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About the role
The Project Officer – Urban Heat will primarily focus on driving and delivering the City’s urban heat reduction actions as identified in the City of Parramatta’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy. Some of this work will cross-link with other sustainability goals and actions.

About the person
As the ideal candidate you will have a passion for improving environmental outcomes combined with a high level of communication and project management skills, and commitment to work as part of a team. You will also have the knowledge and negotiation skills to advocate effectively for environmentally and socially sustainable outcomes.

You will have strong set of technical competencies and experience to bring to the position resulting from a background in environmental sustainability, natural resource management, environmental education or communication, built environment or similar fields.

What’s on offer
We are offering a full-time 3 year contract and an attractive salary starting from $88,923 p.a. plus Super. The City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Helen Papathanasiou on 0467 801 499.

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Friday 31 January 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. If you would like to know more, or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights with no visa restrictions in Australia to apply for this position.

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