Event Sustainability Officer
New Plymouth District Council
New Plymouth, NZ
5d ago

Are you passionate about Sustainability and Zero Waste?

Do you have experience navigating challenges with clients?

Are you excited to work in the events industry?

We are looking for an energetic and motivated Venues Sustainability Officer to act on Council sustainability goals and objectives as they pertain to the Venues and Events.

We have a 12 month, part-time, (20 per hour week) opportunity in the role of Venues Sustainability Officer. The role predominantly will work across TSB Showplace, TSB Stadium, Yarrow Stadium, Bowl of Brooklands and Festival of Lights to provide education and best practice advice on matters of waste minimisation and sustainability, to team members, contractors and clients.

We are looking for someone who is solutions focused with excellent communication skills to establish relationships and facilitate change.

Having a tertiary qualification and / or experience in event organisation, waste minimisation, behaviour change or environmental management.

Knowledge of resource recovery and waste generation, collection and handling processes would be an advantage.

You will need to be flexible in hours and have the ability to work on the occasional weekends or evenings at events where you will be the Event and Venues public face and have no problem being hands on when required.

You will be joining a tight knit team, totally focused on maintaining New Plymouth’s reputation as a great place to live, work and visit.

This is an incredible opportunity to bring your passion for sustainability to join a dedicated team, ensuring world class delivery in truly iconic venues.

New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District.

Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work.

At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference.

We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $62,214 $67,743 (pro rata).

We have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition.

The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

To view the job description click here.

Applications close on 29 September 2021.

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