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Coordinator Circular Economy
  • Permanent, Full-time opportunity
  • Band 8 Salary $105,550 to $117,000 annum plus statutory superannuation
  • An exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team!


This position will provide leadership and direction in relation to the delivery of Circular Ballarat.   It will oversee and support the planning and delivery of the City of Ballarat’s transition to a four-stream waste system and other relevant state government reforms. 


  • Tertiary qualifications in economic development or environmental science / engineering / sustainability or others relevant to the position.  Post Graduate qualifications are desirable, and/or extensive and diverse experience within relevant fields.     
  • Relevant experience in supervision of employees.   
  • Experience within the circular economy and/or waste & resource recovery fields including a good understanding of current issues and trends and relevant legislation.    
  • Experience in the effective management of staff, including recruitment, staff development and performance management.  
  • Skills in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating policies in relation to circular economy for the benefit of the community including the evaluation and analysing of issues relating to service delivery.   
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, communications, consultation, and negotiation skills, including the ability to successfully negotiate and resolve conflicts.  
  • Knowledge and experience of business processes and knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations, inducing OHS and EEO requirements.   


Sunday 3 December 2023


To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is Sunday 3 December 2023.

Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and provide a written response to the key selection criteria.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.


Should you like any further information, please refer to the attached position description or contact Les Stokes, Executive Manager Waste & Environment on 0400 636 169.  

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check.

Job Ref: SH000085
Submitted: 21-11-2023

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