Waste Management Officer

  • Full Time

Website Shire of Broome

About this Job

Broome is one of the most stunning places in Australia. It has magnificent beaches and a natural environment that boasts desirable lifestyles, active and dynamic cultural, sporting and social scenes, with all the features and benefits of a small town! 

At the Shire of Broome our people are fundamental to our success. We are focused on creating an inclusive workplace with the right people in the right roles, who are proactive, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We strive to be a workplace filled with employees who live and breathe our values of PEARLS (Proactive, for Everyone, Accountable, Respectful, Listening, Sustainable).

About the Position:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated and driven candidate to join the Shire of Broome in the role of Waste Management Officer.

The Waste Management officer will be responsible for providing a high level of administration and customer service at the Shire of Broome’s Waste Management Facility. The ability to accurately assess incoming waste and correctly apply the Shire of Broome’s Fees and charges.

A full position description can be found here:  Waste Management Officer – Position Description

This position is a permanent full-time position at the Shire of Broome’s Waste Management Facility. The ideal candidate will need to be available to work weekends.

About You:

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to deal with agitated and/or difficult customers.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including excellent customer service skills to deal with agitated and/or difficult customers.
  • Knowledge of filing and records management.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office programmes (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • A demonstrated understanding of the principles of equal opportunity and, occupational health and safety.
  • Proven ability to contribute effectively to as a team player.
  • Experience in reconciling accounts, eftpos and cash transactions.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, give us a call to talk further. Our recruitment process considers both technical and cultural fit, and how our development program can support individuals to grow into roles.  You may just be the right candidate for this or another position at the Shire of Broome.


Working for the Shire of Broome means you will enjoy:

  • $67,251 base salary per annum.
  • In addition to base salary there are generous allowances $6,214 Broome location allowance and employer matched superannuation.
  • Leave entitlements well above industry minimums, including additional annual leave and monthly rostered days off – giving you every opportunity to enjoy that Broome lifestyle!
  • Salary sacrifice options for rental assistance, mortgage interest and more.
  • Family Membership to the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre.
  • A comprehensive Wellness Program including discounts on local services such as Pilates and Yoga.
  • An active and engaging social club.

The Shire of Broome is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume that best demonstrates your suitability for this position, as well as your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Job Applications are to be submitted through Shire’s website at https://www.broome.wa.gov.au/Council/Join-the-Shire-of-Broome-Team/Current-Vacancies

For more information contact People and Culture on 08 9191 3456 or hr@broome.wa.gov.au.

Application Deadline:

Applications for this position are to be received no later than 4:00pm Tuesday, 16 July 2024.

The Shire of Broome reserves the right to close an advertisement early should a suitable pool of candidates be received. This means the vacancy may close without notice. If you are interested in this position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible. Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.

To apply for this job please visit broome.elmotalent.com.au.