Waste Management Officer - 4 roles x 3 year contracts

Job No: TSC791
Location: Stott's Creek Resource Recovery Centre

Best practice management of waste facilities

Council is committed to best practice management of its waste facilities and applying principles of ecological sustainability in all operations and responsibilities at the Stott's Creek Resource Recovery Centre.

The key responsibility areas for the positions cover both weighbridge and landfill operations, including site maintenance, operation of plant and the provision of customer service. Staff must be available to undertake additional hours as operationally required to cover staff absences.  

When working in the Tip Shop the role will be handling stock, arranging items identified for sale, and selling goods. 

Put to use your excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to ensure our customers are provided with quality and consistent information relating to their efficient and effective waste processes.

We currently have 4 Waste Management Officer roles available (contract up to 3 years).

This position is subject to the current NSW Government COVID-19 roadmap, and the successful candidate will be required to comply with the Public Health Order which includes the requirement that you have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or produce an approved form of medical contraindication certificate.  

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $995.38 per week with competency based increments up to $1,136.92 per week, plus 10% super
  • 38 hours per week, 9 day fortnight, with a weekly work pattern within a 7 day span of operation.  On call duties outside of ordinary hours will be remunerated as per Award
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking: 

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with customers courteously and efficiently, with a genuine commitment to customer service
  • Basic understanding of accountancy principles and the ability to balance daily takings and to reconcile accounts
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to organise day to day activities and the plant and equipment necessary to do the role
  • Experience in site maintenance including plant propagation, operation of a mower, brush cutter and chain saw, loading and unloading manually or with a forklift and or loader.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Stott's Creek Resources Recovery Centre (Eviron), and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 22 October 2021 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Tweed Shire Council conducts pre-employment assessments as part of its recruitment process.  Click here for more information.

How To Apply

You must use your own email address, and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with council.

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to it later. 

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

  1. Have your Resume document ready to go.
  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'.
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:

1. Demonstrated skills in cash receipting, accounting for money, cash reconciliation, and in the capture and management of written and financial records.
2. Demonstrated experience in dealing with customers and in the operations of a weighbridge and/or shop front.
3. Current Vehicle Licence that allows you to drive a heavy rigid vehicle.
4. Experience in site maintenance including plant propagation and management, mowing, operation of a brush cutter and chain saw, litter collection, loading and unloading materials either manually or with a forklift and or loader.
5. Demonstrated competence in the safe use of herbicides.
6. Forklift ticket, and demonstrated competency in the operation of an excavator, front end loader and/or skid steer loader.
7. A sufficient level of physical fitness to allow you to work outdoors in hot and cold weather and on rough and undulating terrain.

8. General Construction Induction Card (White Card).
9. Landfill operations and infrastructure construction experience.






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