First listed on: 02 December 2022

Senior Sustainability Strategist (Climate)


  • Permanent Full Time
  • Band 7 ($100,090 - $111,224) plus 10.5% Super and monthly ADO
  • West Footscray, Melbourne

About Us

Maribyrnong City Council is undergoing significant change in population growth, redevelopment, gentrification, and a transitioning economy is leading to an influx of new residents, businesses and opportunities.

The Opportunity

There is an exciting opportunity within Council's Environmental Sustainability team for an enthusiastic, customer-focused, highly skilled professional to join our team as the Senior Sustainability Strategist (Climate).

The Environmental Sustainability team leads Council's strategic approach to carbon reduction, climate adaptation, urban resilience, and environmental management. We develop strategic documents, monitor and report on progress towards goals and targets, lead projects in emerging areas, provide technical advice, and collaborate with other business units to deliver actions.

As Senior Sustainability Strategist you will identify strategic environmental risks and opportunities relevant to the City of Maribyrnong and develop appropriate organisational and community responses, including strategic documents, projects, partnerships and programs.

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science or other related field.
  • Significant knowledge and experience in dealing with strategic environmental sustainability issues, particularly climate change, in an urban setting.
  • Proven experience in the design, implementation and assessment of environmental sustainability strategies, delivery frameworks and programs including embedding sustainability practices and culture across organisations
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships and well-established influencing skills that result in high quality and timely outcomes.

Why Choose Maribyrnong?

  • Work cross functionally in a friendly, supportive and professional multidisciplinary team;
  • Work in a meaningful role within a Values driven organisation;
  • Take an Accrued Day Off every month.

So, if you are looking for a role where you can make a genuine difference and you enjoy working in a diverse community focused environment, Apply Now!

How to Apply

Please submit your Resume and a Cover Letter via our Careers website outlining your relevant experience and addressing the Key Selection Criteria position defined in the position description in support of your application by 10:00pm on the close date.

To download a copy of the position description, please visit our Careers website

Enquiries: Callan Riley, Senior Coordinator, Environmental Sustainability 0403 259 472 for a confidential discussion.

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to child safety and supporting the best interests of children in all our operations. Council encourages young people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applications Close: Sunday 18th December 2022 at 10pm.

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