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MURRUMBIDGEE IRRIGATION CONSENT AWARD 2004
  
Date11/12/2004
Volume347
Part3
Page No.
DescriptionRIRC - Award Review by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C2907
CategoryAward
Award Code 1406  
Date Posted11/11/2004

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(1406)

SERIAL C2907

 

MURRUMBIDGEE IRRIGATION CONSENT AWARD 2004

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Review of Award pursuant to Section 19 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996.

 

(No.  IRC 1760 of 2004)

 

Before Mr Deputy President Grayson

6 July 2004

 

REVIEWED AWARD

 

Arrangement

 

Clause No.          Subject Matter

 

1.         Title

2.         Scope And Application

3.         Objectives

4.         Definitions

5.         Date And Period Of Operation

6.         Relationship To Previous Awards

7.         Award To Be Displayed

8.         Workplace Consultation

9.         Contractors’ Protocol

10.       Dispute Settlement Procedure

11.       Remuneration

12.       Long Service Leave

13.       Employment Protection

14.       Voluntary Redundancy

15.       Managing Displaced Staff

16.       Future Negotiations

17.       Work Trials

18.       Sick Leave

19.       Carers' Leave

20.       Special Leave

21.       Anti Discrimination

22.       Union Membership Dues And Deduction

 

Schedule 1 - Classifications And Common Wage Points General Construction Workers, Gangers, Plant Operators, Skilled Trades, Truck Drivers

Schedule 2 - Classifications And Common Salary Points

Executive Services

Schedule 3 - Classifications And Common Salary Points

Operations

Schedule 4 - Classifications And Common Salary Points

Administration, Professional

Schedule 5 - Classifications And Common Salary Points

Works

 

Appendix I - Wage Point Rates

Appendix II - Salary Point Rates

 

1.  Title

 

This award shall be known as the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Consent Award 2004.

 

2.  Scope and Application

 

2.1        This award binds staff of the classifications specified in this award, Murrumbidgee Irrigation Corporation and its successor and the Australian Workers Union New South Wales; the Transport Workers Union of Australia New South Wales Branch; the Construction, Forestry, Mining, Energy Union Construction and General Division NSW Divisional Branch; the Automotive Food Metals Engineering and Printing Kindred Industries Union New South Wales Branch; the Electrical Trades Union of Australia New South Wales Branch; the Public Service Association and Professional Officers Association Amalgamated Union of New South Wales and The Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia.

 

2.2        Newly created positions will undergo a job analysis to ensure that the position is correctly classified according to this award.

 

3.  Objectives

 

The objectives of this Award are:

 

3.1        To set the employment relationship between the business and its staff.

 

3.2        To continue to lay the foundation for maximum flexibility in day to day work to maximise operational efficiency as well as to take account of the seasonal nature of work in the business.

 

3.3        To continue to develop the provision of cost effective services to customers. As such, the parties recognise the need for a viable, efficient organisation with a sustainable capacity to provide cost efficient services to the rural community on which it depends for it’s revenue.

 

3.4        To contribute to achieving a safe, harmonious work place where staff are provided with more secure and rewarding employment.

 

4.  Definitions

 

"Consultative Committee" means the committee established under Clause 8 of this award.

 

"Displaced Staff" means a staff member whose position is no longer available due to a restructure of the business.

 

"Murrumbidgee Irrigation" means the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Corporation and its’ successor, or its nominee or representative.

 

"Redundancy" means a termination of employment not on account of any personal act or default of the staff member dismissed or any consideration peculiar to the staff member, but because Murrumbidgee Irrigation no longer wishes the job in question done.

 

"Service" means continuous service with Murrumbidgee Irrigation, provided that at the date of commencement of this award, service of existing staff is to be taken to include all service with any predecessor organisation, State Government Department or authority.

 

"Staff" means any person employed by Murrumbidgee Irrigation.

 

5.  Date and Period of Operation

 

This award is made following a review under section 19 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and replaces the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Consent Award 1998 published on 12 April 2002 (332 I.G. 971).

 

The award published on 12 April 2002 took effect from the first full pay period commencing on or after 28 June 2001.

 

The changes to give effect to s19 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and the Principles for Review of Awards made by the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales take effect on and from the 6th July 2004 of the award review by the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales

 

6.  Relationship to Previous Awards

 

By the operation of this award the following awards and agreements apply;

 

Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award,

 

Gangers (State) Award,

 

General Construction and Maintenance, Civil and Mechanical Engineering & c. , (State) Award,

 

Plant, &c., Operators on Construction (Public Works Department, Water Resources Commission, Commissioner for Main Roads and Maritime Services Board) Award,

 

Transport Industry (State) Award,

 

Crown Employees (Transport Drivers & C.) Award,

 

Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries, January 2002) Award,

 

Crown Employees(Wages Staff) Rates of Pay Award 2002,

 

Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment 2002) Award,

 

Crown Employees (Transferred Officers Compensation) Award,

 

Murrumbidgee Irrigation Wages Staff Enterprise Agreement 1998, No 1990 of 1998,

 

Channel Attendants Group Department of Water Resources Agreement No.2541 of 1991 and Addendum of 1997,

 

Crown Employees (Administrative and Clerical Officers - Salaries 2003) Award,

 

Public Service General Division Staff - Salaries Agreement No 2368 of 1982,

 

Crown Employees (Water Resources Commission General Miscellaneous - Salaries) Award,

 

Miscellaneous Professional Officers, Department of Water Resources Agreement No.2535 of 1991,

 

Professional Engineers (Water Resources Commission) Award,

 

Engineers, etc.  Agreement No 1734 of 1971,

 

Scientific Officers (various Departments) Agreement No 2433 of 1983,

 

Departmental Professional Officers Determination No.866 of 1987.

 

Where one of the above awards or agreements has been superseded or amended, the latter document, howsoever named, shall apply where appropriate.  If one of the above awards or agreements is cancelled, expires, or in any way ceases to have effect, it will have no effect in this award.

 

Save and except for those matters dealt with in this Award, which shall take precedence, the terms of the above awards shall prevail.

 

This award replaces or supersedes the clauses dealing with wages/salary rates, long service leave or redundancy in the above Awards.

Where it is demonstrated that a staff member has suffered a significant loss or diminution in conditions of employment as a result of the making of this award, Murrumbidgee Irrigation, subject to any conciliation or arbitration required by any party, will provide reasonable adjustment to such conditions of employment.

 

7.  Award to Be Displayed

 

A copy of this Award will be readily available in all permanent depots and offices of Murrumbidgee Irrigation.

 

8.  Workplace Consultation

 

8.1        A management/staff/Union representative consultative committee will be established to be an integral part of the organisation. For this reason it is imperative that members of the committee act positively to resolve matters of mutual interest and that they carry out their duties in a responsible and timely manner.

