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Sustainable transport officer - Sunshine Coast


Category: Project Management

Work Type: Temporary/Max Term Full-time

$69K – $96K Total Remuneration Package $61K – $85K Base Salary Location: Caloundra Vacancy No: 3930 Temporary - Full-time (until June 2024) Applications close: Monday, 10 July 2023 11:59pm AEST Why work with us? There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council. With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy. About the Role The Transport Infrastructure Management Branch provides expert solutions and products to facilitate the ongoing management of our civil assets and associated services. The Branch takes a service outcome focus in deriving solutions that may then be delivered through assets, operations or combinations of the two to satisfy the specific need or council policy /direction. This role assists in implementing existing and new travel behaviour change programs to reduce car use and monitor the effectiveness of the programs. It also assists in implementing Council’s Sustainable Transport Strategy, Active Transport Plan and other transport policies and programs to encourage walking, cycling and public transport.

  • Support the travel behaviour change projects across a range of settings on the Sunshine Coast to reduce single occupancy vehicle use

  • Co-ordinate and promote sustainable transport events and activities in the community as required and manage event delivery budgets

  • Develop and distribute educational and promotional materials that support Council’s Travel Behaviour Change and sustainable transport strategies

  • Support the Team Leader – Sustainable Transport Services in the development and implementation of relevant elements identified in Council’s Think Change Travel Behaviour Change Strategy

This position requires working across the region to engage with community organisations and business to foster travel behaviour change initiatives. About you As a requirement of this role, you will possess tertiary qualifications in project management, sustainability, environmental management, transport planning or other relevant discipline. As a professional in Sustainable Transport Services, you will have demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively within the Council framework and is outcome focused You will have experience providing senior level project support, including co-ordinating key aspects of project management such as project planning, budget tracking, monitoring, reporting and issue resolution You must demonstrate a strong interest in environmental issues and the promotion of physical activity. Our Culture & Employee Benefits Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits and working styles to suit you:

  • Wellbeing: Your wellbeing is important to us therefore we offer a number of different initiatives such as discounted health related memberships, fitness passport, employee assistance program and development opportunities.

  • Flexibility: We know it is important to balance life and work, therefore we offer flexible working including a 9-day fortnight and a hybrid WFH model that help you be your best.

  • Extras: Those extras make a difference therefore we offer salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation, smartphones and devices. We also pay you 17.5% leave loading and generous Superannuation where council will contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution.

How to apply Your written application should include:

  • A 1-2 page cover letter demonstrating your ability to fulfil the mandatory and desirable requirements on the Position Profile. Keep the key responsibilities in mind when addressing this criteria; and

  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.

Once you have these two documents ready, click ‘Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to complete your application. Further Information Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website. To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2022-2026. For specific enquiries contact Nigel Walker during business hours on 0437 950 382. We're working hard to create an inclusive workplace that reflects the diverse community we serve. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Recruitment Team joinusnow@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au. At Sunshine Coast Council, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background including First Nations, disability, religion and sexual orientation. To deliver the best service to our region we want a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Sunshine Coast Council strongly encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role.

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