Water & Sewer Team Member - Trainee

Job No: BVSC104
Location: Various Locations Within the Bega Valley Shire

A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including, libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens & town centre care.

Most recently we’ve added recovery, rebuilding and resilience to the important work we do.

Council has a range of employment benefits supporting our staff these may include;

  • Rostered day off schemes
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Staff development and award programs

The Opportunity

We have multiple opportunities for reliable and motivated individuals to undertake vocational education qualifications in in Water Operations, all the while gaining valuable on the job experience; assisting with the operation, maintenance and construction of water and sewerage infrastructure to recognised health, environmental and BVSC standards.

As a Water & Sewer Team Member - Trainee, you will apply the theoretical learnings of your vocational studies, to workplace activities as well as assist in the construction of new water supply and sewerage infrastructure, the general maintenance and cleaning of minor and major plant and assist in the monitoring and reporting associated with water supply.

About You

We are seeking driven individuals who have completed Year 10 level education or higher, hold a current NSW Class C Drivers Licence and a General Construction Induction - White Card.

You will also be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to participate in the laying / repairing of water and sewer mains and associated construction activities.
  • Ability to develop fault-finding skill techniques as appropriate to water supply and sewerage systems.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Work in a manner consistent with BVSC organisational values and associated behaviours.
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and solve complex problems 

This is a fixed term (2 year) full-time position working 38 hours per week. Remuneration ranges from $415.19 to $713.80 per week depending on the age of the applicant, plus 9.5% employer superannuation contribution and time allocated for study.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

For further information on this position, please contact Stephen Marshall, Superintendent - Water & Sewerage Operations on 6499 2391.

Applications close 9am AEST on 26 April 2021. 

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role.

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