 

8.2        The committee shall have six representatives elected by staff, consisting of 1 representative from each of the Griffith and Leeton Construction groups, 1 representative of each of the Griffith and Leeton Irrigation Services groups, 1 representative of the Business Services group and 1 representative of the Assets group so that each centre of Griffith and Leeton shall have 3 representatives.

 

8.3        The committee shall have not less than two or more than four representatives for management.

 

8.4        The committee shall have one representative of the Unions party to this award.

 

8.5        The consultative committee will review the business’ functional requirements to enable the identification of employment conditions and pay scales that may be more specific to the business’ activities.  This will be based on unique customer focus service levels and the effective and efficient employment of staff.

 

8.6        Unions party to this award and the Board of Directors of Murrumbidgee Irrigation undertake to facilitate, encourage and not discourage or interfere with the good faith negotiating of the consultative committee.  It is however recognised that both the Board and Unions will have a role in approving of the negotiation outcomes.

 

9.  Contractors’ Protocol

 

Where work is to be carried out by contract, including sub-contract, Murrumbidgee Irrigation will:

 

(i)         Ensure that all tenders are properly scrutinised to ensure that prospective tenderers would, if successful, be paying award rates, providing award conditions and complying with other statutory provisions and specified standards and safe working procedures.

 

(ii)        On being advised or otherwise becoming aware that a contractor or sub-contractor is not paying award rates, providing award conditions, complying with other statutory provisions or specified standards and safe working procedures, Murrumbidgee Irrigation will take necessary action to ensure the situation is immediately rectified.  Should the contractor or sub-contractor continue to breach the provision then appropriate action, including termination of contract will, if appropriate, be implemented.

 

(iii)       This protocol will be reflected in all formal contracts entered into by Murrumbidgee Irrigation.

 

10.  Dispute Settlement Procedure

 

10.1      If the dispute concerns questions of safety, the safety issue shall be immediately referred to the responsible Manager, Supervisor and Safety Committee, which shall consider and resolve the matter forthwith.

 

10.2      In the event of other disputes arising between Murrumbidgee Irrigation and staff, any matter which remains in dispute after it has been considered jointly by the appropriate supervisor and the staff member(s) concerned, shall be examined by the responsible Manager and a reply provided to the supervisor and staff member(s) within two days.

 

10.3      Where the grievance or dispute involves confidential or other sensitive material (including issues of harassment or discrimination under the Anti Discrimination Act 1977) that makes it impractical for the staff member to advise their immediate manager the notification may occur to the next appropriate level of management, including where required, to the Chief Executive or appointed deputy.

 

10.4      If the dispute remains unsettled the responsible Manager shall ensure that the matter is recorded in writing in pertinent detail, while the staff member(s) may notify either the consultative committee and/or representatives of a union of the nature and details of the matter in dispute.

 

10.5      If the dispute thereafter remains unresolved the question shall be discussed between the relevant Senior Manager and the Union both of whom shall take all reasonable steps to settle the dispute.

 

10.6      If the dispute remains unsettled the matter shall be notified to the NSW Industrial Relations Commission.

 

10.7      While the procedures specified herein are being followed all work shall continue normally.

 

10.8      The ultimate terms of settlement of the dispute shall not be affected in any way, nor shall the rights of any person involved in the dispute be affected or prejudiced by the fact that normal work has continued without interruption.

 

11.  Remuneration

 

This Award sets salary and wage points that apply to the Classifications as shown in Schedule 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and the rates applicable to those points as shown in Appendix I and Appendix II.

 

12.  Long Service Leave

 

12.1      Accrual

 

12.1.1   Long Service Leave will be covered by the Long Service Leave Act 1955 and the following.

 

12.1.2   All accrued or accumulated long service leave up to the date of commencement of this Award shall be credited to the staff members entitlements.

 

12.1.3   Long Service Leave shall be calculated on a nominal working day basis with the duration of the working day being 7 hours per day for staff working a 35 hour week and 7.6 hours per day for staff working a 38 hour week, irrespective of the number of days normally worked per week.

 

12.1.4   For the purpose of Long Service Leave, public holidays occurring during or at the end of a period of leave are to be treated as ordinary working days and are to be debited as Long Service Leave.

 

12.1.5   On completion of 10 years service staff shall be entitled to 44 working days leave.  On completion of each year of service in excess of 10 years staff shall be entitled to a further proportionate amount of leave calculated on the basis of 11 working days leave for each year of service in excess of 10 years.

 

12.1.6   Where the services of a staff member who has had at least 5 years service but less than 10 years service are terminated by Murrumbidgee Irrigation for any reason other than the staff members wilful misconduct, he/she shall be entitled for 5 years service to 22 working days leave and for service after 5 years to a further proportionate amount of leave calculated on the basis of 4.4 working days leave for each year of service in excess of 5 years up to 10 years service.

 

12.1.7   Where the services of a staff member who has at least 5 years service but less than 10 years service are terminated by the staff member on account of illness, incapacity or domestic or other pressing necessity (which shall be substantiated by the staff member), he/she shall be entitled for 5 years service to 22 working days leave and for service after 5 years to a further proportionate amount of leave calculated on the basis of 4.4 working days leave for each year of service in excess of 5 years up to 10 years service.

 

12.2      Service

 

12.2.1   Any period of full time service with Murrumbidgee Irrigation or its successors shall count as service for the accrual of long service leave. Periods of part time service shall count proportionally.

 

12.2.2   Periods of leave without pay or unauthorised absences during periods of service with Murrumbidgee Irrigation or its successors shall not count as service, for the accrual of long service leave, except for staff who complete 10 years service, in which case any period of leave without pay not exceeding six months shall count for the accrual of long service leave.

 

12.3      Long Service Leave Already Granted

 

Long service leave already granted to a staff member in respect of any period of service either with Murrumbidgee Irrigation, it’s predecessors or any other Department or Authority, service with which is counted as service for the accrual of the staff members Long Service Leave, shall be offset against any leave for which eligibility may arise under this award.

 

13.  Employment Protection

 

Except for staff employed on a casual, fixed term or temporary basis, staff employed by Murrumbidgee Irrigation as at the date this award comes into force shall be guaranteed on-going permanent employment by Murrumbidgee Irrigation until at least 1st December, 2003.

 

To assist in employment protection and the continuous improvement of the performance of the business, the parties agree that it shall be a condition of employment, subject to appropriate training and competency, that each staff member shall be available to work as required on any work which is incidental or related to their main task or functions and subject to any statutory requirements, and that each member of staff shall provide instruction and or training as appropriate to other staff members as required.

 

It shall also be a requirement of this award that staff will receive appropriate training and skill acquisition in order to perform a wide range of tasks through vertical and cross skilling and the opportunity to utilise such skills.

