Australia nationals: Environmental & Green Leaders Coordinator

Victoria Government
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Position Type: 
Part-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Apply By: 
23 September 2020
Less than 1 day remaining

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About this opportunity

The main responsibility of the Environmental and Green Leaders Coordinator is to maintain SV's Environment Management System (EMS) and to ensure SV's EMS maintains its ISO 14001 accreditation and complies with Victorian government standards in environmental management.

This position will also involve the leadership and coordination of the monthly Green Leaders meetings to set targets and identify sustainable initiatives and campaigns to reduce office-based environmental impacts across the organisation to meet EMS environmental objectives, targets and reporting requirements.  Green Leaders advise and encourage staff to adopt environmentally friendly practices across the environmental impact areas. The Green Leaders have been organised to focus on Sustainability Victoria's key areas of resource use: energy, water, paper, sustainable procurement, travel and waste/recycling.

Presentations and information updates on environmental sustainability actions will be required internally as well as to external stakeholders to provide EMS updates as well as to engage staff to drive high level behaviour change.

This role will work closely with the EMS Sponsor and Facilities Coordinator and sits within Sustainability Victoria's Facilities and Environmental Management Team which forms part of the Corporate Services, Finance Group.

To be successful in this role you will be required seek input from, and negotiate with, a wide cross section of interests and develop appropriate actions align to this while managing the expectations of a passionate cohort.

 Specialist skills and knowledge

  • Demonstrated experience with Environmental Management Systems (EMS) principles and practice to ensure ISO14001 certification is maintained

This role is being offered as a part-time opportunity 2 days per week

Before applying we would ask that you note the following:

SV is currently proceeding with a Transformation Program including a co-design of organisational team structures.  The outcome of this co-design process may result in a change to the above role title and team functions.

How to Apply

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement and Applicant Information Guide before applying. To be considered for this role applicants must:

  • submit a detailed resume and
  • a cover letter ensuring that the full key selection criteria is addressed (see Position Description)

Applications close 11.59pm on Wednesday 23 September 2020

We are building an inclusive workplace to better reflect the community in which we live, to embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.