Waste Management Officer

The Shire of Collie is a vibrant West Australian local government known for its friendly and welcoming community. We are dedicated to providing efficient, responsive, and high-quality services and projects to serve our local residents. We are currently seeking a highly qualified and experienced individual to join our team as an Asset and Waste Management Officer.

Role Overview
Reporting to the Director of Technical Services, the Waste Management Officer will play a crucial role in overseeing the Shire’s waste management function.  The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and developing long-term works programs, and ensuring compliance with applicable policies and waste management legislation for all assets, including the Landfill site. While previous experience in local government is advantageous, it is not essential. What matters most is a strong background in waste management, robust contractor management skills, and a passion for delivering exceptional results. Qualifications in engineering, asset management, or waste management would be beneficial.


Provide specialist advice on all aspects of waste management.

  • Maintain the integrity of asset data and ensure accurate documentation.
  • Report to the Executive Team on waste  management performance.
  • Promote a safe work environment by prioritizing safety practices and procedures.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven ability to prioritize safety in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated track record of success in a similar role.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • (Desired) Tertiary qualification in a relevant field or significant relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team.


Application Process

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below, including the selection criteria. Alternatively, hard copies can be obtained from our Administration Office. Please address your application to the Chief Executive Officer and email it to hr@collie.wa.gov.au. The application deadline is Monday 21 August 2023 at 4:30 pm.

Join our team and make a meaningful contribution to the vibrant and thriving community of Collie. Enjoy competitive compensation, superannuation, and exceptional benefits as part of our dedicated team. We look forward to receiving your application.

Note: For further information about the role, please contact the Shire’s Director of Technical Services, Craig Yardley, on 9734 9000.

Waste Management Officer – Position Description

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