 

Nothing in this Clause shall preclude Murrumbidgee Irrigation from;

 

i)          exercising it’s right to dismiss staff for misconduct including, but not limited to, gross neglect of duty, non observance of safety regulations and policies, threatening or violent behaviour, fraud or theft of property.

 

ii)         offering voluntary redundancy to any staff member.

 

14.  Voluntary Redundancy

 

Where staff accept voluntary redundancy they shall be entitled to the following payments:

 

Four weeks notice or payment in lieu; plus

 

An additional weeks notice or pay in lieu for staff aged 45 years and over with 5 or more years of completed service; plus

 

Severance pay at the rate of 3 weeks per year of continuous service with a maximum of 39 weeks, with pro-rata payments for incomplete years of service to be on a quarterly basis; plus

 

The benefit allowable as a contributor to a retirement fund; plus

 

Pro-rata annual leave loading in respect of leave accrued at the date of termination.

 

Staff who accept an offer of voluntary redundancy within 2 weeks of the offer being made, and terminate employment within the time nominated by Murrumbidgee Irrigation, will be entitled to the following additional payments:

 

Less than 1 years service:

2 weeks pay

1 year and less than 2 years service

4 weeks pay

2 years and less than 3 years service:

6 weeks pay

3 years service and over:

8 weeks pay

 

15.  Managing Displaced Staff

 

15.1      The Consultative Committee shall reach agreement on the required services, (as per Clause 15.7) and service providers for displaced staff prior to any business restructure.

 

15.2      Murrumbidgee Irrigation is to inform displaced staff, in writing, when their position is to be declared no longer available and advise them of redeployment options and the range of services and information sources available to them.

 

15.3      Displaced staff may be offered redeployment.

 

15.4      Redeployment may involve placement in a position of a different classification or grade with a difference in salary or wage (5% or one grade or a lower salary or wage). Displaced staff who are redeployed to a position with a lower salary or wage shall receive pay maintenance for a period of at least 12 months.

 

15.5      Displaced staff must make themselves available for redeployment and accept reasonable redeployment opportunities when at the existing salary or wages.

 

15.6      Displaced staff who are redeployed shall be provided with all necessary training to develop the skills and competencies required to carry out the duties of the new position.

 

15.7      The services and information sources to be provided to displaced staff shall include, but not limited to the following, (as appropriate);

 

counselling services,

 

information on superannuation and financial entitlements,

 

Murrumbidgee Irrigation contact staff,

 

access to assistance with;

 

job search,

 

job placement,

 

resume preparation,

 

interview skills,

 

trade/skill certification,

 

career transition retraining opportunities,

 

professional assessment of vocational skills, aptitudes and interests,

 

information on programs to upgrade skills or acquisition of new skills,

 

removal costs to gain employment.

 

15.8      Displaced staff may be offered voluntary redundancy

 

15.9      Displaced staff who accept voluntary redundancy may be granted 12 weeks job search leave, plus reimbursement of expenses of up to $5,000 incurred in the payment of training fees, including books and equipment, during the period of 12 months following their last day of duty.

 

16.  Future Negotiations

 

16.1      The Parties agree to commence negotiations on a new award no later than six months prior to the expiration of the nominal term of this award.

 

16.2      The parties agree to continue established workplace consultation via the Consultative Committee.

 

17.  Work Trials

 

17.1      The parties agree that during the life of this award, Murrumbidgee Irrigation, in consultation with relevant staff and the Consultative Committee, may trial new working arrangements.

 

17.2      Where such trials involve temporary variations to the terms of this Award, Murrumbidgee Irrigation will seek the prior agreement of the Unions whose members are involved, which shall not be unreasonably withheld.

 

18.  Sick Leave

 

18.1      Entitlement

 

18.1.1   Employees are entitled to sick leave each year and the following entitlements are applicable within the Company:

 

76 hours (i.e., 2 weeks x 38 hours per week basis)

 

105 hours (i.e., 3 weeks x 35 hours per week basis)

 

114 hours (i.e., 3 weeks x 38 hours per week basis)

 

18.1.2   Sick leave on full pay accrues at the beginning of the calendar year except in the first full year of employment when sick leave accrues on a proportionate basis.

 

18.1.3   When determining the amount of sick leave accrued, sick leave granted on less than full pay, shall be converted to its full pay equivalent.

 

18.1.4   Any sick leave that is not taken will accumulate.

 

18.2      Taking of Leave

 

18.2.1   Leave may be granted for absences caused by illness or attendance at doctors, hospitals etc, when appointment cannot reasonably be made outside of working hours and where the illness or incapacity is not attributable to the employee’s own misconduct.

 

18.2.2   Where the sick leave sought is in excess of three days, a medical certificate indicating the nature of the illness or the unfitness and the possible duration thereof must be presented to the Company.

 

18.2.3   Unless a medical certificate has been presented or circumstances outside the employee’s control prevent them from doing so, employees requiring unplanned sick leave, must inform their Supervisor prior to their designated starting time on each day of their absence of the following:

 

the inability to attend work,

 

nature of the illness which may require confidentiality, and

 

the possible duration of the absence.

 

18.3      Sick Leave as a Charge Against Other Leave

 

An employee who has exhausted available sick leave and is unable to resume duty because of illness or incapacity may elect to access another form of available leave and must do so by written application.

 

Sick leave without pay may be granted, provided that the absence is supported by a medical certificate.

 

18.4      Workers’ Compensation

 

(a)        An employee may be eligible to claim sick leave on full or without pay pending the determination of an employee’s claim under the Workers’ Compensation Act 1987.

 

(b)        If liability for the claim is accepted, then an equivalent period of any sick leave taken by the employee pending acceptance of the claim shall be restored to the credit of the employee.

 

(c)        After the completion of 26 weeks referred to in section 36 of the Workers’ Compensation Act 1987, an employee may use any accrued and untaken sick leave to make up any shortfall in their ordinary rate of pay.

 

(d)        Any requirements under the Workers’ Compensation Act 1987 to provide medical advice and undertake suitable duties must be complied with by the employee, for without good reason the Company may withhold any claim to sick leave.

 

(e)        No further sick leave shall be granted on full pay if there is commutation of weekly payments of compensation by the payment of a lump sum pursuant to section 51 of the Workers’ Compensation Act 1987.

 

18.5      Illness while on Annual or Long Service Leave

 

Where an employee who is eligible for sick leave produces a medical certificate to the effect that they have been incapacitated for any period while on annual leave or for one week or more while on long service leave, the employee may be re-credited with an equivalent period of annual or long service leave as the case may be and sick leave debited accordingly.

 

No such re-credit shall be granted to an employee on leave prior to resignation or termination of service.

 

18.6      Management of Sick Leave

 

18.6.1   The control of excessive sick leave is the responsibility of the Company and is based on ensuring the health and well being of all employees and the efficient and effective operation of the Company.

