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Waste Management Officer - side arm truck operator

Job No: BSC20200134
Location: Ballina


Change your lifestyle and live and work in a vibrant community and great coastal environment.

Ballina Shire Council is situated on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, 20 minutes from Byron Bay and one hour from the Gold Coast. The shire is a popular tourism destination with pristine beaches, rainforest retreats and hinterland hideaways.


The position

We are seeking an enthusiastic and appropriately licenced truck driver with the ability to safely and efficiently operate a single driver garbage truck to ensure the collection of all garbage and recycling bins is performed in a timely and professional manner. Reporting to the Coordinator Waste Management, this position will also assist with a variety of other duties to ensure the efficient delivery of waste management services to the community, while maintaining a professional and courteous public image.

To be successful you will bring

  • Behaviour that positively demonstrates Council's values of: creative, accessible, respect, energetic and safe.
  • Current class HR (Heavy Rigid) driver licence and relevant operation experience, with a good and safe driving record.
  • Demonstrated experience in and ability to undertake physical labouring duties.
  • Proven good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Willingness and ability to work rostered shifts; including regular work outside normal working hours.

The rewards

  • A salary range of $52,200 to $59,900 per annum (plus 9.5% superannuation) dependent upon skills, experience and qualifications.
  • An inclusive culture where all our people are valued, EEO, diversity and differences are respected.
  • An absolute focus on our peoples’ safety and well being.
  • Learning and career development opportunities.
  • Generous Award workplace conditions.

Click here to view the Position Description and Information Package.

Applications close

11.30pm on Wednesday 27 October 2021

Specific enquiries

Lloyd Isaacson | Manager Resource Recovery | 02 6681 0561

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