First listed on: 28 September 2017

Field Operator (Roller)(Identified)


This position is only available to persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.

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 Civil Services Section. The salary range for the position is $45,414 - $54,157, plus superannuation.

Purpose of the position:

To undertake works, including:

  • operation of a roller in the completion of construction and maintenance works;
  • operation of plant in completing Council works;
  • undertaking general labouring activities;
  • completion of general documentation associated with completion of work activities; and
  • working collaboratively as part of a work gang.

Council applies the definition of Aboriginality as defined in the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983. The Act requires a person to, be of Aboriginal decent, identify as an Aboriginal person and be accepted by the Aboriginal community in which he/she lives. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criterion.

Applicants can demonstrate their Aboriginality by:

  • demonstrating membership of a Local Aboriginal Land Council; or
  • presenting a certificate or paper confirming Aboriginality from a recognised Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community organisation with a common seal.

The position is located in South Grafton.

For further information please contact Phil Daniels, Works Coordinator on (02) 6640 3560.

A probation period applies to this position.

Closing date: Monday, 23 October 2017 at 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.
  • 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.  

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

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