Senior Environmental Technical Officer

Job No: BDBRC783
Location: Bundaberg

Senior Environmental Technical Officer 
$87,931 per annum + super + benefits
Permanent Full-Time
Waste Services
Bundaberg Region

 About Us

Are you ready to join our team and build Australia's best regional community?  

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council, our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centered on our core values. To be a Council that is customer-focused, respectful and prides itself on teamwork, diversity, sustainability, and innovation. 

Uniquely positioned north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, the Bundaberg Region is one of Australia’s fastest-growing regional cities and the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Bundaberg Region boasts the most equitable climate in Australia and rates fifth in the world alongside Hawaii. Noted for its environmental excellence, pristine waterways, and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg Region showcases everything that nature’s palette can create. 

About The Opportunity

The focus of the Senior Technical Officer Environment is to coordinate and support environmental compliance, reporting and monitoring activities and provide technical support, through engagement and upskilling for the Waste Services team.

About You:

  • Current Class 'C' drivers licence
  • Degree Qualification (Applied Science, Environmental Science) or equivalent 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in an Environment Regulatory Management
  • Strong understanding of Environmental Regulation, Waste Reduction and Recycling Legislation
  • Demonstrated experience in the planning and coordination of staff training
  • Ability to communicate with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, with excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • High level of computer skills with demonstrated ability to prepare a range of documents
  • Live and uphold the Council's values

 What we offer

  • A competitive remuneration salary, up to 12% Superannuation contributions, 17.5% leave loading, with options for salary sacrifice
  • Regular rostered days off
  • Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression
  • Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance and a friendly and supported team
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued 

 The Selection Process

We celebrate our community's rich diversity and are committed to attracting and employing people that represent the community that we serve.  We recognise and appreciate the diversity of our employees and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe working environment where all employees are valued, respected and supported to achieve their potential. We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and Pre-employment medicals (which may include drug and alcohol testing), as part of the recruitment process; and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide the appropriate evidence.

How to Apply

To apply or find out more about the Position Description and our Benefits, Rewards and Recognition and our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy visit our Careers with Council webpage. 

Closing date: Wednesday 25 January 2023 11:30 pm AEST 

Thank you for your interest in this position.  We look forward to receiving your application

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