Landfill Operator

$85,358 yearly
  • Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire Council
  • Kununurra WA, Australia
  • 23 Jun, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Power, Water, Sewerage, and Sanitation

Job Description

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley

Is located in a picturesque and rugged sparsely populated northeast corner of Western Australia (WA) and is one of the world's last wilderness frontiers. As a global tourism attraction it is known for luxury accommodation, great food and friendly locals, and is an amazing and very unique part of Australia.

The Position

Reporting to the Leading Hand - Landfill, this role is responsible for assisting and providing landfill attendant services and undertaking plant operation tasks at the Kununurra Landfill site to ensure the efficient operation of the disposal site

The role will focus on ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as providing high standards of customer service to members of the general public.

Other Requirements

The successful applicant will be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within six months), successfully complete a pre-placement medical assessment and submit copies of qualifications (where relevant) to be eligible for the position.

Further Information

A copy of the position description for this position is available at the top of this page and/or from the Shire Office. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Lincoln Heading, the Shire's Manager Operations, on (08) 9168 4100 / 0418 946 525  if they have any questions or wish to discuss the position requirements further.

This position is not eligible for any assistance with housing. Applicants are strongly advised to make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Kununurra prior to submitting an application.

Submitting an Application

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter outlining their interest in the position and their ability to meet the requirements of the role as highlighted by the selection criteria (maximum 2 pages), and a current resume.

  • Posted applications are to be addressed to: Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, PO Box 614, KUNUNURRA  WA  6743
  • All electronic applications are to be sent directly to recruitment@swek.wa.gov.au or otherwise submitted via the Shire’s website.

All submissions must be received by the nominated closing date. In fairness to all applicants, late applications cannot be considered unless prior consent has been received from the Shire under restricted circumstances.

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with relevant visa.

Job Closing Date

27 Jun, 2022