Mobile Service Mechanic

Dubbo Regional Council Full Time Permanent 25/11/2022

We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of close to 55,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $220 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. 


Our focus is on delivering high quality services, strengthening our community engagement and strategic management capabilities, building an organisation based on performance and continuous improvement whilst creating a values based organisational culture and developing a professional and engaged team that delivers on our shared values; Progressive, Sustainable, One Team and Integrity.


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 almost 55,000 and 5,143 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people in the Orana Region, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Ballina and Newcastle. Dubbo Regional Council is part of Wiradjuri Country and we acknowledge all clan groups that reside within the Dubbo and Wellington Wiradjuri Nation.


This dynamic and challenging position is responsible for undertaking repairs, maintenance and servicing on Council's diverse fleet of vehicles, plant and equipment (both mechanical and electrical).  You will have the opportunity to work both autonomously and will be responsible for planning and scheduling required works.  You will also have the opportunity to work as part of a team and have the support of a team environment.  

The position is based in Dubbo however you will have the opportunity to work across the whole local government area out on location at Council's project based worksites.

Council would welcome applications from apprentices nearing completion of the Heavy Vehicle Mechanic qualification.

  • Apply problem solving techniques by applying standards, established practices and procedures, or operating instructions.
  • Assist the Team Leader by providing input into the planning and development of work programs and services schedules.
  • Communicate with different levels of the organisation.
  • Provide supervision to apprentices performing similar tasks.
  • Ensure high quality standards of workmanship.
  • Qualified and licenced Motor Mechanic, Heavy Vehicle Mechanic or Plant Mechanic or apprentices nearing completion.

You are a motivated and skilled individual who enjoys new challenges and workplace variety. You have demonstrated experience in successfully maintaining a variety of vehicles, plant and equipment. You possess sound communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with different levels of the organisation.  


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, and wellbeing program. DRC also has a variety of Salary Packaging options available to staff including:

  • Superannuation
  • Rainbow Cottage Childcare
  • Professional Memberships
  • Excess Long Service Leave to Superannuation
  • Uniforms
  • Novated Vehicle Leasing
  • Remote Area Housing Assistance
  • Work Related Self Education Expenses
  • Portable Notebook or Laptop computer
  • Airline Lounge Memberships
  • Disability/Income Protection Insurance
  • Tools of Trade

Furthermore, DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

DRC 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.

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

Salary: $60,848 - $70,715 per annum plus superannuation and industry allowances

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 12 December 2022

Enquiries: For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Council's Fleet Maintenance Coordinator – 6801 4944 

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