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Mechanic (Light)

Job No: CEN1788
Location: Central Coast NSW

Primary Work Location: Erina Works Depot

  • Be a key part of operations
  • Use your mechanical knowledge to work on a variety of vehicles and equipment
  • Live and work on the beautiful Central Coast of NSW
  • Permanent Full Time position + RDO

Central Coast Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy and safe work environment. We are committed to diversity in our community and our workforce and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people with a disability and people from diverse backgrounds to apply to be part of our inclusive team.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

The Mechanic (Light) is responsible for effectively carrying out servicing, maintenance and repair of commercials vehicles within the Central Coast Council (CCC) fleet, applying the correct maintenance and repair procedures to Fleet vehicles and equipment (including aquatic, small plant, SES, RFS) ensuring that repairs and maintenance conform with the requirements of the manufacturer’s manual and the Plant’s issued documentation and policies.

Key activities of this role include:

  • Perform registration checks on CCC plant and vehicles within required timeframes and ensure all vehicles comply with legislative standards;
  • Ensure Fleet vehicles and equipment continually meet RMS and SafeWork regulations, including regular inspections and registration checks in the field to determine plant condition and report on necessary action required to maintain plant as fit for purpose;
  • Guide and supervise apprentice activities within Fleet Maintenance Workshops.

Please refer to the Position Description for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.

This role provides a salary range of between $1,031 to $1,238 per week ($53,753 to $64,511 per annum) + superannuation + $15.80 weekly allowance.

Enquiries:  Kurt Picklum Acting Team Leader - Plant Maintenance South on ph: 4325 8485.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us th,rough the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at Midnight on Wednesday 29 May 2019.



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** It is recommended that you review the questions and prepare your responses in a Word document or similar before commencing your on-line application. Your responses will not be saved if you encounter any problems submitting your application.

To lodge your application, please follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Answer the on-line questions shown below. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible in response to the questions asked.

Step 2:  Attach your Resume 

Step 3:  Attach your qualifications and licences

Once your application is successfully lodged you will receive an automated response sent to your e-mail address. If a response is not received this means that your application has not been successfully submitted and you will need to lodge another application.

IMPORTANT: If you require assistance to lodge your application please contact our Talent Acquisition team by emailing or phone 0409 601 161 to discuss what reasonable adjustments you may need.

Applicants who are selected for interview will be contacted by phone or e-mail.

 PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting this online application you confirm that any information provided by yourself in this application is true & correct and acknowledge that any offer of employment may be withdrawn should the information that you have provided in support of your application be shown to be false.  You also consent to employment screening checks being conducted where appropriate.  This may include associated checks (Referee check, Working With Children Check, Entitlement to Work in Australia, Employment History and an Australian Federal Police Check) as well as substantiation of educational qualifications, industry memberships, previous Central Coast Council employment history and association with professional bodies.

I also acknowledge that I will be required to provide proof of eligibility (including photo identification) to work in Australia if selected for an interview.


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