Apr 28, 2022

Operations and Maintenance Officer

$78,218 yearly
  • Mackay Regional Council
  • Mackay QLD, Australia
Full time Communication Operations and Maintenance Project Management Strategy-Planning Natural Resources -Water


Mackay Regional Council is seeking a self-motivated, energetic individual that can work autonomously within a team environment to assist in the development and improvement of planned maintenance schedules for Mackay Regional Council's water and wastewater assets.


About this opportunity:

This position has a primary focus area where you'll be organising planned and reactive maintenance work to ensure equipment is reliably available to produce world quality drinking water and high-level treatment at the region's wastewater plants per Council's Strategies and Policies for asset management and maintenance.


Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Qualifications in Engineering, Maintenance planning, relevant Trade Qualification Certificate IV (preferred); or
  • Lesser formal qualifications combined with relevant experience; or
  • Attained, through previous appointments, service and/or study, an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required
  • General Safety Induction Training, or ability to achieve.
  • Current QLD “C” Class Drivers Licence or interstate equivalent.
  • Practical experience in the planning and scheduling of preventative/planned maintenance works.
  • Practical experience in the planning, scheduling and delivery of minor projects and maintenance works.
  • Experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop standard operating procedures and work instructions.


Our Culture & Employee Benefits:

  • Annual base salary from $78,218
  • Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Flexible work arrangements with an RDO
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Career development and learning opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active social club
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives


Interested in joining the team?

For us to assess if you’re the one we are searching for, please submit, a cover letter, resume and a full statement addressing the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the Position Description, available to be downloaded from the vacancy on Council’s website. 

For the Position Description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/MRC_ER/VacancyList.aspx


Applications Close: 26 May 2022

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.


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