First listed on: 23 February 2021

Waste Driver Side Loader / Operator


  • Work for one of the most dynamic and diverse inner-city Councils
  • $76K + Super
  • Full time permanent role
  • Located in Hadfield


At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located in Hadfield, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

Find out more about Moreland here:


Moreland City Council Waste Services Team is seeking a professional Side Loader Waste Driver with a willingness to perform hands on activities. Day to day the primary function of this role will be the daily collection of garbage, recycle, or food and organics within the Moreland Municipality. Industry experience will be highly regarded.


  • An unrestricted HR license as a minimum
  • Previous experience operating side arm waste collection trucks
  • Must be available for a 5:00am start
  • Mechanical knowledge and ability to identify basic mechanical problems
  • Excellent customer service ethic
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Commitment to safety and willingness to work as part of a team  


  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • A real sense of work-life balance
  • Wellness Program

For further information please contact Daniel Widdup on 8311 4327.

Applications close: 5pm, 8 March 2021. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Drivers Licence. Please have this ready when completing your application

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

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