Climate Change Policy Officer - ACT

Environment and Planning
Sustainability and Climate Change
Climate Change

Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary Range: $69,797 - $73,881 (PN: 33356)

The Climate Change Section is looking for a self-motivated and creative team player who is passionate about sustainability and engaged in climate change adaptation and mitigation issues. The Climate Change team works to deliver on the emission reduction targets set out in the Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act 2010 and the ACT’s second climate change strategy and action plan, AP2. Duties will include providing assistance with the administration and development of climate change policies, particularly adaptation and living infrastructure, and providing evidence-based and strategic advice. The Policy Officer will liaise with stakeholders through sub-national platforms to report on our targets and climate change actions annually and meet global commitments. The successful candidate will display the necessary experience and demonstrated ability to: prepare high quality policy reports and briefs; liaise and build strong stakeholder networks; and represent the ACT in dealings across a range of climate change, environmental management and planning issues.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Tertiary qualification in environmental/sustainability science, urban planning and/or another relevant professional area would be highly desirable.

This is a temporary position available for a period of 15 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency from this process.

Contact Officer: Lisa Cliff (02) 6207 9063
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Applications Close: 10 July 2015