712921 Waste Water or Water Plant Operator

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
712921
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Waste Water or Water Plant Operator
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

712921 WASTE WATER OR WATER PLANT OPERATOR

Operates plant to store, distribute and treat water including purifying water for human consumption and removing wastes from sewage.
Skill Level: 4

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

7129 Other Stationary Plant Operators

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
7129
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Other Stationary Plant Operators
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

7129 OTHER STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS

This unit group covers Stationary Plant Operators not elsewhere classified.
It includes Boiler or Engine Operators, Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operators, Cement Production Plant Operators, Concrete Batching Plant Operators, Concrete Pump Operators, Paper and Pulp Mill Operators, Railway Signal Operators, Train Controllers, Waste Water or Water Plant Operators and Weighbridge Operators.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 558.50
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 109.20
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 542.70