Expressions of Interest for Plant Operators

$1,119 - $1,153 weekly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Carrara QLD, Australia
  • 19 Apr, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Facilities, Real Estate, and Property Transportation Services

Job Description

Expressions of Interest for Plant Operators
Fixed-Term Full Time, Casual - Ending - 23/01/2023
Organisational Services
Carrara Depot
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Operational Level 6
$1,118.97 to $1,153.07
Weekly base rate up to top tier based on working hours of 38 hours per week.

Excavator/Skid Steer/Backhoe/Grader

About the Position

Our Fleet department provides fit for purpose equipment to enable City employees to provide effective service to the Community. Team members within the Fleet department work alongside their team leaders and site supervisors in an environment made up of Drivers, Operators and Construction staff. We are currently seeking expressions of interest from skilled Earthmoving Plant Operators to provide service to our internal and external customers.

Responsibilities and duties of these types of role include, but are not limited to: 

  • Operation of council earthmoving equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • The delivery of cost-effective fleet and plant solutions for internal council service providers in a safe and efficient manner
  • Transportation of earthmoving equipment to sites across the city
  • Recording operator maintenance, risk assessment, fatigue management of Council's heavy plant and equipment
  • Performing administrative duties such as answering telephones, two-way radios, work orders, logbooks, incident reports, assisting in the allocation office and routine paperwork
  • From time to time, assisting other council staff and contractors on site. This may entail manual labouring and the use of hand tools.
  • Maintaining a high level of customer service by liaising with relevant project supervisors regarding the safe and efficient employment of plant and equipment on job sites
  • Performing other duties, as directed from time to time by the Heavy Plant Supervisor, provided that such tasks are within the competency of the nominated role

About You

Team members in the Fleet department will:

  • Be well-developed in interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Have a high level of self-motivation and initiative, with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Have the ability to effectively prioritise and multi-task in a business support environment
  • Have the ability to think laterally and apply problem-solving techniques and develop and implement solutions
  • Have the ability to work productively in a team environment and foster good relationships with other team members
  • Be able to deliver high-quality service to customers (internal/external) and understand and react responsively to customer expectations

Please make sure you attach a copy of your licences/tickets as part of your application using the "Identification Document" option in the Application Supporting Documents section. This is essential.

If you believe you display the attributes detailed above and hold the relevant experience and qualifications, then we would love to hear from you; please click on 'apply now' to submit your expression of interest in plant operator roles within the City.  Please be advised that reference checks will be conducted as part of the screening process. Shortlisted applicants for the expressions of interest will be notified should any vacancies become available

NOTE: You must have on-site experience with the following machines – Excavator/Skid Steer Combo or Grader.

How to Apply

You will need to have an eRecruit account in order to apply for this position. If you do not already have one, please select "Create a New Account" within eRecruit and create a profile. If you require further information regarding the job, please call the listed Contact Person. For queries or issues regarding the eRecruit system please phone 1300 465 326 during Business Hours.

Job Closing Date

19 May, 2022