Environmental Officer




Darwin, NT

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$85k - $90k



Ventia are currently seeking an Experienced Environmental Officer to join their team bases in Darwin, NT. The primary purpose of the role is to partner with business and contract leadership to ensure successful contact delivery, management and provide technical support for environmental services across the regions/zones of the Defence Base Services. This role would see you monitor, report  and provide advice on operational aspects of environmental program delivery. Our ideal candidate will have experience and exposure in putting together environmental strategies, policies and programs that promote sustainable improvement.  As well as identify, design and implement business improvement programs, deliver assurance programs and compliance activities.  

We recognise that people are our greatest asset and are committed to being an employer of choice.

As result we seek to employ people who will succeed in this role and who will likely have:

  • Drive a culture of customer satisfaction through high quality program delivery
  • Ensure compliance with environmental legislation
  • Lead the implementation of environmental policies and best practices
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of environmental strategies that support sustainable Defence capability
  •  Ensure timely implementation of key environmental programs, including, but not limited to: bushfire management, week management, feral animal and overabundant native species management, groundwater and surface water quality monitoring and land condition monitoring
  • Advise and provide technical support to contract and project managers on matters of environment and sustainability
  • Respond to unplanned environmental issues through short-term works, variations to existing programs or other appropriate means
  • Audit, analyze and report environmental performance to internal and external stakeholders and regulatory bodies
  • Develop and nurture relationships with key stakeholders including suppliers and subcontractors;
  • Provide estimating and scoping support for Defence Base Services Contract Change Proposals, survey and quote proposals, ad hoc works and business cases
  • Write environmental reports, assuming the lead responsibility within the service delivery for the region/zone.

It is essential that the incumbent has the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the Environmental sciences or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the Environmental or Defence portfolio’s highly regarded.
  • Excellent communication experience and effectiveness.
  • Experience in Project Management or Contract Management is favourable.

If you are already a seasoned and successful Environmental professional with a passion and energy for engaging people, their hearts and minds and commitment to operating safely and you’re ready for the next big step in your career, then this might be the role for you. 

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