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Energy Savers Extension Officer


Employer: Queensland Farmers' Federation
Work Type/s: Contract
Classification/s: Environment & Sustainability, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 03 May, 2019.
Applications close: 17 May, 2019. (Expired)

Primary Purpose of Position

The Energy Savers Extension Officer is a new position to be accountable for the extension activities for the Energy Savers Program being delivered by the Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) in partnership with its member industries to benefit them and the wider intensive agricultural sector.

The Extension officer will

  • Deliver the extension activities of the Energy Savers Program.
  • Liaise with participating farmers to assist them to understand the process, the energy audits and provide suitable information to assist them to implement audit recommendations.
  • Develop and implement strategies to raise awareness of energy efficiency.
  • Be accountable for performance metrics as developed with the Project Manager, Energy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with case managers and farmers to ensure farmers are getting the most from the Energy Savers program by assisting them to understand the audit process, interpret audit recommendations and facilitate implementation of recommendations where possible.
  • Work with other farmers and agricultural groups around Queensland to facilitate wider understanding of on-farm energy efficiency opportunities.
  • Establish productive and effective working relationships with representatives of member organisations, government, and other industry bodies and negotiate and liaise with these groups on energy issues.

This is a temporary full time position until 31 December 2020.

The position is based in QFF's Brisbane CBD office and travel regionally will be required.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

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