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Vacancies within Council will be advertised in the local media as they become available. Provided that all other matters such as qualifications, experience, aptitude for the job, etc, are equal, Council prefer to employ staff (both inside and outside) who reside within the Council district.

Plant Operator (Maintenance/Construction Worker) - Bulldozer

Job Type Contract
Job Status Full-Time
Salary $54,861.46 – $56,068.12
Contact Name Mr Neil Haines
Position Works Manager
Telephone 08 8680 2002
Lodgement PO Box 6 or 11 Burton Tce, WUDINNA SA 5652
Deadline for applications Thursday, 31 August 2017 at 5:00 pm

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Applications are invited for the position of Plant Operator (Maintenance/Construction Worker) for a 2 Year Contract (expiring 30 June 2019). The successful applicant's responsibilities with the outside workforce will involve road construction and maintenance as the Bulldozer Operator. The position is full time (38 hours per week).

Conditions of employment are as per Level 7 of the Local Government Employees Award and Council's AWU Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

 The successful applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum HC Class Drivers License is essential.
  • A Equipment Operator Competency Ticket Class LZ.
  • Must be medically fit to undertake the duties of the position.
  • Must take reasonable care of personal safety and the safety of others in the work environment.
  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.
  • General knowledge of most aspects of Councils operations – civil construction, maintenance and parks & gardens works.

 Experience operating heavy machinery in particular graders, trucks, loaders and tractors will be highly regarded.

How to Apply

Applicants should formally apply in writing listing details of relevant work experience, license details, address, telephone number, names and contacts for two (2) referees. Applications are to be addressed to the Works Manager and forwarded to PO Box 6, WUDINNA SA 5652 or prior to 5pm Thursday, 31 August 2017.

Further information or queries should be referred to the Works Manager, Neil Haines on (08) 8680 2002.


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Wudinna District Council
PO Box 6, Wudinna SA 5652
Ph: (08) 8680 2002| Fax: (08) 8680 2296