Website Central Highlands Regional Council

Work Type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Regional – Emerald / Blackwater / Capella / Springsure

Department:  Infrastructure & Utilities

Remuneration: Stream B, Level 3-6: $63,729.84 – $67,231.48 per annum + superannuation

Are you an experienced Water Treatment Operator looking for a new opportunity? 

Or are you looking to start an exciting new career that offers development & progression opportunities?

The Water Utilities team at Central Highlands Regional Council are seeking expressions of interest for multiple Water Industry Operator positions in various locations throughout Central Highlands.

As a Water Industry Operator, you will play a key role in a team that ensures the safe and uninterrupted water supply to our communities.  You will be responsible for conducting water testing, chemical dosing and undertaking maintenance tasks across our various water assets including water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and reservoirs.  You will also complete quality monitoring and reporting, identify and report failures, assist with job planning and complete safety risk assessments.

If this is a start of a new career for you, we will provide you with hands on training and put you through a Cert III in Water Industry Operations!  Or, if you are an experienced water treatment professional, we will recognise your existing skills and knowledge whilst still providing you with future career progression opportunities!

Apply now!

Please note:  If appointed to this position you will be required to participate in an on-call roster system.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to possess:

  • Minimum of Queensland C class provisional manual drivers’ licence.
  • General Construction Induction Card.
  • Cert III Water Industry Operations or willingness & ability to obtain.
  • Willingness and ability to undertake working at heights, breathing apparatus and confined space training.

If this sounds like you, apply now!

Applications close: 8am Sunday 17 December 2023.

Please note:  Applications may be progressed prior to the closing date.

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