Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant - Position No 11015.000

Job No: COWRA96
Location: Cowra, NSW

Position No:                          11015.000

Salary:                                  $1,027.29 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 30 April 2018 (Extended)

 

About the Organisation  

Cowra Council provides local government services to residents within a geographical area of 2,800 square kilometres. Council employs 172 full time equivalent staff and provides a large range of services to our community.  Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our local community. 

About Cowra

The regional town of Cowra is in Central New South Wales approximately one hour from other regional hubs of Bathurst and Orange. Centrally located and easily linkable to the rest of the state and all major cities in south eastern Australia; and only 2 hours to Canberra or 4 hours to central Sydney.

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.

Food and wine buffs can tour the regions boutique vineyards and excellent restaurants to sample the superb local food and wine available.  You'll enjoy the retail and commercial centre of Cowra, where you'll find everything you could want or need in a larger town while still enjoying that wonderful feeling of country hospitality. 

About the Position

Cowra Council is seeking a highly motivated applicant to fill the position of  Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant within the Infrastructure & Operations Department of Council.

The Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant is primarily responsible for operating and maintaining Council's Treatment Plants and performing regular maintenance and inspection of Council's pumping stations and reservoirs to contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the Water & Wastewater section. The duties and responsibilities of the Water & Wastewater Attendant as listed within the position description are considered essential to achieving the primary objectives of this role.

It is preferred the successful applicant will have relevant industry experience, however all applicants will be considered. The applicant should 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.

Position details

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

Further Enquiries

Engineer - Water & Wastewater - Peter Ford - (02) 6340 2104

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. 

Late applications will not be accepted.

Pre-employment Screening

In the event you are shortlisted for an interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following the 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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