A unique opportunity exists to join the Supervising Scientist Branch in Darwin. The role sits within the Supervision and Monitoring team, and will be responsible for the oversight and management of our integral water quality monitoring program. This innovative program is designed to continuously monitor water quality in the waterways surrounding the Ranger uranium mine, and through integration with accompanying biological and radiological monitoring, helps to ensure the ongoing protection of Kakadu National Park.
In addition to environmental monitoring, this role will support the diverse range of other activities undertaken by the Supervision and Monitoring team, which includes oversight of the regulation of uranium mining in the NT, ongoing assessment of environmental applications related to operational water management and site rehabilitation, environmental incident investigations, science communication and community engagement.
This role will suit someone with experience in environmental monitoring and management programs in the mining context, and is ideal for someone who is:
• seeking to be part of a productive and professional, yet relaxed, team,
• naturally inquisitive and a critical thinker,
• organised, structured and motivated by technical challenges,
• a quick learner and has a high attention to detail.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a unique skillset related to uranium mining and environment protection, and will be able to explore and harness opportunities within our diverse team by working collaboratively with our environmental research institute and various other teams in the Department.
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is undergoing a transition to a single erecruit platform. In the interim, vacancies will be advertised on both the previous Department of Agriculture Job List, and the previous Department of the Environment Job List. To apply for this job, and to view vacancies across the Department, please use the following link to the Department of the Environment Job Information Page.
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