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Coordinator Waste Services

Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Sunday 29th September 2019
$110,410 - $123,605 plus superannuation

  • Replacement position
  • Permanent Full Time
  • $110,410 - $123,605 plus superannuation

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced waste management professional to join our Sustainable Environment Department in the role of Co-ordinator Waste Services.

Reporting to the Manager Sustainable Environment, this position will play an integral role in delivering Councils waste services and the objectives of Council’s Waste Management Strategy 2015-25.

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Significant experience in operations and management in the waste sector
  • South technical knowledge and understanding of the waste sector
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience managing small teams
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities

This role is responsible for the leadership and coordination of the Waste Services team to deliver Councils waste services and the objectives of Council’s Waste Management Strategy 2015-25.

The role will coordinate waste services contracts, kerbside municipal waste collection, resource recovery centres, provision of materials recycling, organics collection and processing, landfill planning, operations, aftercare and services, public litter bins, hard waste collection, litter prevention and waste education functions.

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about;

  • Leadership and developing people,
  • Working in a supportive organisation that offers flexible working arrangements,
  • Leading a team that makes a difference in the community, and
  • Living by the coast in one of Victoria’s most picturesque places.

Join us and be part of a growing, constructive culture. We offer flexible working arrangements, work-life balance, significant leadership opportunities and team work.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria, and attach a cover letter and resume.

For more details on this position you can download the Position Description or contact Deirdre Griepsma, Manager Sustainable Environment on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2206

Applications close Sunday, 29 September 2019

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Council is committed to providing a workplace that provides fair and equal opportunity to all in accordance with equal opportunity principles.

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