Operator - 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

We are looking for a Transfer Station Operator to join our supportive and friendly team based in Levin.

In this role, you will have responsibility for the safe and tidy operation of the Waste and Recycle areas, operating vehicles and mobile plant such as an excavator and loader, whilst helping both commercial customers and the general public. 

Working 42.5 hours per week, we need you when we are most busy, 8am - 5pm Saturdays through to Tuesday. 

We run more than one site in the beautiful Kapiti region so you will get the opportunity to move around from time to time.


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
  • Operating vehicles and mobile plant such as an excavator, forklift, or loader
  • Keeping the site litter free


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Wheels, Tracks and Rollers (W,T,R) endorsements
  • A current OSH Forklift Certificate and F endorsement


You will understand current health and safety practices; demonstrate great communication skills, a “hands-on” approach, and great customer service skills.


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?

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. 


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

Permanent Full Time

Job no: AXAG06770

Location: Levin

Closing Date: Monday, 9 March 2020