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Sustainable Environment Officer

City of Stonnington

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work. Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

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about the role

As a Sustainable Environment Officer you'll develop and deliver community-focused climate action education and behaviour change programs and events to help us deliver our 2030 zero carbon target.

This is a permanent full time position with an annual salary range of $88,661 to $96,020 per annum + 10% superannuation and a monthly Accrued Day Off (ADO) arrangement.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Enhancing the community's knowledge of and actions towards environmental sustainability through engaging behaviour changes programs, events and educational programs
  • Developing communication plans, programs, and materials
  • Collaborating with internal units to provide advice related to environmental projects and programs
  • Adding value to the planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting of environmental projects
  • Supporting Council's climate emergency response

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience in delivering environmental education and behaviour change strategies, programs and events
  • Communication and collaboration skills to work with people from a range of different backgrounds
  • Project management skills
  • Experience in a sustainable environment advisory or project role
  • Tertiary qualification in sustainability, environmental management / science, community engagement, education or related discipline

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

Submitting your application

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For enquiries relating to the role, please contact Jane Spence, Coordinator Sustainable Environment on 8290 2061.

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are moving away from the traditions of a Position Description or responding directly to Key Selection Criteria.

Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’ (as noted in the Success Profile) and tell us more about you, such as what your career aspirations are (keeping in mind our commitment to your growth with educational assistance, training programs and development opportunities), maybe what your experience and diversity of thought can bring to the team (we love new ideas!), or why you are looking to work at Stonnington (besides the fact that we’re an innovative inner city Council in a great location, going through a tremendous digital transformation, and offer a great work life balance with flexible working options, hybrid arrangements of home and office, monthly days off, and an award nominated wellbeing program).

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

In line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, all persons engaged at City of Stonnington, regardless of their role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

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