Water Services Assistant

Job No: ISC163
Location: Inverell

Applications are invited for the position of Water Services Assistant, based at Council's Inverell Works Centre.  The successful applicant shall be an operative responsible for assisting with the carrying out of the maintenance program and repair works associated with the operation of the water distribution systems.

For more information about Inverell Shire Council and the Water Services Assistant position please click here to access the Position Profile.

 Applicants should address the following Selection Criteria:


Essential Criteria:



  • NSW School Certificate/ Record of School Achievement or equivalent.
  • NSW Class MR Drivers Licence or ability and willingness to obtain one.
  • National Licence to perform High Risk Work for Dogging (DG) or ability and willingness to obtain one.
  • Traffic Controller Certificate or Traffic Control Work Training Card or ability and willingness to obtain one.
  • SafeWork NSW General Construction Induction card (‘White Card’).
  • Confined Spaces Certificate or ability and willingness to obtain one.


Skills and Experience 

  • Suitable extensive experience including experience in water supply or general labouring.


Employment will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Local Government (State) Award 2020. The classification for the position will be up to Operational Band 1, Level 2, Grade 2.  Salary will be in accordance with qualifications and experience, and will be in a range from $924.43 to $975.33 gross per week.  In addition a Level 1 Adverse Working Conditions Allowance of $0.46 per hour will be paid where applicable.

Enquiries in relation to the nature of the position may be made by speaking directly with Council's Water and Sewer Coordinator, Tony Turner on (02) 6728 8200.

Applicants must address the selection criteria as listed below. Letters of application submitted online are to be addressed to the General Manager, and will close on Friday, 16 December 2022 at 4:30pm.  Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a smoke free work environment.


P J Henry
General Manager
Inverell Shire Council

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About Us

Inverell Shire is a thriving regional centre in the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales. Formed in July 1979, the shire comprises an area of 9,430km2 with a population of 17,836. The township of Inverell is a major service centre and has a population of 12,000. Inverell is serviced by an air service to both Sydney and Brisbane and is a commercial hub to an estimated 60,000 people.

Council’s Total Annual Expenditure - $40 million

Total Employees - 215

New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment forecasts Inverell LGA to grow by 12.2 per cent by 2031.