Albury City Council

Multiple Albury Waste Management Centre Opportunities

  • Material Recovery Plant Operators
  • Material recovery Diversion Operators
  • Recycling Centre Operators
  • Resource Recovery Operators
  • Customer Service Officers

The Positions 
Assist in the operation of machinery and other aspects of operation at the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), the Recycling Centre or the Waste Management Centre.

  • Engage in a coordinated orderly approach to the sorting of recycling and waste disposal by providing a high level of customer service where required.
  • Operate and perform preventative maintenance on plant in accordance with the manufacturers’ requirements relative to their role.
  • Removal of select products from a single stream of waste material depositing this down designated chute for recycling.
  • Operate all plant located at the Waste Management Centre in accordance with the manufacturers’ requirements licence conditions, SafeWork NSW regulations and council policies.
  • Perform daily checks on plant and machinery to ensure mechanical, safety and operational compliance.
  • Operate and perform tasks related to MRF operations such as unloading of trucks, removal of contamination and oversized material, loading of the MRF sorting plant and loading of hook bins for movement.
  • Undertake maintenance and repair of landfill infrastructure including cells, roads and drains.
  • Spreading and compaction of waste, clearing and loading of pushpit waste, monitoring and decontamination of material stockpiles.
  • Segregate and package recycling materials for transport offsite.
  • Shred, dismantle, bale and process materials for recycling.

Experience and Qualifications or willing to obtain (Position Dependant)

  • Construction Induction Certificate (White Card)
  • Class C (Standard) Driver’s Licence (compulsory to have and maintain)
  • Front end loader licence or competency
  • Excavator licence or competency
  • Forklift licence or competency
  • Heavy Rigid Driver’s licence
  • Experience in manufacture/processing industry
  • Experience working in a landfill or resource recovery environment
  • Experience operating large plant and equipment
  • Experience working in a civil construction environment. 

Full time and Part Time positions available.

  • Full time based on 38 hours per week, working 38 hours across a 7- day spread, with actual days and times being worked in accordance with facility roster. 
  • Part Time based on 38 hours per week, working 15 hours every second weekend, with actual days and times being worked in accordance with the facility roster.
    • Saturday shifts – payment of a 50% penalty in addition to the ordinary hourly rate.
    • Sunday shifts – payment of a 100% penalty in addition to the hourly rate.

Bullet Points

  • Come and work for a best practice facility.
  • Make positive community change and impact.
  • Come and join progressive and dynamic team.

About us 
We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest. 
Live and work in a culture rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours.  

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace. 

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

AlburyCity is committed to being a child safe organisation by creating cultures, adopting strategies and taking action to empower children. We work hard to keep them safe from harm because child safety is everyone’s responsibility.

There is no formal closing date and application will be reviewed as they are received. Should you require any further information for this role please Rohan Smith on [email protected] or call on 02 6043 5863.