Plant Operator Mullewa (Ref: 672)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 24-May-2021 04:00 PM

About the position:

In the heart of wildflower country, Mullewa is a quiet, tidy, rural township with a population of 700 people just 99km from Geraldton, a thriving regional city at the heart of Australia’s Coral Coast. Mullewa offers a small range of services and activities with a focus on community. Recognised as one of WA’s key wildflower centres to visit, Mullewa’s natural beauty is plentiful. The Mullewa District Office, as a branch of the City of Greater Geraldton, provides a wide range of administrative and community and cultural development services to the town. You can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and this region.

The Plant Operator undertakes operational activities associated with the provision of road construction and maintenance services to the City of Greater Geraldton within the Mullewa District, working under direction to ensure all work is carried out within agreed programs and budget constraints and in compliance with all relevant state and federal regulations, City policies, procedures and relevant Australian standards.

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

Key accountabilities:

  • Construct and maintain unsealed roads and shoulders within the City’s network.
  • Ensure that all work undertaken is to a high standard and within budget and agreed timeframes.
  • General operation of plant and hand tools, carry out general maintenance and/or labour duties as required;
  • Operate and maintain plant, hand tools and specialised road maintenance equipment in a competent manner including rollers, loader, grader, trucks and other machinery as required.

For further information view the position description: Plant Operator Mullewa

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Darryl Pedlar, Infrastructure Coordinator Mullewa District on 08 9956 6765.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will hold a HC licence and have experience in the safe use of plant and equipment associated with road construction, including rollers, loaders, graders and trucks.

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 $63,792 per annum or $32.2833 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

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 (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack 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, Monday 24 May 2021.


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