Plant Operator

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City of Greater Geraldton
Geraldton, Australia

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Plant Operator

Job ID: 10831
Job Views: 97
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Local Government, Trades & Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 03/05/2024


About the position:

The Plant Operator undertakes operational activities associated with the provision of road infrastructure services to the City of Greater Geraldton, working under direction to ensure all work is carried out within agreed programs and budget constraints and in compliance with all relevant state and federal regulations, City policies, procedures and relevant Australian standards.

This position works a 9-day fortnight, with every second Friday as a non-working day.

Key accountabilities:

  • Participate in hazard identification and controls through the development of specific JHA and ensuring team accountability. Promote safe work practices and environment through leading by example.
  • Construct and maintain unsealed roads and shoulders within the City’s network.
  • General operation of plant and hand tools, carry out maintenance and/or labour duties as required.
  • Operate plant and specialised road maintenance equipment in a competent and safe manner including rollers, loaders, trucks, graders, bobcats, excavators and other machinery as required.
  • Ensure that regular routine daily maintenance is carried out and that relevant log books and pre-start are completed.

For further information view the position description: Plant Operator (Ref: 1317)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Frances Mc Nabola, Coordinator Roads & Drainage on 08 9956 6970.

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Job Requirements:

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will ideally hold a HC Class driver’s license and have demonstrated experience in road construction and maintenance.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $69,663 per annum or $35.25 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 9-day fortnight
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance

How to Apply:

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A completed Selection Criteria Form (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Wednesday 22 May 2024.

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