Essential Services Officer

MacDonnell Regional Council Full Time Contract 17/11/2021
  • Community based position with immediate start
  • Fantastic employee benefits including subsidised housing
  • Salary package commencing at $70,912 ($79,578.27 inclusive of superannuation and leave loading)
  • Great relaxed lifestyle

This is a unique opportunity working with MacDonnell Regional Council to support the wellbeing of our residents and communities. Living in a small community, there is also professional development and training offered to build your skills base and career pathways.

As the Essential Services Officer, you will be responsible for maintaining and servicing Power, Water and Sewerage infrastructure in accordance with PowerWater Essential Services agreement. Maintaining tools, plant and equipment, attending to emergency and after hours call outs, supervising and mentoring indigenous and relief trainees and communicating to a range of stakeholders are all part of this unique opportunity.

Our successful candidate will hold a current Driver's license and may have relevant plant and equipment tickets or previous experience working in a similar role.

Your hard work will be rewarded with 6 weeks annual leave, super contributions, family friendly needs and work life balance, employee assistance and a great team environment, just to name a few!

You will love the opportunity to work within the MacDonnell region with its unique beauty filled with picturesque water holes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and rugged mountain ranges. This position is community based, with Alice Springs as the nearest regional town.

Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5724586.

Applications close 16 January 2022

For further information on this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Keith Hassett, Manager Service Centre Delivery by phoning 08 8958 9603.

MacDonnell Regional Council recognises and respects the region's unique Aboriginal culture and 78% of our workforce are Aboriginal. An understanding and awareness of cultural impacts and sensitivities is essential. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and may be preferenced under our Special Measures Policy.