Urban Forest Program Facilitator

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  • 6 weeks’ annual leave pro-rata (30 days)
  • Opportunity to assist Local Government to retain and grow their urban forests.
  • Join a supportive and inclusive team undertaking interesting work in urban planning and sustainability.
Urban Forest Program FacilitatorFull Time, Fixed Term Contract (through to July 2025)Total Package $117,962 per annum (inclusive of superannuation guarantee)   Looking to make a tree change!? In this role you will assist Local Governments across the Western Australian landscape to accelerate their urban forest initiatives and build sector capacity, and understanding, of this very important policy area. Working directly with member Local Governments, you will be distributing and managing a substantial grant program, the Urban Greening Grant Program, which is being managed by WALGA, on behalf of the State Government.   This role provides the opportunity to:
  • Work with participating Local Governments to facilitate knowledge sharing and provide tools, advice, and assistance to assist in urban forest planning.
  • Showcase your exceptional stakeholder engagement experience by building and maintaining positive relationships, providing tools, advice, and assistance, and utilise your problem-solving skills.
  • Have the rare opportunity to work alongside WALGA’s Planning and Building team and manage the WALGA Urban Forest Working Group.
  • Utilise your research skills to develop Urban Forest grant application forms, guidelines and agreements.
What are we offering: In addition to 6 weeks’ (30 days) annual leave, flexible work offerings, an office based in West Leederville that is within easy reach of public transport, bike paths and paid parking, we provide access to a wellbeing program, an active social club, and a commitment to employee development.   About WALGA WALGA is the peak body for all 139 Local Governments in WA. We are a member-based, not for profit organisation with a purpose to support WA Local Governments to deliver better outcomes for their communities. We provide support, advice and training while advocating on behalf of our members to all levels of Government. We also provide services with a direct benefit to our members and raise the credibility and profile of the sector with positive marketing and communication to a wide audience. We have approximately 100 staff with the majority located in our West Leederville office and organised into key portfolios: Advocacy, Policy, Member Services, Infrastructure and Corporate and Executive Services. For further information visit www.walga.asn.au ________________________________________ To Apply To view the position description please head to our careers page and follow the link. You can apply through our website or through Seek. Please include a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this role. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. For further information please contact Chris Hossen Policy Manager Planning and Building (08) 9213 2056. before 22 December 2023 or after 2 January 2024. This role is being sourced directly by WALGA. We respectfully request no agencies approach.   Applications close 12:00pm Friday 22 December 2023Please note all applicants will be reviewed and contacted in the new year.   We may commence interviews upon receipt and reserve the right to close the position early.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Administration, Architecture, Banking
  • Locations:
    Western Australia, Perth,
  • Closing Date:22nd Dec 2023, 12:00 am


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