Job Vacancy

current, December 2020

Arid Land Communications is seeking a start, in the New Year (2021), of a qualified / experienced Telecommunications Technician.

The successful candidate would have these essential qualifications:

  • A clean DCSI / National Police clearance and a current, valid driver's license with the ability to drive manual / 4wd vehicles.

  • Good health (imperative as we often work alone, in isolation, in ceilings / on roofs, at height) and drive long distances.

  • A current Open Registration Cabling (ACMA) for UTP and optical fibre cabling as a minimum.

  • Permanency in Australia - we will NOT sponsor or accept any person who doesn't have the guarantee of staying in Australia long-term.

  • Excellent English skills - oral and written.

Optional (we would look favourably on these skills):

  • Experience or demonstrable skills in IT / IP telephony.

  • PABX or key telephone system knowledge.


  • A bonus would be the ability / licenses OR the desire to learn to climb towers - we do a considerable amount of light rigging.

The role would require the person to live in or near Port Augusta AND be prepared to go "On-Call" to a roster shared with other technical staff - around one weekend per month.

We will look VERY favourably at local persons or those prepared to live permanently in the area.

Applicants MUST supply a valid CV with references and be able to prove the qualifications.

The role would be on a 3 month probation at appropriate casual rates with the proviso that, if the job or person does not suit, the employment would cease at the end of the probation by mutual agreement.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from any person able to meet the requirements above including good health (imperative due to the nature of the work / location).

For more information, please contact me my email: