Shire of West Arthur

The Shire is currently offering a number of exciting career opportunities for enthusiastic self-motivated people to join our works team in the roles of trainee plant operator/general hand, construction grader operator, and plant operator/general hand.

Trainee Plant Operator/General Hand

The Trainee Plant Operator/General Hand will learn how to undertake a range of duties including road maintenance and construction, signage maintenance, plant operation, maintenance of footpaths, drainage and bridges. The successful applicant will complete both on the job training and attend studies off site.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive attitude, willingness and ability to learn plant operation and civil maintenance skills, and be eligible to obtain a HR licence soon after commencement.

The position is offered as a 24 month traineeship with the opportunity to continue employment upon successful completion of Certificate III in Civil Construction.

The position is initially offered at level 3 of Local Government Industry Award 2010 with a weekly wage of $830 to $977 (depending on age), including over award payment. Other benefits include 9 day fortnight, industry allowance, training costs and up to 11% super. There is an opportunity for an increase in the weekly wage after twelve months depending on the level of experience gained.

Staff housing is not currently available for this position. A housing allowance of $60 per week is provided in addition to the weekly wage.

Link to Trainee Plant Operator/General Hand Applicant Information

Plant Operator/General Hand

We are seeking a person with plant operation experience who holds a current HR drivers licence (HC preferred) for this full time role with our works team.

This position is offered at level 4 of the Local Government Industry Award 2010 with a weekly wage of $992 to $1,032 per week, depending on experience, with an opportunity for an increase after twelve months. Other benefits include the opportunity for overtime, 9 day fortnight, industry allowance and up to 11% super. 

Subsidised staff housing may be available for this position. A housing allowance of $60 per week is offered where not residing in staff housing.

Link to Plant Operator/General Hand Applicant Information

Construction Grader Operator

The Shire is seeking an experienced grader operator with knowledge of road construction.

The salary will be negotiated depending on the level of experience. Other benefits include the opportunity for overtime, 9 day fortnight, industry allowance, and up to 11% super. 

Subsidised staff housing may be available for this position. A housing allowance of $60 per week is offered where not residing in staff housing.

Link to Construction Grader Operator Applicant Information

 For further information about the positions advertised contact the Shire at shire@westarthur.wa.gov.au or phone 08 9736 2222.  For a confidential discussion about any of the positions, please call Works Manager Bill Owen on 0427 362 214. 

 

Applications should include a resume or completed application for employment form including the contact details work related referees. Link to Employment Application Form

The closing date is Tuesday 27 October 2020, however early applications are encouraged as we will review applications through the advertising period and reserve the right to close applications early.

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