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Waste Water Treatment Officer

Waste Water Treatment Officer

Organisation Name District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula
Job Type Permanent
Contact Name Ms Sacheen Hopewell
Position Manager Corporate Services
Contact Email
Telephone Work: 08 86760400
Address PO Box 41
Cummins SA 5631
Lodgement PO Box 41, Cummins SA 5631
Deadline for applications Friday, 23 March 2018 at 5:00 pm

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Council owns and operates four community waste water schemes located in Cummins, Coffin Bay, North Shields and Tulka.

Applicants with technical experience in mechanical waste water treatment plants and/or with practical experience in plumbing or water pumping systems and equipment will be viewed favourably. Subject to the level of experience Council will provide specialist training for the successful candidate.

This is a full time position based out of our Southern (Port Lincoln Airport) Depot and will report to the Works Manager. Hours of work will generally be Monday – Thursday, 7am – 5pm.

Duties include:

  • Undertake routine maintenance of Council’s waste water assets.
  • Undertake routine services and maintenance of various Council plant and equipment.
  • Respond and be on a call roster to respond to incidents relating to waste water operations.
  • Report incidents and spillages to EPA, DHA and OTR.
  • Be familiar with and assist Works Manager in keeping various documents, manuals and plans up to date that relate to waste water operations.

This role is classified as a Grade 5 position under Council’s current Enterprise Bargaining Agreement and attracts a remuneration package between $62,000 - $63,500 dependent upon experience.

Applications including a cover letter, full details of qualifications, experience, personal particulars and at least two references may be forwarded to:

Full duties are outlined in the job description available below. 

Applications close at 5.00pm, Friday 23 March 2018.


Job Description - Waste Water Treatment singleFile (42kb)

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District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula|PO Box 41, Cummins SA 5631
Tel: (08) 8676 0400|Fax: (08) 8676 2375 | Email:
District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula