Macedon Ranges Shire Council Jobs – Sustainability Officer

Website Macedon Ranges Shire Council

Job Description:

To progress Council’s climate emergency response by implementing projects aimed at reducing Council’s environmental footprint and supporting climate change action across the community

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare plans and inform programs aimed at reducing Council’s greenhouse gas emissions and broader environmental footprint as set out in Council’s Environment Strategy.
  • Work with staff across Council to implement sustainability initiatives through behavior change programs, building upgrades and / or capital works projects.
  • Support the development of community climate change action plans and support community initiatives for sustainability.
  • Inform Council’s response to the climate emergency for both emissions reduction and monitoring progress towards a goal for Zero Net Emissions, and for climate adaptation.
  • Work with Council staff and the community to identify and support emission reduction and water saving opportunities in the community.
  • Advocate externally for improved environmental standards and climate change action

Job Requirements:

  • Good knowledge and demonstrated experience about environmental sustainability and climate action, both within the context of a local government organisation, and within the community
  • Knowledge about organisational action required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and monitor progress towards emissions reduction goals.
  • General knowledge of sustainable design principles and their application to public buildings.
  • General knowledge of the energy and water sectors, including state and federal
    government policies and programs related to climate change and sustainability

Job Details:

Company: Macedon Ranges Shire Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Macedon Ranges, Victoria, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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