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Saleyards Assistant

Advertiser: MidCoast CouncilMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Government & Defence, Government - Local

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches and national park wilderness our LGA spans the Great Lakes, Gloucester and Manning regions and offers an attractive lifestyle. We strive to be recognised as a place of unique environmental and cultural significance. Our strong community connection, coupled with our innovative development and growing economy, builds the quality of life we value.

Our organisation

MidCoast Council is a workplace designed for outcomes-focused employees. We value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive results for our community and who bring a “can-do” attitude to their work. We empower our people to make decisions, to grow and to learn. Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement.

Right now we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our staff. In early 2021 we will be moving our administration staff into a brand new office in Taree South. We are implementing a single integrated enterprise resource planning solution to enable us to realise efficiencies for our staff and community.

The role

Working within our Community Spaces, Recreation and Trades team, this position is responsible for undertaking saleyards, parks and reserves maintenance and cleaning tasks as a part of Council’s operations.

This will involve efficient stock handling, maintenance and upkeep of the saleyards structures, buildings and facilities for handling and housing of livestock and ensuring obtaining prompt veterinary attention for stock when required.

The person

In order to be successful in this position you will require:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of saleyard, parks and reserves maintenance techniques
  • Current licence or competency to drive construction plant and/or trucks desirable
  • Ability to handle interactions with the public in a courteous manner

The package: Commencing salary from $48,000 per annum plus super.

Location: This position will be based in Gloucester Saleyards Cemetery Rd, Gloucester. However, you may be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Permanent Full Time.

How to apply:

We often receive a high level of interest in roles we advertise so, to help provide our applicants with an efficient and professional service, our recruitment system is fully online.

When you click "Apply for this job" you will be directed to our online application. 

When responding to each question please include detailed relevant examples of your skills and experience. Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the first page of the application form to attach your resume.  

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we embrace fairness, diversity and inclusion. 

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Felise Johnston, HR Recruitment & Processes Officer on 7955 7738.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Bruce Sun, Saleyards Officer & Trades Team Leader- West on 7955 7909.

Closing date: Thursday 29th October 2020, 11:30pm EST.

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