Operations Coordinator - Waste And Resource Recovery Facility

Wollongong City Council Full Time Permanent 24/06/2020

Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia’s most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia’s most liveable regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.

Operations Coordinator
Waste and Resource Recovery Facility
Permanent Full Time
Salary from $103,771.24 up to $124,070.80 per annum inclusive of superannuation
Plus an Operational Motor Vehicle under leaseback arrangement
A 3.5% civil liability allowance may also apply
(salary will be assessed based on skills, experience and qualifications)
Recruitment No 20066

Are you an experienced leader who has worked in the waste industry?

About the position:
This unique position contributes to creating an Extraordinary Wollongong by overseeing the operational management of Council’s waste and resource recovery facility. Specifically, this position will:

* Lead an operational workforce to deliver high quality waste and resource recovery outcomes;
* Oversee operational, financial, legislative and regulatory compliance of the facility.
* Apply innovative waste and resource recovery specific principles so that our waste facilities are an example of industry leading practice.

Wollongong City Council’s Waste Services mission is to create, operate and promote Waste Services as a dynamic and sustainable business that provides value for money services to our community, now and in the future. Council’s Waste and Resource Recovery Park (Whytes Gully) is a commercial operation that prides itself on high performance and adherence to strict environmental standards.

What do you need to be successful in this role?
You will have a strong motivation, on pursuing quality services and continuous improvement and providing change management leadership to staff. You will have:

* Experience leading, managing, motivating and improving culture in an operational workforce
* A strong safety and environmental focus, with a desire to drive team performance
* A desire to help motivate the team to achieve climate change targets

*Ability to undertake work outside of normal working hours, including being on call as required. on call hours will be remunerated with an on-call allowance.

Benefits of working at Council:
*We have a culture based on values of Integrity, Respect, Sustainability, One Team and Courage
*We support and encourage study and career development
*We foster personal and professional growth
*We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible work arrangements
*We recognise and reward performance and embrace change
*We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all
*We provide many mental, physical and social wellbeing programs to support our staff to be the best that they can be

How to Apply

Wollongong City Council uses a merit-based recruitment process. It is essential to respond to each of the selection criteria which can be found by visiting our website https://wollongong.nsw.gov.au/your-council/jobs-at-council, writing at least one to two paragraphs using specific and actual examples of how you have demonstrated the particular skill, qualification or experience. Provide relevant examples from your work, study or community roles. Be clear and to the point. Please use actual examples of what you have done, how well you did it, what you achieved, and how it relates to the requirements of the job.

Applications that do not answer all the criteria will not be considered. Your CV alone will not be enough information for your application to be assessed. Please note that hardcopy, faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

For further information regarding this position contact Christopher Brown, Waste and Resource Recovery Manager (Acting) on 4227 7779.

Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on 4227 7065.

Applications close 12 midday Monday 13 July 2020.

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.