Position Details
Reference Number 19143
Position Title Energy Officer
Employment Type Permanent
Department Environment & Place
Location Greensborough Service Centre, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough 3088
Band BAND 6
Salary $89,269.36 to $97,051.83
Hours 38.00
Position Summary

Help Council deliver on its ambitious climate action agenda, with the target of becoming carbon neutral by 2028.


As an experienced Energy Officer you will join a team of passionate and outstanding environmental sustainability professionals who are responsible for corporate and community climate action, strategic biodiversity and community education and stewardship. The team provides advice on emissions reduction, adaptation, energy efficiency, environmental education, conservation and land management issues.


You will:

  • Manage Banyule’s carbon inventory, & associated utility and solar platforms
  • Provide advice on the implementation of Council’s energy reduction initiatives, identify and initiate new opportunities
  • Provide input into development and implementation of other strategies, policies and programs to support climate action
  • Prepare grant applications and otherwise pursue external funding for climate action projects
  • Assist with responding to enquiries from the public and internal stakeholders 

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced technical focused and driven climate action professional with a focus on continual improvement
  • A degree or diploma in environmental science, carbon accounting or related discipline
  • Experience in carbon management including utility billing, data management, solar, leading or overseeing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills including technical report writing for non-technical audiences
  • Excellence in Excel, and proficient in Word and records management
  • Knowledge and understanding of climate change mitigation science and policy and technological developments

We can offer:

  • Permanent full time 38 hours per week plus monthly RDO
  • $89,269.36 to $97,051.83 plus super
  • Flexible work arrangements, part time and or job share arrangements will be considered
  • Access to a suite of quality learning and development opportunities and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Greensborough location

Our Staff choose to align their career with Banyule by living the values of Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Initiative and Inclusion, strong learning and development culture and the positive way we work in partnership with the community.  


If this sounds like the job for you we would like to know more about you.


For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, contact Sian Gleeson Tel: 9457 9828 for a confidential conversation.

To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below.

Applications Close Tuesday 28 June 2022.


Banyule City Council is committed to being an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer, we value diversity and encourage people from different and diverse backgrounds to apply. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email employment@banyule.vic.gov.au or call 9940 4235. 


In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, this position requires you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in this recruitment, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status. 

Contact Person Sian Gleeson
Contact Number (03) 9457 9828
Contact Email sian.gleeson@banyule.vic.gov.au
Closing Date 28/06/2022
Position Description
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Application Guide click here to view