Job Details - Weighbridge Attendant

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497743 Projects & Asset Srvcs Waste Services, Customer Service

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

The department

This position sits within Council's Waste Services Department. This department aims to provide affordable, sustainable and safe waste management for residents and business in the Moreton Bay region. Waste Services delivers a wide range of waste management activities, including kerbside and on-demand bulky waste and recycling collections, operation of three major waste management facilities with landfills, two Treasure Markets and eight waste transfer stations. Impact monitoring and long-term waste and recycling strategy, planning, education and capital programs and Stakeholder liaison are also key activities that ensure waste is managed sustainably into the future. The Department employs approximately 65 staff, more than 55 contractors and manages an annual operational budget of approximately $49M.

About the Opportunity

We are accepting expression of interest applications for Weighbridge Attendants across our three weighbridge facilities at Bunya, Caboolture and Dakabin. It is anticipated that successful applicants will commence next year (2022).

As a Weighbridge Attendant, your responsibilities will include operating and maintaining the weighbridge facilities/equipment and assisting with general waste disposal inquiries including advice in relation to disposal and recycling of material. You will process payments in accordance with Council fees, assess waste being disposed by users and checking of all loads and ensure compliance with all current legislation, approved standards, policies and procedures relating to weighbridge practices and processes. 

About You

To be successful in this role you must hold a Construction Induction Card and a current C class drivers’ licence. You will have experience working in a fast-paced customer service position and be able to work within a highly regulated industry that requires attention to detail and strict compliance with policies and procedures, including health and safety requirements. As a must, you will be able to demonstrate exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills to ensure our customers are serviced and welcomed in the highest regards at our facilities.

The Details

Term: Permanent Full Time
Location: Multiple locations

Hours: Between 6:00am - 6:00pm - any 5 in 7 days (weekend work will be essential)
Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream B) - Level 4 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement
Remuneration: $59,351 pa + super + allowances (76 hour fortnight) 

Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.

Position Description

 Please click here for a copy of the Position Description 

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Work Location

Please note that team members may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has waste management facilities located at Bunya, Caboolture, Dakabin and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

Please note:

Applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by MBRC as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au.

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