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Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.



What vacancy we hire now?


Energy Innovation Lead



Permanent 4 – 5 days/week – negotiable and flexible.

Band 7 – $103,821 – $116,077 (pro rata) + super + RDO (RDO applicable for full time 38 hours per week only)


Lead the energy transition and innovation for our organisation and the wider municipality
Hybrid/flexible working arrangements and an emphasis on work/life balance
Work in a dynamic and collaborative environment

We are looking for a passionate and experienced person with great technical skills in the area of the sustainable energy innovation, to join our Sustainability Team. Your skills and experience will ensure our Organisation (Yarra City Council) and the wider municipality, is at the forefront of integrated knowledge, capability and action, to implement innovative sustainable energy solutions to drive down greenhouse gas emissions.

Ideally we are looking for a sustainable energy professional with local government or other relevant experience, a friendly and engaging personality who works collaboratively and loves a challenge.


The Sustainability Unit has the responsibility to provide organisational and community-wide leadership, strategy, and engagement to ensure urgent action on climate change in line with Council’s declaration of a Climate Emergency, our endorsed Climate Emergency Plan, and target for a net zero emissions municipality by 2030 target.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to implement strategic thinking, interpersonal skills and technical capability to conceptualise, develop and deploy a wide range of exciting innovative sustainable energy initiatives.


Yarra city council is Progressive Organisation. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and development of staff. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives and continually improve service to the community.

For further information see the position description or contact Indy Lingam, Sustainable Energy Coordinator on 9205 5792

Download File 100389 – Energy Innovation Lead – Position Description.pdf


Applications close on Sunday 23 July 2023.


In your application, please include/attach your Resume and 1-page Cover Letter. In your Cover Letter, provide an brief overview addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the Position Description. A separate document addressing KSC is not required.


*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check and evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.


How To Apply

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