Casual Plant Operator Labourer - Irrigation Technician

$38.96 hourly
  • Port Hedland Town Council
  • Port Hedland WA, Australia
  • 27 Oct, 2021
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Job Description

Location: Wedgefield Depot

Occupation: Parks & Gardens/Irrigation

Division: Infrastructure Services

Casual Plant Operator Labourer Irrigation TechnicianLevel 2- $38.96 p/h incl. Casual Loading

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

This position will play a vital role in effectively keeping the Town’s Parks and Open Spaces irrigated. The areas consist of 2 ovals, 17 neighborhood parks and 4 sports grounds, as well as various community facilities, landscaped areas and entry statements. You will be working within the irrigation team operating both centrally controlled and standalone irrigation systems. Our ideal candidate comes with a strong background in the amenities/horticulture irrigation field, with previous experience working with reuse water being advantageous. The successful candidate will need to be able to work unsupervised, problem solve, be passionate about the industry, and thrive in a fast paced environment.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Demonstrated experience or formal qualification in the design, installation and maintenance of commercial irrigation/park management systems.
  • National Police Clearance
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Rights to work in Australia

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post: PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact the Human Resources team on 9158 9342 or hr@porthedland.wa.gov.au

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Job Closing Date

27 Dec, 2021