Join the Mitchell Environment Advisory Committee

Are you interested Mitchell’s natural environment? Do you think sustainability and environmental management are high priorities?

Then joining the Mitchell Environment Advisory Committee could be the perfect role for you.

There are up to seven positions vacant on the Committee which aims to tap into the knowledge, skills and experiences of community members to provide Council with strategic advice and recommendations about environmental sustainability and management issues.

The successful applicants will be part of the Committee until April 2018.

The purpose of the Committee is to:

“Capitalise on the knowledge, experience and skill available in the community to provide Mitchell Shire Council with strategic advice in respect to environmental sustainability and management issues and initiatives within the municipality.”

Representatives will be appointed by Council and are chosen on the basis of:

  • Diversity of environmental interests and knowledge including climate change, waste, biodiversity, natural resource management, farming and landcare, water, energy conservation, environmental education;
  • Live, work, study and/or volunteer within the municipality, or have a demonstrated connection to the municipality through professional, technical or industry alliances;
  • Representation comprising a mix of urban and rural members across the geographical spread of the Shire;
  • A mix of skills and attributes to complement other members of the committee; and
  • Ability to regularly attend and participate in meetings as scheduled

Applications close 22 September 2017.

For more information please read the Terms of Reference or contact Council’s Environment Coordinator Elyse Kelly on 5734 6200 or environment@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

Are you interested Mitchell’s natural environment? Do you think sustainability and environmental management are high priorities?

Then joining the Mitchell Environment Advisory Committee could be the perfect role for you.

There are up to seven positions vacant on the Committee which aims to tap into the knowledge, skills and experiences of community members to provide Council with strategic advice and recommendations about environmental sustainability and management issues.

The successful applicants will be part of the Committee until April 2018.

The purpose of the Committee is to:

“Capitalise on the knowledge, experience and skill available in the community to provide Mitchell Shire Council with strategic advice in respect to environmental sustainability and management issues and initiatives within the municipality.”

Representatives will be appointed by Council and are chosen on the basis of:

  • Diversity of environmental interests and knowledge including climate change, waste, biodiversity, natural resource management, farming and landcare, water, energy conservation, environmental education;
  • Live, work, study and/or volunteer within the municipality, or have a demonstrated connection to the municipality through professional, technical or industry alliances;
  • Representation comprising a mix of urban and rural members across the geographical spread of the Shire;
  • A mix of skills and attributes to complement other members of the committee; and
  • Ability to regularly attend and participate in meetings as scheduled

Applications close 22 September 2017.

For more information please read the Terms of Reference or contact Council’s Environment Coordinator Elyse Kelly on 5734 6200 or environment@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au