Coordinator - Container Deposit Scheme

Employment Details
Date Added: 29-Nov-2019
Closing Date: 13-Dec-2019 05:00 PM

Coordinator - Container Deposit Scheme


The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council is a Perth based Regional Local Government providing services in waste management, regional development and environmental management.


  • Work a 19 day month
  • A cash salary of $81,154 (Up to $94,173) total annual remuneration package)
  • Up to 14.5% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading
  • Belmont based location


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional to join EMRC’s Resource Recovery team in the role of Coordinator Container Deposit Scheme. This is a rare chance to join a Council who has a strong focus on environmental impacts and waste management. This opportunity will give you the chance to make your mark at a local community level and see your input translate directly into positive environmental outcomes.


This role will assist in the development, implementation and coordination of the EMRC’s involvement within the West Australian Container Deposit Scheme (CDS), and to support a network of refund points through contracts and provide oversight of those contracts within Perth’s Eastern Region. Additionally to raise public awareness of the CDS before and after scheme commencement through a comprehensive education process to the community and educate the public on how the CDS operates and publicise the location of refund points in conjunction with the Scheme Coordinator, WARRRL.


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Knowledge of the Container Deposit Scheme or other waste management/recycling programmes.
  • Experience dealing with the waste management contractors, regulators, operators etc. and negotiating outcomes.
  • Knowledge of community consultation practices.
  • Tertiary qualifications in the area of Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate and implement waste education, waste management or behavioural change programmes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current and valid WA ‘C’ class Drivers Licence or equivalent.


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the waste industry and current resource recovery issues would be advantageous, as would previous experience in Container Deposit Schemes. With some public speaking experience, you will also be able to demonstrate your ability to form effective working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.


To apply please submit a current resume and a covering letter addressing your competencies, experience and qualifications as outlined in the recruitment information package.


Apply online or via post to Manager HR, VAC 19/27, Recruitment, PO Box 234, Belmont WA 6984.



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For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Dave Beresford, Resource Recovery on (08) 9424 2239 or email Dave;


The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome people from all backgrounds to apply to join us, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people identifying as LGBTI, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability

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