Employment Vacancy


An opportunity exists at the Wellington Group of Councils for a Compost Facility Plant Operator.  This position is member of a customer focused team at our Banksia Road Organic Processing Facility in Dardanup.  We require an energetic person to carry out the day to day operations within the facility with a high level of enthusiasm to drive the waste, recycling and reuse programmes implemented at this facility.

The ideal applicant will have relevant skills and experience in the waste management industry and in particular organic receiving and processing operations. Good communication/customer focus skills are essential and also a WA (HR) Class Licence, Frontend Loader experience and WA Police Clearance are required. The following skills and qualifications would also be desirable – Fork Lift Ticket, Heavy Plant Operator experience and Computer literate. Successful applicant is required to undergo Pre-Medical Screening that also includes a Drug and Alcohol test.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Employees 2016 Enterprise Agreement and the Local Government Industry Award 2010, with a Level 3.1 salary of $54,988 gross per annum. Interested persons may download the Information Pack / Position Description from the link below or a hard copy of these documents may be obtained from Martinette Pietrerse on 9792 7312 or mpieterse@bunbury.wa.gov.au

Information Pack – Compost Facility Plant Operator

Applications, that include a written address of the position’s selection criteria and clearly specify the position title, should be addressed to: the Chief Executive Officer, Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council, PO Box 21, Bunbury WA 6231 or email to mpieterse@bunbury.wa.gov.au, to be received by 4:00pm Friday 16 September 2016.

Tony Battersby

Chief Executive Officer