• Position Vacant
  • QLD

Website Burdekin Shire Council

Council is seeking applications for a Water and Wastewater Assistant Treatment Plant Operator to be an enthusiastic, productive and reliable member of the Water & Wastewater Team.

About the role:

Under the general direction of the Treatment Plant Operator the Assistant will provide complimentary labour, skills and knowledge to operate and maintain treatment plants and other active assets to meet regulatory requirements and operating schedules and plans, e.g., sedimentation and disinfection in accordance with Quality Assurance (QA) procedures.

The successful applicant will also be required to interpret water quality data and make necessary operational changes to treatment parameters, adjusting chemical dose rates and other plant performance criteria as a direct response to water quality results. The Assistant will be responsible for recording a daily log of plant inlet and outlet flows and other plant operating data in the SWIMLocal software application.

Monitoring of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Telemetry systems and responding to alarms from various locations is another key requirement of the role.

Why work for us?

  • 9-day fortnight (76hrs fortnight)
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave per year
  • 13 weeks Long Service Leave after 10 years’ service – pro rata available after 7 years
  • Up to 12% Employer Superannuation with ability to salary sacrifice employee contribution.
  • Salary Packaging available
  • Supportive and motivating team
  • Relaxed lifestyle, boating, fishing, sports facilities, private and public schooling options up to Grade 12, cultural venues and events and all of this situated in a thriving agricultural community only an hour away from Townsville or two hours from the magical Whitsundays.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 6 ($65,305) with the commencing salary dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications close on Wednesday, 17 July 2024 at 5:00pm.

For further information visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au.


To apply for this job please visit www.burdekin.qld.gov.au.