Manager Utilities and Waste Business | Snowy Valleys Council | Tumut
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Snowy Valleys Council is seeking a Manager Utilities and Waste Business to lead the ongoing development and delivery of these essential services for the community.
The role will focus on developing strategy, systems and processes to provide right sized compliant solutions for water, wastewater and waste services for the community. Experience in project management in this area is highly desirable.
An ambitious Zero Waste Strategy has recently been developed by Council that will provide significant opportunity for the new manager to make a visible contribution through leadership of a number of project activities. Your ability to meet targets and improve community satisfaction with regards to water, wastewater and waste infrastructure services and delivery will be essential to your success.
Challenges in the role include the provision of equitable service standards across the Council area in a diverse range of towns and villages. Some water and wastewater infrastructure renewal has been forecast.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Extensive experience in water and wastewater and waste utilities business
- Experience in developing and implementing strategies for water and waste that drive improvements in service standards
- Working knowledge of best practice waste minimisation, resource recovery and waste management
- The ability to collaborate with stakeholders across council and engage with the community regarding water and waste
- A demonstrated commitment to responsive and proactive customer service
Snowy Valleys Council
Snowy Valleys Council is a modern and well-connected Council with an operating budget of $56.7 million. With a dedicated workforce of more than 230 staff and two main administrative centres at Tumut and Tumbarumba, the council's key focus is to deliver outstanding local services that support strong and vibrant communities.
Working and Living in the Region
With a population of 14,935, Snowy Valleys covers an area of 8,960 square km in a beautiful natural environment ideally located between Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. The National Snowy 2.0 project is a $5B local investment which will provide economic benefits and a range of exciting opportunities for jobs and clean renewable energy to the region. The diverse and vibrant local economy offers work prospects for partners and family in forestry, agriculture, health, education and tourism.
It's all about location and lifestyle - Snowy Valleys is renowned for its year-round festivals, rich cultural life, sporting events and recreational facilities for fishing, hiking and cycling or join the locals who ski in the morning and swim in the afternoon!
How to Apply
Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.
Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 17 February 2020.