Council is seeking a suitably qualified applicant to fill the permanent full-time role of Labourer/Plant Operator.

Reporting directly to the Roads Coordinator, you will support Broken Hill City Council in delivering valued services to the community. The role undertakes general labouring duties and operates the plant across Council’s Infrastructure operations.

Job Description

We are seeking suitable applicants who will use their skills and experience to undertake duties in areas of roadworks, building construction and plant operation. Recent work experience and demonstrated experience in the use of plant and equipment would be an advantage however training will be provided to ensure the relevant skills and licences are attained by the successful candidate.

You will need to have competent written and communication skills, ability to work in a team environment and a commitment to safe work practices.

If you enjoy working on a range of activities, taking pride in ensuring our community’s assets are maintained to a high standard then this role is for you.

Benefits of working for Council include:

  • Generous Award Conditions including 5 weeks of annual leave
  • Paid Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service
  • Fortnightly Rostered Day Off
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks etc)
  • Employee growth and development opportunities
  • Social Clubs

Terms and Conditions of Employment:

  • Ordinary Hours of work shall be no more than 76 hours per fortnight.
  • The ordinary hours of work for employees engaged in Infrastructure Operations shall be between Monday and Sunday. As such, you may be required to work a span of hours and penalty rates will apply for Saturday and Sunday work as per the Broken Hill Consent Award.
  • All other conditions are as per the Award.
  • The Council has various Memorandum’s of Understanding that may apply to special projects.

Job reference: BHCC-INF-03

Please see attached Labourer/Plant Operator job description.

Any questions about the role can be directed to Paul Richards, Roads Coordinator on (08) 80803115.

To apply for this role, Click Apply and provide Council with a two-page (max.) cover letter that focuses on how you meet the essential requirements of the role and an up-to-date CV with at least two current referees.

Applications close Friday 12 July 2024 at 5 pm.

Broken Hill City Council promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from indigenous backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you require any adjustments to assist you with your application or would like to discuss the position further, please contact Council’s People and Culture Department on (08) 8080 3346 or 8080 3342.

Please note that the selection process can commence before the closing date and that the preferred candidate can be selected based on application and referee checks only.



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Broken Hill City Council,New South Wales,Australia

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Broken Hill City Council,New South Wales,Australia