Landfill Attendant

Job No: BDBRC801
Location: Various

$29.61 + 23% leave loading per hour + penalty rates on weekends
Waste & Recycling Services Branch
Community & Environment
Bundaberg Region

About Us

Are you ready to join our team and build Australia's best regional community?  

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 centered on our core values. To be a Council that is customer-focused, respectful and prides itself on teamwork, diversity, sustainability, and innovation. 

Uniquely positioned north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, the Bundaberg Region is one of Australia’s fastest-growing regional cities and the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Bundaberg Region boasts the most equitable climate in Australia and rates fifth in the world alongside Hawaii. Noted for its environmental excellence, pristine waterways, and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg Region showcases everything that nature’s palette can create. 

About the Opportunity

Your role as a Landfill Attendant is to provide efficient waste management services in the local community at various Waste Management Facilities within the Bundaberg Region.  

In this role, you will be responsible for the opening and closing of our waste management facility and securing the facility at allocated closing times, ensuring all clients have departed. You will also supervise gate entry, including the inspection of loads and directing clients to relevant drop-off points, as required.  In addition to this, you will be required to operate the Waste & Recycling gate and weighbridge software, maintain accurate records relating to waste and recycling activities, as well as completing daily cash reconciliations.

About You

  • You hold a current 'C' class Drivers Licence 
  • You hold a General Construction Induction (White) Card
  • Good organisation and communications skills (both written & verbal), together with excellent customer service skills
  • Sound level use of computer related software including MS Office Suite and weighbridge software or similar is highly desired
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Workplace, Health & Safety requirements
  • Knowledge in the various categories of valuable scrap materials or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge
  • Experience in cash handling and receipting
  • HR Licence and/or plant operator ticket in the use of an excavator, forklift and front end loader would be highly regarded
  • Lives and upholds the Council's values

What we offer

  • An attractive remuneration with options to salary sacrifice 
  • Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance and a friendly and supported team
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued 

The Selection Process

We celebrate our community's rich diversity and are committed to attracting and employing people that represent the community that we serve.  We recognise and appreciate the diversity of our employees and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe working environment where all employees are valued, respected and supported to achieve their potential. We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and Pre-Employment Medicals (which may include drug and alcohol testing), as part of the recruitment process; and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide the appropriate evidence.

How to Apply

To apply or find out more about the Position Description and our Benefits, Rewards and Recognition  and our  Diversity & Inclusion Strategy visit our Careers with Council webpage.

Closing Date: Thursday  26 January 2023 11:30pm AEST

Thank you for your interest in this position.  We look forward to receiving your application.


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