Environmental Sustainability Officer (Shared)

Employment Details
Date Added: 6-Dec-2023
Closing Date: 22-Mar-2024 04:00 PM
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Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the environment? Do you thrive in collaborative environments where you can lead initiatives and drive change?  If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

About the Role

The Shires of Toodyay and Victoria Plains are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as an Environmental Sustainability Officer.  Hosted by the Shire of Toodyay, this shared role will involve leading the development and implementation of a Biodiversity Strategy, providing advice, and promoting environmental sustainability within our jurisdictions.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of a Biodiversity Strategy to protect and enhance our natural environment.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on environmental sustainability initiatives to both Shires.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to promote awareness and engagement in environmental conservation efforts.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of sustainability programs and initiatives.
  • Work closely with local communities to foster a culture of environmental stewardship and responsibility.

Requirements:

  • Proven relevant knowledge and experience in environmental sustainability or related field.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire others.
  • Commitment to working collaboratively in a team environment to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Relevant qualifications in environmental science, natural resource management, or a related discipline.

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary of $72,000-$76,000 per annum plus superannuation.
  • Additional superannuation contribution and income protection benefits.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the local community and environment.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with opportunities for professional development.

How to Apply

Application packages are available at www.toodyay.wa.gov.au or www.victoriaplains.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Records Officer on 9574 9300 or email records@toodyay.wa.gov.au.   

Applications should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL – Environmental Sustainability Officer” and forwarded: 

  • By mail to PO Box 96, Toodyay WA 6566;
  • In-person to Shire of Toodyay Admin Centre, 15 Fiennes Street Toodyay during opening hours; or
  • Via email to records@toodyay.wa.gov.au

The closing date for applications is Friday 22 March 2024.  Late applications will not be accepted and all Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Join Us in Making a Difference! If you are passionate about environmental sustainability and making a positive impact on our community, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in working towards a greener, more sustainable future for the Shires of Toodyay and Victoria Plains. Apply now and be part of our team!

The Shires of Toodyay and Victoria Plains are Equal Opportunity Employers that value and respect diversity in the workplace.

Please Note:

  • Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.
  • The successful applicant is required to obtain a current Federal Police clearance, pre-employment medical, and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment

 

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