Vacancy Details

Resource Recovery Officer 

  • Full time ongoing position  
  • From $72,434 per annum including superannuation 
  • Enjoy a great work/life balance 

About Us 

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do.  

We are a values driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams who benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.   

Want to read more about life in Wodonga or working with Wodonga Council? Click here or visit our website here. 


About the Role 

The Resource Recovery Officer contributes to the effective operation of the Resource Recovery Centre by providing quality waste management assistance and education to customers. This is a customer facing role and requires good communication skills and an ability to provide effective customer service to the diverse users of the Resource Recovery Centre. 

Some of the duties include: 

  • Ensure that incoming materials are safely and securely deposited in correct locations with the aim of maximising separation, re-use and recycling, including goods for sale. 
  • Actively educate and advise Resource Recovery Centre users on waste management related issues such as separation, re-use and recycling of materials. 
  • Providing support in the street litter and street sweeping function as required. 
  • Ensure appropriate safety and security measures are maintained at the facility. 
  • Using plant equipment as required while adhering to the relevant safe work procedures. 

What you will bring 

We are looking for applications showing us that you have: 

  • Proven ability to follow instructions and work according to established processes. 
  • Ability to undertake required duties in a safe manner, ensuring your own safety and that of others within the workplace. 
  • Well-developed customer service skills in order to present a confident and professional image to customers. 
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Basic use of computers. 

How to Apply 

Visit our website 

Use the apply button to commence your application. 

To apply applicants will be required to provide two documents;  

  • a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (see the “What you will bring” section above. Support on how to address this criteria can be found here) and,  
  • a current resume. 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, and provide a copy of a National Police Check and Current Drivers Licence 


Enquiries: Resource Recovery Centre Officer - Jake Davis | 0403 687 749 |


Applications close  Thursday 11:59pm, December 01, 2022


Position Description Below


Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including; 

  • employee health and wellbeing programs,  
  • flexible work arrangements, 
  • learning and development, and 
  • career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us.