Advert ID: 20002731
Operations Officer (3 positions)
NSW Environment Protection Authority
Total Remuneration package $120,880 p.a. - includes salary ($96,656 - $109,048) + super & leave loading (Environmental Officer Class 8). Full-time, ongoing positions.
Job Reference Number: 00006VY9
Environment Protection Authority overview
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is the State‘s primary environmental regulator. We work to protect our community and the environment as a leader, partner and protector. Our vision is for New South Wales to have a healthy environment, healthy community and healthy business.
We believe healthy ecosystems are the foundation for healthy communities, a healthy economy and for enhancing Iiveability.We lead in protecting our air, waterways, land and the health of the community for the future. We work with communities, government and business to reduce our impact on the environment. We hold people and organisations to account through licensing, monitoring, regulation and enforcement.
For more information on the work we do at NSW EPA, go to www.epa.nsw.gov.au/your-environment
About the Role
Ongoing roles are available in the Sydney Industry section of EPA’s Metropolitan Branch. Environment officers take lead roles in the delivery of the work of the section.
Sydney Industry Section regulates over 220 licensed industry facilities across 29 local government areas in Metropolitan Sydney, covering sectors such as chemical manufacturing, metal coating and marinas. The Section also regulates a wide range of other activities including concrete batching plants and council activities. In addition to a strong focus on effective regulation, the Section responds to pollution incidents with daytime and after-hours responsibilities and carries out campaigns and operations on other EPA-regulated matters, including pesticides and dangerous goods.
The section also contributes to broader EPA projects and reforms and provides advice to the Department of Planning and Environment and councils on significant planning matters.
Primary purpose of the role
Undertake diverse day-to-day tasks relating to the application of EPA legislative responsibilities in assigned regulatory area/s involving major issues affecting the EPA, and activities relating to other regulatory functional areas, as required by EPA operational priorities.
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future ongoing and temporary roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from the EPA, OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period, including for positions in the Major Infrastructure section of the EPA’s Metropolitan Branch.
Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:
At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.
We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.
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Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
Should you require further information about the role please contact Jacqueline Ingham, Unit Head Regulation, phone: (02) 9995 5795 or email: Jacqueline.Ingham@epa.nsw.gov.au. For any questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Ashlee Chuter, Senior Recruitment Partner on (02) 9585 6105.
Applications close: Sunday, 31 March 2019 at 11.59pm.