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Disposal Support And Plant Operator - Magnetic Island

  • Council role

  • Permanent roles for the right person

  • 9 day fortnight

About Our Client

The Townsville City Council are seeking a Plant Operator to join their Waste Management Team on a 3 month assignment with the potential of a permanent position

What You Will Be Doing

  • As Disposal Support and Plant Operator, you will have the following duties:

  • Conduct litter management at landfills and transfer stations.

  • Supervise transfer station and recycling processes.

  • Undertake manual handling duties

  • Maintain hazardous waste collection sheds

  • Operate landfill machinery and associated equipment

  • Reject materials outside approved acceptance criteria.

  • Determine correct tip charges for waste disposal.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to a high standard of customer service

  • Exercise responsibility for Workplace Health and Safety, Environmental Protection, EEO, Anti-discrimination, and privacy obligations.

  • Operate weighbridges and associated technology to record transaction details accurately.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to pass a Police Check

  • Telehandler Ticket (preferred)

  • Front End Loader Ticket (LL)

  • Compactor Ticket (LR)

  • White Card

  • Current QLD HR Licence

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical, including a drug and alcohol test


  • Grader Ticket (LG)

  • Excavator Ticket (LE)

  • Dozer Ticket (LZ)

  • Backhoe Ticket


  • Opportunity to trial a role with the Council

  • Potential for permanent position

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our my rewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

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Please contact: Jo 07 4052 2235

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people

Job title: Disposal Support And Plant Operator - Magnetic Island
Contract type: Temporary
Location: Australia, Northern QLD - Townsville Local, Northern QLD
Industry: Trades and Services Labourer and Handyperson
Job expiry: 2024-04-05
Reference: Q.INDJ2024161974