a Plant Operator (Tractor) / Labourer. The successful candidates will be required to undertake mowing maintenance to various parks and reserves, undertake irrigation maintenance, general parks labouring duties and other associated operational duties as required.  

Other duties will include but are not limited to; conducting mowing maintenance duties utilising tractor and tractor mounted equipment, provide relief on other items of plant where appropriate and required, other labouring and maintenance duties associated with the Recreation Section.   

Key Requirements

  • Current NSW Class C Drivers' Licence 
  • WorkCover Induction for Construction (White Card) 
  • Previous experience in the operation of tractor/slasher and or tractor/mower operations. 
  • Sound knowledge of mowing and labouring operations 
  • Adequate numeracy and literacy skills to fulfil the requirements of the position
  • The agreement to take leave in accordance with the Recreation Section's leave roster outside the recognised peak growing season 

What we can offer

  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Rostered day off every third week
  • Generous leave entitlements 
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Employee education assistance
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to confidential employee assistance program

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $965.30 to $1014.17 per week + super + adverse working allowance ($17.00pw)

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Hours of work: 38 hours per week with an RDO every third week

Application closing date: Sunday, 3 July 2022, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Adrian Potts - 6333 6285

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.