Senior Environment Protection Officer



There's never been a more exciting time to join EPA as we work together to prevent the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victoria's environment and people. We are seeking Senior Environment Protection Officers (VPS4) to join the team at EPA Victoria and be a part of our regulatory frontline across Greater Metropolitan Region (North, West & South), Melbourne, Bendigo, Wangaratta Geelong and Gippsland. What will you do: Support industry and business to comply with Victoria's environment protection laws Enforce the law to prevent harm from occurring and drive environmental improvement Educate all Victorians on their environmental responsibilities.

Lead compliance and enforcement activities, conduct complex assessments and develop local compliance strategies. What you need: Degree in science, engineering or equivalent tertiary qualifications or Industry and Regulatory experience will be well regarded. To be adaptive in complex situations and agility to consider multiple perspectives High level understanding of environmental management, law and common industry practices, processes, risks and controls Demonstrated ability to assess and review compliance with standards and statutory obligations High level written and oral communication skills as evidenced by your ability to negotiate, influence and motivate internal and external stakeholders including duty holders and the community Understand industry and other duty holders' needs and expectations Ability to lead and mentor new Environmental Protection Officers How to Apply: Applicants are invited to read the attached position description and apply online via EPA Career Services.

Please submit your: Completed application form including preferred location(s) Cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role Resume including contact details of two referees Applications close midnight on 20 May 2020. Enquiries about these roles can be directed to Fergal Grahame on 03 5720 1101 Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required. EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force.

If you require advice and support with the application process, please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842. EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Me.

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22 May 2020


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