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Waste Officer

Northern Grampians Shire Council - Stawell, VIC

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Waste Officer
About us
We have implemented a flexible approach to working arrangements and locations that operates on the Microsoft Platform and, where possible, we are upgrading our systems to be cloud-based. This improves efficiency and equips our employees to undertake their roles effectively and efficiently whether they are working in the office or in other locations
We have a Bring Your Own Device and Mobile Allowance policy, which we encourage candidates to read in conjunction with the position description.
About this role
This position is responsible for implementing and reviewing Council’s Waste Management Strategy and programs to ensure Council is achieving best practice solutions for the community.
Key Responsibilities

Provide courteous, timely and accurate service and advice to the community in response to waste management requests and ensure all documentation is accurately recorded.
Maintain waste services databases, ensuring all required statistical data is collected and recorded accurately.
Process debtor accounts and submit for processing in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.
Undertake waste audits and inspections for all waste services and sites, including collection and processing of materials from transfer stations and ensure Council’s rehabilitation obligations of former/closed landfill sites are met.
Provide support and assistance to the Strategic Waste Projects Officer in delivery of waste education programs, grant applications writing, contractor management, and implementation and review of project delivery from the Waste Action Plan and capital works programs, in line with the Council’s Waste Management Strategy.
Perform, as directed, other duties that are within the limits of the incumbents’ skill, competence and training.

About You

Relevant tertiary qualifications, or relevant experience in a similar position.
Demonstrated practical experience in working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, particularly in a waste management or environmental management role.
Demonstrated ability in keeping accurate records using database applications, preparation of reports, correspondence, contract documents, submissions, and acquittals as required and competent computer literacy skills.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to gain cooperation from others.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

How to apply

Download and read the position description.
Attach a cover letter and resume.
Submit your application by following the process on our website.

If you'd like to know more contact Stephanie Burns, People and Culture Officer at stephanie.burns@ngshire.vic.gov.au or call 03 5358 8700.
Applications close 12.00pm Monday 21 June 2021.
Northern Grampians Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer