Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The city of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.
City Presentation delivers a range of services that provide clean, well-presented public spaces in the Penrith Local Government Area. Comprising over 200 qualified and driven staff, areas of opportunity for employment include civil construction and works, horticulture and landscaping, fleet management and workshop servicing, trades and public cleansing and maintenance.
Our team ensures that council spaces are well maintained and always ready for use by our residents, are sustainable into the future, and significant assets, community buildings, roads, drainage, fleet, parks and open spaces provide the required level of service in a cost effective manner for present and future residents.
In City Presentation, we seek staff who are organised, take pride in their work, and are willing to go that little bit further to ensure the little details make their work speak for itself. We encourage personal and professional development, and pride ourselves on a culture that encourages staff contribution and involvement.
Civil Operations is looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated people to join our outdoor operations team in the position of ‘Multi Skilled Operator’. The civil operations area is responsible for the maintenance and construction of council’s roads, concrete and drainage assets.
This position plays an important role within the team, the occupant will require to have the skill and knowledge to be self-directed, undertaking duties associated with the safe operation of council’s plant and equipment.
The opportunity currently exists for casual positions, however there may be future opportunities for short term, temporary blocks of work.
- Current class MR Driver licence
- Relevant current Plant Operator Statements of Attainment / Verification of Competency
- Current Traffic Control Blue Ticket
- Substantial experience in civil work labouring activities
- Knowledge of all aspects of operation and maintenance of tipping trucks and trailers including loading, securing and unloading
- Ability to be self directed and undertake a leadership role when required
- Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White) Card
- A Vehicle Loading Crane Ticket
- Competency in the use of various plant items
The position is located at Council’s major depot in Kingswood, 5 minutes from the Penrith City Centre, and close to public transport. You will enjoy flexible working conditions, an active staff social club and have access to educational assistance and salary sacrificing options.
Commencing Salary: $29.95 per hour plus casual loading. Temporary blocks of work would be paid at a rate of $29.95 per hour.
To view the position description and submit your application, please use the link below.
Intending applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume before 11.55pm on the closing date. In addition, applicants are required to provide comprehensive responses to the selection criteria.
Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.
For further information about the position, please contact Lynden Tippett on 4732 8026.
Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.
Council practices EEO and WHS principles.