Relief Operator Serviceperson - Asset Renewals & Pools

Taupō District Council

Relief Operator Serviceperson – Asset Renewals & Pools

Looking to progress your career, but also wanting to live life to the full? Taupō District Council is looking for a Relief Operator Serviceperson – Asset Renewals & Pools to join our team who shares our commitment to our community & to being the best we can be.

About the role:

In this hands-on role you’ll be a key member of the Asset Renewals team, helping to make sure our District’s Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants operate effectively and Plant assets are maintained to a high standard. This is a varied role but in a typical day you’ll be:

  • Making sure the Plant operates seamlessly.
  • Taking the best course of action to resolve/report any issues promptly
  • Servicing/maintaining/renewing equipment
  • Conducting, analysing & recording tests

About you:

We’re looking for a teammate with experience in maintaining plant & machinery ideally with a mechanical trade qualification or experience. You will have a National Certificate in Water/Wastewater Treatment (or be keen to commit to achieving a qualification in the field). Most importantly you will;

  • Have an excellent work ethic
  • Take real pride in your work and the organisation you represent
  • Be a willing learner, committed to growing professionally
  • Prepared to go the extra mile for your customers and your team
  • Strive for excellence with high performance the target

The successful candidate will become part of an award-winning team that has recently achieved several national awards within the water industry. So, if you have what it takes to contribute to the success of this team then we would like to hear from you.

Operations & Delivery

Team Lead – Asset Renewals & Pools

Direct Reports:

Job Description/Duties:
As attached

Term of Appointment:
If accepted by the Appointee, as per the Taupō District Council’s Operation’s
 Collective Employment Agreement 2019/2021 – continuous position.

Days/Hours of Work:
40 hours per week Monday to Sunday, generally between the hours of 7.00am and 4.00pm. Will be required to provide second on-call backup to the operators on a rostered basis. Allowance for a half hour unpaid lunch break plus two paid 10-minute tea breaks. After hours work for call outs will be required.

Wage rate of $22.75 per hour to $29.50 per hour depending on qualifications,  knowledge and experience of the successful applicant    

Annual Holidays:
Four weeks paid leave on the completion of twelve months service in addition to statutory holidays [or 8% gross taxable income]

25 days annual leave after three years’ service

28 days annual leave after five years’ service

Sick Leave:
As per Taupo District Council’s Sick Leave Policy

Other Conditions:
Employment as a Relief Operator Serviceperson is subject to a pre-
employment drug and/or alcohol test and returning a negative result and a pre-employment medical.

Applications close: 8 October 2021 

Trade-me: until closing

Seek: until closing

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