At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:
- A range of flexible work arrangements
- 18 weeks paid maternity leave
- Health and wellbeing leave
- 15 days personal leave
- Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education
- Diverse salary packaging
- And much, much more!
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.
About the role
We are currently seeking experienced and dedicated individuals in joining our Civil Operations Department in multiple positions of Plant operator – Driver on a permanent full-time and temporary (12 month) basis. The successful candidates will play an important role within our operational crews.
You will be responsible for undertaking all duties associated with the safe operation of Council’s vehicles and the transportation of staff members, equipment and materials. You will also perform general labouring duties when required.
This position does require knowledge and use of Council’s Mobility system. You may be required to work from any of Council’s Depots. This position operates on a 76-hour fortnight with a Rostered Day Off once a fortnight.
- Current Class MR and/or HR Driver Licence
- Experience in Civil Construction labouring
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White) Card
- Current Traffic Controller Card (Blue Ticket) or willingness to obtain
- Knowledge of Work Health and Safety (WHS) work practices
- Tertiary qualification in Civil Construction or related area
- Previous experience in Local Government
- Experience in operating plant and equipment
Commencing Salary: $58,612.00 to $67,846.00 per annum, plus 10.5% superannuation and an Adverse Working Conditions Allowance in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award.
This position requires the worker to be double vaccinated against COVID-19 or to hold a medical contraindication certificate.
You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.
Please select the link/s below to view the position description and to submit your application online.
In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.
Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on the closing date, 2 June 2023. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.
For further information about the position, please contact Matthew Nicholson, Operational Coordinator - Civil Works, on 4732 8146.
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.