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Reference Number 18948
Position Title Sustainable Design Technical Advisor - Green Infrastructure
Employment Status Term Contract
Employment Arrangement Full Time
Division City of Sydney
Location Town Hall House
Award Classification City of Sydney Salary Award - Band 8
Advertisement Text Sustainable Design Technical Adviser - Green Infrastructure

- $132,051 p.a. plus superannuation
- Term contract until 30 June 2021
- Option to work 19 day month

This exciting new position reflects the commitment by the City of Sydney to accelerate its leadership and delivery of environmental outcomes through its projects and day to day operations. It presents an opportunity to work with the Green Infrastructure Team to support other City business units in delivery of the objectives of the Sustainable Sydney 2030 program and the related Environmental Action 2016-2021 Strategy and Action Plan.

The Green Infrastructure team develops projects to address climate change through low carbon or renewable energy generation, such as cogeneration or photovoltaics; it supports the City’s energy and water use monitoring and efficiency initiatives; and works to conserve water resources and improve the City’s resilience through stormwater harvesting and water recycling schemes. The Team also provides advice on how to integrate sustainable design into new buildings and refurbishments and decisions around major plant and asset replacements.

The City has recently adopted a set of Sustainable Design Technical Guidelines and is in the process of integrating these into its project management process. The Technical Adviser will, among other tasks, work with the Green Infrastructure Team to:

- Provide sustainable design technical advice during the design, replacement, or refurbishment of City buildings, facilities, infrastructure and related plant and equipment.

- Assist with the further development, implementation, review and update of the City’s Sustainable Design Technical Guideline.

This position presents an opportunity for the Sustainable Design Technical Adviser to become involved in a wide range of exciting, challenging and meaningful City projects that serve the needs of the growing population of a diverse and dynamic global city.

As the ideal candidate you will have a passion for improving environment outcomes combined with a high level of interpersonal skills and commitment to work as part of a team. You will also have the knowledge and negotiation skills to advocate effectively for environmentally sustainable outcomes.

You will have strong set of technical competencies and experience to bring to the position resulting from an extensive background in building services related engineering, passive architectural design, energy and water use efficiency audits and projects or building rating schemes or similar fields.

Your application must address the selection criteria, as stated in the position description, and must also address how your skills and experience make you the ideal candidate to deliver on the objectives of this position.

Please submit online via our website. Note that your applications is for a specific role. If you are interested in more than one of the new environmental roles with the City, you will need to submit multiple applications each tailored to the specific position.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Contact Person Christophor Collins
Contact Number 0413793895
Alternate Contact Person Chris Derksema
Alternate Contact Number 0417628442
Closing Date 22/08/2017
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