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Resource Recovery Advisors x3

City of Adelaide
  • A unique team creating an extraordinary city
  • A position that’s professionally rewarding
  • 3 x Full-time, 4-Year Fixed Term Contract Opportunities

About Us

From the start, the vision for Adelaide was a city of the future – one that celebrated its unique natural surrounds and structured its footprint in a way that would allow it to adapt to the changing needs of the community and a dynamic global landscape. Our focus is on our community’s wellbeing and quality of life - investing in city improvements and on future planning, so we continue to design a liveable city where future generations can continue to live authentic and meaningful lives. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and be a bigger part of our amazing city!

The Park Lands, Policy & Sustainability Program establishes clear and integrated policies and plans to shape a well-designed, planned and developed City, to protect and enhance our unique Park Lands, and support a welcoming and resilient community that demonstrates environmental leadership.

About the Opportunity

In this role, your primary purpose will be to support the Team Leader, Circular Economy to deliver the goals and targets outlined in the City of Adelaide’s Resource Recovery (Organics, Recycling and Waste) Strategy and Action Plan 2020-2028. This involves developing and delivering projects and initiatives tailored to various city users including residents, businesses, the community, and the City of Adelaide’s own operations. Projects will target improved waste management, reduction of waste generation, increased diversion of waste from landfill and will build toward a more circular economy particularly for multi-unit dwellings, public spaces and business precincts. There are three (3) positions available.

This a great opportunity for you to have a genuine, positive impact on our City and our environment.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Substantial experience with waste management/resource recovery best-practice, policy, planning and/or projects, and a sound understanding of waste/recycling systems and the circular economy.
  • Demonstrated experience with the planning, development, design, and delivery of projects, including waste management and resource recovery projects.
  • Experience in the provision of sound advice on environmental sustainability issues.
  • A good understanding of environmental sustainability issues relevant to Capital Cities.
  • Thorough understanding of and experience in contemporary engagement techniques/processes for sustainability planning and implementation.
  • An innovative, systems-thinking and customer-centric approach to problem solving.
  • An understanding of, or expertise in planning and development (i.e. multi-unit developments) and/or business/corporate operations (particularly SME’s) and/or behaviour change.

For Further Enquiries & How to Apply

All enquiries regarding this position will remain private and confidential and can be directed to Amandine Johnson on 8203 7009.
Please submit a Resume and a Cover Letter expressing the skills, experience and qualities you can bring to this position addressed to Amandine Johnson, Team Leader Circular Economy.

Please review the position description prior to submitting an application by following the prompts to apply or visit www.cityofadelaide.com.au/careers.

Please be advised this is for three (3) full-time 4-year fixed term positions with a starting salary at the Level 6 Classification commencing at $92,330 + 9.5% superannuation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

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