 

18.6.2   An employee with 5 absences on sick leave during a twelve month period unsupported by medical certificates will be interviewed in a counselling environment to discuss reasons for sick leave.  Following interview and an examination of sick leave absences, within the context of the employee’s overall attendance patterns and work performance, it may be decided to take no further action.

 

18.6.3   If however there is reason to continue to monitor sick leave absences, then a period will be specified for improvement and the employee advised of the consequences of continued unsupported sick leave absences.

 

18.6.4   If no improvement occurs within this period then medical certificates will be required for each future sick leave absence for a period determined by the Supervisor.

 

19.  Carer’s Leave

 

19.1      Use of Sick Leave

 

19.1.1   An employee with responsibilities in relation to a class of person set out in 19.1.3 b) who needs their care and support shall be entitled to use, in accordance with this subclause, any Sick Leave entitlement which accrues after 1.1.96 for absences to provide care and support for such persons where they are ill.

 

19.1.2   The employee shall, if required, establish by production of a medical certificate or statutory declaration, the illness of the person concerned.

 

19.1.3   The entitlement to use Sick Leave in accordance with this subclause is subject to:

 

(a)        the employee being responsible for the care and support of the person concerned, and

 

(b)       the person concerned being -

 

a spouse of the employee; or

 

a de facto spouse, who, in relation to a person, is a person of the opposite sex to the first mentioned person who lives with the first mentioned person as the husband or wife of that person on a bona fide domestic basis although not legally married to that person; or

 

a child or an adult child (including an adopted child, a step child, a foster child or an ex-nuptial child), parent (including a foster parent and legal guardian), grandparent, grandchild or sibling of the employee or spouse or de facto spouse of the employee; or

 

a same sex partner who lives with the employee as the de facto partner of that employee on a bona fide domestic basis; or

 

a relative of the employee who is a member of the same household, where for the purpose of this paragraph:

 

‘relative’ means a person related by blood, marriage, or affinity;

 

"affinity’ means a relationship that one spouse, because of marriage has to blood relatives of the other; and

 

‘household’ means a family group living in the same domestic dwelling

 

19.1.4   An employee shall, wherever practicable, give the employer notice prior to the absence of the intention to take leave, the name of the person requiring care and their relationship to the employee, the reasons for taking such leave and the estimated length of absence. If it is not practicable for the employee to give prior notice of the absence, the employee shall notify the employer by telephone of such absence at the first opportunity on the day of the absence.

 

19.2      Unpaid Leave for Family Purpose

 

19.2.1   The employee may elect, with the consent of the employer, to take unpaid leave for the purpose of providing care and support to a class of person set out in 19.1.3 b) above who is ill.

 

19.3      Annual Leave

 

19.3.1   To give effect to this Clause, but subject to the Annual Holidays Act 1944, an employee may elect, with the consent of the employer, to take annual leave not exceeding five days in any calendar year at a time or times agreed by the parties.

19.4      Grievance Process

 

19.4.1   In the event of any dispute arising in connection with any part of this clause, such dispute shall be processed in accordance with the dispute settlement provisions of this Agreement.

 

20.  Special Leave

 

20.1      Base Entitlement

 

20.1.1   The Company shall in the case of personal circumstances provide to an employee some or all of the available special leave on full pay.  The entitlement will be whichever is the greater of the following:

 

2.5 working days during the first year of service and on completion of the first year’s service, 5 working days in any period of 2 years; or

 

1 working day for each completed year of service after 2 years of continuous service, less any period of special leave already taken.

 

20.1.2   Special Leave may be taken to a minimum 1 hour duration.

 

20.1.3   If Special leave is insufficient, access to alternative leave provisions may be granted to cover the required leave.

 

20.2      Application

 

Special leave may include but not be limited to the following applications:

 

(a)        Compassionate grounds such as the death or serious illness of a close member of the family or a member of the employee’s household.

 

(b)        Local Fire Brigade or Bushfire Brigade duty.

 

(c)        Training Courses that have received Company endorsement prior to commencement.

 

(d)        Local Government Service.

 

(e)        Sport at State or National representative level.

 

(f)         Retirement Seminars

 

20.3      Additional Entitlement

 

Employees who are required to provide a service in a State or National interest in the areas described below will be entitled to additional leave as mentioned:

 

(a)        State Emergencies

 

Employees who volunteer to assist the State Emergency Service during emergencies, and are released by the Company for that purpose, may be granted special leave on ordinary pay whilst engaged in these activities during normal working hours.

 

(b)        Fire Fighting

 

Employees who undertake fire fighting duties during an emergency as declared under Section 17 or Section 41F of the Bushfires Act may be granted special leave at ordinary pay for the time they are necessarily absent from duty on such emergency fire fighting activities.

 

(c)        Military Duty

 

Employees who are members of the Defence Reserve Forces and whose military service is part time may be granted up to 15 working days special leave at ordinary pay during the leave year.

 

(d)        Court Service - when an employee is summoned to be part of a jury or a witness at court.

 

Notice of court service shall be presented to the Company as soon as practicable.

 

During such leave of absence the employee shall be paid the difference between the court service fees received and the normal ordinary rate of pay as if working.

 

21.  Anti-Discrimination

 

21.1      It is the intention of the parties bound by this award to seek to achieve the object in section 3(f) of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 to prevent and eliminate discrimination in the workplace.  This includes discrimination on the grounds of race, sex, marital status, disability, homosexuality, transgender identity and age.

 

21.2      It follows that in fulfilling their obligations under the dispute resolution procedure prescribed by this award the parties have obligations to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the operation of the provisions of this award are not directly or indirectly discriminatory in their effects.  It will be consistent with the fulfilment of these obligations for the parties to make application to vary any provision of the award which, by its terms or operation, has a direct or indirect discriminatory effect.

 

21.3      Under the Anti Discrimination Act 1977, it is unlawful to victimise an employee because the employee has made or may make or has been involved in a complaint of unlawful discrimination or harassment.

 

21.4      Nothing in this clause is to be taken to affect:

 

(a)        any conduct or act which is specifically exempted from anti-discrimination legislation;

 

(b)        offering or providing junior rates of pay to persons under 21 years of age;

 

(c)        any act or practice of a body established to propagate religion which is exempted under section 56(d) of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977;

 

(d)        a party to this award from pursuing matters of unlawful discrimination in any State or federal jurisdiction.

 

21.5      This clause does not create legal rights or obligations in addition to those imposed upon the parties by the legislation referred to in this clause.

 

22.  Union Membership Dues and Deduction

 

22.1      The union shall provide Murrumbidgee Irrigation with a schedule setting out union fortnightly membership fees payable by members of the union in accordance with the union’s rules.

