Mareeba Shire Council is looking for a Labourer to join the Water and Waste section. This position is required to provide high level labouring skills to assist with a variety of maintenance, repair and construction activities within the water and waste section of Council. The position is required to assist with afterhours work and be part of an on-call support roster for the water and waste section.

The position calls for physically demanding work to be undertaken in a hot and humid climate on a day to day basis. It is the responsibility of the incumbent to ensure they are and remain physically fit and able to efficiently and consistently undertake these tasks. This includes a requirement for the incumbent to maintain their weight at or below the Safe Working Load (SWL) limit for the seat of the machinery and equipment the position is required to operate.

Applicants must meet the mandatory requirements which are as follows:

  • Queensland Construction White Card, or National equivalent
  • Qualification and experience for operating Skid Steer Loader and Excavator
  • MR class driver’s licence
  • Working at Heights and Confined Space tickets or willingness to complete
  • Current Traffic Control Accreditation or be eligible to obtain which will require a criminal check (Crimtrac)

Benefits of this position:

  • Permanent, full time position
  • $1,861.72 per fortnight
  • Industry Allowance of $55.50 per fortnight + other applicable award allowances
  • Up to 12% superannuation
  • Rostered Day Off every fortnight
  • 5 weeks of annual leave

Contact Person: Andrew Willmott, Supervisor Water Reticulation – 4086 4692

To apply for this position submit the following documents to our recruitment email –

  • Current Resume
  • Fully completed Employment Application Form

Labourer Water & Waste Application Form

Position Description Labourer Water & Waste

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday 28 May 2018