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Field Worker - Civil Works

Job No: NCC1752
Location: Newcastle, NSW

Permanent Full Time - 38 Hours per week


An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic Field Worker to join the civil works team within Council.

As a field worker, you will contribute to the efficient and effective construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure and other municipal works, (including but not limited to road pavement construction, concrete works, asphalt works, drainage works and vegetation control) using accumulated personal skills and knowledge to ensure that the required quality of workmanship and productivity is attained.

You will also work in a team based environment and contribute in a manner to promote team spirit and maintain the health and safety of self, fellow workers and the general public during the execution of works by ensuring that safe work practices are adopted and adhered to in accordance with Work Health and Safety Guidelines.

To be successful in this job you will have:

  • Previous experience in civil infrastructure and municipal works in accordance with Council’s Field Worker competencies.
  • General WH&S Induction Training for Construction Industry.
  • Working knowledge of relevant Work Health and Safety requirements.
  • Traffic Control accreditation.
  • Class C manual drivers licence.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment and perform allocated duties with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to accept, interpret and action verbal and written instruction.
  • Literacy and numeracy skills adequate to meet the requirements of the position

Sound like the perfect job for you? Apply Now!

Newcastle City Council proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunities and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.

All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

To view the full position description please click here

Application Closing Date: Tuesday 17th, October 2017, 11:59pm.

Remuneration: Circa $52,698 - $54,885.43 Plus 9.5% Superannuation per annum for a 38 hour a week.

For further information, please contact Bob Henry - Road Maintenance Manager - 4974 6027.

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