 

22.2      The union shall advise the Murrumbidgee Irrigation of any change to the amount of fortnightly membership fees made under its rules.  Any variation to the schedule of union fortnightly membership fees payable shall be provided to the Murrumbidgee Irrigation at least one month in advance of the variation taking effect.

 

22.3      Subject to (a) and (b) above, the Murrumbidgee Irrigation shall deduct union fortnightly membership fees from the pay of any employee who is a member of the union in accordance with the union’s rules, provided that the employee has authorised the Murrumbidgee Irrigation to make such deductions.

 

22.4      Monies so deducted from an employee’s pay shall be forwarded regularly to the union together with all necessary information to enable the union to reconcile and credit subscriptions to employees’ union membership accounts.

 

Schedule 1

 

Classifications And Common Wage Points

 

General Construction Workers

Classification

Common

 

Wage Point

 

Hourly Rate

 

 

Construction Worker Group 1

32

Camp and/or amenities attendant

 

Fencer

 

General Labourer - not otherwise classified

 

Labourer - bending reinforcing steel

 

Labourer - Planting, spraying and/or lopping trees

 

Machineman's assistant

 

Motor and/or pump attendant

 

Tradesman's labourer - on construction work

 

 

 

Construction Worker Group 2

38

Crane chaser

 

Erector structural steel

 

Machineman and/or pneumatic pickman and or tamperman

 

Powder monkey's assistant

 

Storeman

 

Concrete worker - including floater, form erector and/or stripper, jazzerman

 

and/or tamperman, concrete cutting  or drilling machine operator, kerb and/or gutter layer

 

Labourer bending reinforcing steel to pattern or plan

 

Labourer engaged spraying weeds and/or grasses with chemical weedicide;

 

Spray Operator - Weedicide etc

 

 

 

Construction Worker Group 3

41

Augerman - pneumatic or electrically powered augers and/or timber boring machines

 

Powder monkey

 

Scaffolder (certificated)

 

Wire rope splicer (not being a certificated rigger)

 

Concrete finisher

 

Concrete kerb finisher and patcher (steel, wooden, rubber or mechanical trowel)

 

Labourer placing and/or tack welding, reinforcing steel

 

 

 

Construction Worker Group 4

43

Dogman

 

Rigger (certificated) and wire rope splicer

 

 

 

Construction Worker - Other

 

Sand blast operator

36

Pipelayer and/or jointer

35

Labourer - using hand trowels on cement or concrete channels

35

Labourer - using shovel for constructing cement channels - known as laying on

35

Labourers engaged in the erection and placement of steel wire mattresses

35

Labourers engaged in the erection and placement of steel wire box gabions

39

 

 

Youths

 

At 15 years of age

2

At 16 years of age

4

At 17 years of age

9

 

The Common Wage Point Hourly Rate includes the Special Rate under Clause 4 (ii) of the General Construction (State) Award.

 

The following allowances shall be added to the hourly rates when applicable.

 

Distant Places: (Clause 5(v)(a) of the General Construction (State) Award)

 

All staff members working in districts west and north of and excluding State Highway No.17 from Tocumwal to Gilgandra, State Highway No.11 from Gilgandra to Tamworth, Trunk Road No.63 to Yetman and State Highway No.16 to Boggabilla up to the Western Division boundary and excluding the municipalities through which the road passes, shall be paid $0. 0995 per hour in addition to the Common Wage Point Hourly Rate.

 

First Aid: (Clause 27 of the General Construction (State) Award)

 

A staff member appointed by the Corporation to perform first aid duty shall be paid $0.2120 per hour in addition to the Common Wage Point Hourly Rate.

 

Gangers

Classification

Common

 

Wage Point

 

Hourly Rate

 

 

(i)

Gangers in charge of a gang:

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

Up to 9 staff

47

 

(b)

From 10 to 15 staff

50

 

(c)

16 staff or more

52

 

 

 

(ii)

Where gangs include one or more major plant items (tractors, front or back end

 

 

loaders, power graders) the following amounts shall be added to the weekly rate

 

 

shown above:

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

up to 3 major plant items

$13.20

 

(b)

4 to 5 major plant items

$21.90

 

(c)

6 or more major plant items

$35.20

 

The following allowances shall be added to the weekly rates when applicable.

 

Distant Places: (Clause 16 (i) of the Gangers (State) Award)

 

All staff members working in districts west and north of and excluding State Highway No.17 from Tocumwal to Gilgandra, State Highway No.11 from Gilgandra to Tamworth, Trunk Road No.63 to Yetman and State Highway No.16 to Boggabilla up to the Western Division boundary and excluding the municipalities through which the road passes, shall be paid $8. 00 per week in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

First Aid: (Clause 26 of the Gangers (State) Award)

 

A staff member appointed by the Corporation to perform first aid duty shall be paid $10.30 per week in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

Plant Operators

Classification

Common

 

Wage Point

 

Hourly Rate

(i)

Mobile Crane

 

 

Lifting capacity up to 5.1 tonnes

38

 

Lifting capacity > 5.1 up to 10.2

39

 

Lifting capacity > 10.2 up to 15.2

42

 

Lifting capacity > 15.2 up to 20.3

43

 

 

 

(ii)

Excavator Operators 

 

 

Up to and including.57 cu m

41

 

Over.57 up to 1.53 cu m

43

 

Over 1.53 up to 3. 06 cu m

46

 

Over 3. 06 up to 5.35 cu m

48

 

Over 5.35 cu m

50

 

 

 

(iii)

Grader Operators

 

 

74.6 kw and under

42

 

Over 74.6 kw

44

 

 

 

(iv)

Tractor Operators/ Loader Operators - Front End, Overhead, Backhoes -

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

Without Power Operated attachments

 

 

 

(i)

48.5 kw and under

36

 

 

(ii)

Over 48.5 kw

39

 

 

 

 

(b)

Whilst using power operated attachments

 

 

 

(i)

48.5 kw and under

39

 

 

(ii)

Over 48.5 kw less than 97 kw

43

 

 

(iii)

Over 97 kw less than 220 kw

44

 

 

(iv)

Over 220 kw

46

 

 

 

(v)

Forklift Operator

39

 

 

 

(vi)

Coles Full circle Diesel Electric Crane

46

 

 

 

(vii)

An operator appointed In Charge of Plant - the following amount shall be added to

$12.77

 

the appropriate weekly rate set out above

 

 

The following allowances shall be added to the weekly rates when applicable.

