First listed on: 30 June 2017

Senior Sustainable Environment Officer

*$91,119pa (Band 7) plus super
*Permanent Full Time *Broad and rewarding role

The Senior Sustainable Environment Officer position provides an excellent opportunity for influencing and improving Hume City Council's environmental performance and contributing to a more sustainable Hume City.

The successful applicant will develop and implement strategies and plans and develop and manage successful projects across a broad range of issues including: integrated water management, climate adaptation, environmental procurement and environmentally sustainable design in Council's new facilities.

Hume's Sustainable Environment Department is a strong team working to create a more sustainable City. The position will work across Council and will engage with a range of external stakeholders. Hume is diverse, both culturally and in terms of land use - with over 198,000 residents, a strong industrial sector and rural areas.

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate environmental strategies, policies and guidelines, with experience in integrated water management strategy development highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated high level skills in project and environmental management including integrated water management and preferably including environmentally sustainable design and development, environmentally preferable procurement and/or climate change adaptation.
  • Demonstrated ability to gain cooperation and assistance from colleagues and external stakeholders and to influence organisational work processes and behaviours

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

What We Offer

With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in programs like our White Ribbon and Green Teams.

For further information please contact Bernadette Thomas on 9205 2303.

Applications Close: 24 Jul 2017

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