Local recruitment: Senior Scientist (Water Technology)

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2023

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $103,920 – $125,735

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/EPA/SCIENCE/1677895

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Scientist – Water Technology

  • Fixed term (to June 30 2023)
  • Macleod / hybrid work location
  • A focus on work/life balance
  • Immediate start
  • $103,920 to $114,828 salary range

About the organisation

As Victoria’s environment regulator, we set and implement environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

Benefits of working with the EPA:

  • Contribute to the protection of Victoria’s environment and our people’s health
  • A focus on work/life balance and development opportunities
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace with many career pathways
  • Hybrid and flexible work arrangement options

A Senior Scientist at EPA will:

reporting to the Senior Scientist – Water Technology you will provide expert advice, guidance, and deliver programs on water and wastewater treatment and engineering. You will inform regulatory and strategic decisions by the EPA about major infrastructure developments, and assess new and emerging technologies for water and waste water treatment. You will communicate complex, technical information to a range of audiences and lead the preparation of scientific and technical guidelines. This is a senior role for an experienced scientist that wants to contribute to the success of the EPA as it enters a new era of environmental protection in Victoria.

About You:

You will have a tertiary degree and post graduate qualification/s in applied science, environmental science, engineering or equivalent, preferably with specialisation in water and waste water treatment.

You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in environmental risk assessment.

You have the ability to systematically analyse data and evidence to provide authoritative advice on complex matters. You are an effective communicator and foster genuine partnerships across government, industry and academia.

Known for your ability to think outside the square , you have a genuine desire to learn, share knowledge and work effectively in a cohesive team.

How to apply

Click the ”Apply” button to submit your resume, application form and cover letter. Applications close 4 December.

EPA encourages applications from First Nations Australians and people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Please contact [email protected] should you require this ad in an accessible format.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Caroline Martino on [email protected].

Please note:

  • Preferred candidates will be required to submit proof of compliance with EPA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (two doses of COVID-19 vaccine plus at least one booster dose).
  • You must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident (for ongoing roles) or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, police checks, reference checks and role related security clearances.

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2023

Job classification: SciC

Contact: Caroline Martino | [email protected]

Job attachments:

Senior Scientist Water Technology Application Form.docx

PD_PN701632_Senior Scientist Water Technology_Enviro Sciences_SciC_FT.pdf