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Circular Economy Project Officer
  • Permanent, Full-time opportunity
  • Band 6 salary range from $82,922 to $89,577 per annum plus statutory superannuation 
  • An exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team


This position will be responsible for the introduction of City of Ballarat's four-stream waste system. It will support the implementation of waste and resource recovery technologies and processors that maximise the efficiency of resource recovery across Council’s Waste Service delivery. 


  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field or lesser formal qualifications and substantial relevant experience, or through substantial relevant experience in the field of specialist expertise.   
  • Experience within waste & resource recovery fields including a good understanding of current issues.    
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects in a local government context.  
  • Ability to manage consultants to achieve project outcomes and objectives.  
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to successfully negotiate to achieve outcomes.  
  • Knowledge and experience of procurement processes and knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations. 


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: SH000086
Submitted: 21-11-2023

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