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Road Maintenance Worker (Plant Operator) Unsealed Roads

Ballarat VIC, Australia

  • Permanent, full-time position working a 9-day fortnight (x 3 positions)
  • Band 3 Salary Range $61,305 to $65,373 per annum inclusive of applicable allowances. Plus super.
  • Newly created plant operator roles to work within our Unsealed Roads team.



The City of Ballarat’s Operations unit is seeking self-motivated individuals to become part of the Road Maintenance team in the delivery of quality services.

Road Maintenance is looking for experienced plant operators with a “can do” attitude to undertake Road Maintenance duties to achieve road management plan requirements with a focus on Unsealed Roads, Shoulder Maintenance, Laneway Maintenance and gravel footpath repairs throughout the City of Ballarat. You will have the ability to work as part of a team and autonomously in line with Councils Values to achieve best maintenance outcomes throughout the City of Ballarat.



The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have genuine personal values, a can-do attitude and be keen to learn and possess the basic skills to be part of an operational team.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision demonstrating and displaying City of Ballarat values and behaviours
  • Practical experience in Civil maintenance works or civil engineering practices relating to Road Maintenance activities
  • Practical experience in working within a team environment.
  • Practical knowledge in use of plant and equipment required of the position.
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety issues relevant to work activities and work area.
  • Current Worksite Traffic Management Certificate
  • Current Drivers Licence HR preferred



To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 12 noon Monday 31 January 2022. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria.

For further information on the position, please contact Jo Snape, Acting Coordinator Road Maintenance on 5320 5500.

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion. The successful applicant will be required to under a full employment medical and police check.

Road Maintenance Worker Position Description - 2021.pdf

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Classification: Construction

Reference ID: CA000106

Date Posted: 14/01/2022