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Environmental Educator

Employer: Australian Energy Foundation
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Environment & Sustainability, Green Energy, Green Products & Services, Education & Training
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 08 August, 2019.
Applications close: 26 August, 2019.

  • Hours: Casual. Approximately one event every 2-3 weeks, requiring 7 hours of work per event. Events will be booked approximately 3-6 weeks in advance.
  • Remuneration: $40 per hour + super
  • Location: Sydney

Who we are

The Australian Energy Foundation is leading the way to an equitable zero carbon society. We accelerate the energy transition by empowering communities to take action.

Through our energy expertise, tenacity, and partnerships, we:

  • Demonstrate the pathways to a zero carbon society.
  • Influence and inspire to build understanding, investment and action.
  • Deliver solutions that have a positive impact.

We are practical visionaries; a national for-purpose organisation whose work benefits all Australians.

How you will make an impact

You will be delivering a series of public information sessions and workshops covering a suite of practical topics related to energy efficiency and renewable energy. The purpose of these sessions is to help the community reduce their energy bills, make their homes more comfortable and reduce their environmental footprint.

Some of topics:

  • Solar and Batteries – Is now the time to buy?
  • How to make the most of your solar
  • How to save energy in your apartment
  • How to prepare your home for winter/summer
  • How to save energy if you’re renting

Through your excellent presentation and facilitation skills, you’ll be able to share your expertise in renewable energy and energy-efficiency in an engaging and easy to understand manner, inspiring the public to take action and helping us move closer our vision of an equitable zero carbon society.

What you will do

  • Present energy-efficiency and renewable energy workshops to large groups, ranging from 30 to 200 people
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends in renewable energy and energy-efficiency
  • Assist Council staff with set-up and pack down of venue
  • Follow up with attendees via email
  • Data entry into AEF’s CRM

You will have:

  • Strong knowledge in renewable energy and energy-efficiency technologies
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in the use of general office equipment and software.
  • Experience with using Customer Relationship Management systems
  • Willingness to work primarily out of normal working hours on weekends and in the evening

What’s in it for you

You will be surrounded by people who are driven by our vision of an equitable zero carbon society. In addition to contributing to making the world a better place, you will have access to:

  • The latest information and advice on renewable energy and energy-efficiency
  • A Health & Wellbeing Program with access to EAP
  • Training on best-practice facilitation and presentation techniques.

AEF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We work with a diverse range of people and audiences at AEF. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other people of colour, people with a disability and people from the LGBTIQ community

How to apply for this job

Email your application to Liz Leahy, HR Business Partner at, using the subject line: Environmental Educator – Sydney application via EthicalJobs.

In order to be considered for this position, you must include:

  • a brief cover letter stating where you saw the job advertised;
  • your resume, including contact details for a minimum of two referees, including your last line manager (we will not contact referees without your permission).
  • a separate document detailing your response to each Key Selection Criteria, following the STAR system.

Only applications that follow the above process will be accepted and considered for an interview. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

Applications close 9am, Monday 26 August 2019 with interviews to be held on Thursday 29 August 2019 in Sydney CBD.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Anna Moltchanski, Marketing Support Officer on 0400 632 186.

Supporting materials  Environmental Educator Sydney PD August19.docx