Permanent, Part time (19 Hours per week)
Band 6
Salary $88,113 + Super

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia, and as a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

You will implement priority actions from the City of Whittlesea’s Biodiversity Strategy. You will liaise with ecological consultants and experts from other agencies. You will represent the City of Whittlesea at Biodiversity Forums and provide advice for protecting biodiversity to internal and external stakeholders.

About you

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, demonstrated project management skills, excellent knowledge of local biodiversity and a track record of working collaboratively in a small team environment to deliver high quality services.

Highly developed interpersonal skills, incorporating verbal and written communication, negotiation, analytical, relationship and resolution skills will be essential to your success in this role.

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

Want to know more?

The full Position Description is available on the careers at Council page at https://whittlesea.bigredsky.com/ If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact James Booth, Team Leader Land Management & Biodiversity on 9217 2323.

To apply for this position, you must address the Core Capabilities outlined in the Position Description.

**Applications close 11.45 pm on Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Please note all applicants must apply online, and no late applications will be accepted.

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be eligible for this vacancy.

At the City of Whittlesea, we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQ. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

Council is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within a work context, with the support of workplace adjustments.

Where possible, the Council will identify and resolve potential barriers to the recruitment and employment of people with disabilities within the organisation.

If you require a workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process, please email human.resources@whittlesea.vic.gov.au with your request outlining your preferred method of contact.

Workplace adjustment (also known as “reasonable adjustment”) is defined as: “Whatever is considered necessary and achievable to enable an employee to perform their job role efficiently and to the best of their abilities”. A Workplace adjustment can be requested at any stage in the recruitment process and/or as a part of the employment of an individual.


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