Kerbside Driver

TP Human Capital

TP Human Capital is partnering with a government client in Townsville to find a Waste Collection Driver (HR License). This role is physically demanding and requires a strong commitment to safety and customer service. You will be responsible for the efficient collection of residential and rural waste bins, while adhering to safety protocols and ensuring a positive experience for residents.
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Operate waste collection vehicles safely and efficiently, ensuring all bins within the designated area are serviced according to policies.
  • Perform daily pre-start, operational, and shutdown checks on assigned vehicles.
  • Collect bins, including handling spillages and performing minor repairs when necessary.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, including cleaning allocated vehicles and washdown facilities.
  • Report any faults, breakdowns, or safety incidents to the supervisor promptly.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety by following all Workplace Health and Safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude while interacting with residents.

 
Key Requirements

  • Current Queensland HR class driver’s license.
  • Proven experience in waste collection with the ability to operate and maintain waste collection vehicles.
  • Strong understanding of safe working practices and a commitment to safety leadership.
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to build rapport with residents.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience meeting bin lift rate targets in a residential and rural setting.
  • Knowledge of relevant waste collection legislation and environmental regulations.
  • Basic understanding of the local waste collection system.
  • Available to work on public holidays, weekends, and overtime (penalty rates apply).
  • Must be certified medically fit to drive a commercial heavy vehicle.

 
Applications: To apply for this position please click “Apply Now” below. 
 
For confidential discussions please contact Hulu at TP Human Capital on 07 4447 1400.

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