Skilled Labourer (Construction/Maintenance)

About Shoalhaven Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role
This is a permanent, full time, Monday to Friday 7.00am to 4.00pm position working 38 hours per week (2 Positions Available). Located at the Ulladulla Works Depot

Reporting directly to the Team Supervisor – Southern Construction, the focus of this position is to:

  • Undertake manual tasks using hand tools, including the operation of small plant items, for the minor construction and/or maintenance of assets as directed.
  • Assist in Council responses to emergencies and other operational needs, including being available for ‘call back’.
  • Projects and asset types may include, but is not limited to, roads and road related infrastructure, drainage, kerb & gutter, bus shelters, footpaths / cycleways / walking tracks, parking areas, traffic facilities, bridges, boat ramps, fences, recreational facilities, seawalls, viewing platforms, parks & reserves and flood mitigation assets, etc.

Skills & Experience
In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • School Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 12 months’ work experience in civil construction and/or maintenance activities
  • Minimum NSW Class C Driver’s Licence or equivalent licence valid in NSW
  • Current NSW General Construction Induction card (white card) or acceptable interstate alternative
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  3. How do you effectively manage your time and ensure deadlines are met?
  4. In your previous positions have you actively participated in WHS practices?

Contact:  Troy PunnettUnit Manager – District Engineer - 02 4429 8901

Applications Close: Wednesday, 12 October 2022 (at Midnight) 

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds 

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email


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