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Environmental Coordinator

Job No: CEN2009
Location: Central Coast NSW

Primary Work Location: Buttonderry Waste Management Facility, Central Coast NSW

  • Deliver key waste related environmental projects in a growing specialised field
  • Varied role with aspects of environmental science, landfill management and erosion control
  • Full time position + RDO - Temporary Term Contract to August 2022

Central Coast Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy and safe work environment. We are committed to diversity in our community and our workforce and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people with a disability and people from diverse backgrounds to apply to be part of our inclusive team.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. 

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

The Environmental Coordinator will apply their professional knowledge and experience in project management and implementation of best practice principles for the management of the Waste Management Facilities and maintain environmental statutory compliance across Council’s three active waste management facilities.

 The ideal candidate will have qualifications in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or related field, plus experience in active landfill management processes, including site investigations and assessments, implementation of erosion control measures and sediment management. They will have excellent communication skills and well developed project management skills including planning, budgeting, tracking and reporting on a variety of projects.

Key activities of this role include:

  • Coordinating the environmental monitoring and environmental management of Council's waste management facilities in accordance with Council’s strategic direction and statutory requirements (including EPA licences);
  • Investigating issues in relation to environmental management across Council’s waste management facilities  and preparing responses in relation to issues raised by the NSW EPA, Department of Health, Department of Local Government, the community, and Council;
  • Procurement and project management of waste related projects.

Please refer to the Position Description for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.

This role provides a salary range of between $75.1k to $90.1k per annum + superannuation.

Applicants will be required to undertake a course of vaccinations against Hepatitis A and B and Tetanus or demonstrate their immunity.

Shortlisted candidates may be required to complete additional online assessments. 

Enquiries: Stefan Botha, Section Manager Waste Facilities, ph: 0427 529 076.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at Midnight on Sunday 8 September 2019. 


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