- Job posted on: 16th Apr 2021
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As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.
With a diverse workforce of more than 1800 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.
Our Waste Services Department aims to provide affordable, sustainable and safe waste management for residents and business in the Moreton Bay region. Waste Services delivers a wide range of waste management activities, including kerbside and on-demand bulky waste and recycling collections, operation of three major waste management facilities with landfills, two Treasure Markets and eight waste transfer stations. The Department employs approximately 65 staff, more than 55 contractors and manages an annual operational budget of approximately $49 M.
As our Manager Waste Services, you will have accountability for leading Councils waste management facilities and waste services program to meet operational requirements for more than 450,000 customers, whilst ensuring compliance with regulatory and environmental standards.
You’ll develop and drive the planning and strategy of the waste function, driven by our commitment to consistently deliver environmental efficiencies and improvements in waste management , recycling and key initiatives linked to both the Federal and State’s Long Term Waste Strategies.
Fostering professional and effective relationships, you’ll provide expert advice to Council and key stakeholders on the above key deliverables of Waste Services. You’ll develop, identify and recommend initiatives to improve productivity, minimising the volume of waste generated by the community, driving efficiency and cost savings.
With a focus on ensuring quality service delivery outcomes are achieved, you will lead and manage your large operational team across multiple sites and facilities, driving unity and high-performance culminating in improved services to the community.
Additionally you will:
This role is designed for a leader of people, with expert knowledge and experience in delivering municipal domestic and business waste management services within a complex urban environment. Your extensive experience in this industry means you will have developed a well-balanced and considered approach, with an ability to confidently provide strategic and operational advice while meeting the financial, environmental, safety, regulatory and compliance obligations.
We’ll value your progressive approach towards the waste environment (and recycling) industry, particularly as it relates to and impacts upon the activities and responsibilities of local government - your expertise in this space is a must.
Leading and setting the strategic direction for your large and geographically diverse team will require you to leverage off your highly developed management skills and ability to lead. Additionally you will have:
This is an opportunity for you to positively contribute to our Region, our community and the environment - accountable for developing and operationalising key strategies for all of Moreton Bay Regional Councils Waste.
As our Manager Waste Services - you’ll be driven by your desire for continuous improvement and devising the strategies that lead our region to operating our Waste functions with a focus on recycling.
Your progressive and contemporary approach to sustainable waste practices, in particular recycling will be essential in operationalising your strategy regarding how we manage waste.
Your leadership experience will be key in supporting others through key changes required for best practice operations.
Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including: