Job Details
  • Reference396399A_1659406673
  • LocationGold Coast
  • SalarySalary + Super + Vehicle
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted8 days ago
  • ConsultantAnna Dziopa
Chandler Macleod is proud to partner with Gold Coast City Council to source outstanding candidates for the position of Landfill Engineer within the Water and Waste division.

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by the lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at the City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions, and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.
  • We aim high - we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value - we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team - our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility - we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy, and owning our actions
About the Position:

A great opportunity for a candidate who has an interest in waste management and resource recovery with relevant landfill engineering experience and financial awareness. This role will have you working with the operational teams to help maintain compliance with site operating licences and regulatory controls, with a strong focus on environment and WHS risk management.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Work with landfill operations to develop waste filling plans and monitor operational practices to ensure best practice filling and compaction is achieved.
  • Contract Management, including overseeing the Landfill Gas Management Contract.
  • Delivery of minor civil works across all landfill sites.
  • Active and ongoing monitoring and control of site-based risks. Assist with the Development and monitoring/maintaining of site operational plans.
  • Assist with waste volumes and regulatory compliance with waste types, volumes, and Waste Levy implications.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to help with the delivery of best practice landfill facilities for the City with a commitment toward zero harm.
  • Qualifications and/or 5 years experience in landfill operations, with a good understanding of landfill engineering principles.
  • Hold a valid White Card (general construction card) and "C" class driver's licence.
  • Project Management skills in the delivery of minor civil/engineering works.
  • Experience using MS Project or other corporate Project Management software.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Highly developed analytical, problem-solving and investigative skills to provide recommendations and influence project outcomes.
  • Ability to plan, organise, prioritise and manage resources to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Outcome-driven, focusing on solutions and continuous improvement, with demonstrated project management skills.
Please Note: This role is open to applicants with unrestricted work rights in Australia.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Anna Dziopa at