Water Sensitive Urban Design Officer

City Of Stonnington
Full Time
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  • Salary: $88k to $96k per annum + monthly ADO + Super
  • Temporary Full Time
  • March 2021 - March 2023
  • An opportunity to make a difference in an organisation that is progressive and people focused

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work. Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

Be part of the City of Stonnington’s transformation into a water sensitive city. Use your experience in developing and implementing successful integrated water management and water sensitive urban design projects in this two-year full time position.

As our Water Sensitive Urban Design Officer, you will work across internal teams to build an understanding of WSUD and to develop and implement WSUD in a range of capital works projects. You will champion and drive stormwater harvesting and WSUD projects across the organisation and lead collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure a water sensitive city.

You will also support Council’s climate emergency response.

For this position, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic professional with:

  • an understanding of the principles of integrated water management and best practice water sensitive urban design in an urban environment
  • experience in integrated water management and water sensitive urban design strategic plans and capital projects
  • experience working with multidisciplinary teams to facilitate cross-organisational and multi-organisational projects
  • highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • effective relationship building strategies for gaining buy-in and support from key stakeholders.

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council's Recruitment Officer on 8920 1165.

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

For more information, please see the attached Success Profile. Please ignore the text below about a Position Description and responding to the Key Selection Criteria. Instead, use your cover letter to tell us why you would be great in this role, your experience and skills to deliver the aspects highlighted in the Success profile and that you’ve got what’s needed to thrive.

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We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have got what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile below. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to discuss an alternative application process please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition Team 8290 1333.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.

For position related queries, please contact Jane Spence on Ph: 82902061

Please click here for the Success Profile

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