We are very pleased to present this fantastic opportunity with Cook Shire Council!

Cook Shire Council is seeking to recruit a dedicated individual to join the Waste Management Team on a fixed term basis.

Based at the Cooktown Waste Transfer Station, this role will operate automatously under the guidance of the Waste Management Coordinator with responsibility for executing the necessary tasks to deliver efficient waste management operations across the Shire.

The Role:

  • Plant operation.
  • Kerbside collection.
  • Site office operations.
  • General labouring.

About You:

  • HR Licence.
  • Certificate of Competency for Skid Steer Excavator.
  • Hard working and reliable.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to perform manual labour.
  • Works well in a small team environment.
  • Proactive toward work health and safety.

then APPLY NOW to become a part of a unique and dynamic Council with an envious lifestyle to match!

Employee benefits include attractive salary package, 8 day fortnight, up to 12% superannuation and salary packaging options with a positive and friendly working environment.


Job referenceCSC044
Position:Labourer / Waste Management Operator
Location:Based at Cooktown Waste Transfer Station

Full time, fixed term to June 2025

76 hours per fortnight


Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B: Division 2, Section 5) Award – State 2017

$33.38 per hour

Leave Entitlements

5 weeks annual leave

15 days personal leave

Superannuationup to 12% Superannuation contributions

Application Process

To apply, please review the Candidate Information Kit for this position. To be considered for selection you will need to submit:

  • a detailed and up to date Resume/CV.

Applications may be submitted either online, over the counter or via email: work@cook.qld.gov.au

For further enquiries, please contact Cook Shire Council's Human Resources team on 07 4082 0500.
Cook Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and encourages a diverse workplace. Indigenous community members and women are strongly encouraged to apply. All applications are assessed on merit.

Applications close 11pm, 7 July 2024.



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Cook Shire,Queensland,Australia

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