Environment Advisor

Agnew, Australia
May 03, 2021
Jun 02, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Role Details:

Reporting to the Superintendent: Environment, you will be responsible for the management of environmental activities in accordance with Gold Fields EHS standards whilst maintaining strict compliance with relevant legislative and statutory requirements to ensure sustainable mining operations.

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off Fly in Fly out roster from Perth

Benefits include:

Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Employee Referral Reward Program
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options

Duties of the role:
  • Partner with key stakeholders in the provision of proactive environmental and community management (particularly land access, native title and closure management)
  • Ensure effective controls are in place and managed, compliant with legislative, heritage and corporate obligations
  • Contribute to sustainable mining by advising on and facilitating approvals for operations, including but not limited to considerations of tenure, stakeholder consultation and legal permissions under the relevant Environment, Mining and Heritage Acts
  • Undertake stakeholder engagement including meetings with regulators and local communities
  • Assist in the continuous improvement and maintenance of the site's ISO14001 certified Environmental Management System
  • Coordinate and undertake site monitoring programs, data collection and analysis, and reporting to ensure compliance with legal and other requirements.

About You:

You will have:
  • A Tertiary qualification in Environmental Science or similar
  • A strong understanding of Western Australia legislation (DMIRS, DWER & DPLH)
  • Experience in native title and heritage management would be highly regarded
  • Previous experience in managing land access, approvals, closure projects and associated stakeholder engagement
  • Intermediate level of competency in Microsoft Office and ArcGIS applications
  • Previous experience in an environmental function
  • Ability to communicate well on all levels within the business

Applications can be submitted via : https://careers.goldfields.com.au

We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

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