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Solar Saver Residential Program Officer

Darebin City Council
  • Position No: E51004
  • Salary: $87,041 - $94,749 per annum
  • Temporary Full-time until June 2021
  • Job share / flexible working options will be considered

Make a direct positive impact on our community through managing our Solar Saver residential program.

Located in Preston, a five minute walk from the train station

Darebin City Council is seeking a motivated Program Officer to project manage the innovative and award-winning Solar Saver Residential program in the Climate Emergency and Sustainable Transport Department.


Darebin Council is a leader in environmental sustainability and social justice, and in 2017 was the first Council in the world to declare a Climate Emergency. To fulfil this commitment, Council developed a detailed Darebin Climate Emergency Strategic Plan setting out a number of key actions, including to double solar capacity in Darebin by 2020.

About the Role

As a member of our Climate Emergency and Sustainable Transport team, you will contribute towards a coordinated response to the climate emergency and the delivery of the Solar Saver program.

You will project manage and lead a small team in order to successfully deliver the Council’s residential solar programs.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Sound knowledge and commitment to environmental and sustainability issues, particularly climate change and/or renewable energy.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large, complex projects and contracts in the context of sustainability and/or local government.
  • Excellent research, analysis and problem-solving skills with good attention to detail and a high level of proficiency with data systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills – you are confident in building sound effective working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Benefits of Joining

  • Training and professional development opportunities.
  • Flexible working options and arrangements available.
  • Social activities and social club.
  • Comprehensive health and wellbeing program.
  • Opportunities for other opportunities within the local government and wider Victorian Public Sector.
  • Supportive and inclusive culture.
  • Easily accessible by private transport and Preston train station.

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