Waste Minimisation Officer


Permanent Full Time

We have a fantastic and challenging opportunity for a public service focused individual with exceptional technical and inter personal skills to join our community and outcomes driven team at Hastings District Council.

This position is located within the Asset Management Group at the Hastings District Council and reports to the Solid Waste and Data Services Manager.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Enthusiasm and Energy
  • Experience in waste minimisation, solid waste management and contract administration within the local/central government and/or the private sectors
  • Extensive proven technical qualities
  • Expertise in project and financial management
  • Desire to be a leader, prepared to take on a key waste minimisation position in Hawke’s Bay

As Waste Minimisation Officer you will be responsible for driving waste minimisation, reuse and recycling within Hastings District by working with ratepayers, schools, businesses, community organisations, contractors, government departments and other local authorities.  You will look at new and innovative ways of further improving recycling rates and will assist with the implementation and introduction of new initiatives identified in the Council’s Waste Management and Minimisation Plan.

This exciting opportunity will enable you to make a real difference in the community and be at the forefront of good practice in efficient and sustainable waste services in New Zealand.  This is an opportunity for a motivated individual to take on a challenging but rewarding role, with fantastic potential for professional development.

For further information about this position and to register and apply for this role visit https://hastingsdc.careercentre.net.nz

Location: Hastings

Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017

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Job no: CRAI738993

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