Water & Sewer Team Leader in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council at Government – Local

Port Macquarie-Hastings Councilis hiring people as Water & Sewer Team Leader. The Selected person will be earn at least Starting salary $122180 p/w + super + allowances AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingWater & Sewer Team Leader
Job EmployerPort Macquarie-Hastings Council
LocationGovernment – Local
SalaryStarting salary $122180 p/w + super + allowances
Job postedMay 29, 2022
Job Deadline2022-06-28
Job SectorGovernment – Local

Applications Close Tuesday 14 June 2022 11:30pm


About the Opportunity

At PMHC every employee plays a part in ensuring we work together to achieve positive outcomes for our Community. We are currently seeking candidates with significant civil construction experience, and/or relevant trade qualifications to lead, motivate and supervise a small team in the construction and maintenance works associated with Council wastewater schemes. This is a great opportunity for candidates who are looking to develop their skills, both technical and supervisory. If you are a motivated team player with the ability to think on your feet, this is the role for you.

On a typical day, our Team Leader will:

  • Lead, motivate and supervise construction crews and contractors to maintain Councils wastewater assets.
  • Repair damaged wastewater assets to ensure integrity for generations to come.
  • Fault find and repair operational issues within the wastewater systems.

To find out more about this role and what skills, qualifications and experience you will require to succeed, please refer to the Position Description and Selection Criteria below.

Remuneration and Benefits

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent, 38 hours per week

Salary (exclusive of super): Starting salary of $1,221,80 per week with the opportunity for competency based progression.

Allowances: This role attracts an adverse working and sewer allowance and has a Tool of Trade vehicle available.

Benefits: Fortnightly RDO, discounted gym membership, career development opportunities, PPE provided, annual salary increase set as per the Local Government (State) Award 2020 plus competency based salary reviews, long service leave after 5 years and employee assistance program.

About Councils Sewer and Water Operations

Port Macquarie-Hastings Councils Water and Sewer section services over 77,000 residents and consist of 8 wastewater treatment plants, 169 wastewater pumping stations, 726km of wastewater mains and over 13,000 manholes.

About The Port Macquarie Hastings Region

Upon commencement, you shall call ‘home’ one of the East Coasts most enviable locations. With access to stunning hinterland, miles of pristine beaches, national parks, playgrounds sporting facilities, restaurants, galleries, theatres and a genuine community feel, the mid-north coast is the perfect location if you enjoy hiking, surfing, camping, fishing, off road exploration, Saturday sports, arts, theatre, food and wine.


If you would like to know more about this opportunity, or have any questions about the role please contact Scott Cunningham on 02 6581 8448.

Interested in Applying?

Please click ‘Apply for this Job’ and you will be redirected to Council’s website where you can complete the application form & questions and upload your resume & cover letter.

Close Date

All applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday 14 June 2022 11:30pm


Suitable candidates may be placed on a talent pool or eligibility list for future identical, or similar positions for a period of 12 months.

We often ask our preferred applicants to complete pre-employment checks. This may include: Reference Checks; National Criminal Police Check; Medical Assessment; Qualification Verification; Working with Children Check Verification.

All PMHC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid Medical Contraindication Certificate.

PMHC’s recruitment notification process is primarily via system generated emails. Please ensure your email is correct before submitting an application to avoid missing crucial updates and outcomes.

Please regularly check your ‘junk mail’ or ensure our email address [email protected] is set to ‘trustworthy’.

Email communication notifications are used for but not limited to: application received, interview booking tools, confirmation of interview, request for references/more information, delay notifications, testing/assessments (aptitude/psychometric/industry specific) and application outcomes (unsuccessful before or after interview).

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