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Catchment Worker - Excavator Operator

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About the Opportunity:

The Hawkes Bay Regional Council (HBRC) Works Group has a rare opportunity for a Catchment Worker – Excavator Operator to join our team. This is a fulltime, permanent position and will be based out of our Guppy Road, Taradale depot. This role will suit someone who enjoys working in the outdoors, has a commitment to safe work practices, and wants to work in a positive team environment.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will be a motivated and self-directed person with a clean current Class 1 drivers license and W, T and R endorsements. Class 4 and 5 licenses would be an advantage.

Alongside this, you will:

  • Be a safe and competent multi-skilled heavy machine operator
  • Have proven experience in general excavation, earthworks, and construction works
  • Have solid documentation skills
  • Be able to communicate effectively with a broad range of people including landowners and Council engineers. 
  • Have a positive attitude toward health and safety in the workplace and be comfortable working both independently and in a team environment.
  • Be fit and healthy

The hourly rate for this role will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Other benefits of working for our team include limited income protection and life insurance, subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives. HBRC also has a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a flexible and supportive working environment.

All applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

If you are successful in your application, in order to enter our Hawke’s Bay Regional Council facilities, you will be required to confirm you are fully vaccinated

A pre-employment medical and drug test will be a requirement for the successful applicant.

To view the job description please click here

Applications close 11 April 2022 but we will be contacting suitable candidates as we go and may close this earlier, so apply today!!!


22 March 2022

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