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Treatment Plant Operator

Private Company - Emerald, QLD

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Treatment Plant Operator

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Emerald

Department: Infrastructure & Utilities

Award & Level: Stream B, Level 8 = $65,229.97 p.a + superannuation

Central Highlands Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a Treatment Plant Operator to join the team based in Emerald.

In this role you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a team undertaking planned and responsive activities to the water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations or reservoirs in the area and provide hands on support in an outdoor environment.

We are looking for an effective team player who is committed to working and maintaining a safe workplace for not only yourself but also contractors and site visitors.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package, generous leave provisions and great work/life balance!

Your expertise will support the council by:

  • Assist with the planned and responsive activities to the water and wastewater treatment facilities
  • Providing support, mentoring and technical knowledge to members of the water team
  • Quality monitoring and reporting

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Having sound knowledge of water and wastewater treatment plant operations
  • Cert III Water / Wastewater Treatment Operation or the willingness to obtain this certification
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • General Construction White Card

Having the following licences/tickets are not essential, but would be beneficial:

  • MR Licence
  • Forklift Licence
  • Asbestos, Confined Space and Working at Heights Tickets

Working for Central Highlands Regional Council has its benefits.

We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.

Benefits include:

  • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.5% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Annual uniform allocation
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • Wages paid fortnightly
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity to work a 9 day fortnight

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

Please download and review the position description.

To be considered for this position, please include the following documents:

  • A cover letter addressing the mandatory requirements of the position as outlined on the position description
  • Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position

Pre-employment Checks

To be appointed to a position within the Central Highlands Regional Council, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or hold a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently.

The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

  • Right to Work in Australia
  • Medical and functional assessment including drug and alcohol testing
  • Reference checks
  • Qualifications Check

For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.