 

Distant Places: (Clause 11 (i) of the Plant Operators on Construction (PWD, WRC, etc.) Award)

 

All staff members working in districts west and north of and excluding State Highway No.17 from Tocumwal to Gilgandra, State Highway No.11 from Gilgandra to Tamworth, Trunk Road No.63 to Yetman and State Highway No.16 to Boggabilla up to the Western Division boundary and excluding the municipalities through which the road passes, shall be paid $8. 00 per week in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

First Aid: (Clause 25 (v) of the Plant Operators on Construction (PWD, WRC, etc. ) Award)

 

A staff member appointed by the Corporation to perform first aid duty shall be paid $1.96 per day in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

Skilled Trades

Classification

Common

 

Wage Point

 

Hourly Rate

Bricklayer

41

Carpenter and/or Joiner

41

Electrical Fitter

48

Electrical Mechanic

48

Electrician in Charge of Plant having a capacity of 75 Kw or more

55

Electrician in Charge of Plant having a capacity of less than 75 Kw

50

Fitter

41

Machinist, First Class (Metal Trades)

41

Mechanical Tradesperson Special Class

47

Motor Mechanic

41

Painter

41

Plant Electrician

54

Plant Mechanic

41

Signwriter

44

Turner

41

Welder, Special Class

42

Welder, First Class

41

Apprentices

 

 

 

Four Year Term -

 

(I)

1st Year

1

 

2nd Year

2

 

3rd Year

11

 

4th Year

23

 

The following Tool Allowances shall be added to the weekly rates.

 

Bricklayer

$16. 00

Carpenter and/or Joiner

$22.10

Electrical Fitter

$11.60

Electrical Mechanic

$11.60

Electrician in Charge of Plant having a capacity of 75 Kw or more

$11.60

Electrician in Charge of Plant having a capacity of less than 75 Kw

$11.60

Fitter

$22.10

Machinist, First Class (Metal Trades)

$22.10

Mechanical Tradesperson Special Class

$22.10

Motor Mechanic

$22.10

Painter

$ 5.10

Plant Electrician

$11.60

Plant Mechanic

$22.10

Signwriter

$ 5.10

Turner

$22.10

Welder, Special Class

$22.10

Welder, First Class

$22.10

 

The following allowances shall be added to the weekly rates when applicable.

 

Distant Places: (Clause 5.3 of the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award)

 

All staff members working in districts west and north of and excluding State Highway No.17 from Tocumwal to Gilgandra, State Highway No.11 from Gilgandra to Tamworth, Trunk Road No.63 to Yetman and State Highway No.16 to Boggabilla up to the Western Division boundary and excluding the municipalities through which the road passes, shall be paid $8. 00 per day in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

First Aid: (Clause 19 4 of the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award)

Where a staff member is a qualified first aid attendant and is employed to carry out the duties of a qualified first aid attendant he/she shall be paid $10.80 per week in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

Truck Drivers

Classification

Common

 

Wage Point

 

Hourly Rate

(1)

Drivers of Motor Wagons - having a manufacturer's gross vehicle mass in kilograms

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

Up to 2950

29

 

(b)

Over 2950 and up to 4650

30

 

(c)

Over 4650 and up to 7700

31

 

(d)

Over 7700 and up to 10800

32

 

(e)

Over 10800 and up to 13950

33

 

(f)

Over 13950 and up to 15500

34

 

(g)

Over 15500 and up to 21110

35

 

(h)

Over 21100 and up to 25200

36

 

(i)

Over 25200 and up to 30650

37

 

(j)

Over 30650 and up to 33350

38

 

(k)

Over 33350 and up to 38880

39

 

(l)

Over 38800 and up to 42900

40

 

(m)

Over 42900 and up to 45650

41

 

 

(2)

Ancillary Plant Drivers

 

 

 

 

 

Grade A

up to 65 BHP

39

 

Grade B

>65 BHP to 130 BHP

43

 

Grade C

>130 BHP to 295 BHP

44

 

Grade D

>295 BHP to 500 BHP

46

 

 

(3)

Drivers of articulated vehicles the following amounts shall be added to the

 

 

appropriate weekly rate

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

where the semi trailer has a single axle

$29.75

 

(b)

where the semi trailer has two axles

$37.73

 

(c)

where the semi trailer has more than two axles

$44.68

 

 

(4)

Drivers of trucks or articulated vehicles that together with the load exceeds the

 

 

following dimensions shall have the following amounts added to the appropriate

 

 

weekly rate

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

2.9 m wide or 18.29 m long or 4.3 m high

$29.10

 

(b)

3.36 m wide or 21.34 m long or 4.58 m high

$54.55

 

 

(5)

Staff appointed as Leading Hands shall have the following amount added to the

$28. 09

 

appropriate weekly rate

 

 

The Common Wage Point Weekly Rate includes the Additional Wage Rate under Clause 2.6 of the Transport Industry (State) Award.

 

The following allowances shall be added to the weekly rates when applicable.

 

Distant Places: (not included in the Transport Industry (State) Award)

 

All staff members working in districts west and north of and excluding State Highway No.17 from Tocumwal to Gilgandra, State Highway No.11 from Gilgandra to Tamworth, Trunk Road No.63 to Yetman and State Highway No.16 to Boggabilla up to the Western Division boundary and excluding the municipalities through which the road passes, shall be paid $3.50 per week in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

First Aid: (Clause 2.16 of the Transport Industry (State) Award)

 

A staff member appointed by the Corporation to perform first aid duty shall be paid $1.98 per day in addition to the Common Wage Point Weekly Rate.

 

SCHEDULE 2

 

CLASSIFICATIONS AND COMMON SALARY POINTS

 

Executive Services

Classification

Common

 

Salary Point

 

Annual Rate

Policy Officer

 

1st year

101

thereafter

104

 

 

Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Executive Secretary

 

1st year

52

thereafter

55

 

SCHEDULE 3

 

CLASSIFICATIONS AND COMMON SALARY POINTS

 

Operations

Classification

Common

 

 

Salary Point

 

 

Annual Rate

1.

Channel Attendant

 

 

Grade 1

 

 

1st year

36

 

thereafter

43

 

Grade 2

 

 

1st year

55

 

2nd year

59

 

thereafter

62

2.

Planner

67

 

1st year

71

 

thereafter

 

3.

Senior Channel Attendant

 

 

1st year

74

 

thereafter

77

4.

Senior Operations Officer

 

 

1st year

74

 

thereafter

77

5.

Operations Manager

 

 

1st year

90

 

2nd year

93

 

thereafter

99

 

The above rates cover payment for all time worked including work performed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays including Bank Holiday.

 

SCHEDULE 4

 

CLASSIFICATIONS AND COMMON SALARY POINTS

 

Administration

Classification

Common

 

 

Salary Point

 

 

Annual Rate

1.

