Roads Attendant - Position No 8907.000

Job No: COWRA77
Location: Cowra, NSW

Position No:                          8907.000

Salary:                                  $814.10 pw plus 9.5% Superannuation

Position Status:                    Permanent  Full Time

Hours of Work:                     38 Hour week with RDO every fortnight

Closing Date:                        4.00pm Monday 20 November 2017 (Extended)


About Cowra and Cowra Council

Cowra Council is located in the town of Cowra (population circa 10,000) and the Shire's population 12,500.  The shire has a strong and diverse agriculture base with solid industrial, commercial and retail sectors.  Whilst Cowra boasts excellent medical and education services we are strategically located close to the regional cities of Orange and Bathurst so access to higher end medical treatment and tertiary education is available.

Cowra is a busy and active community with a number of true country experiences from relaxing along the extensive waterways to exploring the tranquil Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre. Residents and tourists alike seek out Cowra's fascinating history, from the days of steam trains to the largest Prisoner of War breakout in modern military history.

Having been declared "Fit for the Future", Council now has a strong foundation to be able to plan for the future and continue to provide the infrastructure and services expected by our community.

Councils finances are healthy and our assets are well maintained.  We have 171 staff and a budget of $34.6 million.  We pride ourselves on our contemporary, professional approach with a focus on customer service excellence.

About the Opportunity

Cowra Council is seeking a highly motivated and suitable applicant to fill a Roads Attendant position within our Infrastructure & Operations Department, this position undertakes labouring duties associated with roads infrastructure maintenance and construction as part of Council's Works Program. 

Duties include, but not limited to, Traffic Control, minor maintenance, manual handling and general labouring.  The incumbent will assist in the set-up of form work, kerb and guttering, site preparation and Roadworks as well as the operation of small plant and equipment associated with the role.

The successful applicants must be physically fit and understand the importance of WHS and EEO. A ‘can do’ work ethic and ability to work positively within a team are essential.

Holding current Traffic Control ticket(s) would be an advantage to applicants. 

Position Details

Please click on the link for a full copy of the POSITION DESCRIPTION.

Further Enquiries

RMS Coordinator - Ian Thomas - 0429 987 259


How to Apply

Before you apply for this position, please read the position description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. 

You will be required to answer questions relating to the selection criteria on the online application below, your answers will be accessed & rated, so please ensure you take time in providing your answers and give examples of demonstrated experience when requested. 

You will also be asked to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume.  A cover letter is not mandatory, but may be added if so desired. 

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have commenced your application you cannot save and continue at a later stage.

Pre-employment Screening

In the event you are shortlisted for an interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following interview, you must be prepared to undergo the following pre-employment screening processes as part of the selection process:

  • A pre-employment physical examination, including hearing, drug & alcohol assessments.
  • Please include two work related referees in your resume for reference checking purposes - please ensure your referee details are current
  • Council may also check authenticity of certificates and qualifications








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