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Plumber Network Operator Chinchilla or Miles Job at Western Downs Regional Council

Plumber / Network Operator (Chinchilla or Miles)

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Miles Depot

About Council
A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.
The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.
Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.
Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.
About the Role
Based in Chinchilla or Miles, you will be part of the Utilities Water Treatment team responsible for providing construction and maintenance services and expertise to contribute to the provision of safe water and wastewater for our community. This role is suited for those who hold a Plumber and Drainer licence. 
Reporting to the Utilities Coordinator, you will:

perform a variety of construction and maintenance tasks on water mains, water meters, sewer mains, jump ups, manholes and associated fittings;
undertake building maintenance on Council infrastructure including swimming pools, deports, offices; and
be accountable for recording all paperwork for the completion of works and required log sheets.

About you
The successful applicant will:

hold a Plumber Drainer Licence and a Construction Safety White card;
have certificates in backflow prevention endorsement, confined space entry, a backhoe ticket, and an MR driver"s licence (desirable);
be willing to obtain a Certificate III in Water Operations within 2 years of commencing employment;
have good time management skills and the capability to complete allocated tasks while working within a team; and
enjoy manual labour and applying technical knowledge.

What we offer:

Access to Corporate Health Plan
Relocation Assistance
Health & Wellbeing program
Locality allowance
Job security in a local government position
Living in the Western Downs    

If you enjoy working in a team and have the energy and passion for providing exceptional service to our community, this role is for you.  TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE.
WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire (see below). Please upload your completed questionnaire in the qualifications section at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position. 
Applications close at 5:00pm AEST on Tuesday 1 December 2020.
Additional Information
The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and/or a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.
Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.
Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.

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