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Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator – Biggenden

Position Details

  • Work type: Permanent Full-time
  • Location: Biggenden
  • 9-day fortnight / on-call as required

 

Why work with us?

There really 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.

Work-life balance, this role offers a 9-day fortnight allowing you to enjoy our beautiful rural location, and relaxed natural environment, while having the space and freedom to explore your potential.

Community and connection, find a sense of belonging and build authentic and meaningful relationships within our close-knit communities.

Affordable living, enjoy a lower cost of living and better housing affordability.

 Rural lifestyleenjoy the rural landscapes, clean air, and laid-back atmosphere.

 Rewarding careerthis 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

Reporting to the Water and Wastewater Senior Supervisor, you will be accountable for the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of the water and wastewater services provided by Council by ensuring the operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and associated infrastructure.

 About you

You will have demonstrated water and wastewater experience and qualifications. However, Council would be willing to consider a motivated individual with an interest in gaining experience in the field and a willingness to undertake the necessary training and study. If you are interested in working within a positive and dynamic team environment and are committed to delivering a high standard of service to the community, we encourage you to apply.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate and maintain the water and wastewater treatment plants and water and wastewater pump stations e.g. valves and pumps, chemical usage, clarification, biological treatment and disinfection.
  • Monitor, control and optimise process performance in response to water and wastewater quality and or hydraulic variations.
  • Identify faults and operational condition of plant and report in accordance with statutory 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, Sunday 3 March 2024

Contact

For further information regarding this position please contact Mark Curtis, Water and Wastewater Senior Supervisor on 0437 502 453 or Darren Simpson from the People and Performance Team on 0499 781 280 during business hours.

 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.

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

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

North Burnett Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date, or extend the closing date, without prior notice.

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/rental accommodation, again, please contact our local Real Estate agents directly to discuss suitable options.

Operate and maintain the water and wastewater treatment plants and water and wastewater pump stations e.g. valves and pumps, chemical usage, clarification, biological treatment and disinfection.Monitor, control and optimise process performance in response to water and wastewater quality and or hydraulic variations.Operate and maintain the water and wastewater treatment plants and water and wastewater pump stations e.g. valves and pumps, chemical usage, clarification, biological treatment and disinfection.

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