Council is currently seeking two (2) Labourers (Unsealed Roads and Parks & Open Space) to form part of the Engineering Services Department to assist with providing safe and reliable access to the Moree Plains Shire to satisfy the economic and social needs of the community.
The successful applicants will hold a current provisional or class C drivers’ licence (manual vehicle preferred), WHS General Construction Induction card and must be able to demonstrate effective communication skills with the ability to understand written and verbal instruction and keep accurate records.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2020, Band 1 Level 2 Grade 2 Step 1 $892.35 to Step 3 $935.05 per 38-hour week with final salary to be determined by relevant experience and qualifications.
Applications must be made on-line ONLY, and will be accepted up until 4.00pm on Wednesday, 16 September 2020.
Please click the links below to view the Position Descriptions:
Labourer-Unsealed Roads [link removed]
Labourer-Parks & Open Space [link removed]
To maximise your chance of gaining an interview for this position, it is important that you address the essential and desirable criteria. For further information on Moree Plains Shire Council's guidelines, please click here: [link removed]
Please note: Duties will include the physical ability to complete heavy manual handling tasks which are the inherent requirements of this position throughout the working day. These will include bending and working at low levels, lifting above 15kg, handling unstable and awkward loads, working above shoulder height, push and pull objects such as wheelbarrows, standing for up to 3 hours at a time, walking on uneven surfaces, working outdoor, and operating tools and small plant such as mowers, jack hammers, moving in and out of plant such as trucks. (Note: a job matched pre-employment health screening will follow interviews to ensure that MPSC does not place your health and safety at risk if you are offered this position)
A pre-employment health check and a three-month probationary period apply to all positions. All employees are subject to drug and alcohol screening at the pre-employment health screening and random testing will occur throughout the probationary period.
Council has a generous incentive scheme for staff including salary sacrifice options and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.