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Urban Agriculture Facilitator


Employer: City of Yarra
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Environment & Sustainability, Community Development, Organic Farming & Gardening
Sector/s: Local Government
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 01 August, 2019.
Applications close: 15 August, 2019. (Expired)

  • Temporary Part Time – 22.8 hours per week – until 30 June 2020
  • Band 6 $87,105.55 - $94,943.91 pro rata + Super

Are you passionate about local food systems and highly motivated to drive their development in Yarra? Are you a highly-organised operator with the ability to work with range of stakeholders to deliver effective Council projects and programs? If so, the Urban Agriculture Facilitator role might be for you.

A fantastic opportunity exists to join the Waste Minimisation and Urban Agriculture Team within the City Works Branch at the City of Yarra. Council has recently adopted its new Urban Agriculture Strategy for 2019-2023 and we’re looking for the right person to help us deliver and accelerate its work.

In this role you will partner with and influence various internal and external stakeholders to achieve the successful planning and delivery of the Urban Agriculture Action Plan; have an opportunity to be exposed to diverse range of projects across the unit; work closely with community organisations; and contribute to a range of initiatives that will make a real difference to the Yarra community.

To be successful in this role, you will have subject area knowledge and expertise as well as demonstrated community engagement, program design and project management skills.

Yarra Council is a progressive and dynamic organisation committed to being a leading sustainable city. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in the lives of our staff and our community.

Download File100391 - Urban Agriculture Facilitator - Position Description.pdf

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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