Administration Officers

 

 

General Scale

 

 

1st year or at 18 years age

7

 

2nd year

11

 

3rd year or at 21 years age

17

 

4th year

20

 

5th year

23

 

6th year

25

 

7th year

28

 

8th year

32

 

9th year

36

 

10th year

40

 

 

 

 

Grade 1

 

 

1st year

46

 

thereafter

49

 

 

 

 

Grade 2

 

 

1st year

52

 

thereafter

55

 

 

 

 

Grade 3

 

 

1st year

58

 

thereafter

61

 

 

 

 

Grade 4

 

 

1st year

64

 

thereafter

67

 

 

 

 

Grade 5

 

 

1st year

75

 

thereafter

78

 

 

 

 

Grade 6

 

 

1st year

82

 

thereafter

85

 

 

 

 

Grade 7

 

 

1st year

88

 

thereafter

91

 

 

 

 

Grade 8

 

 

1st year

95

 

thereafter

98

 

 

 

 

Grade 9

 

 

1st year

101

 

thereafter

104

 

 

 

 

Grade 10

 

 

1st year

108

 

thereafter

111

 

 

 

 

Grade 11

 

 

1st year

116

 

thereafter

120

 

 

 

 

Grade 12

 

 

1st year

126

 

thereafter

130

 

 

Professional

 

 

Common

 

 

Salary Point

 

 

Annual Rate

1.

Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1

46

 

2nd year (Graduate commencing rate)

50

 

3rd year

56

 

4th year

63

 

5th year

70

 

6th year

76

 

 

 

 

Grade 2

 

 

1st year

82

 

2nd year

86

 

3rd year

89

 

thereafter

92

 

 

 

 

Grade 3

 

 

1st year

97

 

2nd year

100

 

3rd year

104

 

thereafter

107

 

 

 

 

Grade 4

 

 

1st year

112

 

2nd year

115

 

thereafter

117

 

 

 

 

Grade 5

 

 

1st year

121

 

thereafter

123

 

 

 

 

Grade 6

 

 

1st year

125

 

thereafter

127

2.

Engineering Assistants, Field Officers,

 

 

 

 

 

Cadet/Trainee

 

 

1st year

8

 

2nd year

11

 

3rd year

17

 

4th year

25

 

5th year

32

 

thereafter

37

 

Staff employed as Cadets/Trainees who undertake a course approved by the Corporation shall upon

 

obtaining qualification in the approved course of study be advanced to the 1st year of the General

 

Scale.

 

General Scale

 

 

1st year

37

 

2nd year

44

 

3rd year

51

 

4th year

58

 

5th year

64

 

thereafter

71

 

 

 

 

Grade 1

 

 

1st year

72

 

2nd year

75

 

3rd year

78

 

thereafter

81

 

 

 

 

Grade 2

 

 

1st year

85

 

thereafter

87

 

 

 

 

Grade 3

 

 

1st year

90

 

thereafter

95

 

 

 

 

Grade 4

 

 

1st year

99

 

thereafter

102

 

 

 

 

Grade 5

 

 

1st year

108

 

thereafter

111

 

 

 

 

Grade 6

 

 

1st year

116

 

thereafter

121

3.

Other Professional Officers

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1

46

 

1st year

50

 

2nd year

56

 

3rd year

63

 

4th year

70

 

5th year

76

 

thereafter

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 2

 

 

1st year

81

 

2nd year

84

 

3rd year

87

 

thereafter

91

 

 

 

 

Grade 3

 

 

1st year

95

 

2nd year

98

 

3rd year

100

 

thereafter

104

 

 

 

 

Grade 4

 

 

1st year

108

 

thereafter

110

 

 

 

 

Grade 5

 

 

1st year

114

 

thereafter

116

 

 

 

 

Grade 6

 

 

1st year

119

 

thereafter

121

 

 

 

 

Grade 7

 

 

1st year

124

 

thereafter

126

 

 

 

 

Grade 8

 

 

1st year

129

 

thereafter

130

 

SCHEDULE 5

 

Classifications and Common Salary Points

 

Works

Classification

Common

 

 

Salary Point

 

 

Annual Rate

1.

Overseer

 

 

Grade 1

60

 

Grade 2

61

 

Grade 3

65

 

Grade 4

73

 

Grade 5

77

2.

Works Manager

 

 

1st year

90

 

2nd year

93

 

thereafter

99

 

 

 

 


Murrumbidgee Irrigation Common Salary

Scale Development

 

Pay Scale

Wages

Integrate Wages

Add Substantive

as at 2004 review

 

& Salaries

Allowances

 

 

 

 

Position

CWP

Ann $

Ann $

CSP

Ann $

Ann $

Integrated

Diff

Staff

Transfer

 

1-101

No All'ce

No All'ce

1-130

@July02

@ July03

CWP $ to

 

#

Cost

 

 

@ July02

@ July 03

 

 

 

CSP $ @

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 03

 

 

 

Apprentice Metal Trades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1

1

15356

16295

1

15524

16463

16463

168

 

0

Apprentice Metal Trades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2

2

19964

20903

6

20707

21646

21646

743

1

743

Cadet Year 1

 

 

 

8

23412

24351

24351

0

 

0

Apprentice Metal Trades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3

11

25354

26293

10

26164

27103

27103

810

1

810

Cadet Year 2

 

 

 

11

26397

27336

27336

0

 

0

Cadet Year 3

 

 

 

17

28389

29328

29328

0

 

0

Apprentice Metal Trades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 4

23

29126

30065

20

29143

30082

30082

17

1

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cadet Year 4

 

 

 

25

30879

31818

31818

0

 

0

Maintenance Man in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Channels

29

31098

32038

26

31123

32062

32062

24

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cadet Year 5

 

 

 

28

32766

33705

33705

0

 

0

Maintenance Worker

31

31605

32544

28

31625

32564

32564

20

 

0

Truck driver <10800 kg

32

31933

32872

29

31944

32883

32883

11

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Truck Driver <15500 kg

34

32455

33394

31

32459

33398

33398

4

1

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pipelayer

35

32747

33686

32

32766

33705

33705

19

 

0

Truck driver <22500 kg

36

33019

33958

33

33025

33964

33964

6

2

12

Low Loader Driver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Griffith

37

33321

34260

34

33329

34268

34268

8

1

8

Low Loader Driver

37

33321

34260

34

33329

34268

34268

8

 

0

Leeton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labourer Group 2

38

33577

34516

35

33593

34532

34532

16

11

176

Channel; Attendant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1 Year 1

 

 

 

36

33924

34863

34863

0

 

0

Crane Operator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

<10.2 tonne

39

33906

34845

36

33924

34863

34863

18

 

0

Tractor Operator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

<48.5 kW POA

39

33906

34845

36

33924

34863

34863

18

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cadet Year 6

 

 

 

37

34242

35181

35181

0

 

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Scale Year 1

 

 

 

37

34242

35181

35181

0

 

0

Labourer Tack Welding

41

34506

35445

38

34520

35459

35459

14

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crane Operator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

>15.2 tonne

42

34861

35800

39

34869

35808

35808

8

1

8

Labourer Group 4

43

35137

36076

40

35150

36089

36089

13

1

13

Tractor Operator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

48.5 - 97 kW POA

43

35137

36076

40

35150

36089

36089

13

8

104

Excavator Operator .57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- 1.53 m3

