Fleet Facilities Relief Heavy Vehicle Driver/Plant Operator

Job No: BVSC376
Location: Bega

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 and town centre care.

Council has a range of employment benefits supporting our staff which may include:

  • rostered day off schemes
  • flexible work arrangements
  • salary packaging
  • staff development and award programs.

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a motivated individual to provide assistance to workshop staff and act as relief plant/heavy vehicle operator. 

As Fleet Facilities Relief Heavy Vehicle Driver/ Plant Operator you will provide assistance and act under the direction of the Workshop Coordinator, Workshop and Fabrication staff as well as operate equipment during emergency event situations as required by the coordinator. You will carry out general maintenance on BVSC’s depot infrastructure as directed.

About You

We are seeking an individual who has a Current NSW HC (Heavy Combination) drivers licence and experience in forklift operation and dogging with the ability to load and unload trucks and trailers.

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Well-developed skills in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy combination vehicles and associated equipment with a sound understanding of load securing techniques.
  • Experience in the operation of major plant items including loading and unloading of a low loader.
  • Experience in the operation of tipper and dog trailer combinations.
  • SafeWork NSW General Construction Induction Card (White Card).

This is a permanent full-time position working 38 hours per week. Remuneration is $1146.10 per week, plus 10.5% employer superannuation contribution.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

For further information on this position, please contact Deon Constance - Fleet Facilities Coordinator on 02 6499 2422.

Applications close 11.30pm AEDT on Sunday 29 January 2023.

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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