Warehouse Team Member - Return & Earn Penrith

Job No: VIN2682
Location: Penrith

  • Support an important recycling initiative to reduce the impact of drink container litter in the environment.
  • As Warehouse Team Member, you will learn new skills and work with a supportive team.
  • Base rate  $25.72 per hour plus casual loading.

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission  is to shape a more just and compassionate society. 


Vinnies return and earn

The Role

Join the Return & Earn warehouse team at Penrith 2750 where recyclable drink containers are counted and sorted onsite using specialised equipment.  As Warehouse Production Hand, you will assist in collecting, sorting, and storage of recyclable drink containers. On the job training in using specialised equipment will be provided.  You will be a strong team player and able to positively engage with customers.   

A current Forklift Licence is preferred, or must have willingness to complete training to obtain forklift licence.

Please click the Position Description to view the full list of accountabilities and responsibilities. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Operate equipment used for bulk sorting of recyclable drink containers
  • Use forklift to empty bins of sorted recyclable containers
  • Operate point of sale system for accurate sales and refund transactions
  • Assist in other activities i.e. housekeeping, maintenance of warehouse equipment, reporting faulty equipment needing repair, etc.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to provide outstanding customer service
  • Experience in using forklifts and a current valid Forklift Licence
  • Experience working within a warehouse and/or production environment
  • Capacity to perform manual/physical tasks
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and independently
  • Thorough understanding of work, health and safety requirements within a warehouse environment

If you have questions about this role, please email Jon D'Astoli (Manager, Vinnies Return & Earn) at jon.dastoli@vinnies.org.au quoting: CDS Warehouse Team Member, Return & Earn/VIN2682.  

Don’t miss this opportunity. Apply now - we are interviewing suitable applications as we receive them and move quickly to fill the role in Penrith.

Please attach your Resume and answer the screening questions below this job ad.   

Information on how to apply

 The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. 

 St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

 St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination.  Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment.


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