Resource Recovery Officer
Job no: 492637
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Categories: Waste Services
Salary: $57,400 - $65,800 per annum
Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The city of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.
Penrith is a recognised leader in sustainable waste management and we are committed to actively supporting our community to reduce waste sent to landfill through reducing, reusing, recycling and generally disposing of waste responsibly.
As part of the Waste and Resource Recovery team you will work with a team of dedicated, innovative and award winning professionals who provide waste and recycling services, waste planning and promote waste avoidance and resource recovery within our City
About the role
This position plays an important role as a Field Officer within Council’s Waste & Resource Recovery Department. Field Officers are required to plan, carry out and maintain records for the monitoring of contaminated domestic waste and related resource recovery programs. Activities required may include inspection of domestic waste bins, data entry and record keeping, as well as working closely with Council contractors and staff. The position therefore requires mostly independent outdoor work, with office-based data entry and program planning. The position requires early morning starts, with some weekend and evening work.
- Strong communication skills
- Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
- Administration experience (including data management)
- Current Class C Driver Licence
- TAFE Certificate in Office Administration/relevant field or equivalent experience
- Experience in dealing with the public on a daily basis
- Experience working with external contractors
- Experience using mobile technology devices
- Knowledge of domestic waste management in local government
Commencing Salary: $57,400 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation.
To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.
Intending applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume before the closing date. In addition, applicants are required to provide comprehensive responses to the selection criteria. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.
For further information about the position please contact Aisha Poole on 4732 7987.
Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.
Council practices EEO and WHS principles.
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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
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