Employment Opportunity - Irrigation Technician


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Parks & Gardens/Irrigation   Division: Infrastructure Services

Level 2 - $82,242.01 (Including $19,254.99 PH allowance)

Here is some information about our Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

We have multiple positions, full time, part time or casual available for Irrigation Technicians to join our Town. This is a great opportunity for someone with green thumbs to help us in maintaining our beautiful Town.

 As part of this roles you may be required to;

  • Service areas as part of a team. Eg. Parks, recreational reserves, and public open spaces
  • Changing of sprinklers and repairing reticulation
  • Helping to ensure the town is safe for all to enjoy

Please refer to the attached PD’s for more information.

Here’s what our team have told us about why they enjoy working in this role;

  • The role offers flexible and sociable working hours (6.00am to 3.00pm)
  • 9 days a fortnight roster while accruing an RDO
  • Supportive leadership team

Additional benefits provided by the Town includes;

  • Generous leave provisions including 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to our trusted EAP service for yourself and your family
  • Opportunity to increase your take home pay through salary packaging
  • Great training and development opportunities
  • Plenty of career advancement opportunities

If you’d like to be a part of this team and earn a good pay whist having fun, please read on.

What you will need

  • National Police Clearance
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers license
  • White Card
  • Rights to work in Australia

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six-month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact the Zoe Smith, Leading Hand Irrigation on 9158 9724 or email recruitment@porthedland.wa.gov.au      

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Please send us your application by 11.45pm 7th October 2022

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20220405 PD_Irrigation Technician V1.pdf

Posted on Sep 21 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 7 Oct 2022 23:45:00