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Position Details

Environmental Education Officer

Applications close 31/03/2019

  • Salary: $84,802 - $91,841 per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Innovative & collaborative Council, supportive & fun team, wellbeing programs, monthly ADO & more!
Located along the banks of the Yarra and situated just 7kms from Melbourne’s CBD, the City of Stonnington covers a vibrant and diverse municipality including inner city Prahran, South Yarra, Windsor, and the leafy green suburbs of Armadale, Malvern and Toorak. Stonnington has an enviable record as an innovative and progressive Council, striving on making a positive difference to those in the municipality.

Be part of that positive difference as an Environmental Education Officer within our cohesive and creative Sustainable Environment Management unit, located at the Stonnington Depot. As part of this team, you’ll identify, develop and implement environmental programs and events for both Council staff and the wider community to achieve the objectives of Council’s Sustainable Environment Strategy. You’ll also lead the development and delivery of the Sustainable Schools and Sustainability in Early Education programs, supporting schools and early learning centres to integrate sustainability into the curriculum.

To succeed in this position, you’ll need strong communication skills to present to a diverse range of audiences, develop engaging communication materials and liaise with a range of stakeholders including school students, community groups and local businesses. With knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, school operations and theories of behavioural change, you’ll have the demonstrated ability to implement behavioural change programs within various sectors of the community. Additionally, you’ll have great customer service skills to service Council and the community and have the ability to positively contribute to this fun and supportive team.

The City of Stonnington has a strong commitment to providing a culture where employee health, wellbeing and development are a priority. As well as regular learning and development opportunities, you’ll also have access to some fantastic benefits including participation in our award nominated Wellbeing Program with discounted gym and aquatic memberships, regular health checks and exercise programs, wellbeing events and more! Additionally you’ll have a work life balance, receive annual leave loading, a monthly accrued day off, priority access to Council managed childcare facilities and maternal child health and immunisation services and work for an organisation with a dedicated Green Team.

Be part of Stonnington. Work that matters. People who make a difference

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 - Environmental Education Officer - 412114 - March 2019.pdf

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