Sustainable Communities Project Officer - Moreland City Council - GreenCareer

First listed on: 23 November 2020

Sustainable Communities Project Officer 

  • $75K - $85K + Super
  • Bring your skills and experience in behaviour change to create a Zero Carbon Moreland
  • Full time fixed term role to June 2024


At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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Our people and community are the heart of all that we do and ensuring that our staff work in safe and supportive workplace is a high priority to us. We are seeking an experienced behaviour-change practitioner to deliver an active transport (walking, riding, bicycles or scooters) project targeting primary school students. A member of the Sustainable Communities team you will work with schools and other areas of Council to implement, monitor and review the project to ensure it is achieving our sustainability goals.


  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and evaluating behaviour change programs.
  • Experience in and/or a tertiary qualification in a relevant field such as: community development, behavioural sciences, public health, marketing, sustainability, education, arts, social science.
  • Proven ability to gain cooperation and sustain positive working relationships from a range of stakeholders from different social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, demonstrating a high level of accuracy and delivering information of a consistently high quality, delivered clearly and articulately.
  • Desirable: Strong understanding of active transport and travel benefits, barriers (real and perceived) and enablers (both infrastructure and cultural) and an understanding of integrated sustainable transport outcomes


  • Fortnightly RDO
  • The opportunity to work alongside a professional and supportive team
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Opportunities for training and career development
  • Wellness programs

For further information please contact Donna Luckman on 9304 9741.

Applications close: 11.30 pm, 2 December 2020. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Drivers Licence. Please have this ready when completing your application

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.