DIRECTORATE:
Infrastructure, Planning & Environment

CLASSIFICATION:
Grade 14

SALARY:
$90,899 to $99,989 + 11.5% employer contribution to superannuation

REPORTING TO:
Team Leader Environment

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
Full-time

THE POSITION:
The Environmental Planner provides advisory services in regards to environmental impacts and approvals to both internal and external stakeholders. Including guiding the delivery of environmental actions and initiatives under the implementation of the Albury Wodonga Regional Natural Environment Strategy. The role will advocate environmental outcomes on behalf of Council.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide an advisory service in regards to environmental planning and assessment and approvals (Part 4 and Part 5 activities under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979).
  • Provide an advisory service in regards to strategic direction to ensure environmental outcomes underpin AlburyCity's strategies, policies and operating procedures.
  • Undertake regulatory impact assessment of changes in planning, environmental, natural resource management, biodiversity and vegetation management legislation, regulations and related on AlburyCity.
  • In collaboration with Wodonga City Council, implement the Albury Wodonga Regional Natural Environment Strategy.
  • Develop and deliver a training programme to internal and external stakeholders on AlburyCity's Environmental Approvals Framework and related environmental management policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders in regards to implementation of Council's environmental frameworks, management policies and procedures.
  • Manage and deliver Council's community awareness program on sustainability and the environment.
  • Providing specialist liaison and promoting cooperation with Government departments, consultants, community groups, developers and the public regarding environmental planning and biodiversity matters.
  • Review Council's environmental management frameworks, policies and procedures on an annual basis.
  • Prepare grant and funding submissions to external agencies and groups, with an emphasis on environmental education and improvement regarding biodiversity and the natural environment.
  • Respond to internal and external enquiries regarding Council's environmental programs and strategies in regards to biodiversity and the natural environment.
  • Keep abreast of all relevant legislation relating to the position.
  • Perform other tasks or duties as directed by the Supervisor which are within the limits of the employee's skill, competence and training.
  • Observe requirements of the WHS Legislation, relevant to the job and adhere to AlburyCity Policies and Procedures regarding WHS.
  • Observe appropriate AlburyCity Policies and Procedures regarding day to day operations including Equal Employment Opportunity policies, AlburyCity's Dress Code and Standards Policy and AlburyCity's Code of Conduct.

ABOUT US

Our Organisation:  We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities and the custodians of an environment like no other. We consistently deliver best-in-class leadership, services, facilities and experiences, providing exceptional living for our local community.

Our Values: We are a values driven organisation and these underpin everything we do.

  • Working Together: I respect, listen to and value the contributions of others and celebrate our achievements.
  • Integrity: I am trustworthy, honest, accountable, open and consistent in all that I do.
  • Courage and Passion: I am enthusiastic and have the confidence to speak up for the betterment of AlburyCity.
  • Innovation: I seek to increase my knowledge through new ideas and continuous improvement.
  • Loyalty: I am supportive of others and committed to AlburyCity and the community.

Live Well Work Well: The health and safety of our people is more than a priority, it’s a commitment embedded within our values. Unlike priorities which change over time, our values form the basis for all that we do; they define our purpose and what we stand for. We seek to have a positive impact by developing a holistic wellbeing culture that empowers everyone to be their healthiest and happiest version, resulting in a more engaged and productive workforce with lower incidence of illness and injury.

It is, and always will be, our goal to have a workplace free from harm.

Two Cities One Community: On 13 October 2017 AlburyCity and The City of Wodonga entered into an historic partnership between the two cities. In August 2022 both Councils worked together to review and re-commit to the Partnership Agreement.

This partnership is a unique opportunity to develop a way forward that benefits our community as a whole with the aim of improving integration, productivity and social and economic development. It will focus on future growth that will continue to add value to both cities. Through this combined focus, underpinned by four key pillars of; leadership, economy, environment and community, we will unleash our potential and drive innovation for the benefit of the region and the nation.

Our Mission is to work together to achieve our community goals now and into the future. We understand that we are stronger together and can achieve more when working in collaboration. We will build on our current partnerships and shared values for thebetterment of Albury and Wodonga.

Child Safety: AlburyCity is committed to being a child safe organisation and our people support, listen to and empower children and young people. We create safe environments that minimise the risk of harm and we have ZERO tolerance for child abuse, violence and neglect.

Salary

Competitive

Monthly based

Location

Albury City Council,New South Wales,Australia

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 week ago
Job Expire:
2w 4d
Job Type
Full Time
Total Vacancies
1

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Albury City Council,New South Wales,Australia