Advisor, Environmental Management


Job Type:Full Time
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  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • Attractive salary on offer + 17% superannuation

**Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Property Services Group has approximately 120 staff and has the responsibility to operate, maintain and enhance the buildings owned and leased by RMIT University, oversee construction projects and ensure the provision of physical facilities services. The Group has an operating budget in excess of $70M and prospective capital projects of over $100M per annum for the next few years in Melbourne and Vietnam. RMIT's built environment involves approximately 110 buildings in Melbourne spread across all of RMIT's campuses and sites.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Advisor, Environmental Management is responsible for the monitoring, mitigation and auditing of all Property Services related environmental impacts across RMIT’s on-shore campuses. The role will have a focus on waste, climate change adaptation and Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) to deliver holistic outcomes from operational activities.

This position will be responsible for articulating the environmental risks arising from Property Services operations. The role will be charged with ensuring systems and processes are meeting statutory and best practice requirements, through the implementation of the environmental component of an Integrated Management System (IMS) ensuring compliance with ISO14001 standards.

In addition, the role will identify sustainability funding opportunities appropriate to the work of the Sustainability Team and raise awareness of external sustainability funding, research grants and awards opportunities relevant to internal stakeholders.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate you will be able to devise and deliver initiatives to improving resource efficiency, including waste minimisation. Your proven knowledge of sustainability concepts, including comprehensive experience in planning and implementing waste management systems, resource efficiency projects and Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) solutions will be imperative to your success in this role. You will have a strong ability to develop applications for competitive external funding grants and monitor progress against key performance indicators and milestones. In addition, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the ISO14001 standard, with substantial experience in implementing, monitoring and auditing Environmental Management Systems/Integrated Management Systems.

To Apply

To view a position description, please see below for further information.

Download File Position Description- Advisor Environmental Management.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 13th January 2019.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.**