About us

The beautiful Eurobodalla Shire is located on Yuin Country on the far south coast of NSW and offers an enviable coastal lifestyle with easy access to Canberra and Sydney. From our beaches to our bushlands, rivers and mountains, the Eurobodalla is a place of inclusive communities embracing sustainable lifestyles.

With 143km of coastline, 83 beaches, 20 lakes and four major river systems, Eurobodalla is known as the land of many waters. Over three-quarters of our land area is open space, consisting of 10 national parks and 15 state forests.

Over 40,000 people call the Eurobodalla Shire home, and we attract over 1.2 million visitors every year.

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic educator who will be responsible for developing and implementing programs designed to promote and educate businesses and residents about our Climate Action Plan (CAP). The plan identifies actions we can take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and how we and the community can prepare and adapt to the expected impacts of climate change.

This position is a part time role in the Strategy and Environment team based at the Moruya Administration Office.

Your main duties will include:

  • Develop and deliver educational programs which focus on how businesses and residents can change behaviours to assist in implementing our CAP.
  • Successfully deliver sustainability projects and ensure projects are conducted within funding, statutory and Council requirements.
  • Provide advice/guidance to Council and the public with relation to our CAP via educational programs, media releases and publications.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report program effectiveness.
  • Actively liaise with both internal and external stakeholders to aid in facilitating best practices to increase uptake and participation in educational programs.

Salary Information

Total remuneration for the role is in the range $42.07 to $52.94 gross per hour consisting of:

  • $37.73 to $47.48 base salary
  • $4.34 to $5.46 superannuation (at 11.5%)

 Appointment to this position is subject to the following:

  • A satisfactory outcome as a result of a National Criminal History Record Check.
  • A verified clearance as a result of the Working with Children Check.

What we offer

We promote equal access to opportunities and pride ourselves on creating a safe and engaging working environment that fosters wellbeing. We are dedicated to looking after our staff, knowing our people are our biggest asset, to ensure we are best placed to look after our community.

Culture and benefits

  • Work/life balance through a range of flexible work options.
  • 35 hours per week for administrative staff and 38 hours per week for operational staff.
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including access to free counselling through our Employee Assistance Program, Uprise Wellbeing App, Fitness Passport, Social Club, flu vaccinations and skin checks.
  • Up to 3 days leave to cover Council closure at end of year period.
  • 9 weeks Council provided paid maternity leave (conditional).
  • Generous leave provisions including Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service, study leave and 3 weeks sick leave annually.
  • Annual Award increases, performance reviews and a rewards and recognition program.
  • Salary packaging program.

About you

Do you have an understanding on current environmental issues and a passion in educating people about improved sustainability? Are you interested in working in a position that enables the development and implementation of sustainability education programs for businesses and residents in line with our Climate Action Plan? We would love to hear from you! Your application should further demonstrate the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications or demonstrated experience in fields relevant to this position.
  • Proven experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainability programs for businesses and residents.
  • Demonstrated facilitation and public presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with sound computer literacy.
  • Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment.

Please read the Information Package for full details. If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Alex King on 02 4474 1083 .

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Vacant Positions website page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Applications close: 11.00pm Sunday 28 July 2024.

Applicants found suitable through this recruitment process may be contacted for fixed term contract opportunities of less than 12 months where the position is similar in nature – meaning the position requires the same nature of duties, abilities, qualifications, experience and standard of work performance.

Confirmation of personal identity and working rights:

As part of the recruitment process, should you be successful in obtaining an interview, you will be required to bring with you an original Government issued photo ID for the interview Panel to sight.

Should you then move to the next stage of the recruitment process after interview, you will be required to produce documentation that proves your working rights in Australia, such as a passport, birth certificate, driver’s licence, proof of permanent residency or temporary VISA grant notice.

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.

Salary

Competitive

Monthly based

Location

Eurobodalla Shire Council,New South Wales,Australia

Job Overview
Job Posted:
5 days ago
Job Expire:
1w 4d
Job Type
Full Time
Total Vacancies
1

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