We are hiring!

28 Feb 2018

We are offering an exciting opportunity to make a difference and join Victoria Walks, the primary Australian organisation leading the move to walkable communities.

This is a diverse role offering an opportunity to broaden your skills while operating at the cutting edge of policy development as it relates to walkable communities.

This part-time position will:

  • Promote walking and walkability.
  • Write submissions, influence policy development/ changes, participate in working groups, develop resources, case studies, reports and research to support the creation of walkable environments.
  • Support development of organisational leadership capacity relating to walking and walkability.

 Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in sustainable transport, urban planning, urban design, traffic engineering or a related field.
  • High level of knowledge of pedestrian-oriented urban design or the development and implementation of sustainable transport or development strategies and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience in some of the following: policy development, advocacy campaigns, urban design, road safety, research and data analysis, and travel behaviour change.
  • Highly-developed written communication skills, with the ability to write concisely and persuasively for a variety of formats and audiences.
  • Strong personal communication skills with the capacity to influence and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders, including across government, non-government and business sectors, members of the public and colleagues.
  • Experience working in a local government or consultancy setting is desirable.
  • Highly confident using internet and Microsoft Office and providing content for communications, including on-line applications.

This is a part time, maximum term position of 12 months working 19 hours per week. Salary will be in the range of $69,851.60 - $75,423.92 (pro rata $34,925.80 - $37,711.96) per annum. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and statement addressing the Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience outlined in the Position Description.

Contact Ben Rossiter 03 96623975 or 0425805578. 

Email written applications to: brossiter@victoriawalks.org.au using the subject line: Advisor application.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 21 March.