Waste Education Officer

Employment Details
Date Added: 16-Oct-2020
Closing Date: 2-Nov-2020 05:00 PM

Waste Education Officer


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 up to $69,200 (Up to $80,300 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 Waste Education Officer. 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 a range of resource recovery, community awareness and education programs including the EMRC’s long term Food & Garden Organics strategy (FOGO), with the aim to protect the environmental sustainability of Perth’s Eastern Region.

To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate and implement waste education, resource recovery, waste management and behaviour change programmes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake presentations/workshops and conduct tours
  • Proven ability to produce high quality work
  • Current Working with Children Check


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the waste industry and current resource recovery issues would be advantageous. 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 covering letter addressing your competencies, experience and qualifications relevant to this role. We encourage you to visit our website to view the Waste Education Officer position description and to learn more about the EMRC.


Apply online or via post to Manager HR, VAC 20/27 Recruitment, PO Box 234, Belmont WA 6984. Closing date Monday 2nd November 2020 at 5:00pm.



Chief Executive Officer

For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Wendy Harris Chief Sustainability Officer on (08) 9424 2222.



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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