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Waste, Planning & Education Officer

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Lake Macquarie
Salary Additional Information $70k to $75k per annum
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 02/11/2009
Company Name Lake Macquarie City Council
Contact Name Dr Kate Barton
Telephone 02 4921 0206
Email kbarton@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


The Location:

Lake Macquarie, southern gateway to the coastal Hunter region, has a unique mix of beaches, lake and mountains providing an idyllic place to balance work and life.  Located only 140kms from Sydney, one hour from the vineyards and an easy drive to Port Stephens, it has all the benefits you would expect from the fourth largest city in New South Wales.

The Department:

The main aim of the Sustainability Department is to devise and implement strategies, both within the City of Lake Macquarie and the organisation itself, that maximise community wellbeing whilst reducing ecosystem footprints in the most economically efficient manner, in order to achieve local ecological sustainability and an equitable contribution to global sustainability.   

The Position:

An experienced professional is required to assist in the development and implementation of waste management strategies in one of Australia’s largest, growing areas.  You will assist in the management of waste services, including both internally provided services and externally negotiated contracts.  This is an exciting opportunity at a significant, pivotal point in the sustainable management of waste for Australia’s tenth largest local government area.  Lake Macquarie City Council strives to become one of the best local governments globally in achieving triple bottom line sustainability and this position will play a key role in this through reducing waste, water and global ecological (consumption) footprints of our city.   

The Benefits:

  • 10% superannuation
  •  Flexible working hours
  • Corporate fitness program
  • Employee education assistance
  • Training and development programs
  • Free parking 

Closing date:

9.00am Monday, 2 November 2009

To Apply:

Visit www.lakemac.com.au for a complete application package or telephone Dr Kate Barton on 02 4921 0206. 

NOTE: Please ensure you address ALL the selection criteria listed in the Position Description, as outlined in the Application Information. 

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