Environmental Officer

A temporary Environmental Officer job in Melbourne to start immediately.

Your new company
A statutory authority who works to prevent and reduce the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victorians and their environment.

Your new role
Reporting to the Team Leader, the Environment Officer is a member of a team responsible for leading regulator response to financial assurance and levy requirements. You will use your initiative to prioritise tasks and monitor workflow in supporting the delivery of state-wide compliance programs aligned to companies’ strategic priorities to prevent harm to Victorian communities and the environment from pollution and waste. You’ll:

  • Support inspections, investigations, and enforcement action by providing information on where potential breaches of environmental laws have occurred
  • Deliver projects/programs to plan, including the management of risks, prioritisation of tasks, monitoring of workflow; and contributing to the evaluation of project/program effectiveness; use of initiative to identify, communicate, and address delivery risks and opportunities to improve organisational outcomes
  • Analyse data relating to waste disposal, landfill management and pollution and making recommendations on findings

What you'll need to succeed
As well as a tertiary degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry or equivalent. You’ll have:

  • An understanding of environmental regulation as it relates to pollution and waste
  • Knowledge of environmental legislation
  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of Victoria’s environmental protection laws is desirable

What you'll get in return
Be a part of this amazing team, where you will receive the opportunity to work for an established government authority that values work-life balance and offer flexible work arrangements to suit employee and business needs, as well as other great benefits.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to simone.watt@hays.com.au. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Simone Watt on 03 9604 9624 for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Type
Government & Public Services
VIC, Melbourne CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Simone Watt, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0396049624