Truck Driver/Labourer

Job Description

Truck Driver / Labourer 

  •    Permanent Full Time
  •    Monday to Friday, 76 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight
  •    $69,430 per annum (LGIA Stream B Level 5 + Site) + Superannuation
  •    Location – Gracemere

Your new role

Due to internal staff movement, we are seeking a highly motivated Truck Driver/Labourer to join our Plant, Resources & Quarries team based at Gracemere.

You will operate trucks and plant while undertaking rural road building labouring duties when necessary. You will be required to operate and maintain small machines and hand tools and have a basic knowledge of the requirements of civil construction and maintenance.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  •    Extensive experience in the operation and maintenance of trucks, preferably in the civil construction industry.
  •    Ability to carry out your duties in a safe manner whilst ensuring the safety of your team members and customers.
  •    Must be capable of working harmoniously and productively in a diverse and multi skilled work team.
  •    A working knowledge of the requirements for small machinery, hand tool operation and maintenance, including two-way radios.
  •    A positive attitude with an ability to work in rural and remote locations.

What you'll get in return

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  •    Supportive Work/Life Balance
  •    A large employer with a strong values driven culture
  •    A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  •    Ongoing training and development opportunities
  •    Corporate membership discounts
  •    Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  •    17.5% annual leave loading
  •    Wages paid fortnightly
  •    Employee Assistance Program
  •    Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

  1.     A 1-2 page Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;
  2.     Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • “MR” Unrestricted Class Licence or higher
  • Construction Industry Induction (White Card), and experience in the operation and maintenance of trucks (water trucks and side tipping semi gravel trucks).
  • Solid experience in a Civil Construction environment in particular Rural Road Building.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and multi-skilled team whilst promoting a positive attitude. 

Please use Council’s and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Click the ‘Apply’ button to complete your online application.