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Position Details

Waste Education Officer

Applications close 20/10/2019

  • Salary: LGS6 - Local Govt Band 6 Salary from: $86,710.11 to: $93,907.77
  • Temporary Full Time
  • Fantastic benefits, monthly ADO, training & development opportunities & more!
An opportunity exists at the City of Stonnington - one of Melbourne’s most progressive councils, for you to use your experience in environmental education and engagement to support our recycling and waste management goals in a temporary full time position (12 months).
As the Waste Education Officer, you’ll lead the development and delivery of waste education and engagement initiatives related to food waste, recycling contamination and reducing single use plastics. As part of our Sustainable Environment Unit, you’ll research, develop and deliver tailored programs to support both Council and the community, including residents, community groups and local businesses, to avoid, reduce, reuse and recycle waste.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a rewarding career where you can have a positive impact in the municipality. For this vital position, we’re looking for a motivated and enthusiastic professional with:
- Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating environmental education and behaviour change initiatives
- Great communication skills including writing for a range of stakeholders and presenting to diverse audiences
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence stakeholders and work proactively within a cohesive team environment
- A history of innovation and improving processes and practices

The City of Stonnington has a strong commitment to providing a culture where employee health, wellbeing and development are a priority. As an employee, you’ll be offered regular learning and development opportunities and participation in our award nominated Wellbeing Program! Additionally you’ll receive a monthly accrued day off, leave loading, access to a fleet of electric bicycles and ongoing support from a fun and friendly team.

City of Stonnington is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people with disabilities, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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 - Waste Education Officer - Temp FT - September 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.