Driver - Class 5 - Technical Services

About us

Waste Management NZ Limited is New Zealand's leading resource recovery, recycling, and waste management provider. We’re committed to safeguarding our beautiful environment through sustainable management of our valuable resources. Put simply, sustainability is what we do.

We are looking for a class 5 Driver to join our Technical Services team based in Christchurch. 

The role

As a Driver, you will be responsible for operating a range of vehicles and equipment to ensure a safe and timely collection, treatment, and disposal of liquid and packaged waste materials. You’ll also be required to keep accurate records and paperwork and undertake vehicle safety checks.

From previous experience, you’ll already know the importance of health and safety in the workplace, and you’ll champion our culture of making sure everyone gets home safely.

To be successful in this role you will need

  • A valid clean NZ Class 5 license or Class 5 learner licence with relevant vacuum truck driving experience 
  • Relevant transport industry knowledge and experience
  • You will need to be physically fit and have the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Valid Dangerous goods licence

Technical Services offers a variety of work through its 4 key divisions of Liquid/Packaged waste, Oil recovery, Partswash and Medical. 

How to apply

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WM is an EEO employer and promotes drug and alcohol-free workplaces. 

You must be in New Zealand and hold a current work visa/residency or NZ citizenship.

At Waste Management, the health and safety of our people is our highest priority. For this reason, we have introduced a policy requiring all employees and visitors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 within our offices, unless a formal medical exemption applies. We have chosen to share this information early in our hiring process so that candidates can make an informed choice. As part of the application process, you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status with us. 

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: GZCM211371

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 August 2022