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Applications are invited for the below position:

Plant Operator – PV 32/21

Salary Circa: $50,882p.a – $57,746p.a + Allowances + 10% superannuation.


Tenterfield Shire is seeking a highly motivated experienced plant operator/labourer to assist in carrying out general labouring duties e.g. concreting and carpentry, to provide assistance to our bridge and structure crew on a full time basis.

Applicants will possess relevant qualifications/competencies and demonstrated skills, experience and knowledge, have a great attitude and have the ability to work within our diverse teams.

Tenterfield Shire offers a supportive workplace culture built around our values of “ICARE”, with fantastic working conditions and a range of additional benefits to help you enjoy life in our local community, including:

  • 9 day fortnight;
  • 15 days accumulative annual sick leave;
  • 4 weeks Annual Leave;
  • Annual performance appraisals and Award increases;
  • Relocation assistance (negotiable for the right applicant);
  • Further learning and development opportunities;
  • Access to onsite monthly counselling through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Further information and details can be obtained in Council’s Position Information Package – Plant Operator, or by contacting Manager Works or HR, Workforce Development & Safety on 02 6736 6000 (during business hours).

Applications addressing the selection criteria should be emailed to the Chief Executive at quoting the reference number and be submitted by no later than 4.00pm, 6 January 2022.

Tenterfield Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and proudly embraces the following values: Integrity, Community Focus, Accountability, Respect & Excellence (ICARE).

Applicants must be an Australian citizen/resident, or hold a visa that allows employment in Australia.

Download Position Information Package here.