Labourer - Wellington

Dubbo Regional Council Full Time Permanent 17/11/2020
About us

We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services. 

About our region

The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.

The Opportunity

In this position you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team in the Infrastructure Delivery branch providing beneficial and cost efficient civil maintenance and construction works for the Dubbo Regional Council Local Government area.

In this role, there will be an opportunity to:

Undertake the following civil work duties;

  • traffic control
  • pot hole patching
  • heavy patching
  • road construction/maintenance
  • minor sealing works
  • footpath work
  • pipe laying
  • concrete work
To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Physical fitness to undertake the inherent requirement of the job
  • Basic literacy nd numeracy
  • Class C Drivers Licence
  • General Construction Induction Card (White card)
About you

You will be a fit and reliable worker who is looking to become a member of our team. You will enjoy working in an environment that is varied and provides the opportunity to multi-skill in a variety of civil works projects.

You will be a team player who looks for positive ways to contribute to team culture.

What we offer

In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation you will be offered a range of  benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to DRC fitness passport program, wellbeing program and access to salary sacrificed child care. Furthermore DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

Dubbo Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

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

This position requires a pre employment health assessment.  Please refer to the attached Jobs Demands document for the physical requirements of the position.

Salary: $48,484 - $56,319 per annum plus superannuation and an industry allowance

Closing Date: 9am Monday 7 December 2020

Enquiries: Works Coordinator East - 02 6840 6410

How to Apply:

  1. Please fill out the questions in the application page below.
  2. On the following page you'll have the opportunity to attach your resume.
  3. 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 (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you're ready.
  4. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder.)