Strategic Project Officer - Waste And Sustainability (102249)

Hume City Council Full Time Permanent 17/03/2023

*$93,328- $100,866 per annum (Band 6), in accordance with qualification and experience, plus super, *Permanent Full time

Are you proactive and organised?

Do you have an administrative background, with strong communication and writing skills?

Do you like helping to find, gather and present data to guide strategic decision making?

If this sounds like you, then you are at the right space we are looking for a Strategic Project Officer to join the Waste and Sustainability department at Hume City Council.

Who are we?

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people and the diverse communities of North-western Melbourne.

Hume employs a diverse workforce of over 1800 people who are passionate about delivering positive outcomes to the community through a vast network of over 100 delivered services and facilities that we are proud to maintain for the public.

What is a Strategic Project Officer -Waste and Sustainability for Hume?

Working as part of the Waste and Sustainability department the Strategic Project Officer plays a vital role in supporting the team and provide high-level administrative and project support to the Manager Waste and Sustainability that facilitates the effective, timely and integrated achievement of Department projects, priorities, and outcomes.

Key Skills

  • Experience in waste and sustainability planning and policy, project management, local government, business administration or a related waste and sustainability orientated industry.
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills, including the demonstrated ability to operate effectively in time sensitive environments.
  • Proven experience building collaborative and respected relationships with internal and external stakeholders to advance strategic priorities and resolve complex issues.
  • Highly developed written communication skills, including and the ability to prepare reports, submissions, papers, and correspondence.

Why we need you?

This exciting role has recently been refreshed and will support senior staff and management to contribute to our strategic vision for sustainable waste management, the recovery of resources, and service efficiency.


With relevant tertiary qualifications, exceptional organisational and time management skills, you will be able to build collaborative relationships as you support the Waste and Sustainability team.

Organisation Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality, and support for its people. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians. We have zero tolerance for child abuse and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, well-being, and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs. We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employee's work life balance.

For further information please view the position description or contact Danielle Prentice on 0477 447 732.

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Applications close 28 Mar 2023 (Job ID:6280718)