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Sustainability Engagement Officer


Employer: City of Sydney
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Environment & Sustainability, Green Energy, Recycling & Waste Management
Sector/s: Local Government
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 26 September, 2019.

  • Division: CITY LIFE
  • Unit: Sustainability Programs
  • Section: Sustainability Programs
  • Salary: AUD $93,712 per annum plus Superannuation
  • Employment status: Permanent
  • Employment arrangement: Full Time
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.

The Sustainability Engagement Officer (Residential) will develop and deliver strategic programs to achieve better environmental performance in residential strata communities. Partnering with diverse stakeholders in government, community and industry the Officer will work to deliver actions within the City of Sydney's Residential Apartments Sustainability Plan. Our focus is to build capacity within the strata sector to reduce carbon emissions, water consumption and reduce waste to landfill in line with City of Sydney targets.

The Officer will work within a team of four driving residential apartment building retrofits and renewable energy uptake, advocating for policy change to overcome sustainability challenges and empower owners corporations, building and strata managers to create resilient communities on a trajectory to a net-zero future.

The successful candidate will have:

  • tertiary qualifications at degree level in a relevant discipline and/or extensive knowledge of environmental issues and behaviour change programs
  • proven program management skills and experience in delivering behaviour change programs
  • understanding of legislation and regulation relevant to strata communities (or ability to upskill in this area)

A comprehensive induction will be provided and you will receive ongoing coaching as well as mentoring in a supportive and progressive environment.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

How to apply for this job

Click 'Apply' to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: This role will require a Pre-Employment Health Declaration form.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11:59pm, Thursday 26 September 2019.

For further information contact: Melinda Dewsnap, Sustainability Engagement Manager on 02 9246 7761.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.