Waste And Resource Recovery Operative

Wollongong City Council Full Time Temporary 7/08/2018

Wollongong City Council offers not only jobs but careers. If you are looking for a career with a variety of opportunities, the chance to make a difference and add value to the community, we have a lot to offer!

Salary from $1,162 up to $1,252 per week plus superannuation
(Depending upon qualifications and experience)
Recruitment No 18115

Are you an experienced plant operator who has worked in the waste industry?

The Role

This position is responsible for undertaking operational, construction and maintenance tasks in line with Council’s environmental and professional standards. If you are a looking for a hands on role within a dynamic workplace and team, then this position may be for you!

A relief list will also be formed as part of this recruitment. All applicants will be considered for both the permanent vacancy and relief list unless notified in writing otherwise.

All positions are required to work rostered hours, which may include weekends and public holidays. Applicants will be required to undertake a cash handling and plant operating practical assessment and will also be requested to complete a criminal history check.


Enjoy all the benefits of a major city balanced with a relaxed coastal lifestyle! Wollongong City Council supports and encourages career development, personal and professional growth, appreciates the importance of work/life balance, recognises and rewards performance and embraces change.

How to Apply

For this role, you are required to address each of the selection criteria in a separate written document and attach to your application. Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this role.

For further information regarding this position contact Luke Mckenzie, Waste Operations Manager (Acting) on (02) 4227 7722 or access the information pack via our website www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/council/jobs

Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065.

Applications close at 12 midday on Monday 20 August 2018

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.