Job Description

Operator - 10407

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint a Permanent Full Time Operator to contribute to Council’s success.

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to effectively and safely carrying out construction and maintenance tasks of civil infrastructure and undertake a wide range of maintenance, repair and improvement activities within the Gladstone region.

Essential criteria

1.    Experience and competency operating council's roller and one (1) or more of the following plant (Grader, Excavator, Backhoe,     Front End Loader or Roller).

2.    Experience and competency in operating under a current Heavy Rigid (HR) licence.

3.    Labouring skills to perform physical tasks on a daily basis.

4.    Communication skills to liaise with employees and customers and follow instructions.

5.    Basic literacy skills to complete required paperwork.

Why work for GRC?

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees.
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance.
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date

12 noon Tuesday 25 January 2022.