Australia nationals: Environment Protection Officer

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government
Canberra, Australia
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Details: Are you looking for an opportunity to kick off your career in Environmental Protection in the public service? Do you have a passion for the environment and regulation? Then a role in our team might be just what you are looking for. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is the primary environmental regulator for the ACT. Our Mission is to protect and enhance the well-being of the environment and community as the ACT’s primary environmental regulator. Our Vision is a sustainable environment for future generations. In this role you will learn about the risk/harm principle of regulation which helps to protect our environment. You will review applications, undertake inspections and compliance activities and make recommendations relating to applications for approvals and licenses. The EPA is responsible for a range of environment protection issues including air and water quality, hazardous materials, contaminated sites and environmental noise. We administer the Environment Protection Act 1997, the Water Resources Act 2004, Clinical Waste Act 1990 and the Lakes Act 1970. Please review the Position Description for details about this role and its duties/responsibilities. Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Note: This is a temporary position available for three months with the possibility of extension less than12 months and/or permanency.

How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit a two page pitch giving us examples that show you have the skills, knowledge and behaviours making you the best person for this role, current Curriculum Vitae and contact details of at least two referees. Your application will be assessed against the Selection Criteria of the skills, knowledge and behaviour in relation to the duties/responsibilities listed in the Position Description. Applicants are encouraged to phone the Contact Officer.