Unit: City Resilience
Location: McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre
Employment status: Permanent Full-Time
Classification: Municipal Employee Level 5
Agreement: Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021
Salary range: $66,642 per annum + 12.5% superannuation.

About the role

This role works daily to support and ensure safe, efficient and cost effective waste management practices are delivered.

Role accountabilities include:

  • Responsible for landfill and transfer station operations, organic recycling and other waste, recycling and resource recovery operations are delivered.
  • Operate and maintain plant and equipment at the transfer station in accordance with the plant operation manual and workshop operator’s standing instructions.
  • Provide information to the general public on effective waste management, disposal, recovery and recycling activities.
  • Control traffic on the landfill and transfer station site to ensure safety of employees and public at all times through effective instructions and placement of signs and traffic management devices.

Learn more about the role in the position description: Waste Management Centre Plant Operator Position Description

About you

You will have completed a Certificate III in Waste Management (CPP30719) or have the ability to acquire it and a demonstrated competency and experience to operate plant which can include Loader, Excavator, Compactor, Tracked Loader and Heavy Rigid Truck.

About us

The City of Hobart offers something for everyone, with connections between nature, history, culture, businesses and each other. We are proud to provide a range of services and facilities that support the wellbeing, safety and participation of the community as well as continuously look to improve and embrace new approaches to achieve better outcomes for all. With an industrious and diversified economy, wherever your skills, talents and passions lie, we can offer you the opportunity to have a rewarding career with ongoing learning and development opportunities.

We recognise contributions to our workforce and offer:

  • Above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5% with salary sacrifice options.
  • Flexible work arrangements including the option to apply for a nine-day fortnight.
  • A wide range of paid leave entitlements.
  • Health and Wellness programs, including onsite gyms.
  • Discounted membership at Hobart Aquatic Centre.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave after 12 months of service.
  • An Employee Assistance Program that offers onsite visits.
  • Corporate Health Plan discounts with BUPA, St. Lukes and Medibank.
  • Low Interest Personal Loans (LGAT).

Learn more about what the City of Hobart can offer you.

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities.

City of Hobart has a strong commitment to health and safety. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment background checks. These will include reference checks, National Police History record check, and Medical Assessment including drug and alcohol testing.

Learn more about our vision, mission and values.

How to apply

Before you begin

You will need to read the position description prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.

Ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, and your Driver Licence to attach at the end of your application.

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Roderick Blair, Supervisor Waste Management Centre on 03 6238 2582 or email blairr@hobartcity.com.au.

All applications must be made in the online portal, and you can save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application. If you have any issues with submitting your application, please email details of the issue to recruitment@hobartcity.com.au.

Selection process

Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.

Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.

Learn more about the selection process on our website.

Applications close Midnight Sunday 14 July 2024.



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City of Hobart,Tasmania,Australia

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