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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

4430 Waste Management Officer - Luganville Municipal Council

Luganville Municipal Council

Industry:

Government Department

Location:

Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:

01-Nov-13

Job Description:

Luganville Municipal Council wishes to recruit a qualified and experienced person for the following position.

PURPOSE:

To provide effective, efficient and safe waste management services to the residents of Luganville in order to protect human health and the environment from harm and provide environmental, social, economic and cultural benefits.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Sanma Province and Luganville Municipality Waste Management Plan 2013-2016 will drive the work programme for this position. As such the Waste Management Officer will primarily be responsible for:

1.Waste Collection

-Ensuring an efficient and regular collection service is provided to both households and business houses; Implementing the pre-paid garbage bag system; Increasing the fleet of rubbish trucks; Developing rubbish collection schedules; Ensuring waste collection vehicles are fit for purpose.

2.Recycling

-Enhancing and maintaining the existing recycling systems; Implementing new recycling systems for other materials e.g. electrical waste, plastic and tin. Researching opportunities to recycle hazardous waste e.g. paint, used oil etc. Managing the Market House Compost Bin and Increasing composting awareness and holding workshops to encourage people to compost.

3.Waste Disposal

-Oversee the improvement plan for the current waste disposal site, which will eventually be closed and made safe; Managing the process for selecting and constructing a new waste disposal site.

4.Waste Education

-Increasing the public’s awareness and knowledge of waste management through relevant media; Developing targeted communications for residents, business houses, schools churches and community groups.


WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

The Waste Management Officer will report directly to the Town Clerk

The Waste Management Officer will work closely with the Physical Planner at Sanma Province and will need to develop working relationships with the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation, Port Vila Municipality, Rural Health as well as support agencies such as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA ) and volunteers currently working in waste management

through New Zealand’s Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA).



For further information on the position and for a copy of the Sanma Province and Luganville Municipality Waste Management Plan 2013-2016, please contact the Municipality on Tel 5646476 or email Lmcehounit@gmail.com Or check the Luganville Waste Management facebook page for more details.

Criteria:

- Degree in Environmental/Physical Science or similar; Minimum of 3-5 years experience in national or local government level or at a recognised private organisation; Computer literate in email, Microsoft Office and

other programmes; Possess good verbal and written communication skills, fluent in Bislama and English/French

-Legal clearance to be employed and be a resident in Vanuatu; Highly motivated and able to work without supervision; A willingness to learn and share knowledge; Ability to make decisions and to follow up and get things

done; Ability to work and communicate with a wide range of people; Ability to work with limited resources and make the best of them.

Salary:

Not Stated

Language:

Bislama, English, French

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How To Apply:

Please send your application to the email address below. Closing date for applications is Friday 1st November 2013 at 4:30pm.

Contact Name:

Not Stated

Phone:

(+678) 5646476

Email:

Lmcehounit@gmail.com

Address:

Not Stated
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