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Plant Operator (Civil Works) – Gayndah

Position Details:

  • Permanent Full-time role
  • Based in Gayndah
  • 8-day fortnight

 Why work with us?

There is no better place to live, work and play than naturally beautiful North Burnett.  Home to 6 main townships plus quaint villages, the region boasts incredible National Parks, is agriculturally diverse, and offers an idyllic relaxed lifestyle.

This is an exciting time to be joining the team.  North Burnett Regional Council offer a dynamic working environment with opportunities for professional development and initiatives to support a healthy work/life balance.

About the role

North Burnett Regional Council is currently seeking an experienced and ticketed plant operator to join the multi-skilled, close-knit Civil Construction team based in Gayndah.

This role is responsible for construction of new Council, private and Main Roads works, maintenance of existing services and structures in connection with roads and footpaths, drainage and other functions of Council.

About you

You will have demonstrated labouring experience in a similar role, with the ability to operate various plant / equipment relevant to construction and maintenance of roads, including traffic control procedures, kerb and gutter, footpath, concrete drainage etc.

You will be an effective and positive team member with ability to work within a high-performing team who are focussed and dedicated to safe work practices.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current unrestricted ‘HR’ or ‘HC’ class driver’s licence.
  • Possess a Work Safe in the Construction Industry Induction Certificate (White Card).
  • Relevant plant operator competency (RII)
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding and often noisy environment.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for additional requirements

Benefits of working at Council

  • Be part of a passionate and talented team
  • Competitive salaries, plus 12% superannuation
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Healthy work/ life balance
  • Rostered days off (RDO)
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Employee ‘Study Assistance’ scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program for work or non-work-related matters

Applications close:  10:00pm, Thursday 28 September 2023


For further information regarding this position please contact Linda from the People and Performance Team on 0499 781 280.

Additional Information

Please refer to the Position Description for full details regarding the responsibilities and requirements of this position.

If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we would love to learn more about you and appreciate your application.

To be considered for this position, you must have adequate unrestricted rights to work in Australia.

North Burnett Regional Council is a drug and alcohol-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accommodation / housing – the North Burnett Region offers affordable accommodation options, particularly if you are looking at getting into the housing market.  Contact our local real-estate agents directly to discuss potential opportunities.  If you are looking for short-term/renal accommodation, again, please contact our local Real Estate agents directly to discuss suitable options.