Water Operations Attendant

Job No: PMC2018198
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW

Applications Close Sunday 31 March 2019 11:30pm


About the Role

The primary responsibilities of the Water Operations Attendant is to undertake maintenance and construction works associated with the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council water supply reticulation network including water and sewer infrastructure.

Specifically you will be required to:

  • Complete installation, repairs and maintenance of water and recycled water services;
  • Complete connections, repairs and maintenance of water and recycled water mains and other components within the reticulation system;
  • Respond to emergencies and organise resources/materials as required.

About You

To be successful in this role you shall require:

  • Certificate III in Water Operations, or other relevant industry experience;
  • Demonstrated experience with installation, repair and maintenance of water services;
  • Current class C driver’s license
  • Ability to participate in the after-hours on-call roster.


This is a full time role, with a remuneration in the range of $51,464 - $57,895 p.a (depending on skills, experience and qualifications), plus superannuation for a 38 hour week worked in accordance with Council’s Flexible Working Hours policy.

About Council

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is located on the mid north coast of NSW and is one of Australia’s fastest growing regions. We are conveniently located between Sydney and Brisbane and cover an area of 3,686 square kilometers. We support a community over 81,000 and are growing by a further 20,000 in coming years.

About our Region

Upon commencement you shall call ‘home’ one of the East Coasts most enviable locations. With a stunning hinterland full of walking trails, waterfalls and wildlife, miles of pristine beaches, a balanced lifestyle with city access and country hospitality, the mid-north coast is the perfect region to discover arts, culture, sport, nature, and delicious food and wine.


If you have any quesitons about this role please contact Ben Freeman, Water Services & Maintenance Coordinator on (02) 6581 8455.


Applying for the Position

Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Position Description

Selection Criteria

Please complete the application form below and answer the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the Selection Criteria, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.


You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.


Close Date

All applications must be submitted no later than 11.30pm on Sunday 31 March 2019.


Note: Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical, or like positions for a period of 12 months.

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