Education Officer

The City of Coffs Harbour
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Bring your passion for environmental education to the community of Coffs Harbour!

About the role

The City of Coffs Harbour is in search of an environmental Education Officer to fulfil a crucial role in providing nature-based information to the community.

This role will involve developing and delivering environmental education programs, workshops, and learning experiences to a wide range of community groups, including pre-school to Year 12 students and other residents. Love conducting outdoor activities? Keep reading!

The successful candidate will also be responsible for coordinating events and programs, managing resources, communications, and logistics, as well as establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships to enhance the impact of our programs and sustainability objectives.

If you have the professional and creative skills to foster a connection to nature through curiosity and understanding, and possess the drive to expand our delivery programs and local school network, we would love to hear from you!

As an inherent requirement of this role, you may be required to work outside of normal working hours.

About you?

  • A passion for education, sustainability and making a positive difference in the community.
  • Tertiary qualifications and demonstrated experience relevant to education, environmental studies, the sustainability sector or a related field.
  • Experience in program and event planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage internal and external stakeholder relationships.

What's on offer?

  • $41.97p/h + 25% casual loading + superannuation
  • Casual opportunity with the potential for increased hours based on operational requirements
  • Based at the Botanic Gardens; enjoy working in a beautiful and open space!
  • Network at a brand new office location at Yarrila Place!
  • Join an organisation that is supportive of professional development and career progression.
  • Be part of a dynamic, knowledgeable, and passionate team!

About us

The City of Coffs Harbour strives to ensure the community and visitors can enjoy and grow the City's opportunities. We empower our people to innovate and work collaboratively with accountability and respect at the core of our approach.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a dynamic organisation and a thriving community in one of NSW's most beautiful regions. Check out the benefits of living on the Coffs Coast

Want to chat?

Please reach out to Richard Ackland, Maintenance Coordinator Botanic Gardens and Cemeteries at [email protected] or via phone 0408 472 551 to discuss the role in more detail.

If you have any queries around your application or the recruitment process, then you can reach out to our Talent Acquisition Team via email at [email protected]

Want to apply?

The application process and further details, including the Position Description, can be found on our Careers Page: & enter ref code: 6608945

The City of Coffs Harbour is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and backgrounds to apply.

Applications close 23 Jun 2024