43

35137

36076

40

35150

36089

36089

13

5

65

Clerk General Scale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year10

 

 

 

40

35150

36089

36089

0

 

0

Ancillary Plant Operator

44

35528

36468

41

35535

36474

36474

6

2

12

Tractor Operator 97 -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

220 kW POA

44

35528

36468

41

35535

36474

36474

6

4

24

Grader Operator >74.6 kW

44

35528

36468

41

35535

36474

36474

6

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Painter

41

34506

35445

38

34520

35459

35459

14

1

14

Bricklayer

41

34506

35445

38

34520

35459

35459

14

 

0

Welder First Class

41

34506

35445

38

34520

35459

35459

14

2

28

Carpenter

41

34506

35445

38

34520

35459

35459

14

3

42

Motor Mechanic

41

34506

35445

38

34520

35459

35459

14

4

56

Welder Special Class

42

34861

35800

39

34869

35808

35808

8

2

16

Sign writer

44

35528

36468

41

35535

36474

36474

6

 

0

Channel Attendant Grade 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2

 

 

 

43

36156

37095

37095

0

2

0

Ganger

47

36405

37344

44

36418

37357

37357

13

8

104

Mechanical Tradesperson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Class

47

36405

37344

44

36418

37357

37357

13

 

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Scale Year 2

 

 

 

44

36418

37357

37357

0

 

0

Clerk Grade 1 Year 1

 

 

 

46

37042

37981

37981

0

7

0

Engineer Grade 1 Year 1

 

 

 

46

37042

37981

37981

0

 

0

DPO Grade 1 Year 1

 

 

 

46

37042

37981

37981

0

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CSP 48

 

 

 

48

 

 

38667

 

1

 

Clerk Grade1 Year 2

 

 

 

49

38108

39047

39047

0

 

0

Engineer Grade 1 Year 2

 

 

 

50

38469

39408

39408

0

 

0

DPO Grade1 Year 2

 

 

 

50

38469

39408

39408

0

 

0

Ganger in Charge

54

38758

39697

51

38763

39702

39702

5

2

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plant Electrician A License

54

38758

39697

51

38763

39702

39702

5

 

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Scale Year 3

 

 

 

51

38763

39702

39702

0

 

0

MPO General Scale Year 3

 

 

 

51

38763

39702

39702

0

 

0

Clerk Grade2 Year 1

 

 

 

52

39149

40088

40088

0

 

0

Channel Attendant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 2 Year 1

 

 

 

55

40200

41139

41139

0

9

0

Clerk Grade 2 Year 2

 

 

 

55

40200

41139

41139

0

4

0

Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1 Year 3

 

 

 

56

40572

41511

41511

0

 

0

DPO Grade 1 Year 3

 

 

 

56

40572

41511

41511

0

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk Grade 3 Year 1

 

 

 

58

41319

42258

42258

0

3

0

MPO General Scale Year 4

 

 

 

58

41319

42258

42258

0

1

0

Channel Attendant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 2 Year 2 & CSP 59

 

 

 

59

41741

42680

42680

0

3

0

Overseer Grade 1

 

 

 

60

42123

43062

43062

0

 

0

SP 61 - Leeton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storeperson

 

 

 

61

42540

43479

43479

0

1

0

Clerk Grade 3 Year 2

 

 

 

61

42540

43479

43479

0

2

0

Channel Attendant Grade 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3

 

 

 

62

42934

43873

43873

0

36

0

Engineer Grade 1 Year 4

 

 

 

63

43428

44367

44367

0

 

0

DPO Grade 1 Year 4

 

 

 

63

43428

44367

44367

0

 

0

Clerk Grade 4 Year 1

 

 

 

64

43847

44786

44786

0

 

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Scale Year 5

 

 

 

64

43847

44786

44786

0

1

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$ 2,266

Overseer Grade 3

 

 

 

65

44205

45144

45144

0

1

0

CSP 65 -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Irrigation Electrician

 

 

 

65

 

 

45144

0

1

0

Planner Year 1

 

 

 

67

45168

46107

46107

0

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk Grade 4 Year 2

 

 

 

67

45168

46107

46107

0

4

0

Engineer Grade 1 Year 5

 

 

 

70

46450

47389

47389

0

 

0

DPO Grade 1 Year 5

 

 

 

70

46450

47389

47389

0

1

0

CSP 70 - Energy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coordinator & Overseer

 

 

 

70

46450

47389

47389

0

2

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Scale Year 6

 

 

 

71

46909

47848

47848

0

1

0

Planner Year 2

 

 

 

71

46909

47848

47848

0

2

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1 Year 1 & CSP 72

 

 

 

72

47302

48241

48241

0

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overseer Grade 4

 

 

 

73

47783

48722

48722

0

 

0

Area Supervisor Year 1

 

 

 

74

48157

49096

49096

0

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk Grade 5 Year 1 &

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CSP 75

 

 

 

75

48634

49573

49573

0

 

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1 Year 2

 

 

 

75

48634

49573

49573

0

 

0

Engineer Grade 1 Year 6

 

 

 

76

49159

50098

50098

0

1

0

DPO Grade 1 Year 6

 

 

 

76

49159

50098

50098

0

1

0

Overseer Grade 5

 

 

 

77

49576

50515

50515

0

 

0

Area Supervisor Year 2

 

 

 

77

49576

50515

50515

0

6

0

Clerk Grade5 Year 2 &

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CSP 78

 

 

 

78

50144

51083

51083

0

 

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 1 Year 3

 

 

 

78

50144

51083

51083

0

1

0

CSP 78 - Overseers

 

 

 

78

 

 

51083

0

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CSP 80 - Overseers

 

 

 

80

 

 

52016

0

2

0

CSP 81 - DPO

 

 

 

81

 

 

52468

 

1

 

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

81

51529

52468

52468

0

3

0

Grade 1 Year 4

 

 

 

81

51529

52468

52468

0

1

0

MPO Grade 1 Year 4

 

 

 

81

51529

52468

52468

0

 

0

DPO Grade 2 Year 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk Grade 6 Year 1

 

 

 

82

52077

53016

53016

0

1

0

Engineer Grade 2 Year 1

 

 

 

82

52077

53016

53016

0

1

0

DPO Grade 2 Year 2

 

 

 

84

53033

53972

53972

0

1

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk Grade 6 Year 2

 

 

 

85

53581

54520

54520

0

4

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 2 Year 1

 

 

 

85

53581

54520

54520

0

 

0

Engineer Grade 2 Year 2

 

 

 

86

54052

54991

54991

0

 

0

Engineering Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 2 Year 2

 

 

 

87

54625

55564

55564

0

1

0

DPO Grade 2 Year 3

 

 

 

87

54625

55564

55564