Australia nationals: Environment Protection Officer

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government
Canberra, ACT, Australia
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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Details: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) leads the ACT Public Service and provides strategic advice and support to the Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development and the Cabinet on policy, financial and economic matters, service delivery and whole of government issues. The Directorate facilitates the implementation of government priorities and drives many new initiatives, including Access Canberra which provides a range of ACT Government shopfront and regulatory services. The Directorate is also responsible for Shared Services which provides financial, ICT and HR support across Government. The Director-General of CMTEDD is also the Head of Service.

What we do:

At Access Canberra, we are all about giving people easy access to ACT Government regulatory services, payments and information while offering great customer experience. We help community organisations, business and individuals work with the ACT Government and constantly look for new ways to deliver our services.

Access Canberra is unique to the ACT Government; we work across many different regulatory and customer service areas to support the delivery of regulatory reform and red tape reduction, drive government priorities and implement new initiatives. We actively engage in a risk and harm approach to compliance across a broad range of industry sectors to build a strong economy, safe community and sustainable environment.

Who we are:

We are a diverse, innovative and professional team of people who come from a wide variety of backgrounds. We welcome people with experience from the community, public and private sectors and believe the more diverse our knowledge base is, the better our results will be.

We value people with innovative and creative ideas, who communicate with candour and respect, and who have the motivation to drive projects from conception through to delivery. We are curious about each other’s work and always ask “who else needs to know?”.

What we offer:

  • Interesting and fulfilling work in a unique government environment where you can see the impact you have on the Canberra community.
  • The opportunity to work with passionate, innovative and experienced leaders who encourage and support you to develop your interests and expertise.
  • A flexible workplace with brand new, state of the art accommodation enabling activity-based work in a fun and creative environment.

The team you will work in:

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. 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 2007, Clinical Waste Act 1990 and the Lakes Act 1976.

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: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. The EPA workplace is designed for activity-based working where officers do not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Applicants are to submit a two-page pitch addressing the Skills, Knowledge and Behaviour in the Selection Criteria and how they relate to the duties/responsibilities of the position.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.