Recycling & Collections Operations Manager

Last updated: 28/03/2021

Recycling & Collections Operations Manager

IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a high profile, community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978, we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to work with individuals to enable them to realise and reach their full potential.

About the role

As the Recycling & Collections (R&C) Operations Manager, on a daily basis you will:

  • Manage the operations of our facility at University Drive, Bundaberg
  • Coordinate the delivery of programs to the Bundaberg Regional Council, COEX and for the Drum Muster and Agri Bags
  • Lead staff and employees with a disability
  • Coordinate work schedules, preventative maintenance, breakdown repairs, stock, consumable products and logistics to and from suppliers and customers
  • Manage to a budget and quality standards


  • Salary packaging up to $18,550 per year
  • Birthday bonus day off
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Reimbursement for blue and NDIS worker screening cards
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach
  • Professional development by participating in in-house and external training

About you 

To enjoy this role, you will have experience in:

  • Waste management and/or the recycling industry
  • Delivering on time, on budget and to required standards
  • Staff management and rostering
  • Conducting complex negotiations and influencing people at all levels
  • Stock and quality control
  • Managing maintenance schedules
  • Meeting WH&S requirements for teams in a heavy machinery or industrial environment
  • Business management, business development and sales

To be successful, you will have great skills in:

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Delivering multiple tasks
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • Communicating with a wide variety of people

Prior to commencement with IMPACT we require a current:

  •  Blue Card
  • Yellow Card OR NDIS Worker Screening check

How to apply

IMPACT welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We believe that diversity in our workplace makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. Selection for all vacancies is made on the basis of merit. 

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an operations manager?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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