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Castle Hill

Reference: 4643120

  • Hills District Location
  • Development Opportunities
  • Operational Role

An opportunity exists for an individual who enjoys manual labour and working outdoors to join our Civil Works team.

The Hills Shire Council is customer focused, performance driven and one of the most financially stable councils in NSW. We encourage innovation and continuous improvement to deliver quality services and infrastructure to our community.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Trades Assistant to assist with a variety of trade related duties associated with the maintenance and construction of civil and parks infrastructure.

Tasks include maintenance of street/park furniture, play grounds, painting, metal/steel fabrication, park/road signage, concreting and minor paving.

The candidate will also share our organisations commitment to providing value to our customers, approaching tasks enthusiastically and working collaboratively with their team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Trade qualifications and/or experience in a building trade related field
  • Class C Motor Vehicle Licence
  • Class MR Vehicle Licence (or willingness to obtain)
  • Induction training for construction work in NSW (Whitecard) or the preparedness to obtain such a qualification
  • Sound knowledge of WHS practices
  • Ability to communicate in both written and oral form

This is a permanent full-time role (38 hours per week)

Salary Range: $55,393 - $57,996 pa + Superannuation

Position No. W0046

Please submit your application online at by 5pm Wednesday 24 April 2019. For further information please refer to the Role Statement.

Preferred candidates for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screening, criminal history check and psychometric assessment.

Council is committed to providing a safe, accessible and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Recruitment Agencies: The Hills Shire Council does recruitment in-house and therefore does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

Applications Close: 24 Apr 2019