City of Stonnington

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$76,532.00 - $76,532.00
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Make a significant contribution to the cleanliness and appearance of Our City as a vital member of the waste collection team in this outdoor role

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

Please view the below documents for this position:

As a Waste Collection/Driver Labourer you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining a high level of cleanliness, performing waste collection duties and driving Stonnington’s waste collection vehicles
  • Carrying out all duties efficiently, and in a safe and competent manner without risk to yourself or the community
  • Making a significant contribution to the cleanliness and appearance of Our City as a vital member of the waste collection team
  • You will also be required to actively participate in the review of waste collection procedures and the implementation of improvement initiatives.

This is a permanent full time position with an annual salary of $76,532 per annum + 10% superannuation.

To be suitable it is essential that you have rear and side vehicle-loading experience.

You will also need:

  • Experience driving a waste collection vehicle in a safe and efficient manner
  • Experience in the use of rear and side loading waste collection vehicles
  • Ability to safely perform a range of physical tasks and duties as directed, in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability and desire to provide support and assistance to team members and positively contribute to the team culture

Join Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.  


For enquiries relating to the role, please contact James Wynne Coordinator Waste Collection on 8290 2012 .

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333. 

Submitting your application 

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

In line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, all persons engaged at City of Stonnington, regardless of their role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

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