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Climate Change Strategy Project Officer

Frankston City Council
  • Work type: Temp Full Time
  • Location: Frankston

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula.  We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector.

Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team!

About the role 

Councils City Futures Department is looking for a Climate Change Strategy Project Officer who will be responsible for the development of Council’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan. Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Development of Council's Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan
  • Working collaboratively with Council staff, stakeholders and the broader community
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of a community engagement and public consultation program
  • Preparing reports and provide input into briefings of Council and meetings with other relevant stakeholders

This is a temporary full time position ending on 30 June 2022.

About you

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science/Sustainability, Management or a related field.
  • Ability to understand community perceptions and behavioural change on a range of climate change issues
  • Experience in the developing and/or implementing of policies and strategies relating to climate change.
  • Experience in project management including management of stakeholders.
  • Relevant public and/or private sector experience in environmental management, NRM and sustainable development.
  • Current Drivers licence and Working with Children Check.

Why Frankston Council?

Be part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Rostered Day Off 
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave

This position is a Band 6 currently remunerated between $89,810 and $98,659 per annum, plus superannuation.

You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, a current Driver Licence and Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.

Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.

Frankston City Council has zero tolerance for child abuse. Protecting children and preventing child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

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