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Vacancy – Environmental Programmes Adviser

• Passionate about the environment and sustainability?
• Want to make Nelson even more environmentally aware?
• Seeking a new challenge?

Nelson City Council’s Environmental Programmes team are focused on delivering programmes to enhance Nelson’s environment. We need an enthusiastic professional with strengths in environmental sustainability and relationship management to join our team.


  • Passionate about the environment and sustainability?
  • Want to make Nelson even more environmentally aware?
  • Seeking a new challenge?

Our dedicated Environmental Programmes team are focused on delivering programmes to enhance Nelson’s environment. We need an enthusiastic professional with strengths in environmental sustainability and relationship management to join our team.

Although previous environmental and sustainability experience is important, we’re also interested in your excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people. Your commitment to achieving great environmental outcomes as well as your ability to juggle priorities will ensure you stand out.

This is an exciting time to join our team. You will enable Nelson’s environmental, sustainability and educational projects to be delivered. We want to create behaviour change to reduce waste and gain environmental benefits and your input will be essential to this work.

This role offers variety and autonomy; no two days will be the same. From working in partnership with others and developing relationships, to designing new programmes of work, managing contracts and inspiring others to think and act sustainably, you can be assured you are joining a dynamic workspace.

Energy, a positive attitude, strong project management skills, and a passion for our environment are essential.

If you’re passionate about Nelson’s environment, this could be the role for you! This is a full time role.

Applications close 12 noon on Monday 24 August 2015.

More information about this role including a full job description can be found on our website: www.nelson.govt.nz/jobs

Enquiries about the application process can be made to Rachel Corser 03 546 0250 or email nccvacany@ncc.govt.nz

For more information about this role itself please contact Dean Evans, Manager Environmental Programmes on 03 546 0339.

Article type: Job Vacancies and Volunteer Opportunities

Contact Name: Rachel Corser
Contact Phone: 03 546 0250
Contact Email: nccvacancy@ncc.govt.nz