Bega Valley Shire Council
Liquid Trade Waste Officer

Posted: 27 Mar
Closes: 15 Apr


A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens and town centre care.

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to implement BVSC's Liquid Trade Waste procedure and the management of LTW discharges to sewer in accordance with the NSW LTW Management Guidelines 2021.

As Liquid Trade Waste Officer you will assess LTW Applications and issue LTW Approvals in accordance with the Guidelines. You will undertake inspections and collect information required for approving LTW discharges to sewer and for assessing compliance with LTW Approval conditions. 

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About You

We are seeking an individual who holds a Certificate IV in Water Operations (Liquid Trade Waste) or equivalent qualification suitable for this role and has a current NSW Class C Driver Licence. 

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of sewerage systems, liquid trade waste management, plumbing and drainage.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, to work in a self- directed manner, and to plan and prioritise work.
  • Working knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, Content Manager and Authority. 
  • Ability to use survey and inspection Apps on a mobile and tablet.


This is a permanent full time position working 35 hours per week.

The total remuneration package for this position commences at $85,148.44 gross per annum, comprising of:

  • $1475.20 per week base salary
  • $167.27 per week superannuation (calculated at 11%)

Additional benefits for this position include:

  • Leaseback vehicle
  • Rostered day off scheme (one per month)
  • Annual Award salary increases and performance reviews
  • Salary packaging program (SmartSalary)
  • Wellbeing Initiatives – Employee Assistance Program, LifeWorks App, social club, health monitoring and annual flu vaccinations.

For further information on this position, please contact Anthony Dowd | Environmental Science Officer on 0428 649 902.

Applications close 11.59pm AEST on 15 April 2024.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role.

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised in line with recommendations from the Australian Immunisation Handbook, mandated Public Health Orders and/or Councils Immunisation Procedure.