Sustainable Energy Officer
Permanent Full Time or Part Time (flexible)
Band 7 - $98,702 - $110,353.20 pro rata + super + RDO (RDO applicable for full time 38 hours per week only)
We are looking for a passionate and experienced person with great technical skills in the area of sustainable energy, to join our Sustainability Team. Your skills and experience will ensure our Organisation (Yarra City Council) and the community, is at the forefront of integrated knowledge, capability and action, to maximise renewable energy, drive down greenhouse gas emissions and support adapting assets to a changing climate.
Ideally we are looking for a sustainable energy professional with local government or other relevant experience and a friendly and engaging personality. You are a person who loves to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders ranging from internal to external and from highly technical to non-technical.
The Sustainability Unit has the responsibility to provide organisational and community-wide leadership, strategy, and engagement to ensure urgent action on climate change in line with Council’s declaration of a Climate Emergency, our endorsed Climate Emergency Plan, and target for a net zero emissions municipality by 2030 target.
This is a great opportunity for you to use your passion and technical capability to conceptualise, develop and implement a wide range of exciting sustainable energy initiatives.
Yarra city council is a progressive and flexible organisation. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture, continual progression and development of staff. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives.
For further information see the position description or contact Indy Lingam, Sustainable Energy Coordinator on 9205 5792.
100389 - Sustainable Energy Officer - Position Description - 1 Sept 21.pdf
Applications close on 11.59pm Sunday 3 October
In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.
*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check and a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.