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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 and other well-being initiatives.

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

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

To view the job description click here

Applications close 15 October 2021

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24 September 2021

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