Narromine Shire Council
Patching Truck Operator/Bitumen Maintenance

Posted: 11 Jul
Closes: 25 Jul
Narromine, New South Wales
Full-time

Description

Our Council

Narromine Shire Council covers an area of 5264 km2 and has a population of approximately 6444 in the rural townships of Narromine, Trangie & Tomingley and the surrounding rural areas. Narromine is located 40km from the regional city of Dubbo.

The identities and values of Narromine Shire have been shaped by the culture of the Wiradjuri People, early farmers and by our strong aviation and sporting history. Today, the Shire has a significant farming-based industry that contributes nationally.

About the position

Narromine Shire Council are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced applicant for the position of Patching Truck Operator. 

The objective of this position is to contribute to the overall effectiveness of Council by carrying out maintenance works on Council’s sealed roads and other sealed surfaces in a safe and efficient manner.

The incumbent will be responsible for the safe, efficient and effective management of Council’s bitumen patching operations.

To be successful in this position you will need to have:

  • Class `HR’ Drivers Licence
  • General Construction Induction (CIC – White Card) NSW
  • Willingness to undertake further training as required
  • Internal licenses for specific plant items
  • Physical fitness to undertake the inherent requirements of the role
  • Basic literacy and numeracy

It will be desirable for you to have: 

  • Backhoe and front-end loader competencies
  • Sound working knowledge of construction techniques and principles
  • Work Zone Traffic Control – Traffic Controller
  • Work Zone Traffic Control – Implement Traffic Control Guidance Plans
  • Chainsaw Certification – Crosscut & Felling
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Chemcert Certificate

The details relating to this position are:

  • The position is graded 6 within Council's salary structure
  • The salary range is from $58,713 to $66,314 per annum plus superannuation. The salary step is determined by an annual competency assessment. 
  • 38 hour working week applies. NSC has a RDO system whereby every second Monday is a rostered day off.
  • Employment conditions are as per the Local Government (State) Award
  • Narromine Shire Council promotes the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment
  • Narromine Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and promotes diversity and inclusion across our shire. People with a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

How to apply

Before you apply for this position, please read the position description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. You will be required to answer a few questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below. You will also be required to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume. Council will only accept applications submitted online. Please include in your resume, evidence of qualifications that you possess. 

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

Pre-employment screening

Should you be shortlisted for interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following interview, you may be required to undergo the following pre-employment screening process as part of the selection process:

  • A functional assessment (at Council's expense) including hearing and drug and alcohol testing
  • Reference checks from your 2 work related referees
  • Any other additional screening that may be relevant to the role
  • Council will check the authenticity of certificates and qualification

Privacy Statement

As part of the recruitment process, Narromine Shire Council will be collecting information about you. This information is private information for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act. This information will be included in the recruitment file and only accessed by members of the Recruitment Selection Panel. 

Contact and notes

Enquiries: Peter van der Wel, Manager Infrastructure Delivery (02) 6889 9999.

Closing date: 5:00pm Wednesday, 24th July 2024.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONCE YOU START TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE IT AND RETURN TO IT LATER. WE WOULD RECOMMEND THAT YOU CREATE YOUR ANSWERS IN A SEPARATE DOCUMENT (EG WORD) AND THEN COPY YOUR ANSWERS INTO THIS PAGE WHEN YOU ARE READY. PLEASE TAKE THE TIME AND BE PREPARED WITH YOUR RESUME READY TO UPLOAD WHEN YOU COMMENCE THE PROCESS.

Good luck and we look forward to receiving your application