Road Management & Operations General Operator job in Australia AUD59,308-60,689/year 

April 20, 2023
AUD 59308 - AUD 60689 / year

Job Description

Road Management & Operations General Operator

Position No. 801

Permanent Full-Time

Band 2 $59,308 – $60,689 per annum (inclusive of industry allowance) plus 10.5% statutory superannuation, 9-day fortnight

Wellington Shire Council is currently seeking a Road Management and Operations General Operator to join our Maffra Depot in a permanent full-time capacity.

Reporting to the Team Leader, your role will provide general support services to the road crew for the improvement and maintenance of Council’s road network across Wellington Shire.

As our ideal candidate, you will be a team player with the willingness to learn how to carry out maintenance of roads, roadsides and drains. In addition to this, you will learn how to operate relevant plant and equipment.

We are looking for someone who is punctual, hard-working and has the demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision and can communicate effectively with our local community. As this is a labour-intensive role, the successful candidate will need to be fit for physically demanding work.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a good attitude and have an enthusiasm for a career in Local Government, then we encourage you to apply!

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Willingness to learn how to operate tractors, trucks, loaders, plant, and equipment used for road maintenance.
  • Ability to efficiently complete work in the most effective manner while ensuring Occupational Health & Safety practices are always observed.
  • A strong work ethic, can-do attitude, and good communication skills.
  • Capacity to undertake Certificate III level training in Civil Construction Road Maintenance and Construction.

Why Wellington?

Here at Wellington Shire Council, we have a strong commitment to create a workplace culture that is collaborative, provides work-life flexibility and encourages opportunities for growth and development. We take pride in providing a supportive workplace with great career opportunities for our employees.

Every person at Wellington Shire Council brings their own unique experiences, perspectives and talents to help contribute to our vision of “Happy people, healthy environment and thriving communities in the heart of Gippsland.” As one of the largest employers in the region we have a diverse workforce of more than 500 staff who are based throughout the municipality, and we all work together as a team to make a positive impact in our community.

We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements.

Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities.

Wellington Shire Council takes climate change and sustainability seriously and is looking to respond proactively and positively to the challenges ahead.

About Wellington

Wellington Shire Council is located in the Gippsland region of the state of Victoria, Australia and is approximately two hours east of Melbourne by road or rail. Many of us dream of a simpler lifestyle, with wide open spaces and no traffic jams. In we live that enviable lifestyle every day.

In Wellington Shire you will find a wide range of beautiful environments to explore, with our pristine beaches, picturesque mountain ranges, temperate rainforests, wetlands and plenty of diverse, contrasting spaces to take your breath away.

Whether it’s a stroll along the iconic , a canoe down the or a bush walk through the , there’s plenty to keep you busy in Home to a range of tight-knit communities, you’ll quickly find yourself right at home with the wonderful people that make these towns so special.

From our lively restaurant and café culture to the very best in , you’ll never be short of Sunday brunch ideas and places to try!

Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

How to Apply: Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advert and will be accepted no later than 11:59pm Sunday 30 April 2023.

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