Department of Regional NSW
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Maintenance Operator

Maintenance Operator

  • 497053
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Property and Assets
  • Permanent full-time role
  • Location - Paterson NSW
  • Salary ranging from $60,601 through to $66,298 + super

Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

 

About the role

The Maintenance Operator is critical to the daily functioning of the site and is an integral part of the Maintenance team, supporting the continuity of farming operations and research.

In the role you will service, repair and maintain Departmental plant, equipment, buildings and services used by the site's commercial farming and research operations. This includes motor vehicles, machinery, pool and waste water treatment facility.

A carpentry or electrical trade background would be well regarded.

 

About us

The Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW) was formed in April 2020 as a central agency for regional issues. At the Department, we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments and strong primary industries. We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets - both natural and built - and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish.

 

Why work for Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW)? 

Exciting career pathways and opportunities: 

We offer vibrant and exciting career paths for people from a wide range of backgrounds and skills. Once you join the NSW Government, you’ll be supported to develop your skills and expertise through ongoing training, and opportunities to move easily from role to role, and agency to agency across the entire NSW government.  

Wellbeing:  

Providing a safe, supportive, ethical, diverse and inclusive workplace for our people is one of our priorities. We run a variety of programs and provide a range of supporting resources to ensure the wellbeing of all our people. 

Our people:  

Join DRNSW and you’ll be joining a team of more than 4,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions including - public works, land services, fisheries, agriculture and biosecurity. If you’re motivated and passionate about making a difference to the people of regional NSW we invite you to become part of our story. 

 

Apply now

All applications must be submitted online and should include your current resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re a great fit.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact Robert Rein on robert.rein@dpie.nsw.gov.au.

You can view the full role description here.

 

Applications close on Sunday, 30th January 2022 @ 11.55pm

 

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next 12 months.

 

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required:

· to be fully vaccinated of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 30 January 2022 or

· have an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing a role.

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