Environmental Officer

Environmental Officer

Job Title: Environmental Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: PC - 10 - 5
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2019 06:15

Job Description

About The Role: 

Public Sector People are seeking an experience Environmental Officer to join our local council client based in Strathpine. The successful candidate will work with a team of Environmental officers and monitor the environmental performance of Council's Waste Management Facilities.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Provide leadership, motivation and guidance to achieve environmental outcomes, ensuring work is carried out in a professional manner.
  • Assist in the planning, management and delivery of civil, environmental and waste projects.
  • Prepare and analyse projects briefs, work scopes, specifications and associated documentation for works and services for implementation by contractors and service providers.
  • Implement and coordinate a range of assigned technical projects aimed at improving effectiveness and efficiencies in waste disposal and re-use/recycling processes and methods used.
  • Assist with the design, construction and operation of landfill systems (leachate, gas, waste cells) and infrastructure, including transfer stations, recycling facilities, temporary access roads, rehabilitation etc.
  • Assist with the management of operations at the waste management facilities, including contractors, consultants and customer support as directed by the site supervisor.
  • Where environmental issues are identified, identify causes, research solutions, liaise with all stakeholders to determine cost effective options for rectification, manage the procurement and delivery of the project.
  • Undertake environmental and health and safety compliance audits and induction programs across all Council waste management facilities, including transfer stations.
Key Skills Required: 
  • Degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or other relevant field.
  • Current C class driver’s licence.
  • Construction Induction Card competency that has been used or obtained within the past 2 years
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on (02) 9376 8200.

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