Environmental Sustainability Specialist

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: 03/03/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: 45062

Reference: 45062

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

The Support Services function at Monash Health is vital to help us deliver excellent patient care in our hospitals, residential and primary care sites.  Our commitment to environmental sustainability has been recognised through our winning several awards for these initiatives.  We are now looking for a knowledgeable and experienced Environmental professional to lead our sustainability programs.

About the role

Specific key result areas for the role include:

  • Leading environmental projects identified in our Environmental Sustainability Strategy and Action Plan;

  • Identifying and developing funding sources and availability for environmental initiatives;

  • Establishing systems and processes to support our ability to meet all accreditation standards relating to waste and sustainability;

  • Working collaboratively with leaders and teams to coordinate and promote environmental initiatives;

  • Developing, delivering and evaluating relevant education programs; and

  • Ensuring our legislative reporting requirements are met.

The role will be appointed on a permanent basis, working four days per week and travel will be required across Monash Health sites.

 About you

With well-developed skills in the Microsoft Office suite, are passionate about environmental sustainability and you relish the opportunity to make a difference. You can also demonstrate:

  • Sophisticated communication skills enabling you to communicate complex information effectively to a wide range of stakeholders;

  • Sound knowledge of environmental management systems, including resource efficiency and waste minimisation;

  • Experience working on practical sustainability projects;

  • Excellent understanding of relevant legislative framework and an understanding of accreditation as it relates to sustainability; and

  • University qualifications in environmental science, environmental sustainability or similar.

Previous experience in a large complex organisation and/or health setting will be highly regarded and a current Driver’s Licence is required.

In return

You’ll work with a well regarded team and will have the chance to influence and shape our environmental initiatives to achieve continuous improvement.  We’ll recognise your subject matter expertise and will look to you for creative and innovative solutions.

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.  Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2750 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same); and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

Environmental Sustainability Specialist

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Sharon McNulty - 0438599006

Environmental Sustainability Specialist