Waste Facility Operator - Casual

Waste Facility Operator – Casual

Be part of the dynamic team at one of the fastest growing shires in Western Australia and experience a great lifestyle in the Harvey Region.

Do you have?

  • A passion for Waste Management.
  • Significant experience in the operation of various plant items.
  • A sound knowledge of waste site procedures and Work Health and Safety requirements in a waste environment.
  • Experience in estimating volumes and quantities.
  • A positive attitude and excellent customer service skills.

We invite you to submit your application for the casual position of Waste Facility Operator at the Richardson Road Waste Facility in Harvey.

This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive waste operations service to the community on a day to day and all weather basis in accordance with adopted management plans and as directed by the Manager Waste and Safety Services.

To be successful in this role you will be organised and have the ability to work autonomously in a team environment.

View Position Description.


Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Municipal Employees’ (WA) Award 2021 with a salary payable for this position of Level 3 up to $34.51 per hour inclusive of 20% casual loading. This positon is Monday to Sunday. Ordinary hours of work performed on a Saturday shall be paid an extra 25% and 50% on a Sunday.

Prior to appointment, the Officer will be required to undertake a medical examination with a Doctor of choice at Shire’s cost.  The appointment to the position is not confirmed until a medical is completed including Shire’s standard questionnaire and accepted in accordance with Shire Policy.

A Police Clearance will be required to be provided to the Shire prior to confirmation of appointment not more than three months old, at the Shire’s cost.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to apply online.

Please submit an online application using the Apply Now link below. As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to application questions.

Applicants should address the Selection Criteria contained in the Position Description. These criteria are used to determine which applicant is best able to perform the duties of the position.

Supporting documents should be saved in PDF or Word (.doc) format (applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed).

Specific queries related to the position should be referred to the Manager Waste and Safety Services, Harry Henson on (08) 9729 0382.

Applications will remain open until the Shire determines it has a suitable candidate. This means that the vacancy may close without notice. If you are interested in this position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible.

The Shire of Harvey has an ongoing aspiration to become the most accessible and inclusive local government in regional WA.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Shire encourages people of all ages, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all sexual orientations and gender identity, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.