Apprentice Plant Operators

Applications closing on 27 July 2018, 05:00 PM


All other conditions of employment as per Local Government (State) Award 2017

Council currently has two excellent opportunities to commence an apprenticeship as a Plant Operator. Throughout the apprenticeship, you will be required to complete a Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operation whilst gaining practical experience.


  • Class C Licence – Provisional licence acceptable
  • Possess a genuine commitment to complete the apprenticeship within the required timeframes
  • Possess a genuine interest in plant operations and civil construction
  • A positive attitude to work and a willingness to works as a team and to help others
  • WorkCover WHS General Induction Training (White Card) or completion prior to employment
  • Sound literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to wear all personal protective equipment (PPE) provided by Council
  • Punctual and good attendance record
  • Ability to complete time and plant sheets


  • Experience in operating plant and general labouring duties
  • Higher class licence (eg MR or HR)
  • Basic skills in operating a wide range of small plant and equipment/hand tools

Further information, a copy of the position description and an information package may be obtained by contacting the HR Section of Council on 02 6817 8800.