Environmental Waste Management Engineer (100220)



*$85,800pa (Band 6) plus super plus and operational use of a vehicle * Full time, 19 Day month


Reference: 4678121

At Hume City Council, we are continually on the search for like-minded people who value Innovation, Respect, Customer Service and Collaboration. We are an organisation who believes in providing all staff with a supportive working environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance and career development.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Environmental Waste Management Engineer to join Councils growing Landfill team. We're seeking an enthusiastic professional with knowledge and experience in environmental waste management to ensure our facilities are safely operating in line with best practice. In this role you will support Councils direction by assisting the Coordinator Landfill in the management of Councils landfill, transfer station and resource recovery facilities.

You'll be responsible for:

Assisting the Coordinator Landfill to develop a strategic approach to the management of waste and resources at Council managed landfill, transfer station, and resource recovery facilities.

Planning, organising resources, monitoring and reporting on all landfill, transfer station, and resource recovery operations at all Council-managed facilities in line with Councils strategies, policies and procedures whilst ensuring compliance with regulatory, environmental and legislative requirements.

Supervising staff, contractors and consultants involved in the operations of Council's landfill, transfer station and resource recovery facilities in line with Council requirements and

Providing specialist advice and contribute to the continuous improvement of the operation of Councils landfill, transfer station and resource recovery facilities. The resource recovery facilities are open between 8:00am to 4:00pm seven (7) days per week (including weekends and public holidays) for the acceptance of waste loads brought in by cars and trucks.

The successful applicant will be based at Council's Broadmeadows Office and will be required to be flexible as you will be working between Bolinda Road Resource Recovery Centre and Riddell Road Landfill.

Key Skills:

  • A high level of understanding of current best practice environmental and waste management principles and practices relating to the operations of landfill, transfer station and resource recovery facilities including relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated ability to prepare reports, briefings, submissions and relevant correspondence. This requires the ability to investigate, source, collate, manipulate and present accurately detailed data to justify reporting and decision making.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and supervising employees, contractors or consultants to meet or exceed operational and environmental business objectives preferably in the Waste Management industry.

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

What We Offer

With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

For further information please view the position description or contact Jonathan Knape on 9205 2482.

Applications Close: 21 May 2019

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