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Waste Project Officer


Reference: 4892693

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We now have an opportunity for a Waste Project Officer to join us on a Temporary (3-year), full-time basis.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The role reports to the Strategic Waste Officer and will be responsible for supporting and implementing the Strategic Waste Management Plan and driving various projects that contribute towards achieving the City's goals. The successful applicant will be joining the City of Canning at an exciting time for the promotion of sustainability and environment initiatives and have the opportunity to work closely with and engage both internal and external stakeholders.

  • 19 Day Month
  • Gym Membership
  • $77,090 - $86,435 per annum + 10.5% super

Applicants will have tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science (or similar field); prior experience in waste management or environmental management; experience in environmental education as well as be able to provide a current satisfactory National Police Clearance. The right applicant for the role will have experience in conducting research, writing reports, and policy and strategy implementation. They will enjoy working in a collaborative team setting; have good project management aptitude and an excellent work ethic.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our website where you can access the position description and apply for the position.

To submit an application, you will need to provide two attachments only - 1) your resume and 2) a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria listed in the position description.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Toni van den Hurk on 08 9231 0756. Reference 35-1920

Applications close 5.00 pm Sunday 20 October 2019

At the City of Canning, one person can, and does, make a difference every day!

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 20 Oct 2019