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Plant Operator Labourer - Irrigation Technician


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Job Description

Location: Wedgefield Depot

Occupation: Parks & Gardens/Irrigation

Division: Infrastructure - Infrastructure Operations

Plant Operator Labourer Parks & Gardens Irrigation TechnicianLevel 2 $79,343.07 per annum (including Port Hedland Allowance)

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

This position will play a vital role in effectively keeping the Town’s Parks and Open Spaces irrigated. The areas consist of 2 ovals, 17 neighbourhood parks and 4 sports grounds, as well as various community facilities, landscaped areas and entry statements. You will be working within the irrigation team operating both centrally controlled and standalone irrigation systems. Our ideal candidate comes with a strong background in the amenities/horticulture irrigation field, with previous experience working with reuse water being advantageous. The successful candidate will need to be able to work unsupervised, problem solve, be passionate about the industry, and thrive in a fast paced environment.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Demonstrated experience or formal qualification in the design, installation and maintenance of commercial irrigation/park management systems
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • White Card

Employee Benefits

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Five weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program (includes discounted gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities

This position is not eligible for subsidised housing or housing allowance. Prospective applicants should make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Port Hedland prior to submitting an application.

Our Values

Creating a nationally significant, friendly city people are proud to call home.

Our supporting values are:

Quality – We strive for excellence and take pride in everything we do. We challenge our thinking and look beyond the obvious.

Unity – We work as one team and actively share our ideas and information across the organisation.

Integrity – We are honest and ethical in everything we do, fostering transparency and promoting public trust and continued confidence.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post: PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises how any relevant experience meets the position requirements, as detailed in the position description. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Human Resources on (08) 9158 9342 or hr@porthedland.wa.gov.au

Applications close 11:45am, Thursday 10th June 2021.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Applicants must have the rights to work and live in this location.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Job Closing Date 10 Jun, 2021