First listed on: 18 June 2020

Plant Mechanic

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 76 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $54,522 - $65,018 per annum, plus superannuation
  • a 9 day fortnight 
  • location - South Grafton
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu 
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

This position is responsible for providing an effective and efficient mechanical service involving the repair, servicing and maintenance of Council's plant, equipment and vehicle fleet. Plant includes heavy commercials vehicles, earthmoving and road maintenance plant, turf maintenance and agricultural equipment, light fleet both passenger and light commercial vehicles, fixed and mobile generation units, small powered plant and ancillary items.

Download the position description here.


Garry Cooper, Workshop Supervisor (Rushforth Road Works Depot) on 6641 7338

Closing date

Monday 13 July 2020, at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Rushforth Road Works Depot, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position. 

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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