Truck Driver - Domestic Waste

Employment Details
Date Added: 3-Apr-2024
Closing Date: 1-May-2024 07:00 PM

The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is a Perth based Regional Local Government providing services in waste management, regional development and environmental management and sustainability.


  • Competitive remuneration on offer: $36/hr + superannuation
  • Full time position based at our Hazelmere Resource Recovery Park
  • Ongoing permanent contract with a great team culture
  • Local Government organisation
  • Up to 16% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading


As an industry leader in the Circular Economy and Waste Management, the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is able to present an opportunity for you to become involved in a rewarding and sustainable career with us!


The EMRC is seeking experienced side lift Waste Collection Drivers to join our Team. The successful candidates will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of side lifter waste collection trucks to collect domestic waste and recycling materials from residential and commercial curb sides.


We value the culture we are building here at the EMRC and want to see everyone thrive and succeed at their workplace. As such Drivers are required to hold good communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. You will also have good attention to detail, be physically fit and be able to perform a variety of manual tasks.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collect and transport domestic waste materials from residential and commercial areas in accordance with established schedules and procedures.
  • Experienced Side lifter drivers operating dual steer domestic waste trucks
  • Conduct daily pre-trip inspections of vehicles, including checking fluid levels, tires, brakes, and lights, and reporting any issues as required
  • Operate waste collection equipment, including hydraulic lifts, compactors, and other devices, and ensure the safe disposal of domestic waste materials
  • Communicate with Team Members and Team Leaders to coordinate collection activities and resolve any issues that arise during the collection process
  • Maintain accurate records of waste collection activities, including the weight of collected materials, and report any issues or incidents to management
  • Follow all relevant Work Health and Safety processes and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for all team members and the public


If you are a dedicated and reliable Side Lift Truck Driver (Waste Collection) looking for a new opportunity with a leading Regional Council organisation, we encourage you to apply for this role. The EMRC offers a competitive package, ongoing training and development, and a supportive work environment.


Please check the Position Description for full details of duties and responsibilities.


Apply now via SEEK and we look forward to hearing from you soon!


Apply online or via post to

Manager HR, VAC 24/12, Recruitment

PO Box 234,

Belmont WA 6984.



Chief Executive Officer


APPLICATIONS CLOSE:  Wednesday 1st May 2024 at 7:00pm


Please note: We reserve the right to commence interviewing before the closing date.


The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome people from all backgrounds to apply to join us, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people identifying as LGBTI, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

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