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Waste Team Leader - South Melbourne Market

Apply now Job no: 494249
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Categories: Trades and Services

 About Citywide

Citywide is a company with a clear purpose and mission – we shape liveable cities for more than 12 million people in communities along Australia’s eastern seaboard. We manage and maintain all aspects of civic amenity, assets and infrastructure for government and private enterprise customers, to the benefit of the host communities in which we work and whom we serve.

About the Role

The primary purpose of this position is to supervise cleansing and waste management team members in the collection of waste or recyclable materials and the cleanliness and sanitisation of the market internally and externally as per contract / client requirements. You will to ensure that team members are provided with a safe and efficient service in accordance with Citywide set standards, guidelines and SWMS and ensure compliance with regulations, policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provision of leadership in a team environment to ensure the timely delivery of services and client deliverables are met.
  • Observe and report issues that may impact on the service delivery. Provide practical solutions to team members as low level issues arise
  • Working with the supervisor, coordinate and plan all operational and day to day activities in accordance with work schedules of the team.
  • Ensure public and back of house facilities are maintained (cleaned) to the highest standard
  • Ensure waste is diverted to correct waste streams to minimise general waste and landfill
  • Participate and contribute to waste contamination initiatives, ensuring standards are continually being raised amongst team members
  • Washing and maintenance of Citywide, SMM and third party equipment;
  • Undertake and record daily and periodical worksite assessments. (Onsite audit checklist, Quality of works & OH&S compliance);
  • Undertake all prescribed training provided by Citywide and external RTO’s;
  • Ensuring compliance with regulation, policies and procedures; 
  • Ensure that duties carried out are done taking into account safety of employees, contractors and the public;
  • Actively participate in the development of a culture based around values of teamwork, collaboration, and respect;
  • Present for work fit for duties and free from the influence of alcohol / drugs;
  • Participate in random Drug and Alcohol testing for all employees;
  • Professional conduct in dealing with clients and the general public;
  • Wear and keep clean clothing worn and all required PPE (supplied)
  • Other duties as directed within the scope of your position.

The successful candidate will be subject to a licence check and pre-employment medical prior to placement. As a Citywide team member you will have ingrained safety ethic and use safe work practices and promote safety in the workplace as a core value.

Mandatory Skills and Qualifications:

  • Valid Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Supervisory experience
  • Current Forklift licence

In return we offer:

  • The job security that comes with our list of long-term contracts
  • The chance to make an impact in a rapidly expanding company
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills in a strong, supportive environment
  • A workplace that focuses on safety first
  • A company with a culture of teamwork and respect

How to apply:

Send your CV and cover letter detailing how your experience fits our requirement through our website

A full drivers licence and good driving record is essential. Reference checks, driver demerit check, police check and medical, including drug and alcohol testing are all pre-employment requirements for Citywide.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. No (search) fee will be paid in the event we hire a candidate whose resume is submitted by an employment agency to any of our employees without a valid written recruitment agreement. Such resumes shall be deemed the sole property of Citywide.

*Please note only successful applications will be contacted.*





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