Council Careers & Volunteers

Labourer Water & Waste

By September 10, 2019 No Comments

Mareeba Shire Council is looking for an active and enthusiastic  person to join our Water Reticulation team as a Labourer. The successful applicant will provide labouring skills and assist with a variety of maintenance, repair and construction activities within the water and waste section of Council. They will be safety conscious and apply correct manual handling techniques as needed to perform the role. The position is based in Mareeba however  there will be a requirement to undertake work at various locations throughout the shire as directed.

The successful candidate will be required to assist with after-hours work and is 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 them 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.

Further details about the key responsibilities and requirements are provided in the position description.

If you have the required skills and attributes, we would love to hear from you!

Benefits of this position

  • Permanent, full time position
  • Base wage of $1,946.44 per fortnight
  • Additional Industry Allowance of $55.50 per fortnight and other award allowances as applicable
  • Up to 12% superannuation
  • Nine (9) day fortnight
  • 5 weeks of annual leave

How to apply

To apply for this position please send the following documents to our recruitment email address:

  • Current Resume
  • Fully completed Employment Application Form


For further inquiries please contact Andrew Willmott, Supervisor Water Reticulation on (07) 4086 4692.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Tuesday 24 September 2019