Field Operator – Team Leader Grade 5 (Civil Construction)
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. They employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. They 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.
There team ensures that council spaces are well maintained and always ready for use by 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, they seek staff who are organized, 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. They encourage personal and professional development, and pride ourselves on a culture that encourages staff contribution and involvement.
Penrith City Council’s City Works department undertakes civil maintenance and construction activities utilizing a combination of resources including both internal staff and external contractors.
An exciting opportunity currently exists within the team for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person with the required skills and qualifications to lead, plan and coordinate the day to day activities in the construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure assets.
You will be responsible for the direct supervision of a work team undertaking activities associated with the maintenance and construction of roads, drainage and concrete assets, ensuring the activities are carried out in an efficient, safe and cost effective manner.
This position operates on a 76 hour, nine day fortnight.
- Tertiary qualification in Civil Construction or related area
- Class C Driver License
- Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White) Card
- Extensive experience in Civil construction and maintenance
- Experience in the supervision of work teams and contractors
- Ability to complete accurate written record keeping of all activities
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
- Knowledge of and commitment to Work Health and Safety and Equal Employment Opportunity principles
- RMS Traffic Control tickets (Blue/Yellow/Red)
- Class MR License
- First Aid Certificate
- Confined Spaces Legislation Certificate
- Certificate IV Training and Assessment
- Knowledge in the performance capabilities of various plant
The position is located at Council’s major depot in Kingswood, 5 minutes from the Penrith City Center, 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: $66,000 – $75,700 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
To submit your application, please apply online using 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 Gowry Gowrythasan on 4732 7566. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.
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