Labourer Cemeteries And Rock Pool

Careers at Council

Shellharbour, NSW

Posted 4/8/2021


Shellharbour City Council -

This role requires the ability to operate plant and equipment within our cemeteries which includes undertaking daily work in an emotionally charged environment, while understanding the impacts of the grieving process in the cemetery setting.

As the Cemeteries and Rock Pool Labourer, you will have experience working in a cemetery environment and operating plant such as an Excavator. This role will also assists in the maintenance of our Shellharbour Ocean Pool.

Other duties include maintaining Council grounds including mowing and maintenance of cemetery sites, digging for burials and set ups for the burial service to ensure our cemetery grounds are well maintained.

About us:

Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, is just 80 minutes south of Sydney and is home to almost 76,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's an area of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, set against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment, while striving for a great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values, has made Shellharbour City Council an employer of choice.

We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019 / 2020 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library. We were recently presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.

We offer:

Shellharbour City Council offers a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We have exciting, rewarding career opportunities and flexible working arrangements and work/life balance in a relaxed coastal lifestyle.

  • Permanent full time, 38 hours per week with 9-day fortnight
  • Commencing salary range from $51,878.32 - $55,053.44 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)
  • Plus Adverse Working Conditions Allowance & 9.5% superannuation
  • Great organisational culture with a strong, values led and progressive team
  • Access to local government benefits such as; LSL after five years, three weeks sick leave per annum, Fitness Passport, Provident Fund activities etc.

Please Note: This position requires a Pre-Employment Medical Assessment.

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.

Contact: Michael Dee, Civil Coordinator on 0424 750 479 (7am to 4pm, Monday to Friday).

Closing date: Sunday, 25 April 2021 at 11:30pm.

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Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

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Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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