Contracts Specialist – Waste

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City of Greater Geraldton
Geraldton, Australia

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Contracts Specialist - Waste

Job ID: 10859
Job Views: 83
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Environmental and Sustainability, Local Government
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 06/05/2024


About the position:

This position is responsible for the effective implementation of the City’s Waste Services Contracts, in particular landfill management and collection services. Additionally, the role is vital in ensuring sustainable and cost-effective waste services delivery aligning with the City’s strategies. Furthermore, the Contracts Specialist - Waste Services will deliver continuous service improvement through innovative service delivery and assist with the implementation of all other City’s waste services.

Key accountabilities:

  • Develop key performance indicators that provide an insight into the performance of the City’s waste management services relating to strategic targets and industry standards.
  • Manage and monitor the performance of the City’s kerbside collection and landfill management contracts and other operational waste contracts to ensure these meet the needs of the community, customers, and the City’s Waste and Recycling Strategic plan.
  • Develop request for tender scopes in line with the City’s Strategic Waste plans, procure and manage waste-related service and consultancy contracts.
  • Contribute to the implementation and review of the City’s Strategic Waste Plans.
  • Oversee and sustainably manage City’s public area waste management services.

For further information and to view the position description, visit: Contracts Specialist - Waste (Ref: 1399)

To gain a better understanding of the role or to discuss the position qualification and experience requirements in more detail, please call Jessica Felix, Coordinator Design on 08 9956 6963.

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Job Requirements:

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will ideally hold a Degree in Environmental Science or Contract Management or lesser qualification with significant experience. With comprehensive understanding and proficiency in applying underlying principles of procurement, tenders and contract management in accordance with relevant legislation and Australian standards.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary range between $93,420 – 104,519 per annum will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications of the successful candidate as it relates to the requirements of the position.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 22 Annual Leave days
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

How to Apply:

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document (no more than two A4 pages) addressing each of the below items (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)
    1. Comprehensive experience in contract management and administration
    2. Comprehensive understanding and proficiency in applying underlying principles of procurement, tenders and contract management, as required by Local Government legislation, guidelines and Australian Standards.
    3. Demonstrated financial management skills to prepare, analyse and manage contracts
    4. Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to consult, negotiate and resolve issues whilst providing quality customer service

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Wednesday 29 May 2024.

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