Irrigation Technical Officer

$65,132 - $69,957 yearly
  • Hobsons Bay City Council
  • 1 Sugar Gum Drive, Altona VIC, Australia
  • 10 Jan, 2022
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Power, Water, Sewerage, and Sanitation

Job Description

Permanent Full Time

Band 4 - $65,132 – $69,956.72 (+10% super, superannuation, RDO & industry allowance)

Position No: 469553

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with the Irrigation maintenance team. 

The ideal candidate will have relevant qualifications and experience in irrigation management and be able to schedule and undertake routine maintenance, repairs, inspections and testing of irrigation assets (including irrigation systems, controllers, pumps, drinking fountains) within councils open spaces and preparing reports as required. The candidate will also be:

  • Proficient in the safe operation and maintenance of light /heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Provide guidance, supervision and on-the job training to supervised employees in relation to safe operation of mac
    hinery and occupational safety practices.
  • Undertake irrigation efficiency audits and compile the results.
  • Organizing and supervising contractors to undertake irrigation repairs.
  • Oversee compliance of legal requirements and procedures in the completion of various jobs.

We are looking for someone with a Certificate III in Irrigation (mandatory) with a broad technical knowledge in this field working preferably with local government or similar large scale organisation. Certificate IV in Irrigation management is highly desirable. 

The applicant will need a Victorian Driver’s License preferably with medium rigid truck endorsement and Registration with the Victorian Building Authority – Plumbing and Excavator Operator Competency course.

A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on 1300 179 944. For further information or any questions about the role please contact Jason Hocking, Coordinator Parks and Conservation on 9932 1250.

Applications must include a cover letter outlining your suitability to the role and an updated resume. Applications close 11.30pm Sunday, 30 January 2022.

Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:

HR Recruitment
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21
ALTONA VIC 3018

An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity, Child Safety and Workplace Diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

Your Carrer is our Success 

Job Closing Date

30 Jan, 2022