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Waste Management Facility Coordinator

Department of Planning, Industry & Environment - Australia,

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin



The Lord Howe Island Board is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Lord Howe Island Act, 1953. The Board is directly responsible to the NSW Minister for the Environment and comprises 4 Islanders elected by the local community and 3 members appointed by the Minister. It is charged with the care, control and management of the Island and the affairs and trade of the Island.


Classification: LHI Officer Grade 5
Salary Package: $93,973 - includes salary ($78,861 - $85,821) and employer contributions to superannuation scheme.

This role co-ordinates and undertakes day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Lord Howe Island Board's Waste Management Facility (WMF). The role includes coordinating a small team of field staff and contractors at the Facility, ensuring that the work is undertaken safely and efficiently to assist in the delivery of Board waste management programs, plans, initiatives and responsibilities.

Job Notes:

  • Applicants must submit a covering letter (which summarises relevant skills, qualifications and experience, addresses essential requirements and includes a short statement in response to the targeted questions) and a current resume/curriculum vitae (CV) on line at www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au
  • Do not attach proof of identification, qualifications or other documents. These documents will be sighted at interview if you progress to this stage of the process.
  • Candidates must demonstrate Lord Howe Island Residency. Accommodation is extremely difficult to find on Lord Howe Island and no accommodation assistance can be provided to the successful applicant.
  • New employment legislation now applies to the NSW public sector from 24th February 2014. All current and new employees will be employed at a classification level and assigned to a role rather than appointed to a position. Employees may be re-assigned to other roles at the same classification over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal development plans.


  1. Role Description
  2. Information for Applicants
  3. Applying for a Role in the NSW Public Service

Closing date: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Contact: Jim McFadyen

Phone: 02 6563 2066 extension 20

Email: [email protected]

Key Application Responses

Essential Requirements:

  1. Current Australian Driver’s Licence (minimum C Class).

  2. Willingness to obtain a First Aid Certificate.

  3. Willingness to obtain a ChemCert Chemical Handling Certificate.

The role of the WMF Coordinator is very physically demanding, requiring heavy muscular activity, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling loads, bending, climbing and driving a variety of plant and vehicles. The WMF Coordinator must meet the requirements of a specific medical assessment. The WMF Coordinator will be required to receive and maintain current vaccination for Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Tetanus.

Targeted Questions:

  1. Please describe an example from your career where you have coordinated a field team to deliver operations or maintenance services. How would your experience relate to the requirements of this position?
  2. The Waste Management Facility coordinator is required to regularly interact with customers to inform and advise them on waste management practices and procedures. Please describe an example from your career where you have been involved in communicating with customers and the community.