Job Vacancy 16/13 – Labourer – Water and Wastewater (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Labourer within the Water and Wastewater section.  This is a temporary position for a period of up to six months.  Employment beyond this period is not guaranteed.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • General labouring duties within the Water and Wastewater reticulation and operational areas as directed on a daily basis.
  • Maintenance to pump stations within the reticulation area.
  • Assist with meter reading and maintenance.
  • Participate in the On-call Roster and attend to out-of-hours emergencies as required.

The Person

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes at a minimum:

  • Physical ability necessary to undertake manual handling and labouring for extended periods in direct sunlight.
  • Demonstrated ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Demonstrated sound written and verbal communication skills and the ability to follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and with limited supervision.
  • Minimum of a MR class driver’s licence.
  • Working knowledge of plumbing fittings and their intended applications.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The gross fortnightly wage for this position is $1,934.89 which includes Construction Allowance.

Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the following link.

Applications for 16/13 – Labourer – Water and Wastewater (Temporary) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the Position Description

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications will close on Tuesday, 3 May 2016.  Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact the Supervisor – Water and Wastewater, Mr. Darryl Smallman on (07) 4783 9800.

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