Business Support Officer - Climate Change Response team
Wellington City Council
Wellington CBD, New Zealand
3d ago
  • Make a real difference in an area you are passionate about
  • Be part of contributing to amore sustainable and resilient future for Wellington
  • A great opportunity to make an impact!
  • We are looking for an organisational superstar to join our awesome Climate Change Response team here at WCC, and support our climate action programme of work.

    Wellington City Council through Te Atakura - First to Zero , a blueprint for becoming a zero carbon capital city, has recognised the need for urgent action on climate change.

    For Wellington to thrive in a future of growing carbon constraints and climate impacts, we need to cut our greenhouse gas emissions and reduce our vulnerability to extreme weather events and rising sea-levels.

    As the Business Support Officer, you will be the glue that holds the business unit together - using your admin skills to put in place business processes, helping to keep track of our finances, organising logistics of our team days and events, as well as supporting the Manager Climate Change Response, with email and calendar management.

    The role also has opportunities to step up as project coordinator for some of the climate action initiatives we have on the go, and ensuring our internal and external website content is up to date.

    Our ideal candidate is someone who has warmth, positivity and a sense of humour, bringing a love of organising and admin to the mission of climate action, and focused on ensuring we have the right processes in place to keep track of our work, budgets and information.

    We have an ambitious programme of work underway to support the achievement of the City's net zero carbon by 2050 target.

    It's a great place to work and we are a fun and collaborative bunch passionate about the work we do. There has never been a more exciting time to join us and play a critical role in driving sustainable and resilient outcomes for our city.

    So, don't wait, hit the apply button now!

    All applications for this role must be submitted online and will be treated in strict confidence. If you would like more information or have a confidential chat before applying, you are welcome to contact Alison Howard, Manager Climate Change Response at alison.

    howard Applications will close 24 January 2022.

    At Wellington City Council, we have a responsibility to safeguard the community we serve, while also keeping our team, whanau and friends, and other external parties safe.

    Our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy applies to Wellington City Council employees who are either covered by the requirements of a Public Health Order or whose roles are deemed to require vaccination, as a result of the risk assessment process, for health and safety purposes, or because they are working in a site using a COVID-19 Vaccination Pass (CVP).

    Our Vaccination Policy covers this role, which means COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory.

    If successful, it will be a requirement of your employment that you are fully vaccinated by 11 February 2022, and that you provide your personal vaccine pass as an official record of your COVID-19 vaccination status.

    It will also be a requirement to maintain your COVID-19 vaccination status, which could include additional booster vaccinations based on government advice.

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