Job Vacancy 18/31 – Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant to provide relief duties during periods of leave at the Council’s transfer stations.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Open and secure the site on each rostered operating day.
  • Supervise customers and any contractors operating at the transfer station.
  • Direct traffic at the transfer station.
  • Reject loads of waste that do not meet approved acceptance criteria for the transfer station.
  • Treat customers in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Operate associated technology in order to accurately record transaction details, as required.
  • Receive fees including cash and EFTPOS transactions and issue receipts.
  • Ensure money received reconciles with transactions.
  • Complete reports on transactions and associated activities in accordance with procedures.
  • Set prices and sell second hand goods.
  • Report to supervisor in a timely manner issues and activities likely to influence Council operations or adversely impact relations with Council’s customers.
  • Clean and undertake housekeeping duties on site.
  • Maintain hazardous waste collection areas and ensure material is correctly stored.
  • Undertake yard maintenance duties including maintenance of signs or other equipment.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The hourly rate for this position is $25.84 plus the applicable casual loading.

Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the following link.

Applications for 18/31 – Casual Transfer Station Gatehouse Attendant should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the Position Description

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Lachlan Kerr – Coordinator Waste Services on (07) 4783 9800.

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