First listed on: 05 March 2021

Patrol Truck Operator


  • $65K + Super
  • Fortnightly 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.


In performing this role your primary responsibility will be the collection of litter/dumped rubbish including litter, deceased animals, and sharps throughout Moreland City Council. This may include sweeping of shopping/activity centres, residential streets and car parks, and footpaths. Sweeping involves both mechanical and manual work. 

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 3.30 am to 7.30 am.


  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence, with Medium Rigid Licence Endorsement, (Mandatory)
  • Skills / experience operating various trucks and operating a range of small plant and equipment.
  • Customer Service experience and interpersonal skills
  • OHS Knowledge and experience working in manual lift environment


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

For further information please contact Marc Young on 03 8311 4362.

Applications close: 11.30 pm, 14 March 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. 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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