Environmental Systems Officer

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  • Ongoing, full-time role
  • RDF based - 470 Wests Road, Werribee
  • $105,462 per annum plus super


We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.


Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.


Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.


A bit about the role

As the Environmental Systems Officer at Wyndham Councils Refuse Disposal Facility (RDF), you will undertake the monitoring, assessment and reporting of landfill operations to determine compliance with environmental obligations.

You will also develop and implement solutions to address areas of non-compliance and recommend opportunities for process improvement.


You will also

  • Continuously assess the environmental performance of the RDF against EPA permit requirements, the RDF’s Environmental Management Plan and other related requirements
  • Undertake monitoring and assessment of data related to leachate, landfill gas and site amenity
  • Manage consultants undertaking environmental monitoring, statutory auditing, landfill gas management or leachate management work
  • Develop and implement solutions for the long-term sustainable management of leachate, landfill gas and related matters
  • Report environmental performance internally and externally as required
  • Develop, implement and maintain and effective environmental management system for the site operations
  • Assess and interpret emerging environmental issues relevant to landfill operations
  • Liaise with EPA on matters related to inspections, permit amendments, notice compliance and statutory operations audits



What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental, management, engineering, science or a related field
  • Experience in environmental management of waste management facilities including landfill operations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and systems including the ability to analyses and interpret data
  • Ability to operate independently and make decisions under pressure
  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental regulations and EPA license requirements relating to landfills
  • High level written and oral communications skills
  • Advanced computer literacy, including Microsoft office suite


Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 


Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.


So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?


What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.


To find out more about the role, please contact Simon Clay, RDF Manager on 0437 066 233.


Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Tuesday 11 October 2022.


To enable compliance with State Government requirements as contained in the current Chief Health Officer COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions; you will be required to provide your COVID19 Vaccination Information prior to commencing employment with Council.


We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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