Operator Maintainer

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Operator Maintainer

Website Redland City Council

Naturally wonderful Redlands Coast

Permanent Full Time – 38 hours per week


$64,430.13 Annually + applicable allowances + up to 12% super


RCC Employee’s Level 9



A special place


At Redland City Council, you can help improve lives, while shaping your career in a truly special place. Situated on the stunning Redlands Coast, our team is creating an enriched, sustainable future for Redland City.

Here, every role matters … Together, we’re focused on serving our community. Join us so together we can improve the Redlands for today and tomorrow.



Your opportunity


Our Operator Maintainer position is based on North Stradbroke Island, this position will see you operating, maintaining and monitoring City Water assets including, Wastewater Treatment Plants, Pump Stations and Network Assets.


Guided by our Values, you will:


Provide accurate technical advice and knowledge.
Provide leadership and direction for contractors, assistant operators, labourers and other staff.
Provide exception reports for operations outside of Licence Quality Assurance and Integrated Environmental Management System requirements.
Undertake various administrative functions, including developing and maintaining effective maintenance plans/schedules.



What you’ll bring


First and foremost, you’ll need to live and breathe our Values, as they are fundamental to the way we go about our work and the relationships we build.


We would love to hear from you or someone you know who:


Has experience with the operation, inspection and maintenance of assets associated with Wastewater Treatment Plants and Pumping Stations.
Understands environmental issues, practices and legal requirements relevant to the environmental impacts of operations at the site.
Can operate the plant in accordance with Quality Assurance and Maintenance Management Systems.

Why join us


We asked our people why they choose to work at Redland City Council. They say it’s about two things: feeling connected to the Redlands Coast as a truly special place and the incredible career and development opportunities at Council.


Here, you can:


Improve lives, for today and tomorrow. You will make an impact in our organisation through the effective day to day operation, maintenance and monitoring of City Water assets.
Achieve, for the community and your career. We’ll support you every step of the way and you will have a huge impact on the work we do.
Experience variety, and grow as a result. Upskill, try new roles and broaden your horizons. Council is an amazing place to grow and diversify professionally.
Find the right balance to bring the best you. We offer attractive benefits, ongoing support and flexible working arrangements.
Here are some more reasons for loving working with us:


Generous leave provisions such as paid parental leave and purchased leave scheme including 17.5% loading on annual leave!
Ex-gratia day offered during the Christmas/New Year break
Access to professional and leadership development programs and education/study assistance
Mentoring and coaching opportunities to increase your industry knowledge and business acumen
Diverse secondment opportunities for career development
Reward and recognition programs
Wellbeing programs and social club
Access to discounts with over 400 leading retailers
Visit our careers page to learn more and read the stories of our incredible people.





You’ll hold a mechanical trade or an equivalent accredited qualification
You’ll have a Current class C Drivers Licence (manual)
You’ll have the ability to attain and maintain Confined Space Ticket
You’ll be able to participate in the after hours on call roster and be available for site related operations over weekends, public holidays and other overtime work on a call out or rostered basis. The incumbent must be available on North Stradbroke Island out of hours.
To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Ready to join us
Applications will only be accepted through Council’s Web Recruitment system or through OURspace for current Council employees. Hard copy and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.


To be considered, applicants must submit a:


Cover letter (one page); and
Current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please read the Position Description and resume-based application instructions before applying for this role.

RCC utilises a merit-based recruitment process which may include various testing methods, such as psychometric testing and requesting the submission of a short video application from candidates after the advertisement closes.



Specific information on the position (201128) can be obtained by contacting Dean Rousell on (07) 3829 8087.  Applications for this position close at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 31/05/2023 .



At Redland City Council, we truly value the diverse skills, experiences and perspectives of our people. We’re focused on making Council an inclusive place, where everyone belongs and brings in new skills, diverse experiences and backgrounds that enable us to serve our community better.



Applications will not be accepted from a third party.

To apply for this job please visit career10.successfactors.com.



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