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Job Opportunities at Green Gorilla

Green Gorilla is Auckland’s highly successful independent recycling and waste company that sets the trends of waste services in our country. Fuelled by ambition, innovation and kiwi ingenuity, we strive to deliver the most sustainable way to manage and process waste for a cleaner, greener New Zealand.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK

 This is a fantastic opportunity to work for Green Gorilla – Auckland’s highly successful independent recycling and waste company that sets the trends of waste services in our country. We’re fuelled by ambition, innovation, and kiwi ingenuity to deliver the most sustainable way to manage and process waste, for a cleaner, greener New Zealand.

We are currently seeking an energetic, adaptable and experienced Accounts Receivable Clerk to join our team. In this role you will perform a range of accounts/finance tasks, providing support to our internal teams and our customers. Using your skills and experience you will be responsible for accurate and timely receipting and payment allocation, some debt collection, preparation of customer reports, as well as a number of other administrative tasks. You will be working in a high volume, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

This position is key in supporting the financial function of the business.

Our ideal candidate would have the following:

  • Proven relevant accounts/finance experience.
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise a demanding workload.
  • Self-motivated and works to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong relationship builder and team player.
  • Proficient in Excel and Outlook.
  • Qualification in Finance or a related field will be an advantage.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic team that collectively works towards a common goal of leaving our environment better, apply now.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.

Applicants for this position must hold NZ citizenship/residency or the legal right to work in New Zealand.

 Please email your current CV and cover letter to recruitment@greengorilla.co.nz

DRIVER – SIDE LOAD COLLECTION VEHICLE – CLASS 4

We are currently seeking fit and experienced Class 4 Drivers to join our growing team. Using your skills and experience you will be joining the team for the newly awarded Council contract for the collection of refuse, recycling and food waste in the Central West Auckland area. This 12-year contract will cover approximately 80,000 households. The role will include operating a side load vehicle five days a week and may include an extra weekend day when there is a public holiday. Flexibility in start and finish time may be required. We offer our driver team a prestart continental breakfast to help kick start their day.

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • The collection of refuse, recycling and food waste as required, while complying with council contracts
  • Operating in a safe working environment
  • Operating vehicles in a safe and efficient manner while adhering to company policies and procedures
  • Accurately completing all required documentation
  • Keeping your truck and unit clean

Our ideal candidate would have the following:

  • Class 4 driver's licence with at least 2 years of relevant driving experience
  • Proven relevant experience in a similar environment/role
  • Relevant transport industry knowledge and experience
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Strong relationship builder and team player

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic team that collectively works towards a common goal of leaving our environment better, apply now.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.

Applicants for this position must hold NZ citizenship/residency or the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Please email your current CV and cover letter to recruitment@greengorilla.co.nz

Bulk Truck Driver - Class 5

This is a permanent full-time Driver role in our bulk collection fleet, transporting materials around greater Auckland and nearby regions. The vehicle is based at our Onehunga yard, starting and finishing from there every day. The truck is running an HPMV permit; the vehicle is the maximum length and maximum height. The truck is a tipping body and trailer a walking floor. Vehicle control needs to be pinpoint perfect; you will encounter tight manoeuvres and reversing during your shift.
You will be driving 6 days per week. A typical day will be starting at 5 am and finishing between 4 pm and 6 pm Monday to Friday and finishing between 11 am and 1 pm on a Saturday.

The person:

Class Five Driver's Licence. An experienced licenced driver who has stayed current with developments in equipment, tools, business practices and regulations, so your knowledge and skills are sharp and up-to-date. You will have an excellent driving record because we believe it shows you respect others on the road and you are a professional. Off-road driving skills are essential, especially to handle the vehicle in the winter months. Experience in a front end loader is preferred as you will be loading product yourself at times during the day. We work with deadlines and schedules that depend on the driver's timely performance.

  • Class 5 drivers licence with at least 5 years relevant driving experience
  • Proven relevant experience in a similar environment/role 
  • Relevant transport industry knowledge and experience
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player
  • Computer literate

 

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic team that collectively works towards a common goal of leaving our environment better, apply now.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Applicants for this position must hold NZ citizenship/residency or the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Please apply online now or email your current CV and cover letter to recruitment@greengorilla.co.nz

DRIVER/MOBILE PLANT OPERATOR

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Driver/Mobile Plant Operator. This is a permanent role operating in multiple divisions. This is also a diverse role, which will include operating various trucks and mobile plant. The main duties will be on-site servicing bins to ensure the plant operates smoothly. This will be shifting materials around the site in the hook truck and taking materials off-site to designated recycling facilities. In addition to servicing site hook bins, there will be pallet and flat deck duties; delivering and collecting vehicles and temporary relief driving. Part of the role also includes operating loaders and materials handlers to fill trucks and bins.  Some flexibility in start and finish time is a must, if required to operate in different areas.

Our ideal candidate would have the following:

  • NZ Class 2 and Class 4 driver’s license
  • Machine Operator experience with wheels and tracks
  • Previous experience in a similar driving role is preferable
  • Relevant transport industry knowledge and experience
  • Sound knowledge of Auckland roads will be an advantage
  • Self-motivated and works to strict deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Strong relationship builder and team player

 This is a fantastic opportunity to work for Green Gorilla – Auckland's highly successful independent recycling and waste company. We are fuelled by ambition, innovation and kiwi ingenuity to deliver the most environmentally safe way to manage and process waste, for a cleaner, greener New Zealand.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic team that collectively works towards a common goal of leaving our environment better, apply now.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.

Applicants for this position must hold NZ citizenship/residency or the legal right to work in New Zealand.

 Please email your current CV and cover letter to recruitment@greengorilla.co.nz

Owner Driver Class 2 – Business Solutions

About the position:
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for Green Gorilla – Auckland’s highly successful independent recycling and waste company. We are fuelled by ambition, innovation and kiwi ingenuity to deliver the most environmentally safe way to manage and process waste for a cleaner, greener New Zealand.


The role:
This is an Owner Driver role in our business solutions division collecting compost material in wheelie bins across the greater Auckland area. As an owner-driver, you will be purchasing a fit for purpose cab and chassis with a rear load compaction unit fitted to the truck. The route will be six days a week. You will be visiting many sites that have scheduled collections for apartments, schools, shopping centres, restaurants and commercial businesses. Access will vary and require skill and patience to ensure collections are made.
As an Owner Driver, you will be running your own business, so you will be responsible for paying GST, tax and operating bills. You must be GST registered and have your own (or company) Transport Service Licence.


The ideal candidate would have the following:
• Class 2 driver's licence with at least 3 years of relevant driving experience
• Proven relevant experience in a similar environment/role
• Relevant transport industry knowledge and experience
• Self-motivated and the ability to work to strict deadlines
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Proven problem-solving skills
• Strong relationship builder and team player
• Confident in Modern In-Cab Technology – Tech Savvy


If you are looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic team that collectively works towards a common goal of leaving our environment better, apply now.
Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.
Applicants for this position must hold NZ citizenship/residency or the legal right to work in New Zealand.
Please email your current CV and cover letter to recruitment@greengorilla.co.nz or apply online.