Western Downs Regional Council

Our Organisation

Western Downs Regional Council (WDRC) is a dynamic organisation committed to providing outstanding service to the local community. Everything we do is underpinned by our positive culture and internal brand which includes being an organisation that cares about its people and their safety, is future focused and strives to make a real difference to our community. Our behaviour reflects our organisational values: Communication, Leadership, Respect, Balance, Team Work, and Accountability.

 Here at WDRC we are passionate about what we do. We offer you a culture that is reflective of this and, as such, you will be working in an organisation that focuses on continuous improvement and promotes innovation at all levels through challenging the status quo to discover new and better ways of doing things.

Safety First

Western Downs Regional Council is committed to fostering a Safety First work environment that eliminates or manages hazards that have the ability to cause injury or illness to our employees, communities, assets and customers. Council's Safety First values include pre-employment medicals and random drug and alcohol testing.

May 04, 2018
Part-time, Full-time, Contract opportunities 9 day fortnight + up to $5000 relocation assistance. We are currently seeking expressions of interest from a range of experienced water and wastewater industry personnel to join our teams located in Dalby, Jandowae, Chinchilla, Miles, Wandoan and Tara. In particular, we are seeking: Water Sewerage Operators Plumber Drainer Gasfitters Water Operator's Assistants In these roles you will perform a variety of duties to assist in the maintenance of our water supply and sewerage treatment facilities, whilst providing exceptional customer service to our community.    Together with a current CV, you will be required to have the following: OHS Construction White Card Evidence of your right to work in Australia Relevant trade qualification/certification (if applicable) Current drivers licence - highly desirable Any other tickets, licence or qualifications to support your application If you enjoy working and being part of a team that provides safe water and wastewater for our community, we want to hear from you.  TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE For a full position description of the above roles, copy and paste the below URL into a browser. http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Water-Sewerage-Operator.pdf http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Plumber-Drainer-Gas-Fitter.pdf http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Water-Operators-Assistant.pdf To submit your expression of interest please click 'Apply Now'. Additional Information Western Downs Regional Council values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities. Council welcomes all applications from suitably qualified applicants. The recruitment process includes candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing. WDRC has the right to verify your employment history with your current employer if required. Please note that after the closing date you will no longer be able to apply for the vacancy. The specific time of closing is midnight AEST of the date displayed above. Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.
Western Downs Regional Council Dalby, Tara, Chinchilla, Jandowae, Miles & Wandoan - QLD Full time
May 04, 2018
$84,915 - $90,644 yearly
Contribute to the quality of our community's water supply with a 9 day fortnight (work life balance) and r elocation allowance of up to $5000 Purpose of the Role Based in Chinchilla OR Miles , you will ensure the provision of safe water and wastewater supplies for the community by meeting statutory requirements for performance, safety and environmental managements, and delivering high standards of customer service. Reporting to the Utilities Manager, you will: Be accountable for ensuring compliance in the day to day operation, maintenance and monitoring of water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, desalination plants and associated infrastructure; Have extensive knowledge of water and sewerage networks and processes; Hold a Certificate III in Water Operations or Wastewater Operations; Have prior experience in leading the safety and performance culture within a team; and Have strong written, verbal and analytical skill sets with experience in using Microsoft Office Suite and spreadsheets. If you are committed to providing safe water and wastewater for our community, with a strong emphasis on leadership and compliance, this role is for you.  TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE For a full position description copy and paste the below URL into a browser. http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Utilities-Coordinator-Chinchilla-Miles.pdf
Western Downs Regional Council Chinchilla or Miles - Queensland Full time