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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.

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 any positions 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

Green Gorilla is an equal opportunity employer providing equality of opportunity in employment irrespective of a person's sex, gender, gender identity, marital status, religious belief, ethical belief, colour, race, ethnic or national origins, disability, age, political opinion, employment status, family status or sexual orientation. 

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Auckland Recycling & Waste Solutions

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

 

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

 

SERVICE CENTRE REPRESENTATIVE

We seek an experienced and enthusiastic Service Centre Representative to join our team. In this role, you will field calls and emails from customers who have questions, comments, or complaints about our products and services. You will also assist customers in placing orders. All of our Service Centre Representatives are trained to understand the full menu of our offerings so that they can provide our customers with excellent service. We prefer candidates with some background in customer service, but we are willing to train the right person. This position is key in supporting the business.

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Field phone calls and emails
  • Provide information to customers about order status and product queries
  • Process customer orders/changes/returns according to established policies and procedures
  • Follow up on customer queries
  • Accurate and fast data entry
  • Assist with dispatch as required

Our ideal candidate would have the following:

  • Proven customer service experience
  • Contact centre experience would be a definite advantage
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise a demanding workload
  • Work at a fast pace with high volumes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Strong relationship builder and team player
  • Sound geographical knowledge of the Auckland Region
  • Logical thinker with a positive can-do attitude
  • Solid skills using software systems and processes

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

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