Student/Graduate Environmental Officer

  • Full Time temporary 2-year position (35 hours per week) – enjoy a 9-day fortnight
  • Join a diverse and family-friendly work environment
  • $58,972.38 to $66,048.88 per annum plus superannuation
  • 5 minutes to sunny Maroubra Beach and adjacent to Southpoint Shopping Centre
Our Team At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service. The City Life directorate delivers personalised and public services to enhance community life, including family, aged, leisure and cultural services. About the Role As a Student/Graduate Environmental Officer, you will be supporting the development and evaluation of strategies and plans related to the environment, resilience, and waste management in the Bayside LGA. You will be responsible for identifying and planning for current and future demands on Council and community assets and developing strategies and policies to address these needs. You can also expect to:
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Council’s natural environment and open space assets to deliver sustainable resource management outcomes.
  • Support the development and review of environmental, resilience and waste strategies and plans, including the Environmental Strategies, Resilience Plan, Urban Forest Strategy, and Resource Recovery and Circular Economy.
  • Conduct street and open space tree survey and inventory.
  • Undertake research and analysis to provide timely and accurate advice, reports, and briefs including funding options to inform decisions.
  • Build effective working relationships within Council, government agencies, and the community to achieve Council goals.
  • Promote the positive and collaborative culture and values of the organisation through open, fair, and transparent decision making and ethical, professional behaviour.
  • Work in collaboration with and assist the team, Manager, and other key stakeholders to achieve business unit goals, work requests, demands and council priorities.
  • Undertake other reasonable tasks and actions as assigned by the Supervisor.
We are looking for a candidate:
  • Who has completed 50% or more of a relevant tertiary qualification or graduated in 2023 with a relevant tertiary qualification.
  • With great understanding of adapting and demonstrating flexibility in a work environment.
  • With sound communication skills, including written and verbal communication, presentation, and technical advisory abilities.
  • With sound problem solving skills.
  • Able to use Microsoft Office and other systems.
Our Benefits and Culture As an organisation, we pride ourselves in offering a flexible working environment centred on delivering great outcomes for our customers, whether internal or external. Bayside Council has a strong culture of collaboration and delivering exciting new initiatives for our community.
  • 3 extra days off during Christmas each year
  • 15 days sick leave each year
  • 2 days health and wellbeing leave each year
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Additional parental leave entitlements for both parents
Apply Now Before submitting your application, please take the time to read the job description. Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter including your skills and experience (max 2 pages). Applications must be submitted by email to: [email protected] with the subject line titled – F23/972 – Student/Graduate Environmental Officer Deadline: Monday, 20 November 2023 (9:00am) Salary Range: $58,972.38 to $66,048.88 per annum plus 11% superannuation Enquiries: Peter Ryan – Coordinator Environment on 0483 044 476 Background Checks: Applicants may be required to satisfactorily undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position. Applicants may be required to satisfactorily undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children Check in accordance with the position.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:20th Nov 2023, 12:00 am


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