First listed on: 23 May 2019

Water Quality Officer (Maternity Relief)

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...

  • 12 month maternity relief, temporary full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $72,194 - $86,093 per annum, plus superannuation
  • a 9 day fortnight
  • location - South Grafton
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu

About the role

We are looking for a professional, enthusiastic and highly motivated water quality specialist to join our diverse team.  We are seeking a Water Quality Officer to assist with implementing our continuous improvement programs for both our water and sewer operations within the Clarence Valley Council area. 

There is a great variety of work as the Water Cycle section is responsible for many assets including water treatment plants, re-chlorination plants, several recycled water reuse schemes, water supply reservoirs and sewage treatment plants.

If you are interested in helping to shape the future of water quality operations, join Clarence Valley Council’s Water Cycle team for the opportunity to apply your skills in one of the most scenic, beautiful and geographically diverse areas of New South Wales.

Download the position description here.


Laurie Day, Water Cycle Project Coordinator on 6640 3538.

Closing date

Sunday, 16 June 2019 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information 

This position is located at Council's insert 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.

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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