Climate Action & Sustainability Lead


Gippsland Water


Traralgon, Victoria

Salary etc:

$97,347 - $121,332 p.a. + super. Permanent, Full-time.

Our organisation

We take pride in our place in the Gippsland community. We are a quality essential service and support the health, safety and wellbeing of our community and staff. We are a significant employer in the region, working closely with our stakeholders towards an increasingly prosperous Gippsland.

We are innovative and committed to ensuring that Gippsland Water remains a great place to work. We do this by:

  • Offering a flexible and stimulating workplace and investing in our people to enable us to adapt to the changing needs of our business and our region.
  • Building the capability and culture of our people into a more highly skilled, professional, customer focused and efficient organisation.
  • Building a diverse and inclusive organisation, where our people feel safe to bring their full and authentic self to work.

We also provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Gippsland Water both professionally and personally rewarding.

The role

As our Climate Action and Sustainability Lead, you’ll play a key role in shaping and driving our Climate Change Strategy and sustainability programs, ensuring they are innovative, effective and impactful. You’ll be the expert guiding our climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives and your strategic insights will help us achieve a net zero future and strengthen our resilience against climate change effects.

You’ll use your skills in data analysis to solve long-term environmental sustainability issues. You’ll also develop accounting and reporting systems for complex regulatory subjects, including greenhouse gas emissions and broader environmental sustainability initiatives.

What you’ll bring

  • A tertiary degree or significant experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge and experience applying environmental sustainability principles to solve complex issues.
  • Understanding of contemporary climate change and sustainability obligations and regulatory responsibilities in the water industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be innovative and collaborative to drive positive change.
  • Highly developed project management skills.


We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations and accrued days off. We understand that Gippsland Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.


Date published:


Closing date:

11pm, 24-Jul-2024