Kempsey Shire Council

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Trainee Water Operations PN 6042, 6043, 6044

Job No: KSC154
Location: Kempsey

Attention School Leavers!  

We have a fantastic opportunity to recruit 3 trainees to join our trainee program in the Water and Sewer department.  You will work as part of Council's Water and Sewer teams, and gain practical experience through on-the-job learning in all areas of water supply, sewer treatment and recycled water treatment systems to understand and work to environmental, safety, Council, and Health standards.  You will be required to successfully complete your work and training commitments to gain a qualification of Certificate II in Water Operations with TAFE.

This position calls for a motivated person who possesses a genuine interest and commitment to complete a formal qualification.

Please note employment for the position will be for the duration of the traineeship only.

On offer

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • 9 day fortnight
  • Family friendly and flexible working conditions
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work-life balance

For more information regarding this role please contact Wes Trotter on 0437 843 502

Please note:  applications for this position will close as soon as a pool of suitable applications has been received.  Don't wait...Act now!

About us    

Kempsey Shire is situated in the Macleay Valley on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rocky river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages. 

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.
  • Your current CV or resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees

Please note:   You will need to complete your application in one sitting as you will not be able to save the application or return to it at a later date. 

You will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received. Thank you, and good luck with your application.

Further information:

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact Human Resources on 02 6566 3200 or by emailing


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