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Position Details

Sustainable Environment Officer - water

Applications close 12/07/2020

  • Salary: $88k to $96k per annum (pro rata) + Superannuation
  • Temporary Part Time
  • Fantastic benefits, wellbeing programs, training & development opportunities & more!
At the City of Stonnington, we have an opportunity available to join the Open Space and Environment Department for a 3 year period on a part time basis for 3 days per week (22.8 hours), located at the Depot (and working from home).

As a Sustainable Environment Officer focusing on water, you’ll be responsible for supporting the delivery of Council’s integrated water management strategic objectives and actions from the Sustainable Environment Strategy 2018 -2023 including:
- Engaging and supporting internal teams to integrate integrated water management (IWM) and water sensitive urban design (WSUD) into city-scape, urban design and infrastructure projects
- Partnering with external stakeholders to design and deliver IWM and WSUD projects
- Providing advice relating to WSUD and IWM including delivering up-to-date knowledge of environmental best practice, new innovations and environmental tools to enable Council to achieve its environmental objectives.

In this position you’ll also have some freedom to exercise your creativity and initiative in identifying opportunities to develop and implement environmental programs to assist Council in achieving its strategic objectives for stormwater management, water conservation, water reuse and improving water quality.

We’re looking for a candidate with substantial experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of integrated water management and water sensitive urban design projects with extensive knowledge and appreciation of integrated water management strategies and practices and water sensitive urban design principles. Strong project and contract management skills will also be required. A tertiary qualification in sustainability, environmental management, integrated water management, natural resource management or other related discipline is desirable.

Our staff are rewarded with an award nominated Wellbeing Program and an extensive learning and development program. We also offer, annual leave loading, a work life balance and priority access to Council managed childcare facilities and maternal child health and immunisation services.

The City of Stonnington is committed to being a child safe organisation and has zero tolerance to child abuse. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Jane Spence on Ph: 82902061

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
PD - Sustainable Environment Officer (Water) - Temp PT - June 2020.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.