Environmental Officer

Location: Sydney Posted Date: May 14, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 107442101 Careermine Job Id: 1773776
Job Description

Your duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Assist to develop, review and implement relevant aspects of the Branch's, Section's or Region's Work Plan, work programs, policies and strategies.
  • Contribute to the assessment of the efficiency and effectiveness of standards and guidelines in protecting human health and the environment and, provide advice to management on the adequacy, quality and appropriateness of relevant procedures.
  • Assist to identify and recommend relevant action to address poor environment performance of industry, public sector agencies, landholders and general community to ensure the environment and human health is protected.
  • Assist in the delivery of the statutory responsibilities and diverse environment protection activities and approaches including response to emergency situations including after-hours response, and handle day-to-day complaints.
  • Contribute to the conduct of investigations, including gathering evidence for potential legal or other regulatory or non-regulatory actions, to deliver effective compliance with legislative responsibilities and appear in court as the witness when required.
  • Undertake assigned regulatory activities including licensing and approvals, and review and assess Environmental
  • Assessments for local government areas, major projects, sites and premises in relation to relevant environment requirements.
  • Provide advice and information internally and to industry, public sector, landholders, the community and other groups on the regulatory framework, environmental improvement programs and initiatives, the application of regulatory tools, and regional planning and development issues within the regulatory responsibility.
  • Maintain relationships with industry, public sector, landholders, the community and other groups, and represent the at relevant meetings, committees and conferences.

The Successful Applicant

Alongside your experience and skills you will have a broad understanding of the policies, practices and statutory requirements within the field.

What's on Offer

  • Contracted position in the heart of the CBD
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Great team culture