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Resource Recovery Officer – x2 Food Organics and Recycling

Human Resource Managers
Permanent Full Time
13 days ago

Resource Recovery Officer – 2 positions – Food organics and Recycling

Job No. CB17758

$80,954 - $93,097 per annum + super + allowances where applicable

2 x Permanent Full time

35 hours per week, Nine day fortnight



Location: Sydney

City of Canada Bay is situated in Sydney’s Inner West, boasts 36 kilometres of beautiful foreshore and is a beacon to locals and visitors who flock to enjoy our more than 300 recreation spaces and 348 hectares of open space. We are a City that leads, innovates and cares for the environment and actively celebrates the cultural and linguistic diversity of the City’s residents as one of our defining and most celebrated attributes.



We are looking for two energetic, flexible and highly motivated team players to develop and deliver a variety of waste projects and programs within the Sustainability & Waste team.

One role will lead the delivery of Council’s recycling education and audit program. The other role will lead the delivery of Council’s Food Organics trial and food organics program. Both roles will develop and deliver community education resources, programs and events that promote sustainability, waste avoidance, increased recycling and divert waste from landfill.

Some of the main priorities of the roles include:

  • Engaging with residents to implement food waste and recycling programs
  • Education of staff and the community in the area of resource recovery and waste management
  • Fieldwork and inspections to support Council’s waste and resource recovery services

Motivated, experienced, and passionate about what you do, you will be committed to continuous improvement and have a passion for resource recovery and waste management. This position will include work outside of normal business hours, such as early morning and weekend work.

To be successful in this role you will need to have tertiary qualifications relevant to waste management, environmental or sustainability fields, or demonstrated experience, technical skills and knowledge. You will have excellent communication skills including the confidence to deal with the community and other departments within the organisation. You will also have the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment with a high degree of computer literacy essential for this position.

What we are offering:

  • We are offering an attractive remuneration from $80,954 - $93,097 per annum + super + allowances where applicable
  • A range of flexible work arrangements including hybrid WFH arrangements
  • 18 weeks additional paid parental leave
  • Access to Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Significant leave benefits (9-day fortnights, 15 days sick/personal leave, 2 days health and wellbeing leave per year)
  • 35 hour working week
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing programs (Fitness Passport, Flu Shots)



Click here to view position description for Food Organics

Click here to view position description for Recycling

Closing Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2022 at 11:30pm



For further information on this position please contact Belinda Koytz, Manager Sustainability & Waste on 9911 6421.



City of Canada Bay Council’s values underpin how we operate.

We act with integrity; We empower our people; We are respectful; We work together; We innovate.

The City of Canada Bay Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace.

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining, growing and supporting a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA, people with disabilities, women, and other diversity groups.

The successful applicant for this role will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication form. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they are able to meet all requirements in line with Councils COVID Safe Workplace Policy & Procedure, WHS requirements and prevailing NSW Public Health Orders.

“Formal offers of employment are subject to standard Council pre-employment checks including medical and other background checks”

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $80,954
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $88,645
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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