First listed on: 28 July 2017

Environmental Project Officer

A better way to live.
A stone's throw from Sydney and Canberra, Wingecarribee Shire boasts the best of urban bustle and rural quiet. It offers that true sense of community, natural beauty, and enviable lifestyle only semirural living can offer. At Council we strive to make it an even better place to live. That's our vision. This is your chance to add to it.

Environmental Project Officer


  • Looking for an opportunity to have a positive impact on the environment?
  • Join our 'Fit for the Future' stand-alone Council
  • Work together with our team to create tomorrow’s Local Government


About the role

A position has become available within Council’s Environment and Sustainability branch for an enthusiastic and motivated person with demonstrated experience implementing Environment and Sustainability projects and programs. The successful applicant will work as part of a team committed to improving and protecting the environment. Salary for this position is based on skills, experience and qualifications and will range from $73,437.00pa to $85,186pa + access to a leaseback vehicle +super.

About You

In addition to holding the relevant qualifications in a related discipline you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in scoping and project managing sustainability focused projects or programs;

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and promote positive environmental outcomes with various stakeholder groups e.g. industry, business, schools and community;

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and to deliver outcomes in specified timeframes and

  • Awareness of legislation and government policy relating to resource efficiency, energy management and climate change.

About us

Located in the Southern Highlands, Wingecarribee Shire Council is within comfortable travelling distance of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Illawarra. With four distinct and stunning seasons combined with glorious countryside rich in biodiversity and appeal, it’s an enviable lifestyle location.

To Apply

To apply for this position please visit (Careers @ Council) to view the position description which also contains they key selection criteria. Please complete the online application process by submitting your resume, cover letter and a separate document addressing the selection criteria.

Please note: the online process allows for three (3) items to be uploaded i.e. Resume, Covering Letter and Äddress to Selection Criteria”.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Council’s Coordinator Environment & Health Systems Ms Therese Smart on (02) 4868 0748.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing date for applications is Monday 21 August 2017


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