Operator - Part-time ( Whangae Transfer Station)

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 recently joined 60 Managing Directors and Chief Executives from New Zealand’s leading companies to sign the CEO Climate Change Statement, committing us to initiatives that aim to help limit global warming to two degrees. https://www.wastemanagement.co.nz/news-media



About the Role

Great opportunity for a Transfer Station Operator to join our team based at Whangae Transfer Station facility in Opua, Northland. 


This role is working 2 days per week Saturday and Sunday hours of work 9.00am – 5.00pm.  Please note: There is also a requirement to work on call and during public holidays due to the nature of the role.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Controlling the placement of waste and recyclables being deposited by customers
  • Operating onsite plant and equipment
  • Directing traffic within the transfer station and provide general information to customers
  • Opening and closing of the facility
  • Providing kiosk attendant duties


To be successful in this role you should have:

  • A valid NZ driver’s licence Class 1  
  • Outgoing and courteous manner
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Have a strong focus on Heath & Safety

Site specific training will be provided.


In return we offer a competitive hourly rate and an opportunity to 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.


We understand that our people are our biggest asset. At Waste Management we will invest in your personal development and provide future career opportunities. We also offer a great company culture and you will get to work with a strong team of like-minded individuals.


 How to Apply


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. 

Where to find us?

If you like to learn more about our business and services please visit us on www.wastemanagement.co.nzorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/4798781/

Waste Management 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.



Permanent Part Time

Job no: HMAM95994

Location: Northland, Kerikeri

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 March 2020