Waste Management Traineeship

Earn a Certificate III in Waste Management with this Traineeship opportunity in Banksmeadow
Job ID: 5492 Traineeship - Other NSW - Banksmeadow Trainee Positions Available: 3


Undertaking this two-year traineeship will give you the opportunity to perform tasks in varied contexts, which involve known routines, methods and procedures, and judgement in recognising waste types and managing hazards, all while earning your Certificate III in Waste Management.

You will be trained in all facets of the waste industry and waste management. Responsibilities include sorting recyclable construction waste, resource and recovery training, traffic control, asbestos identification and management, and training and licensing on various plant and equipment.

The position is located in Banksmeadow and you will be hosted with an independent recycling facility. With 20 years in the business, they are a premier location to tip dry waste originating from the CBD, eastern-suburbs, inner-west, lower-north, southern suburbs and surrounds.


  • No HECs Debt – in fact, most apprenticeships are fully funded by the Government. So you will leave your 4 years with a qualification, no debt and ready to earn the big bucks in an industry that is eager for more qualified tradespeople to join their ranks
  • We will actually pay you to learn! How many of your Uni mates get paid to study?
  • Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS’s annual MiScholarship funding, a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support
  • Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS
  • We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades


We are looking for motivated and hardworking applicants who have excellent attention to detail, ability to show initiative both individually and as part of a team, enthusiasm to learn, and a ‘safety first’ attitude.

Must haves:  

  • Undertake and pass pre-employment medical, Drug and Alcohol screen and Police check
  • Driver's licence

If you think this could be you – apply online now by submitting your resume and cover letter explaining why you think you would be the ideal Waste management trainee!

Not sure what to say in a cover letter? Don’t sell yourself short – check out some great tips on how to write a stand-out cover letter: https://www.migas.com.au/news/how-to-write-a-cover-letter/