Apprentice Electrician Wording

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When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.
So, if you want what others have – that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.
Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about…. right!
Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment.
So… come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

What you need to know…

  • temporary full time – 76 hours per fortnight
  • salary – $1,038.20 – $2,030.80 per fortnight, plus superannuation
  • location – South Grafton
  • full payment of course fees

About the role
Are you interested in become an Electrician? Council’s Water Cycle section is offering an Electrical Apprenticeship which will be based at Council’s Rushforth Road Works Depot in South Grafton. We are seeking motivated applicants that are electrically minded, have a strong eye for detail and enjoy problem solving. You must have a strong commitment to safety, have a passion for Engineering and have the drive to commit to a 4 year Apprenticeship. In your Apprenticeship you will work on a range of water, sewer and floodplain electrical assets that, when you are qualified, will equip you with the skills needed for working in various industries.
A Drivers Licence is not essential but you must have reliable transport as you will be required to travel to attend the Tafe Campus in Grafton.

Bill Rogan, Supervisor Mechanical Electrical on 6640 3502.

Closing date
Monday, 1 February 2021 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information
This position is located at Council’s Rushforth Road Works Depot, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.
A probationary period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council’s website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later.
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website.

For this application you will be required to supply relevant certificates and licences.

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