Waste Collection Labourer

Job No: BRC0191
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council currently has an opportunity for a self-motivated and hardworking individual to join the Waste Management team in the role of Waste Collection Labourer.  

As the Waste Collection Labourer, you will be responsible for cleaning, maintaining and servicing the Bathurst city streets and litter bins. This includes but is not limited to, clearing of litter and litter bins daily, repairing damaged bins and ensuring that other public areas are cleaned at appropriate intervals. Relief duties with the Waste Collection team on the garbage run and assisting with the maintenance of Waste Management Centre is also a requirement of this position.

The successful candidate will take pride in keeping our town clean and tidy and will have a reasonable level of fitness as this role requires constant walking and standing. 

Key Requirements

  • Current Class C NSW Driver's Licence 
  • Basic knowledge of waste management procedures  
  • Ability to deal with a variety of people within the community to achieve successful outcomes  
  • Physical fitness to undertake the requirements of the job 
  • Proven experience with lawn mower, ride-on mower and brush cutter
  • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Good manual handling technique  

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $888.50 to $931.16 per week + Adverse working allowance of $44.20 per week + Super

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Hours of work: 38 hours per week with an RDO every third week 

Application closing date: Sunday, 5 June 2022, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer:  Jenni Cartwright - 0417 065 578

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.