First listed on: 29 March 2021

General Operator - Street Cleansing


  • Salary - $65K + Super
  • Fortnighly RDO
  • Permanent ongoing full time position


At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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In performing this role your primary responsibility will include general cleaning throughout Moreland City Council. This includes sweeping of shopping/activity centres, residential streets and car parks, and footpaths. Sweeping involves both mechanical and manual work.

You will also be required to remove dumped rubbish including litter, deceased animals, and sharps. There will also be Litter bin collection, and Pits and drains cleaning involved in your day to day activity. You will operate a range of plant and equipment where necessary to carry out required cleaning and report any defects of Council assets as well as identify any danger to the general public such as fallen branches, pot holes, unsafe fences and broken pit lids whilst undertaking duties.

In committing to this position, you will be required to participate in regular overtime to service the needs of the Saturday morning and Sunday morning programs. Your roster may have varied start times from 3.30am to 7.30am.


  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence, with Medium Rigid Licence Endorsement, (Mandatory) 
  • Skills / experience in driving and operating a combination jet-vacuum drain cleaning unit safely plus various trucks and operating a range of small plant and equipment.
  • Knowledge in underground drainage maintenance and equipment
  • Demonstrated experience in the safe and competent operation of a small suction sweeper is desirable
  • Relevant experience in the safe and competent operation of a compactor and bin lifter 


  • The opportunity to work alongside a professional and supportive team
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Wellness programs

For further information please contact Alan Nind on 03 8311 4361.

Applications close: 11.30 pm, 11th April 2021. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Drivers Licence and Medium Rigid Licence. Please have this ready when completing your application

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

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