Richmond Valley Council
Concrete Labourer

Posted: 04 Apr
Closes: 22 Apr
Casino, New South Wales


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*previous applicants need not apply

The primary purpose of the role is to provide a high level of service in the construction and maintenance of infrastructure in line with Council’s delivery and operational plans. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in the delivery of concrete works including but not limited to site preparation, formwork and reinforcement and pouring and placement of concrete
  • Assist in the delivery of drainage works including but not limited to trenching, laying pipes, backfilling and construction of drainage structures
  • Read and interpret basic construction plans, set out works from reference points fixed by others and carry out ongoing checks of accuracy
  • Finish concrete to a high standard using hand tools and mechanical finishing machines
  • Use and maintain small plant and hand tools in a safe and effective manner
  • Maintain effective and timely communication with your supervisor, team and other colleagues or members of the public to ensure safe completion of quality outcomes within set timeframes, maintaining a customer service attitude at all times

About You

We are looking for a motivated individual who is not afraid to get their hands dirty. Someone who has -

  • Strong attention to detail and takes pride in their work
  • Passion for the community and delivering positive outcomes
  • The ability to work autonomously or as part of a team

We are seeking someone who has or is willing to obtain:

  • SafeWork Construction Induction Certificate (WHS White Card)
  • Current Class MR Driver Licence
  • SafeWork approved certificate for Traffic Controller

About the Role

Full time: 76-hour fortnight

Salary: Range from $52,452 to $60,320 pa + 11% super

Role Description: Click Here

Closing date: 11:30pm Sunday, 21 April 2024

Contact: Justin Beckmann, Overseer Roads and Drainage - 0436 925 459 (during business hours)


NOTE: As the activities of this position could involve exposure to Hepatitis A and B and Q Fever, the employee will be vaccinated against these hazards or required to provide proof of immunity against these diseases.


About Richmond Valley

The Richmond Valley LGA is the base of the Northern Rivers region of NSW. The area is around three hours from Brisbane and less than an hour to Byron Bay. Richmond Valley and our surrounding areas are some of the most beautiful and desired in the country. Why wait in bumper-to-bumper traffic when you can drive past the gorgeous beaches, through rolling hills and fully embrace the benefits of regional living. Your "office" will range from beautiful coastal villages and country towns to vast fertile farmlands. 

Richmond Valley has a generous Leave Management Policy including three weeks sick leave, compassionate leave, and volunteer leave to name a few. Our Health & Wellbeing Program includes Fitness Passports, free yoga each week, free meditation and a fun Health & Wellbeing Day alongside many other initiatives.

We are a strong believer in developing those who want to learn more, master their field or enter a new one, our Learning & Development strategy supports professional growth that aligns to organisational need. Leadership is very important to Richmond Valley, and we invest every year in our Leadership team with the aim of making all staff at Council empowered and engaged.

Please visit Working With Us for more detail regarding benefits Richmond Valley Council has to offer and here for more information about the Regional Job Precincts.


Our Values

Integrity and Passion

The Way We Do Business

We lead by example. We take responsibility. We do what we say. We embrace change. We are community focused. We are in this together

To Apply


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  1. Please review the role description, outlining the key responsibilities and requirements of the role.
  2. We encourage you to speak with the contact person listed above to understand whether this is the right role for you.
  3. Complete the questions below, demonstrating your skill, experience and interpersonal suitability for the role. Click "Next".
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  5. Review your application to ensure everything is correct. Click "Confirm" to submit your application.