Water Services Operator / Labourer X 2

Job No: BRC309
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council is currently seeking X 2 Water Services Operator/Labourers to join the Water & Waste Section of Council's Engineering Department. 

As the Water Services Operator/Labourer you will be responsible for supporting the Water Service Operator to efficiently, effectively and safely carry out all works as directed. You will conduct maintenance and improvements of Council's Water Reticulation System and carry out labouring duties across other areas of the Water Section as required.   

Key Requirements

  • Current NSW Class C Driver's Licence 
  • General Construction for Induction (White Card) 
  • Knowledge of pipe laying for water applications 
  • Experience in the utilisation of small plant used in the construction industry 
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member 
  • Logical thinking skills 
  • Adequate numeracy & literacy skills to fulfil the requirements of the position 
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, requiring considerable amounts of labouring work 
  • Ability to work overtime and on call (including weekends) as required. 

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: $906.30 to $952.18 per week + Adverse working conditions allowance of $17.00 per week + On call allowance (as required) + Super 

Position Status: Permanent full time 

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

Application closing date: Sunday, 19 Febuary 2023, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Paul Walther - 6333 6516

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.