09 372 7614


We are looking for a Class 4D driver for our vacuum loading trucks working on Waiheke Island, cleaning septic tanks, grease traps and Wastewater treatment plants.  Long term stable employment in a growth industry.  Competitive wages paid and transport costs from South Auckland covered if you are not already living on Paradise island.

Phone Sylvia on 3727614

Driver Job Description


  1. Operate and drive a Vacuum loading truck, cleaning and desludging wastewater treatment systems, septic tanks, grease traps and other associated tasks and delivering the material so removed to Greenacres organic waste processing facility in a safe and careful manner, as directed by the Manager.
  2. Minor Maintenance task and checks on various wastewater treatment systems and septic tanks as directed by the manager.
  3. Delivery and maintenance of Portable toilets and mobile restrooms.
  4. Following Greenacres Site protocols when on customer’s property
  5. Completion of health and safety procedures when on customers property
  6. Complete preventative Maintenance checks as directed by the Manager on a regular basis

Each driver inspects his vehicle daily for worn camlocks, seals and valves. Weekly preventative maintenance checks are carried out for oil and water etc. A monthly inventory of the complete kit on each vehicle is carried out to ensure the vehicles can function as required.  These check sheets are filed, providing assurance these checks have been carried out on all vehicles.


Person Checking Items Being Checked Looking for Frequency of check Actions to be taken as result of check
Truck Driver Truck Leaky camlocks or seals, faulty valves worn pipes or hoses

Tyres good, lights all working, truck legal in all respects, nothing insecure on truck.

Oil, water levels good, all stickers up to date – preventative maintenance check

All gear on truck required to do job – Gear List check








Replacement of faulty items


Repairs carried out as necessary

Repairs carried out as necessary

Replacements carried out as necessary


Vehicle Checks Complete Preventative Maintenance Check list Monthly Avoid accidents, breakdowns and spillage by ensuring vehicle roadworthy.
Vehicle Checks Complete gear list check sheet weekly. Avoid wasted time, or mishandling of dangerous or contaminated substances due to inadequate access to proper tools and equipment.
  1. Assist Foreman by managing waste flows with primary screening and grit trap area while dumping
Person Checking Items Being Checked Looking for Frequency of check Actions to be taken as result of check
Truck Driver (for Foreman)


Screen Levels of contaminant Daily Shovel along shute and bag as required
Grills of Grit trap Levels of contaminant Daily Clean when clogged
Primary tanks Tank level Daily Change tanks over to avoid overflow


Dumping on site: Have assistant guide driver onto screen and position for camlocks  fixing

Secure camlocks

Check for leaks and replace faulty fittings

Start Screen and spray

Open release ball valve on back of truck

Observe Primary tank levels and change tanks over as soon as septage visible

Close ball valve on truck

Disconnect camlocks to hose, lift hose high in air and empty remaining material into screen


Hard to get truck into position


Want proper seal to avoid spillage.


Best to have this underway before load comes on from truck to avoid spillage


To avoid overfilling the tanks




To avoid spillage of remaining liquid in hose

Maintenance of Truck Offloading Area Clean grills coming off wedge, bag waste material


Move screenings through shute


Bag Screenings

Clean debris around area

Eventually the grills will clog up with hair etc., and block the pipes leading into the primary tanks.  This will cause the wedge to overflow

The screenings need time to dry in the shute, but if not moved along will form a blockage and the screen will start to put material into the grit trap

The screenings have to go to landfill

Bag all debris from within and around the shute


  1. Keep company facilities in a clean and tidy condition as directed by the foreman and manager.



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