Plant Operator / Labourer

Job Description

  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Monday to Friday, 76 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight
  • $64,826 per annum (LGIA Stream B Level 5 + Site) + Superannuation
  • Location – Rockhampton

Your new role

Fitzroy River Water are seeking a Plant Operator/Labourer with experience in the operation and maintenance of plant in a civil construction environment.

In this role you will be responsible for undertaking a wide range of truck driving and labouring tasks as part of a multi-disciplined team responsible for the construction and maintenance of the Council’s infrastructure assets in accordance with recognised standards.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  • Ability to legally operate under a “MR” Class Licence
  • Relevant tickets to operate various plant and machinery as required (highly desirable - Skid Steer and Backhoe)
  • Hold a Construction Induction (White Card).
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of trucks and plant, preferably in the construction and maintenance industry.
  • Ability to carry out your duties in a safe manner whilst ensuring the safety of your team members and customers.

What you'll get in return 

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture 
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Corporate membership discounts
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • 17.5% annual leave loading 
  • Wages paid fortnightly 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

  1. A 1-2 page Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;
  2. Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • Experience operating a “MR” vehicle, within the civil construction industry.
  • Labouring experience in a Civil Construction environment and adhering to WH&S policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and multi-skilled team whilst promoting a positive attitude.

Please use Council’s cover letter template and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Click the ‘Apply’ button above to complete your online application.

Applications Close: Monday 3 April 2023 at Midnight (AEST)