Project Officer, Energy Management

Albury-Wodonga/Bathurst/Wagga Wagga, Australia
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 2 November 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Contribute to Charles Sturts sector-leading sustainability outcomes
  • Future focussed and strategic role
  • Develop and deliver strategic programs of work

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $89,515 to $97,809 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Wagga Wagga

As Project Officer, Energy Management you are primarily responsible for the identification, planning, implementation and monitoring of energy and carbon reduction initiatives, that will assist Charles Sturt to achieve its ambitions under its 2030 Clean Energy Strategy. The initial focus will be on scoping and the project management of physical projects focussing on energy efficiency in the built environment. It is anticipated that in future years, the scope of the role will broaden to become more strategic with the intent of coordinating a range of prioritised initiatives covering the following themes:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy productivity
  • Electrification of campuses
  • Onsite renewables and energy storage
  • Infrastructure to support electric vehicles

To be successful you will have:

  • Knowledge of energy efficiency/carbon reduction principles and a demonstrated record of being able to put these principles into practice;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, including the preparation and interpretation of business cases, tender development, and project evaluation;
  • Demonstrated experience in effective and efficient data collection and analytics;
  • Demonstrated skills in communication and negotiation.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Division of Facilities Management is responsible for developing and maintaining campuses of the University including planning, design and construction of new buildings, refurbishments and maintenance of existing buildings and development and maintenance of grounds with the provision of security services.

Sustainability at Charles Sturt was established to be a hub of communication and coordination for the sustainability efforts of the University.

In July 2016, Charles Sturt University was recognised as Australias first certified carbon neutral university. The University is currently working to progress a proposed Clean Energy Strategy which will drive Charles Sturt to eliminate its scope 1 and 2 emissions within a nominated timeframe.

Charles Sturt University has adopted the internationally recognised Learning in Future Environments Index (LiFE) as a structured framework, developed especially for tertiary education institutions, for engaging with staff and students across the university in discussions relating to sustainability as well as evaluating current performance and developing plans for further improvement. Further details about LiFE are available via the Sustainability website:

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Ed Maher| Manager, Sustainability | | Ph: 0438 411 660

Closing Date: 11 pm, 2 Nov 2021.