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Senior Treatment Plant Op L/h


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Senior Treatment Plant Operator – Leading HandCW807 (Full-Time Permanent)

Salary Range: $65,268.83 per annum

Location: Northern Treatment Plant

Reference Number: 13604

Close Date: Sunday, 04 July 2021

Are you looking for an exciting career in a Local Government organisation?

Do you enjoy being a part of a team?

Are you seeking an opportunity that offers a Work Life Balance?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you!

Enhance your career by joining Cairns Regional Council, one of the largest employers in the Cairns region. Our commitment to delivering high quality services to the community means we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Cairns Regional Council is currently seeking a Senior Treatment Plant Operator – Leading Hand to join our Water & Resource Recovery Department.

Primary Objective of the position:

  • As a Senior Operator – Leading Hand you will be a key point of contact on site and will provide direction with respect to day to day operations of the treatment plant(s).
  • This position is second to the Team Leader and as such will have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide guidance to other operators.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Current Certificate III in Wastewater Treatment operations or ability to obtain.
  • Current “C” class driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant processes or relevant industry experience.
  • Ability to apply a basic level of mathematics, chemistry and biology applicable to a wastewater treatment plant.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by scrolling to the Position Description area, then clicking on "Open" to download the attachment.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment:

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity and a drug and alcohol test
  • National Police/Criminal History Check
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification/Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to Work Visa

We offer the following benefits:

  • 19-day month
  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • On call, standby and other allowances
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position