Plant Operator (Ref: 678)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 10-Jul-2020 04:00 PM

About the position:

The position of Plant Operator is part of the Rural Roads team within the City’s Maintenance Operations department and is responsible for the construction and maintenance of unsealed roads and shoulders for the City of Greater Geraldton.

Key accountabilities:

  • General operation of plant and hand tools, carry out maintenance and/or labour duties as required.
  • Operate plant and specialised road maintenance equipment in a competent and safe manner including rollers, loaders, trucks, graders, bobcats, excavators and other machinery as required.
  • Ensure that regular routine daily maintenance is carried out and that relevant log books and pre-start are completed.

For further information view the position description: Plant Operator

This position works a 9 day fortnight with every second Friday as a rostered day off.

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Josh Trewin, Coordinator Roads & Drainage on 08 08 9956 6741.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will hold a current HC class driver’s licence and have demonstrated experience with the safe use of plant and equipment associated with road construction and maintenance, including side-tippers, rollers, loaders, graders, bobcats and excavators.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $57,419 per annum or $29.05 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation 
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A completed Selection Criteria Form - Plant Operator addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Friday 10 July 2020.


Ross McKim


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