Water Truck Operator (Readvertised)

Job No: BRC0223
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council is currently seeking a Water Truck Operator to operate Council's Water Truck and undertake duties associated with road construction and maintenance activities.

To be successful in this role you will hold a current NSW Class HR Driver’s Licence, as a minimum, have experience driving trucks up to 24,500kg GVM, and knowledge and experience in basic mechanical and maintenance principles of trucks. 

Key Requirements 


  • Current NSW Class HR Driver’s Licence, as a minimum
  • Experience driving trucks up to 24,500kg GVM
  • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Knowledge and experience of road construction and maintenance principles
  • Knowledge and experience in basic mechanical & maintenance principles of trucks
  • Experience in operating small plant used in the construction industry
  • Adequate numeracy and literacy skills to fulfil the requirements of the position

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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 + industry allowance of $17.00 per week + super

Position Status: Permanent Full Time

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

Application closing date: Sunday, 21 August 2022 at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Simon Armitage - 02 6333 6223

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.