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Assistant Landfill Manager

  • Permanent Full-time position | Based in Kemps Creek
  • Work in a collaborative setting that values innovation, sustainability, and excellence
  • Career advancement and professional development opportunities

About Us

Join us at Cleanaway and contribute to making a sustainable future possible, together.

We transform waste into resources and renewable energy.  When you start to think of waste as a resource, it opens a world of possibilities.

As a high growth, ASX listed organisation with over 7500 employees, our goal is to be recognised by our customers as the most innovative and sustainable waste management company with industry leading HSE performance.  We are Australia’s largest company in this sector, providing essential services to millions of customers and communities nationally.

The Opportunity

In this key role, you will be supporting the daily operations and planning of our landfill site. You will be managing project planning, overseeing infrastructure projects, coordinating contractor activities, conducting regular audits, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements for our Kemps Creek Landfill asset. This role is perfect for a professional with a background in quarry or landfill management who is looking to make a significant impact in waste management.

  • Assist in the development and execution of the sites master filling plan;
  • Deliver critical site infrastructure such as roads, leachate & stormwater projects;
  • Manage contractors on-site, ensuring compliance with project specifications, safety protocols, and environmental regulations.
  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements and implement initiatives to enhance efficiency, safety, and environmental performance.
  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly audits to ensure operational compliance and assist with EPA reporting requirements (WARRP).
  • Support weighbridge operations and assist with on-site payroll and HR processes, including timesheet management, and rostering.
  • Contribute to the sites bottom line through P&L initiatives and cost reduction projects.
  • Engage with external stakeholders when required including the local community, neighboring businesses, EPA, Council, and safety regulators.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations and best practices.

About You

  • Prior experience in a landfill, quarry, or similar industrial setting is essential;
  • Technical understanding of landfill, quarry or similar industrial setting;
  • Proficiency in project planning and management, with experience in infrastructure projects and contractor oversight.
  • Familiarity with EPA reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with experience in identifying and addressing operational issues and non-compliance.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build meaningful relationships with all stakeholders.

Why join Cleanaway? 

  • Competitive salary package
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities in a high growth, Australian business
  • Supportive and safe work environment
  • Paid parental leave
  • Great company benefits: Employee share program, company discounts, salary packaging, flu vaccinations, EAP, discounts on private health insurance and more.

Our Process

Our recruitment process involves a number of checks including, but not limited to, criminal history, medicals, drug & alcohol testing, as well as verification of qualifications, licences and right-to-work status.

We are dedicated to improving employment outcomes and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We also welcome candidates of all ages, abilities, gender identities, experiences (including veterans), and cultural backgrounds.

If you require any adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact us by emailing

Join us on our exciting journey towards a sustainable future.

Simply click the Apply button or visit and let's make a positive impact together.


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Kemps Creek NSW Australia

Engineering, Scientific & Technical

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Join us and be part of the team.
7500+ people
Servicing our customers and communities across Australia with a focus on safety and quality
~330 sites
~130 EPA Licensed Sites
Allow us to partner with customers large and small to help them achieve their sustainability goals
6100+ Vehicles
(Includes heavy and light road vehicles, site based industrial vehicles and trailers)
With one of the largest national fleets and a network of prized assets, we can service every corner of Australia
ASX100 listed
Strong performance doesn't just benefit investors it means we can provide surety to customers and our team
~242GWh generated in FY23
Just one of the ways we're making a sustainable future possible.
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