Advert ID: 20012719
Community Energy Coordinator
Cobargo and District Energy Transition Inc
$80,000 p.a. Fixed-term, Full-time.
About The Role
The Cobargo and District Energy Transition group (CaDET) has a unique and exciting opportunity for a Community Energy Coordinator to lead management and delivery of the Cobargo Community Energy Project (CCEP). This project aims to improve resilience, reduce emissions and generate local economic benefits through greater use of renewable energy and improved energy efficiency.
The Community Energy Coordinator will deliver a program of energy-focused community development activity that will also contribute to bushfire recovery, help restore community morale and strengthen social cohesion.
The Coordinator is a full time position until 31 March 2024 to be located in the Cobargo main street in a new community-owned Business Hub being developed as part of the recovery from the Black Summer bushfires. The Coordinator will report to the management committee of Cobargo and District Energy Transition Inc, known as Renewable Cobargo. The position is funded through the Australian Government's Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program as part of the Cobargo Community Energy Project.
Key responsibilities include:
This role requires collaboration and the ability to work successfully with local residents, businesses, and community groups as well as a wide range of external stakeholders including commercial suppliers, energy and climate experts and local, state and federal government officials. You will work closely with and need to report and be accountable to the volunteer committee that oversees the project. You will be passionate about community energy, local resilience and taking action on climate change. You will need to display CaDET's values of working for the common good, accountability, integrity, courage, respect for others and the community, striving for excellence and empathy for those who have suffered through the bushfires and other recent hardships.
Key Selection Criteria
Please note the successful candidate will need to have their own car and must be willing to undergo a police records check for the purpose of employment.
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