First listed on: 05 December 2022

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development

Climate Change and Energy

Climate Change Policy

Senior Director, Climate Change Policy

Senior Officer Grade A

Salary Range: $157,201  (PN: 40964)

The Climate Change and Energy Division is looking for a proven leader drive policy outcomes relating to climate change adaptation and analysis of climate change and emissions reduction policies. 

The successful applicant will work in partnership with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver policy outputs and outcomes. As part of the senior leadership team for the Division, the successful candidate will play a key role in shaping the ACT’s nation leading climate change agenda.

The Climate Change and Energy Division delivers a comprehensive set of policies, programs, and community engagement activities to reach net zero emissions by 2045. This work is done is in collaboration with all sectors including government, non-government, business, community, and households. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Canberra’s climate action and have a direct positive impact for the local community.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Notes:  A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: For further information, please visit

Contact Officer: Joanne Tolson (02) 6205 8651

Applications Close: 15 December 2022

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