Team Leader Waste

City of Ryde Full Time Permanent 13/09/2023
  • Lead a small team to deliver key operational services for the community
  • Manage the Commercial waste business
  • Enjoy a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks

About Us

City of Ryde, just 12 kilometres from Sydney CBD, is a place of unique lifestyle and opportunity. It is home to an engaged and culturally diverse community of around 130,000 people, and a strong and growing Smart City economy including more than 13,000 local businesses, Macquarie Park, world-class hospitals, and a leading university. All balanced with beautiful bushland, riverfront parks, open spaces, and sport facilities.

Our council delivers a broad range of services, projects, programs, and events. We are actively committed to innovation, sustainability, resilience and providing exceptional customer experiences, and this relies on attracting and keeping great people. We are a recognised Employer of Choice (Australian Business Awards 2022) and offer a range of benefits, including flexible work arrangements, health and wellbeing programs, a learning and development program including study support, and a reward and recognition program.

About the Role

In this role you will lead the Waste Operations team to deliver domestic & commercial waste and recycling services to meet the current and future service needs of the community and ensure Council successfully meets its targets and statutory obligations. You will manage operational requests, collection issues, commercial waste sales and a marketing plan. You will oversee action feedback from key stakeholders, Illegal Dumping, Waste Services database and systems.

Your commencing annual salary will range from $92,096.46 to $119,725.40 per annum + Superannuation, dependent on your experience and qualifications.

Key Requirements
  • Proven experience in leading and managing a small team
  • Tertiary qualifications in Waste Management, Business Management, Environmental Science, Marketing or equivalent technical skills and/or relevant experience in Waste Management
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee the marketing, sales and running of a commercial waste program (Desired)
  • Experience in evaluating Development Applications to ensure compliance with waste standards and service requirements (Desired)
  • Excellent written communication skills and report writing skills
  • Class C drivers' licence
Please note: In line with Council's COVIDSafe Workplace Policy & Procedure all staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Culture & Benefits
  • Accrue a rostered day off once every 3 weeks
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • LSL after 5 years
  • 3 extra leave days at Christmas
How to apply

We have a two stage interview process. The first stage of the interview process is the completion of online questions. Please ensure you give full answers, showcasing your abilities and experience. Your answers, in conjunction with your resume, will determine if you are invited to an interview.

Please note you do not need a "password" to use our on-line application system, however you have the option save and return to your application prior to the closing date. In addition to answering the online questions, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.
Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2023 at 11:30pm
If you would like to know more, please see the position description or contact Denise Torres on 02 9952 8037 for a confidential discussion.
City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety