Job Details - Facilities Officer - Waste

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498744 Projects & Asset Srvcs Full time, Permanent Environment, Waste Services
  • Permanent Full Time
  • $80,265 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading 
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 4 of the MBRC EBA4 Certified Agreement
    9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Location: Bunya

About our opportunity

Our Facilities Officer -Waste provides technical advice and support across Moreton Bay Regional Council's waste management facilities. You’ll be contributing to the effective and efficient operations of the waste facilities and other waste management programs and services, as well as acting as a key point of contact for the day to day operations and service delivery of large scale, complex waste management facilities. 

You’ll be involved in:

  • implementing and coordinating technical projects to improve the effectiveness and efficiency in the waste disposal and resource recovery processes and methods
  • developing and reviewing the department’s operational procedures, manuals, and work instructions
  • ensuring site compliance with relevant legislation, approved standards, policies and procedures.

You’ll also be preparing reports, correspondence and associated admin, and undertaking environmental health and safety and contractor compliance audits, and awareness training programs across Council's Waste Services facilities. 

As a member of the Waste Services team, you’ll play an integral part in supporting outputs across a range of landfill and resource recovery operations. 

Please note: 

  • Council currently has waste management facilities located at Bunya, Caboolture and Dakabin.
  • This position requires the successful applicant to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days as part of the ordinary hours.

About you

Bring your well developed experience in waste management facilities and transfer station operations to this role. You’ll also have great online research skills and be comfortable analysing information and incident investigations, and have a track record of great project management and time management skills. 

As a Facilities Officer - Waste team members you’ll be skilled in building high quality relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and work constructively and efficiently as part of a broader Waste Services team. 

To be eligible for this role you’ll need:

  • C class driver's license
  • Construction Induction Card (or be willing to obtain prior to commencement)
  • Tertiary qualification in waste management, environmental health/science, occupational health and safety or other relevant field, or have relevant experience in lieu of the qualification. 

Position Description

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Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.

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.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by MBRC as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.

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