Position Details
Reference Number 43921
Position Title Sustainability Officer
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 38.00
Position Summary

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Sustainability Officer to join the Sustainability Unit. The Sustainability Unit includes the Waste Services Team. 

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Work with clinical staff and waste team to identify waste reduction, recycling and resource efficiency initiatives.  
  • Support individual departments/clinical areas with sustainability initiatives 
  • Act as liaison between Sustainability and clinical areas. 
  • Support the development and delivery of initiatives to improve Austin Health’s environmental and sustainability performance. 
  • Assist Austin Health to meet environmental targets.  
  • Assist Austin Health to meet organisational regulatory and legislative requirements. 
  • Contribute to initiatives and programs that result in sustainability cost savings, maximising efficiency and effectiveness and elevating staff awareness and education.  

To be successful in the role you must demonstrate: 

  • Experience in supporting teams to deliver outcomes.  
  • Ability to influence change 
  • Demonstrated high standard of written and verbal communication skills.   
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with staff at all levels. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability including waste. 
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite.  

Desirable but not essential is: 

  • Experience in graphic design software tools such as In-design.
  • Clinical background
  • Experience in facilitation or program design

Please indicate your interest in the role by submitting a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria in no more than two pages. Experience in a sustainability or education role is not necessary to apply for this position. 

Work with us!  Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. 

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Selection Criteria Essential: • Ability to work unsupervised. • Ability to work in a team environment. • Ability to take initiative. • Demonstrate high standards of written and verbal communication skills. • Knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability including waste • Demonstrated understanding of hospital
Contact Person Sarah Bandey
Contact Number (03) 9496 5784
Contact Email Sarah.bandey@austin.org.au
Closing Date 06/07/2022
Position Description
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