Job Vacancy 17/57 – Labourer – Water and Waste Water

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Labourer in the Water and Waste Water section.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:-

  • General labouring duties within the Water and Waste Water 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 period in direct sunlight.
  • Demonstrated ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Demonstrated sound written, electronic and verbal communication skills and the ability to follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment under direct and remote supervision.
  • Minimum of a C class driver’s licence.
  • Working knowledge of plumbing, sanitary and reticulation 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 17/57 – Labourer – Water and Waste Water 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 close on Monday, 1 January 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Shaun Johnston – Manager Water and Waste Water on (07) 4783 9800.


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