First listed on: 04 August 2021

Street Cleaning Labourer


City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

Please view the below documents for this position:

Job Description

You will be part of an inclusive and supportive team and get the opportunity to engage with members of the Stonnington community.

As a Street cleaner, some of your day to day duties will include:

  • Maintain the cleanliness of footpaths, streets, laneways and carparks, providing and maintaining a high standard of street cleaning services within the City of Stonnington
  • Maintain relationships with residents, traders, the general public, other Council Departments and represent Council by promoting a good image as a Unit
  • Follow the daily schedule and ensure that the day’s work is completed to comply with ‘Best Value’ specifications
  • Carrying out all duties efficiently, and in a safe and competent manner without risk to yourself or the community

Desired Skills and Experience

To succeed in this position you will need to have:

  • Capacity to perform safe and competent manual street cleaning duties, using hand tools with procedures, manuals and guidelines
  • Knowledge of and ability to comply with Safe Manual Handling Techniques and Occupational Health and Safety standards, policies and practices
  • Ability and desire to provide support and assistance to team members and positively contribute to the team culture.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • A current driver’s license

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For enquiries relating to the role, please contact James Wynne Waste Management Coordinator 0429 314 888.

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333. 

Submitting your application 

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

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