Job Details
  • Reference393757A_1655023012
  • LocationSydney
  • SalaryAU$55 - AU$60 per hour + Superannuation
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantAllison Bell

Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the Federal, NSW and Local Government and has partnered with these Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.
At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every Government Department and Agency.

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced Planning & Policy Officer (Resource Recovery) to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is an immediate start with a contract term of 6 months.

In this position you will be expected to:

  • Assess waste management plans, complete waste referrals for development applications and other associated planning tasks to ensure new developments maximise resource recovery and are designed, constructed and operated in line with City policies and guidelines.
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate appropriate waste and resource recovery programs and planning processes, providing clear and concise reports and briefings as required.
  • Deliver high quality customer service on waste management issues and provide well-researched advice to key internal and external stakeholders on best practice waste management planning and related subjects.
  • In consultation with relevant stakeholders, assist with the set-up of new buildings with appropriate waste and recycling infrastructure including bins.
  • Assist with the review, development and implementation of the City's waste policies, guidelines and other relevant documents in consultation with key stakeholders.
  • Follow procedures, process flows and provide regular communication and consultation with key stakeholders to ensure tasks are delivered efficiently and on time.

About You:
To succeed in this role, you will be a team player, highly organised and motivated with a demonstrated ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines. Further to this, to be considered for the role you will also need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or extensive demonstrated relevant experience and knowledge in waste and resource recovery issues.
  • Sound project management skills and demonstrated experience in delivering, implementing and evaluating projects within time and budget that achieved measureable results
  • Knowledge of waste management and resource recovery issues in the built environment and/or experience in planning, development, architecture, construction and/or waste industries.
  • Experience in engaging and partnering with residents, businesses, industry and other stakeholders on projects and providing appropriate support and technical advice.
  • Well-developed analytical, oral and written communication skills including written and verbal advice for internal and external stakeholders and drafting reports, plans and applications.
  • Ability to liaise, negotiate and effectively resolve conflicts and reconcile competing interests and excellent customer service skills and strength of character to deal effectively with difficult customers.
  • Hold a current NSW Drivers License

If you are interested in the position the please click on the APPLY BELOW button or alternatively you can email your CV to