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Position Details

Water Sensitive City Officer

Applications close 28/02/2021

  • Salary: $88k to $96k per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Temporary Full Time
  • An opportunity to make a difference in an organisation that is progressive and people focused
About Stonnington
We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work. Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

About the role
Be part of the City of Stonnington’s transformation into a water sensitive city by delivering integrated water management outcomes in this two year full time position.

As our Water Sensitive City Officer, you’ll work with both internal and external stakeholders to champion and coordinate integrated water management and water sensitive urban design within Stonnington. You’ll facilitate the delivery of Council’s strategic water objectives and actions including support and guidance to internal teams.

You’ll also play a key role in Council’s climate emergency response.

About you
For this position, we’re looking for a motivated and enthusiastic professional with:
- Strong collaboration skills with the ability to bring people together
- An ability to identify opportunities and facilitate advice and guidance to internal teams
- Experience in building relationships and gaining support to deliver successful outcomes
- Big picture thinking
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- A good understanding of water within an urban environment.

For more information, please see the attached Success Profile. In your Cover Letter we're looking to see if you can demonstrate that you have what's needed to 'deliver' the role and that you have what’s needed to 'thrive' (the two to section of the success profile. Short examples recommended to support your application).

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ 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, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council's Recruitment Officer on 8920 1165.

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

Submitting your application

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have got what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile below. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to discuss an alternative application process please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition Team 8290 1333.

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

Success Profile

Position Descriptions
Success Profile - Water Sensitive City Officer.pdf

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

City of Stonnington has a Workplace Adjustments Policy. Please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition Team on 82980 1333 for a copy