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We're always looking for new talent to help us deliver on our mission, if you're interested in joining the team check out our current opportunities.

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More than anything, we're about people

Innovation is a key part of everything we do — exploring recycling opportunities, looking at new ways to create energy from waste, or building facilities that will last a lifetime, all this depends on great people. Without our team, we wouldn’t be able to make the difference we do. 


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Waste Management is Aotearoa’s leading materials recovery, recycling and waste management provider, with over 1600 team members across 70 locations.

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Meet the Team

Our people make us who we are. Meet some of our amazing team and read about why they love working with us.

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Our Sustainability Journey

Our 2022 initiatives were analysed in workshops with our Executive Management Team to create a new sustainability strategy based around five initiatives.

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Why Join us?

At Waste Management, we’re committed to looking after our team. We want to keep them safe and well. And we want to see them grow, develop, and enjoy a rewarding, successful career. If you join us, you’ll have access to some great employee benefits and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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Our Graduate Programme 

We don't hire graduates; we foster and develop high-potential new entrants into the workforce.    

With our two-year Graduate Programme, our graduates own their careers and drive their success.  We provide the tools, support, and a positive learning environment to flourish in their careers.

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The Waste Management Apprentice Programme is your opportunity to earn while you learn.

You will be working with some of the most technologically-advanced vehicles on the road throughout NZ.  With a firm commitment to transport, waste, and sustainability our apprentices work with the best tools, equipment, and staff.

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The Waste Management Internship Programme helps you gain professional experience in your field of study. Our internships help you kick start your career, expand you skills and build new relationships. To learn more, express your interest below.

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Driver Operator Cadet Program

Calling all school leavers. Want to earn a good wage, while learning about the waste industry and how to drive our state-of-the-art trucks? Then apply now to join our Waste Management Cadet Programme.

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