Plant Operator - Collection Services

Job No: BDBRC345
Location: Bundaberg

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community.

In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centred on our core values. To be a council that is customer focused, respectful and prides itself on constant team work, leadership, sustainability and innovation. We’re an all-inclusive council that celebrates diversity and communicates in an open and respectful manner.

About The Role

As a Plant Operator - Collection Services your focus of this position is to provide efficient waste management services to the local Community.

Location: Bundaberg
Employment Status:
$38.99 per hour

We are looking for people who:

  • Have demonstrated experience in driving a single and duel axle truck, including pre-start check and basic maintenance
  • Possess a current HR licence
  • Can operate a truck mounted waste compaction unit and bin lifting mechanism from left hand side drive seat using joystick for the collection of bins
  • Have a high level of knowledge of the Bundaberg Region, with the ability to rapidly learn and follow collection routes
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the State Government legislation relating to the Department of Transport rules and regulations
  • Live and uphold the Council's values

In return for your hard work and enthusiasm Bundaberg Regional Council offer some amazing benefits including:

  • Competitive Remuneration package
  • Up to 12% Superannuation contributions
  • Job satisfaction working within the community
  • Fantastic work-life balance 

To View the full Position Description and to learn more about our Benefits, Rewards and Recognition visit our Careers with Council webpage.

The Selection Process

Prior to being made an offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a National Police Check and Pre-employment Medical (which may include drug and alcohol testing), as part of the recruitment process.

Applications Close: Monday 25 January 2021 AEST

To Apply: Please answer the below questionnaire followed by attaching your Resume.

Bundaberg Regional Council prides itself as an equal opportunity employer and embraces the diversity that our teams bring so if this sounds like the position for you, don’t delay- apply now!


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