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497002 Engin, Construct & Maint Permanent Full Time Environmental Planning & Services

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The Department

The Waste Services Department aims to provide affordable, sustainable and safe waste management for residents and business in the Moreton Bay region. Waste Services delivers a wide range of waste management activities, including kerbside and on-demand bulky waste and recycling collections, operation of three major waste management facilities with landfills, two Treasure Markets and eight waste transfer stations. Impact monitoring and long-term waste and recycling strategy, planning, education and capital programs and Stakeholder liaison are also key activities that ensure waste is managed sustainably into the future. The Department employs approximately 65 staff, more than 55 contractors and manages an annual operational budget of approximately $49 M.

The role

Your responsibilities will include providing accurate and timely advice on waste management matters and coordinate a range of projects aimed at improving effectiveness and efficiencies in waste disposal and re-use/recycling processes and methods.  You will undertake environmental, health and safety, and contractor compliance audits, deliver training to waste management staff, and ensure facilities and transfer stations comply with legislation, standards, policies and procedures.


To be successful in this role you will possess a tertiary qualification in waste management, environmental health/science, occupational health and safety or other relevant field. and experience a similar role whereby you applied risk minimisation principles and health and safety concepts to achieve desired outcomes. You will have exceptional time management, attention to detail and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with a range of stakeholders, prepare accurate reports and be a positive addition to our team.


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s work locations have local parking.


Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: Various (4 positions) - Caboolture, Dakabin & Bunya 

Hours: Between 6:00am - 6:00pm - any 9 in 14 days

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level  of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Remuneration: $75,844 pa + super (72.5/76 hour fortnight) 


Please note:

  • This position requires the successful applicant to be available to work any 9 out of 14 days as part of the ordinary hours.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has waste management facilities located at Bunya, Caboolture, Dakabin and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Applications close 11:55pm Monday 21st September 2020. 

Role Description

Download File Click here for Role Description

Applicants that do not hold the qualification outlined in the role description are encouraged to apply if they have an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required for this role.

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Careers team at 

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