Job Vacancy 19/29 – Water Services Labourer

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Water Services Labourer to assist with the maintenance and construction of water and sewerage services to enable Council to meet its statutory obligations as a service provider.

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 period in direct sunlight.
  • General Construction Induction White Card.
  • Minimum of a C class driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrated 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 $2,078.90 including 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 19/29 – Water Services Labourer should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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