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.
We are currently seeking a Skilled Field Operator to join our Signage team on a permanent full-time basis within our City Presentation cross city maintenance services. In this role, you will undertake all duties associated with the safe driving of Council vehicles, minor plant and transport of persons, equipment and materials, and assist with general labouring and other duties, including the maintenance and installation of signage and relevant line marking, throughout the Penrith LGA.
This position operates on a 76-hour fortnight with a Rostered Day Off once a fortnight and requires a commitment to ongoing training, flexibility and multiskilling within the Public Spaces Maintenance area to develop and maintain the required skills and competencies of the position.
- Current MR driver licence
- Knowledge of all aspects of operation and maintenance of trucks, vans and trailers including loading, securing and unloading (both mechanical and manual means)
- Demonstrated experience in general labouring duties
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
- Competencies in the use of various items of small plant including post hole rammer, core drill, auger and jack pick
- Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White) Card
- Knowledge of and commitment to WHS and EEO principles
- Experience carrying out labouring activities in a City Presentation environment
- Working understanding of Australian Standards regarding signage
- Ability to utilise Mobility technology (iPad/tablet)
- Current Traffic Controller card (Blue ticket)
- Previous experience in Local Government
Commencing salary: $54,808 per annum, plus 10.5.5% 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.
Visit careers.penrith.city to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.
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 Bernard Meier, Signs and Line Marking Supervisor, on 4732 8182.
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.