Sustainability Coordinator

Employment Details
Date Added: 22-Nov-2019
Closing Date: 9-Dec-2019 12:00 PM

Sustainability Coordinator

  • An attractive base salary of $81,154 plus up to 14.5% superannuation contributions and 17.5% leave loading
  • Work a 19 day month
  • Belmont based location
  • Leadership role


The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is a Perth-based Regional Local Government providing services in waste management, regional economic development and environmental management for Perth’s Eastern Region.


Do you have a passion for Sustainability and experience in leading a team? Our highly successful Regional Services team is seeking an innovative, self-motivated and influential individual to oversee work carried out by project officers in the development and delivery of projects that support member Councils and other local governments to achieve sustainability outcomes.


With a diversity of work and responsibility for the development and management of challenging and innovative projects, this role will suit a specialist who has the ability to build and maintain effective partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders in the provision of high-quality information, services and projects.


The successful Sustainability Coordinator will have extensive experience in delivering sustainability outcomes and experience in on or more of the following areas environment, social, economic, transport, and advocacy.


Key position objectives

  • To contribute to environmental, sustainability, community, economic development, digital and transport outcomes in Perth’s Eastern Region information, services and projects.
  • To directly oversee the work carried out by project officers involved in sustainability across the areas of environment, economic development, and/or transport and provide coordination, management and delivery of these projects and services.
  • To assist in the implementation and delivery of projects identified in the Regional Environment Strategy, Regional Economic Development Strategy, Regional Integrated Transport Strategy and the Regional Advocacy Strategy (available on the EMRC’s website;
  • To undertake research and to formulate submissions to address relevant sustainability issues.


To apply please submit your resume and a covering letter addressing your competencies, experiences and qualifications relevant to this role. Please click here for the recruitment information package.


Apply online or via post to Manager HR, VAC 19/21, Recruitment, PO Box 234, Belmont WA 6984



Marcus Geisler

Chief Executive Officer


For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Kylie McKay, Manager Environmental Services on (08) 9424 2273 or email Kylie;


The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome people from all backgrounds to apply to join us, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people identifying as LGBTI, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability

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