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Sustainability Consultant

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Job Listing Date
29 Nov 2019
Wellington, Wellington Central
Work Type
Consulting & Strategy, Environment & Sustainability Consulting

About the business

Sustainability Trust are Wellington's energy efficiency experts, providing advice and selling products which result in drier, healthier homes. Profits from the business are invested in our award-winning community programmes that empower everyone to live more sustainably. Find out more about us:

About the role

Sustainability Consultant (1 year fixed term (with possibility of extension) full time 37.5 hours a week (negotiable).

Are you passionate about sustainability and waste reduction? Would you love to educate people about the waste hierarchy and behaviour change? Do you have an eye for detail and take pride in writing reports that will make a difference? Do you want to create social and environmental impact and work for Wellington's leading sustainability social enterprise?

We are seeking a sustainability consultant to work in the Your Sustainable Workplace programme. You will help businesses to review their waste minimisation practices and make changes to help them move towards a zero waste culture. Your main tasks will be to undertake assessments, write reports and deliver workshops. You will work with your colleagues to ensure that the programme is delivered on time and in a professional manner to keep our clients happy. 

If you have a great eye for detail and numbers and love working with people then this job could be for you. Ideally you will have background and/or a relevant qualification in sustainability. Maybe you have worked or volunteered for a social enterprise or NGO so understand what it means to have a 'chip-in' culture. You will need to be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be able to quickly learn to use our CRM system. 

Join us and apply your talents for social and environmental good.

For a full job description visit our website or email

Must hold a Full NZ drivers licence.

Send your CV and a covering letter explaining how your experience is relevant to this role to Susie Robertson,, Community Manager by Monday 16 December at 12 pm.  We will be conducting phone interview in the week of the 16-20 December, and full interviews will be held in the week beginning 6 January 2020.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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