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Civil Labourer

Permanent full-time opportunity in our Civil Infrastructure team

Darwin, Australia

Reference: 6158462

About the Opportunity

We have a full-time permanent employment opportunity for a Civil Labourer in our Civil Infrastructure section (Concrete Services team). Based at our Operations facility in Woolner, this position is required to perform general civil labouring duties to support the maintenance and construction of the Council's civil infrastructure including roads, drains, footpaths, driveways, cycle paths, disabled access, and public places.

A standard day sees you starting sometimes at 6.30am in the morning and finishing at 4.15pm with a monthly rostered day off. You must enjoy working as part of a team and be comfortable and capable of working full days in the tropical environment that we have here in the NT.

To be considered for the assistant role (Level 1A) you must:

  • Hold and maintain a Class C driver's licence.
  • Hold a General Construction Industry - White Card

To be considered for the Civil Labourer role (Level 1) you must:

  • Medium Rigid (MR) Licence
  • General Construction Industry - White Card
  • Certificate II in Construction or equivalent qualification and/or minimum two years relevant experience
  • Work Zone Traffic Management 2 & 3

RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat

RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan

For full details of the opportunity or other essential and desirable requirements please refer to the position descriptions.

The position has a base salary of $58,907.22 per annum (level1A) and $61,611.59 per annum (level 1), negotiable based on experience, plus superannuation. City of Darwin also provides generous leave entitlements such as 6 weeks annual leave, 15 days personal leave and a paid RDO each month.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Simon Newton, on 8980 3675. Applicants who need assistance with our process are encouraged to contact a member of our team on 08 8930 0689.

The vacancy closes on Monday 28 November 2022

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment (including a drug & alcohol test), National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.



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