Plant Operator - Cemeteries

Job No: MCC3516
Location: Taree

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here.

Our organisation

At MidCoast Council our people are our most important asset and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.

Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.  We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.

Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre has relocated to a brand-new state of the art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.

The role & you

If you have experience operating small to medium size plant (Excavators, concrete saws, jack hammers) this could be the role for you.    Sitting within the Community Spaces division, you’ll work with a great team as you deliver safe and efficient cemetery operations for our community.    If you have an MR Licence, Excavator Ticket (up to 4.5 tonne) and would like to join a great organisation, we’d love to hear from you.

The package: Commencing salary package circa $49,200 p.a. plus superannuation. 

An Adverse Working Condition Allowance of $16.70 pw applies to this position.

Location: Upon commencement your normal place of work will be the MidCoast Council Depot located at 36 Arkwright Crescent Taree. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Permanent, Full Time.

How to apply: 

  • Before applying please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION 
  • When responding to the questions below, please include detailed relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
  • We recommend you prepare your responses to each question in a separate Word document and once complete, copy each response to the relevant question on the application form.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the application form to attach your resume. 
  • You will be able to review your application before submitting it.
  • We will be in touch via email.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Jo Love, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on 7955 7310.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Doug Cane, Parks Works Supervisor on 7955 7767.

 Closing date: Sunday May 15 2022 at 11.30 pm.

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