Pathway Water Process Operator - Bootawa

  • Mid-Coast Council
  • Bootawa NSW, Australia
  • 03 Aug, 2022
Full time Facilities, Real Estate, and Property Power, Water, Sewerage, and Sanitation

Job Description

Job No: MCC152177

Location: Bootawa

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here.

Our organisation

At MidCoast Council our people are our most important resource and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.

Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.  We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.

Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre is a state-of-the-art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.

The role

As the Water Industry is an essential service,  this is an opportunity to step into a career pathway that will always be in demand.

This Fixed Term appointment (12 months) will train you in many foundational aspects of Water Operations, preparing you to continue an industry career path.

You'll provide assistance in the operation, planned and unplanned maintenance of Council's water treatment plants

  • Assist with routine water treatment plant & water storage dam inspections and operation
  • Implement water quality monitoring and testing
  • Assist in the operation, control and maintenance of treatment plants and distribution networks
  • Assist in the repair of plant, equipment and system components
  • Be available for on call, call back and after hours duties if required


We have a team that is very committed, diligent and keen to maintain the ongoing learning required in this ever changing industry.  Our ideal candidate will be motivated and able to work in both administrative/IT AND outdoor/plant/machinery environments comfortably.

You'll demonstrate pro-active professional learning throughout your employment history and be ready to roll your sleeves up and join a collaborative, engaging team.

The package: Commencing salary package circa $63,430 (including allowances) p.a. plus superannuation. 

Location: Upon commencement your normal place of work will be the MidCoast Council Depot located at Bootawa Water Treatment Plant. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Full Time Fixed Term (12 months)

How to apply: 

  • Before applying please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION 
  • When responding to the questions below, please include detailed and relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
  • We recommend you prepare your question responses in a separate Word document and once complete, copy each response to the relevant question on the application form.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the application form to attach your resume. 
  • You will be able to review your application before submitting it.
  • We will be in touch via email.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Jo Love, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on 7955 7310.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Geoff Kerr, Coordinator WMAT  on 0408 653 837.

Closing date: Sunday 28 August 2022 at 11.30 pm.

Job Closing Date

28 Aug, 2022