Advert ID: 20001959
Environmental Projects Coordinator
Hunter Joint Organisation
Remuneration circa $80,000 - $84,000 p.a. + benefits.
About the Organisation
The Hunter Joint Organisation (HJO) works directly with the 11 Councils of the Hunter and Central Coast Region of New South Wales and their communities to provide environmental management support, services, and programs across a range of focus areas.
The Environment Division of the HJO includes a small team of dedicated staff who work with member councils, consultants, researchers, project partners, agencies and professional networks to design and deliver these regionally focused activities.
About the Opportunities
HJO now have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Environmental Projects Coordinator to join their Environment Division, based in the Lower Hunter, NSW. The position will initially focus on projects in the areas of waste management / resource recovery and disaster resilience, including a strong focus on community education programs, however, the opportunity to expand and diversify into different environmental focus areas will be available over time depending upon the ongoing focus and directions of the Division.
More specifically, initial project priorities will include (but not be limited to):
Reporting to the Director Environment Division, the position will require an individual with:
Day to day activities undertaken by the position will include project planning, budget management, organising and facilitating meetings of multi stakeholder working groups; engaging and managing consultants and contractors; designing and delivering regional forums, workshops and training events; research and data analysis; preparing grant applications and reporting on progress, preparing award applications; and any other task as required to deliver quality outcomes for the region.
The successful candidates will possess tertiary qualifications (preferably a Bachelor's degree) in Environmental Management, Health, Science, or other relevant discipline.
Your project planning and management skills, including the ability to manage workloads and budgets across multiple projects, will be key to your success in this role. Experience and success in the preparation of funding applications is also required, along with the ability to report on subsequent implementation.
You will need excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills and be able to confidently liaise with a wide variety of internal and external partners and stakeholders.
Please note: Candidates will need to hold a current unencumbered driver's licence and be available for occasional travel.
About the benefits
This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation that truly values staff development and professional growth. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of professional stakeholders across various environmental management fields at all levels of government. Not to mention, you will be at the forefront of cutting-edge environmental programs and initiatives!
You will receive an attractive remuneration circa $80,000 - $84,000 (commensurate with the level of skills and experience)
In addition, you will have access to a number of benefits including:
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In addition to your CV and cover letter, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the selection criteria stated in the position description. Please ensure your application clearly articulates how your experience is relevant to the role.
Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 4pm Monday, 26th November 2018.
Position Description - Environmental Projects Coordinator - Hunter Joint Organisation.pdf
Monday, 26 November 2018