General Labourer

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 have launched a New Zealand first – For Future Generations – our sustainability strategy. We are the first waste and environmental services company to have committed to a range of projects to support achievement of the UN Sustainable Development goals. We are also a signatory to the CEO Climate Change Statement, committing us to initiatives that aim to help limit global warming to two degrees.



About the role

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced General Labourer to join our team based in Christchurch. In this role, you will provide assistance to our staff and support the general maintenance of our site and bins.


The key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Assisting the leading hand with daily tasks
  • General site work and bin maintenance
  • Skip / bin delivery and removals  

The following qualifications would be an advantage (not essential):

  • A valid NZ driver’s licence class 2 minimum
  • Current Forklift licence
  • Current First Aid certificate


We are looking for an individual who has a reasonable level of fitness and strength to be able to undertake the manual handling requirements of the role. Your self-motivation, ability to work independently with strong planning and time management skills alongside your commitment to grow will help you to succeed in the role.


In return, we offer you great growth opportunities in our operational team, and you will be part of a great team committed to providing a comprehensive one-stop service to meet a broad range of facility, waste, recycling and industrial needs of our clients.


How to Apply

Applicants should currently be in New Zealand and hold a current work visa / residency or NZ citizenship.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to be a part of this exciting and growing business, please click ‘apply now’.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early. 

WM is an EEO employer and promotes drug and alcohol free workplaces. Only applications from those with the legal right and ability to work in New Zealand will be considered for this position. 


Where to find us?

If you like to learn more about our business and services please visit us on or

Permanent Full Time

Job no: AGAH06650

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Friday, 7 February 2020