Waste Truck Driver / Operator

Job Description

Waste Truck Driver / Operator

  • Full-time stable position
  • Working for a customer focused company committed to improving sustainability

REMONDIS Australia is one of Australia’s leading waste management companies, offering comprehensive collection, treatment and disposal solutions and services for commercial and municipal customers. REMONDIS Australia is dedicated to service excellence; working in partnership with customers to deliver innovative, safe, reliable solutions and services that support customers to improve operational performance and meet sustainability targets.

We currently have opportunity for a professional Driver/Operator to join our Gladstone Team at REMONDIS, to operate hook-lift vehicles, skip trucks, vacuum tankers and telehandlers. Some of these vehicles are a truck and dog configuration, so an HC license is preferred. There will be some additional on-site duties required. Candidates who have the necessary qualifications and experience to operate all or a number of these vehicle types will be highly regarded.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Efficiently operating the above-mentioned vehicles and plant
  • Providing an effective essential service in collecting, transporting, and disposing of a range of waste and recyclable materials.
  • Maintaining a safe work environment for yourself, your colleagues, and the public.
  • Protecting the environment.
  • Continuously looking for to improve our service delivery and reduce the risks associated with the work we do.
  • Adhering to customer procedures / rules when undertaking work on their sites.
  • Attend to basic maintenance of vehicles, including maintaining vehicles in a clean and tidy state.
  • Completing day-to-day documentation accurately and timely manner.

Position Requirements:

  • HC driver’s license along with previous experience with a good driving record.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Good time management and literacy skills.
  • Safety focus.
  • Experience in a similar position essential.
  • Knowledge of the local area preferable.
  • Will need to pass a Police / Explosive Security check.

We are offering:

  • A safe working environment.
  • The opportunity for overtime and early starts.
  • An opportunity for weekend work when required.
  • Company supplied uniforms.
  • An opportunity to be part of a stable and innovative organisation.

As part of our usual recruitment process, you will be required to provide a copy of a current licence, statements of attainment for the operation of plant and equipment, proof of entitlement to work in Australia and undergo a police check and pre-placement medical, including a drug and alcohol test.

REMONDIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we invite you to be part of an organisation that fosters a diverse workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.