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Environment Stream Leader

Job Title: Environment Stream Leader
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Gayndah, Queensland
Classification: Environmental Services
Client: North Burnett Regional Council
Reference: BBBH792_1575246908
Job Published: 02 Dec 2019
Closing Date: 16 Dec 2019

Job Description

Environment Stream Leader | North Burnett Regional Council | Gayndah, Qld

North Burnett Regional Council is seeking a new Environment Stream Leader. This role will lead a small and competent team in the delivery of environmental services and projects.

The council has a high focus on innovation and best practice, and you will have the opportunity to apply this focus and your skills to the organisation's environmental services and statutory obligations.

If you're looking to take the next step into leadership within the Environmental services sector, this could be the position for you. Council is offering a competitive remuneration package that includes a vehicle for commuter use, 9 day working fortnight, while being supported in your professional development.

Download the Candidate Information Pack for this role. Click Apply Now to submit your application.

Benefits of the Role

  • Have input to council's 10-year Waste Management Strategy Plan
  • Foundational management role - develop your skills in a supportive and innovation-focused working environment.
  • Working a 9-day fortnight
  • Actively contribute to the sustainability of the local region

About the Person

  • Have a strong background in waste management
  • Have sound knowledge of natural resource management
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal formats
  • Demonstrated leadership behaviours that will inspire and develop your team
  • A strong desire to advance your career
  • Possess practical experience in a similar role

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of standards, legislation and processes
  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health and / or qualifications in Environmental Management or Environmental Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental health and waste management strategies
  • High level computer-based systems skills, including business related application software.

Working and living in the Region

As a local government in a large regional area, North Burnett covers 19,708 square kilometres, Council offers an exciting lifestyle and challenging career opportunities. Surrounded by natural beauty, the North Burnett region offers a relaxed and rural lifestyle with low cost of living and easy access to essential services.

North Burnett Regional Council is constantly looking for ways to improve, innovation and ideas are welcomed. Council understands that its continued success depends on hard-working, talented and innovative individuals, who want to make a difference in an organisation and in their careers.

Situated in the north-western corner of the thriving Wide Bay Burnett Region, the North Burnett is well-known for its strengths in agriculture, specifically fruit production and livestock production and also its, timber industry, manufacturing, mining, and food and beverage processing.

The North Burnett is located in the northern catchment of the Burnett River and is approximately four hours' drive north of Brisbane and one-hour west of Bundaberg. The region encompasses six main townships - Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto, Mt Perry and Mundubbera which service around twenty-five villages and farming catchments. The region boasts rugged landscapes, healthy waterways, historical trails and sites, a window into the workings of rural communities and wonderful friendly people.

How to Apply

Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 16th December 2019.