Transfer Station Operators

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 announced our move to electric trucks as part of our commitment to sustainability:


About The Role

We are looking for a Transfer Station Operators to join our supportive and friendly team in Paraparaumu.

In this role, you will be responsible for the operation of mobile plant including material handlers and loaders.


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


Our successful candidate will have a class 2 driver’s licence, a W and T endorsement and have experience operating various plant and equipment.

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




In return we offer you 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

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. 

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

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. 

Permanent Full Time

Job no: BBAK83717

Location: Paraparaumu

Closing Date: Friday, 22 June 2018