First listed on: 11 June 2018

Field Operator (Water Cycle)


Clarence Valley Council performs a range of functions and is one of the valley's largest employers. We have a reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment.  Benefits include:

  • a 9 day fortnight
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • support for study at TAFE and University level
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave
  • access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Special Leave for RFS and SES volunteers
  • Defence Leave for members of the ADF Reserves 

To view the position description download here.

This is a permanent full time position within Council’s Water Cycle Section. The salary range for the position is $46,890 - $55,917, plus superannuation.

The position of Field Operator (Water Cycle) reports to the Supervisor (Water & Sewer West) and is responsible to undertake water and wastewater construction and maintenance works, including but not limited to pipe laying  construction and repair, sewer and water repairs, reticulation repairs, assisting with pump station maintenance and assisting with sewage treatment plant operations, ensuring cost efficient delivery of service and a safe working environment for employees and the public.

The position is located in Grafton.

For further information please contact Steve Bray, Senior Engineering Officer on (02) 6640 3513.

A probation period applies to this position.

Closing date: Monday, 2 July 2018 4.00 PM (NSW time). 

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website.  

    For this application you will not be required to supply a resume, only relevant certificate and licences

Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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