Team Leader - 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 have an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join our Transfer Station team based at our site in Wellington.

The role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for providing leadership and coordinating operators in the recycling transfer station and green-waste operations.  You will be overseeing all maintenance activities and ensuring that they are being completed with a strong HS&E focus. There is also an opportunity to step into the Site Supervisor role when required. 

About you

To be successful in this role you will be a strong people leader with a real commitment to developing and motivating your team.  Ideally, you have had exposure to operating in a large, complex environment be customer-focused, and have the ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external customers.  You will also need to have a class 1 licence with W/T/F endorsements. 

How to apply

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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. 

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 are 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. On this basis, 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: EIAS210872

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 12 June 2022