Employment Vacancy

Waste Education Officer

  • Fixed Term – Part Time
  • 1.5 year term contract
  • South West WA
  • Job Ref: 0043

Do you have an enthusiasm for community engagement and sustainability education? We are looking for an experienced individual to implement waste education and community engagement programs across the Greater Bunbury Region. The position will have you working closely with schools, local government officers, waste industry stakeholders, community groups, and the general public on raising awareness about issues such as waste minimisation, recycling and litter prevention. Key responsibilities will include developing and delivering educational programs for schools and community groups, promotional activities, project planning and reporting to project stakeholders.

You will have proven self management skills, experience in the preparation and production of educational materials and static displays and appropriate tertiary qualifications. Knowledge of the WA school curriculum and a passion and understanding of contemporary waste management and sustainability issues will be highly regarded. Experience in behaviour change

Your strong communication and organisational skills will be rewarded with this great opportunity to gain a varied experience within local government.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Employees 2016 Enterprise Agreement and the Local Government Industry Award 2010, with a Level 7 increment (7.1) salary of $64,369 gross per annum working 64 hours per fortnight Monday to Thursday and up to 9.5% superannuation.

To obtain an information package and position description on this opportunity, visit our website www.bhrc.wa.gov.au or contact phone 9711 1051 or 9711 1053.

If you value working as part of a growing and dynamic organisation that values work/life balance, submit your application as follows:

 Your application should quote the reference number and include a covering letter and resume detailing your relevant experience, qualifications and skills. All applications should be sent to Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council at PO Box 111 Australind WA 6233 or emailed to mquinn@bunbury.wa.gov.au

Successful applicant will require a Working with Children Clearance and required to undergo Pre-Medical Screening that also includes a Drug and Alcohol test.


Applications close 5 November 2018 4:00pm.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to join us in servicing our community.






Chief Executive Officer


Information Pack – Waste Education Officer (Updated 2018)