Transfer Station Driver / Attendant Operator

Full time ongoing position, Enthusiastic and enjoyable team environment, $80,959 plus super.

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Enthusiastic team environment
  • $80,959 plus super


Reporting to the Coordinator Waste Operations, this is an opportunity to assist in the maintenance and cleaning of the Boroondara Riversdale Depot yard and operate Council plant and equipment to ensure that waste/recycle material is received.



  • Drive vehicles requiring a heavy combination license.
  • Operate Councils Backhoe/Loader, Articulated Loader and Forklift to load and unload goods / materials including waste, hard waste, recycle and green waste materials in accordance with approved procedures.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is correctly weighed at the Transfer Station, the Landfill and is within legal limits.
  • Deliver bins and skips in accordance with a prearranged program.
  • Remove rubbish from Council buildings and other sites.


Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience driving a heavy rigid vehicle and in the use of a range of mechanical plant (essential).
  • Oral communication skills to enable effective interaction with residents, supervisors and other employees (essential).
  • Knowledge of safe lifting and manual handling practices (essential).
  • Competent written communication skills satisfactory to complete daily work records (essential).


Qualifications and Other Requirements

  • Australian drivers license to drive a heavy combination vehicle (essential).
  • Physical ability to undertake manual labour (essential).
  • License for Backhoe / Front end loader, forklift and crane chaser (desirable).


Employment Requirements

  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
  • Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Record Check and a Current Working with Children Check.


How to Apply

Please submit your application online via the Apply button by 11:59pm Sunday 29 March 2020. All applications must be made via the online portal; no applications direct to the hiring manager will be considered.


Council recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce for its employees and customers.  To ensure equity of access to employment opportunities, Council encourages applications from underrepresented groups including people who are from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from different ages, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds. If you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.


Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Council is a child safe organisation and as such, some applicants may be required to hold a Working with Children Check. Additionally, some applicants may also be required to undergo a National Criminal History check and/or medical check as per the requirements of the role.

16/03/2020 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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