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Crew Leader (Waste Facilities)

Job No: CEN1694
Location: Central Coast NSW

Internal applicants only

Location: Woy Woy Landfill

  • Challenging and varied work
  • Manage equipment, staff, landfill operations and environmental elements
  • Permanent full time position
  • Salary range between $1,178 to $1,414 per week ($61,441 to $73,725 per annum) + superannuation + Level 2 adverse working conditions allowance $42.70 per week

Central Coast Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy and safe work environment. We are committed to diversity in our community and our workforce and encourage Indigenous Australians, people with a disability and people from diverse backgrounds to apply to be part of our inclusive team.

Crew Leader Waste Facilities is responsible for the day to day operation of the Waste Facility and leadership of operational staff and contractors working on site. The Crew Leader will ensure efficient and cost effective utilisation of all resources including human, plant and tool equipment and leads operational daily activities and duties and maintain records for site inspections, site inductions, tool box talks, staff working schedules, storm water and leachate management.

This role will be required to work at any of Central Coast Council’s (CCC) Waste Facilities from time to time.

You will be required to work flexible hours between Monday to Sunday, including varying start and finish times. The Waste Facilities flexible roster is based on business hours Monday to Friday from 7:00am - 17:00pm with Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays scheduled as on call and overtime.

Key activities of this role include: 

  • Ensure staff working schedules are coordinated and updated, timesheets are maintained, updated and submitted as required and conduct staff performance appraisals as directed by the team leader and identify staff training requirements;
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with all applicable legislative requirements, this includes compliance with the facilities Environment Protection Licence, Environmental Management System (EMS) and Landfill Environmental Management Plan (LEMP);
  • Manage and maintain all environmental controls including sedimentation and erosion control, litter, dust, odour, stormwater runoff and leachate management.

Essential Criteria:

  • Certificate IV qualification in Frontline Management or related field OR demonstrated solid contemporary experience in a similar role, combined within ongoing professional experience;
  • Valid Construction General Induction Card from WorkSafe NSW or equivalent;
  • Asbestos Removal Licences (Licence A and Licence B) or commitment to obtain within a specified time;
  • Current Heavy Rigid (HR) Licence OR Medium Rigid Licence with the commitment to obtain HR within a specified time;
  • Current RMS Traffic Controller Certificate;
  • Current First Aid certificate or commitment to obtain within a specified time.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in landfill operations and procedures;
  • Demonstrated experience in the safe use of a range of plant items including front end loaders, water carts, large rollers, pumps and small plant items;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of computerised systems and databases including Microsoft based products;
  • Proven ability to participate and actively contribute in a team environment to achieve organisational goals and outcomes;
  • Demonstrated strong customer service ethos and a demonstrated customer-centric approach to service provision;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public verbally and to handle difficult situations with diplomacy;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to EEO principles.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Current RMS Implement Traffic Control Plans Certificate;
  • Current Confined Space training certification;
  • National Licence to Perform High Risk Work for Dogging (DG).

Applicants must be willing to undertake a course of vaccinations against Hepatitis B and Tetanus or demonstrate their immunity. 


PLEASE NOTE: The Local Government Act 1993 provides that an employee may be moved from their former position to a new position in the new organisational structure provided that the new position has 'substantially the same duties' as the former position.

In determining what constitutes 'substantially the same duties' consideration will be given to the following factors, with an alignment of at least 80% required to the new role for it to be deemed a lateral transfer opportunity.

  1. Overall role purpose
  2. Key responsibilities
  3. Consideration of the band and level

If you were a current employee of Gosford City Council or Wyong Shire Council as at 12 May 2016 (creation date of Central Coast Council), and believe you were, at that time, performing substantially the same duties  in your substantive role as this advertised role and therefore may be eligible for a current lateral transfer opportunity for this position please indicate this on your application by answering “Yes” to Question 2.

Enquiries:  Colin Stalker, Team Leader Waste Operations South on ph. 0409 912 674.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at Midnight Monday 22nd April 2019.


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 To lodge your application, please follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Answer the on-line questions shown below. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible in response to the questions asked.

Step 2:  Attach your Resume 

Step 3:  Attach your qualifications and licences

Once your application is successfully lodged you will receive an automated response sent to your e-mail address. If a response is not received this means that your application has not been successfully submitted and you will need to lodge another application.

IMPORTANT: If you require assistance to lodge your application please contact our Talent Acquisition team by emailing or phone 0409 601 161 to discuss what reasonable adjustments you may need.

Applicants who are selected for interview will be contacted by phone or e-mail.

PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting this online application you confirm that any information provided by yourself in this application is true & correct and acknowledge that any offer of employment may be withdrawn should the information that you have provided in support of your application be shown to be false.  You also consent to employment screening checks being conducted where appropriate.  This may include associated checks (Referee check, Working With Children Check, Entitlement to Work in Australia, Employment History and an Australian Federal Police Check) as well as substantiation of educational qualifications, industry memberships, previous Central Coast Council employment history and association with professional bodies.

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