Waste Management Coordinator (Readvertised)

Job No: BRC0201
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Do you think you have what it takes to manage waste services for a Regional Council, ensuring sustainability is at the heart of the Waste Centre team?

If you are keen to drive constructive improvements to waste services, then we are keen to talk with you.

The Waste Management Coordinator is a pivotal role in ensuring high quality, reliable and sustainable services are provided to meet the needs of a growing regional city.  This is your opportunity to join with Council to provide the waste services needed now and into the future.

This position requires degree qualifications or equivalent in a relevant discipline, e.g. Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, minimum five years experience in the waste industry and experience in the operation of an EPA licensed facility. 

Key Requirements

  • Degree qualifications in a relevant discipline, e.g., Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering
  • Minimum five years relevant experience in waste industry
  • Previous experience in the operation of an EPA licenced facility
  • Working knowledge of POEO legislation
  • Working knowledge of the provision of a waste collection service and rural transfer station operations.
  • Experience in managing on-going operations of landfills
  • Demonstrated ability in supervising, motivating and leading waste staff to achieve required goals.
  • Superior communication and conflict resolution capabilities
  • Class C Drivers licence
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of WHS and EEO
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft software
  • Experience in using accounting, mapping and weigh bridge software
  • Initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several projects at one time, and to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Waste and Recycling Contract Management experience
  • Asbestos identification and management training.

What we can offer

  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Rostered day off every third week 
  • Generous leave entitlements 
  • Corporate gym membership 
  • Employee education assistance 
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to confidential employee assistance program  

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $1655.10 to $1826.96 per week + on call allowance (when applicable) + Super

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Hours of work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with an RDO every third week + on call on a rotating roster basis

Application closing date: Sunday, 26 June 2022, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer:  Russell Deans - 6333 6225

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.