Sustainability Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation)


East Gippsland Shire Council


Bairnsdale, Victoria

Salary etc:

$84,948 - $91,721 p.a. Ongoing, Full-time.



  • Be a part of making a positive change to our local sustainability!
  • Ongoing position.
  • Salary Range: $84,948.24 to $91,721.73 per annum.

About the business and the role

East Gippsland is a pristine area of Victoria. Home to tranquil beaches, rugged mountain beauty and dense forested areas, it encompasses over 21,000 kilometres of land including ski fields high, country and regional cities state and national parks, and lakes and coastal wilderness. Catering for residents and visitors, East Gippsland Shire Council is a major employer across the region, meeting the needs of over 47,000 residents and over one million visitors.

Position overview

We are currently looking for a full time Sustainability Officer to join our small Sustainability team! If you are a passionate about Sustainability, this could be the position for you. This position will be required to create and implement a monitoring and evaluating plan to run alongside our Environmental Sustainability Strategy and to provide important contributions to various projects undertaken by the Sustainability team.

What we can offer you!

  • A stunning region to live and play in. Enjoy East Gippsland's beaches, mountains and the lakes - right at your fingertips!
  • To be a part of a motivated team, working together to provide guidance on the Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy. .
  • Flexible working arrangements.

What we need from you:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive relevant workplace experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation programs within an organizational setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyze data in order to draw conclusions around past and future performance and make recommendations consistent with organizational and community goals.
  • Demonstrated experience in consulting and building relationships with a broad range of stakeholders including the general public, community organisations, staff and other statutory authorities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the opportunities and challenges for East Gippsland within the fields of climate change, energy efficiency and water resource use.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • A current, valid Victorian driver's licence.

As well as the below points, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a current Police Check, pre employment medical check and be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Applicants for this position must also be legally entitled to work in Australia.


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