Here at CBCity
The City of Canterbury Bankstown is one of the largest Council’s in NSW with the most culturally, socially and economically diverse communities in Sydney. We deliver 21 key services such as childcare, waste collection, parks maintenance, libraries, community facilities and aquatic centres to over 370,000 residents

The Role
A rewarding opportunity has presented itself for a dedicated and driven individual to join our Sustainability unit as an Environmental project officer
In this role you will develop, implement, maintain and evaluate innovative plans, programs, education / engagement plans and initiatives that link to Council’s environment and sustainability strategies and policies, including the areas of (corporate and community) sustainability, Natural Resource Management, energy & water efficiency, climate adaptation and resilience.

*This opportunity will be offered on a Temporary Full Time Opportunity (up to August 2025)

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Research solutions for complex and priority environmental and sustainability issues.
  • Maintain, monitor and evaluate data, programs, initiatives and resources to continuously improve and meet the objectives of relevant strategies, policies, plans and legislation.
  • Identify, seek and manage grants and alternate funding sources that align with the relevant  strategies, policies and plans.
  • Provide specialist advice to council, state and local governments, industry and community on sustainability, energy & water efficiency, climate adaptation and resilience
  • Inform, educate and increase community and corporate awareness on sustainability, energy & water efficiency, climate adaptation and resilience issues and actions.
  • Assist in the development, delivery and reporting on Council’s Community Plan, Delivery Program, 
  • Operational Plans and relevant Environmental Reporting.
  • Assist with the development, implement and review of team plans and budgets

*For a full list of duties, click here to review the position description.

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Management, Science or similar, and/or relevant industry experience supported by environmental sustainability experience.
  • Class ‘C’ Driver’s Licence
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging catchment management issues within Local Government or business with an emphasis on their application to legislation, policy and procedures.
  • Previous experience in a sustainability role including research, projects and promoting sustainability best practice.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of resources and environmental and sustainability awareness and behavioural change programs
  • Proven skills in project management including planning, establishing priorities, evaluation and allocation and management of resources and budget.
  • High level communication, interpersonal skills and public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in report writing including ability to measure, evaluate and meet reporting requirements
  • High level of computer literacy with good working knowledge of Microsoft office software
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment, including early mornings, weekends, and nights.

The salary range for this opportunity commences at $90,858 (Grade G, Step 1) + 11.5 % super. Salary may be negotiable dependent on skills and experience.
Click here to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade

Whats on offer?

  • An Attractive Remuneration Package.
  • Embrace a better work-life balance with our Accrued Time Off program, designed to prioritise your well-being and help you manage the balance between your personal and professional life.
  • Contribute to making a positive impact on our community. 
  • An investment in your professional growth, fostering continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Access to our employee Health and Wellbeing Programs.

For more information, please contact David Lowery at david.lowery

How to Apply 

You will need to submit your application via the ‘Apply Now’ button and create a login using your email address and upload a:

•    Resume; and
•    Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria within the position description and explaining your suitability for the role.

Applications close on Tuesday, 16 July 2024.

CBCity is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We want our workplace to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, experiences and abilities; this includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTQIA+ community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

If you require support with your application and throughout the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Management Team at

Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children Check in accordance with the position.   

Applicants must hold an Australian citizenship, permanent residency, or possess a valid work permit/visa with full unrestricted working rights to be eligibl

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Canterbury-Bankstown Council,New South Wales,Australia

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Canterbury-Bankstown Council,New South Wales,Australia