Program Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 22 November 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $84,257 - $96,430
Position No: 37011
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 November 2019
Contact Officer: Eliza Hopkins on eliza.hopkins@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 2078

Details: Sustainability Programs is seeking to employ a Program Officer in the Household Team to manage and expand the Actsmart Sustainable Home Advice program. The advice provided through this program addresses a range of residential energy efficiency and sustainability subjects, including solar and battery systems, energy and water conservation, heating and cooling, and draught proofing. The successful applicant will provide energy advice to ACT householders by preparing and delivering over 20 workshops a year, responding to phone and email inquiries and attending community events. The role may also include occasional delivery of in-home advice or energy assessments. The role also includes ongoing development of educational resources, including fact sheets and online information and collaboration with other teams in the Division. Other duties include managing program budgets and external contractors, writing Ministerials and liaising with external stakeholders. After hours and weekend work is required to deliver workshops and attend events.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant experience and qualifications in the delivery of domestic energy conservation and solar advice is desirable. A current driver’s license is required. Some after hours and weekend work will be required. Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
Notes: Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.
How to Apply: Please submit a written application of no more than two pages, addressing the selection criteria, along with your current curriculum vitae, listing two referees and their contact details.
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