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Water Services Operator - Wee Waa - Temporary 12 months

Narrabri Shire Council

Date posted: May 27, 2024

Closes: Jun 16, 2024


Water Services Operator - Wee Waa

  • Be a part of a team making a real impact within Narrabri Shire
  • Full-time
  • Temporary 12 months
  • $59,838.66 - $66,215.46 per annum plus superannuation

About Us

As part of a team, you will be engaged in the operation and maintenance of Council's Water Supply and Wastewater network. Your role will be key to ensuring the community has a continuous supply of potable water.

You will be trained and fully supported in your role. The role requires the incumbent to work as a part of a team but may also require to be tasked with minimal supervision depending on the needs of our operations.

As part of your role, you may be required to operate and maintain water quality dosing points, or operate and maintain wastewater treatment facilities, training and mentoring will be supplied by Council to enable you to undertake these functions.

About the Role

As a Water Services Operator, you will play a vital role in maintaining and improving the water and wastewater infrastructure throughout the Narrabri Shire; however, this position will be predominantly based in Wee Waa. In this fast-paced role, you will collaborate with a team of skilled professionals, troubleshoot issues, and implement solutions to ensure uninterrupted water supply. Some day-to-day duties include:

  • Undertake maintenance of water and sewer infrastructure as part of a team
  • Respond to customer requests regarding water and wastewater.
  • Be involved in the construction of new infrastructure as part of a team.
  • Assist in the operation of water and wastewater treatment.

For more information on the role, please see the position description for the role Water Services Operator.  

About You

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about the water industry and committed to delivering outstanding service. The ideal candidate should have:

  • A desire to learn and be supported.
  • Good customer services skills
  • Previous construction experience is an advantage.
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

If you are an enthusiastic and driven individual seeking a role with opportunities for growth and development, we would love to hear from you!

Further enquiries in relation to this exciting opportunity can be made to Dirk Jol, Manager Water Services on (02) 6799 6866.

How to Apply

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role with a progressive organisation that values its employees, apply now!

1. Complete the information below as requested.
2. Click ‘APPLY’.
3. Attach your resume and covering letter.
4. Click ‘NEXT’ and ‘CONFIRM’.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application status and interview will be forwarded via email.

Closing date for applications is at 5:00pm on Sunday, 16 June, 2024.

Narrabri Shire Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date or extend without prior notice.

Narrabri Shire Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We support difference and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and community, and are committed to celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Narrabri Shire Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all people within our workplace. Please note that the successful applicant will be required to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Narrabri Shire Council or provide evidence of an authorised medical contraindication.

If you are a motivated individual looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community, we encourage you to apply today!

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