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Landfill Manager

Landfill Manager

Job Title: Landfill Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Regional VIC
Reference: 3277526
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Job Published: June 04, 2021 11:03

Job Description

About the City of Ballarat 
The City of Ballarat, 100km west of Melbourne’s CBD is one of the largest inland regional cities in the country. Ballarat is uniquely located with easy access to Melbourne, Geelong and Bendigo and is the Western Victorian capital for a region of 250,000 people. 
The City of Ballarat has a growing economy that attracts and retains innovative businesses, employs a highly skilled workforce and attracts new residents whilst promoting the city’s unique heritage and vibrant cultural life. It has all the services, retail and entertainment opportunities you'd find in a capital city but with a relaxed country attitude. With affordable housing at a fraction of Melbourne prices and a progressive leadership team, now is a great time to join the City of Ballarat in this exciting Landfill Manager position.
The role 
The role of the Landfill Manager is to provide operational management of the Ballarat Regional Landfill and transfer station, seeking to maximise value to the community and ensure appropriate master planning and compliance with regulations. The role will be required to identify opportunities for service efficiency and improvement.
The role also provides oversight of the City of Ballarat’s closed landfills to ensure potential environmental and community impact is minimised and compliance requirements are met.
  • Develop and implement key environmental initiatives within the broader organisational master plan
  • Manage key stakeholder relationships across members of the community, internal and external customers and members of council.
  • Develop, manage and lead staff in the commercial contracts and provide direction for service delivery and expert advice around performance management
  • Develop and implement advanced resource recovery options at Ballarat Transfer Station.
About you 
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, the City of Ballarat is seeking a highly motivated and professional leader with a strong environmental sustainability background with demonstrated technical experience, direction and leadership skills, and well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise and clearly communicate with the community, professionals and elected members. The successful applicant will be instrumental in the longer-term environmental initiatives of the community and hold particular influence across the commercial outcomes of the landfill and transfer station within the region. Technical Engineering qualifications will be highly favourable as well as demonstrated operational and commercial experience. Experience in the public and private sector will be equally considered in the hiring process.


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