The NSW Government is searching for the CEO of the upcoming Greater Sydney Commission. The Commission will be responsible for overseeing implementation of A Plan for Growing Sydney and providing independent advice to the government to deliver planning and infrastructure priorities. The Chief Executive will provide direction and strategic leadership advice. Working closely with significant stakeholders, they will guide a whole-of-government approach to delivering planning outcomes for metropolitan Sydney. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of planning and infrastructure priorities, and be an outstanding communicator with a proven ability to influence decisions and work through priorities. The closing date for the role is Monday 29 September 2015.

Community organisation Moreland Energy Foundation in Melbourne is looking for a Sustainability Assessor for an initial three-month contract to deliver assessments to residents and businesses under the Positive Charge program, a social enterprise committed to providing independent, low cost and up-to-date community engagement advisory services and on-ground energy saving programs on behalf of local governments.

Leichhardt Council is Sydney is after a Sustainability Engagement Officer responsible for the development and implementation of education-based behaviour change programs that contribute to improving the environmental performance of the Council and the local community.

The City of Stonnington in Melbourne is looking for an Environmental Sustainable Design Officer to deliver environmentally sustainable buildings in the City through the planning approval process. Key requirements are to provide accurate, competent and timely design advice on development referrals, as well as provide technical support to applicants using ESD assessment tools.

Finally, The Fifth Estate has a vacancy for a part-time or freelance business journalist in our Sydney offices. The ideal candidate will be a business writer with a good understanding of finance and investment – fast, accurate and dedicated, with some daily newspaper or newsroom experience.