Liverpool Plains Shire Council
Senior Water Services Operator

Posted: 26 Oct
Closes: 30 Dec
Quirindi, New South Wales


  • Permanent full-time role
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Opportunities for Learning and Development 

The Opportunity

We have a great opportunity for a proactive, reliable and skilled Senior Water Services Operator to work within a dynamic team at Liverpool Plains. The successful applicant will work as part of a team to deliver reliable and compliant wastewater services by applying your specialist skills, knowledge and experience.

In this role you will be required to work a 7-day spread of hours, on call roster and perform overtime duties (as required). Award loadings and allowances will apply in addition to the base weekly salary.

To view the details about this position please click here Position description.


The Liverpool Plains Shire Council is a diverse organisation employing over 120 staff across a wide variety of fields who deliver a range of services to the local government area encompassing Blackville, Caroona, Currabubula, Pine Ridge, Premer, Quirindi, Spring Ridge, Wallabadah, Werris Creek and Willow Tree and the almost 8000 residents who reside there.

The council is situated in Quirindi, the heart of the Liverpool Plains, four hours North West of Sydney, famous for its stunning landscapes and rich, highly productive land and is the perfect place to call home.

 What we offer you

We offer a competitive salary between $65,832 - 84,270 gross per annum plus superannuation. A commencing salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant depending on qualifications, skills and experience.

In addition to the competitive salary, you will have access to a range benefits including:

  • 11% superannuation
  • Additional Award allowances and loadings
  • 38 ordinary hours per week
  • 9-day fortnight
  • Access to training opportunities
  • Generous sick and annual leave entitlements
  • Access to long service leave after 5 years' continuous service
  • Relocation assistance
  • All PPE provided
  • Discounted gym membership at Plains Fitness


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, contact Council’s Manager Water Services, Rodney Batterham on (02) 6746 1755.

How to Apply

Please complete the application form below ensuring you answer all questions. We recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. Word) then copy your answers into the application form when you're ready. On the following page attach a copy of your cover letter, CV and qualifications.

Once you have submitted your application you should receive an email acknowledgement that it has been received.  If you do not receive the acknowledgement, please check your junk or spam email boxes and contact Please note that all correspondence regarding your application status and interview will be forwarded via email.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received

Liverpool Plains Shire Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace. 

Liverpool Plains Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining and supporting a diverse & inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages.