Plant Operator/Labourer (Recreation Mowing Crew)

Job No: BRC475
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council is currently seeking a suitably experienced person to join the Recreation Section's Mowing Crew as a Plant Operator/Labourer.

As Plant Operator / Labourer within Council’s Recreation Section, you 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. 

The successful candidate will be required to undertake mowing and general grounds maintenance duties to Council's various parks, reserves, sports fields & open space areas as directed, conduct mowing maintenance duties utilising tractor and tractor mounted equipment as required, provide relief on other items of plant where appropriate and required, provide alternative labouring duties as required, carry out all duties to a satisfactory standard and ensure that safe working procedures are observed and adhered to.   

Key Requirements

  • Current NSW Class C Drivers' Licence 
  • Sound experience in the operation of tractor / slasher and or tractor/mower combinations
  • 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: $1,008.70 to $1,059.81 per week + super + adverse working allowance ($18.28 pw)

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

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

Application closing date: Sunday, 2 June 2024, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Adrian Potts - 6333 6285

Bathurst Regional Council is committed to being a flexible, safe, equal and inclusive workplace where diversity is embraced and supported.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people who are from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people of any age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and cultural background. 

We are also committed to being a Child Safe organisation with a zero tolerance for child abuse.

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.