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March

Senior Sustainability Officer

Careers at Council - South Hurstville, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Georges River Council -

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

The Opportunity

Do you want the opportunity to progress your career in the sustainability space?

You will be the key liaison on environmental, economic and social sustainability issues; consulting with stakeholders and implementing Council's Sustainability Action Plan, Water and Energy Management Plans and related policies, strategies and initiatives to ensure Council meets its sustainability targets.

Further, you will engage and work closely with Council staff, our community and businesses to enhance their understanding of environmental sustainability, energy, and climate change issues, and the urgency of reducing carbon emissions.

  • Permanent full-time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • Salary from $84,390.35 - $97,777.12 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Public transport allowance to reduce our carbon footprint
  • Wellness perks including flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community

Essential:
  • Tertiary qualifications in science or engineering, natural resource management or a related discipline and/or extensive experience delivering sustainability, energy efficiency and carbon accounting projects/services
  • An in-depth understanding of the principles of sustainable development and ability to translate that understanding into projects and policy development
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of energy and/or water conservation and planning
  • Proven experience and sound knowledge of stakeholder engagement tools and techniques
  • Experience managing large projects across teams or with various stakeholders
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and State and Local Government Policy in NSW, especially as it relates to environmental sustainability, climate change and sustainable infrastructure management

If you would like further information on this role please see the position description or please contact Elyse Ballesty, Coordinator Environmental Sustainability and Waste on 02 9330 6140.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: 9th March 2021 11:30pm AEST

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

South Hurstville, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency




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