Excavator Operator & Team Member


About the Role

We are seeking applications for a competent and experienced individual to join Council’s Works team as an Excavator Operator & Team Member. The purpose of this role is to assist with the construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure across the Shire as part of Council’s construction and maintenance activities, delivering a comprehensive and complete service to customers.

About Council

Working at Wollondilly Shire Council means you will be provided with a flexible and inclusive working environment that provides a positive, productive and highly skilled workforce where every employee has the opportunity to learn and grow.

You will help to achieve our vision to build a resilient, safe and supported workplace that provides respectful, efficient and effective services for our community now and into the future. You will also live our corporate values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Embrace Innovation.

Salary and Conditions

  • Permanent Full-Time position
  • Salary Range $61,401 - $71,359 per annum, commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant
  • 9.5% Superannuation
  • 38 hours per week with Rostered Day Off Scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

Selection Criteria

Essential Requirements

Essential Experience and Minimum Qualifications

  • Competency in operating an excavator and extensive excavation experience.
  • National Work Health and Safety Construction Induction (White Card).
  • Proven work experience in constructing and maintaining civil infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to Work Health and Safety systems and procedures.

Personal Attributes, Communication and Team Work

  • Demonstrated commitment to Council’s Corporate ICARE Values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Embrace Innovation.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and as a valuable member of a team.

Customer Service

  • Proven ability to deal with customers both internal and external in a polite manner according to standards set by Council.

Level of Planning, Problem Solving and Budget

  • To be aware of budget and be considerate of cost implications of their own work.
  • Basic planning is required by the job holder to ensure they effectively contribute to works programs.

Desirable Requirements

  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Traffic Controller.
  • Implement Traffic Control Plans.
  • Current Class HC Driver’s License.
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction.
  • Working Near Overhead Powerlines Training.
  • Other Plant operation verification of competencies (VOC).

Further Information: Tom Cleary, Works Superintendent on 4677 9574.

Closing Date: 5.00pm Friday, 21 February 2020.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply via Council’s website: 

 Wollondilly Employment Opportunities and answer the position specific selection criteria as listed in this advertisement. Those not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-placement medical. This includes drug and alcohol screening.

‘Wollondilly Shire Council is committed to Workplace Diversity’