Senior Environmental Officer

Queensland Government

Brisbane, , AU

Accountabilities include:

  • Fulfill the role of lead environmental representative on multiple transport project delivery teams, providing advice about environmental assessment and management requirements in relation to planning, design, construction and/or maintenance projects. This will include the management of external consultants and specialists as required, and on in-house projects, lead the project environmental assessment.
  • Promote, foster and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and agencies concerned with the management of environment and cultural heritage issues in the state controlled road reserve.
  • Lead audits of environmental compliance on the Departments road construction and maintenance contracts.                                                                                               
  • Provide advice about the environmental impacts of development applications and any relevant legislative and departmental requirements.
  • Participate and represent the Region and the Department on various external working committees.                                                                                                               
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of the Departments Environmental Management System and Practices.

This role reports to the Principal Environmental Officer
Mandatory requirements:

  • Bachelor degree from a tertiary institution in environmental management, or resource management, or environmental science, or equivalent qualification is mandatory; and
  • Current holder of Class C driver’s licence.

Desirable requirements:

Relevant environmental management experience associated with the delivery of infrastructure projects and maintenance of linear infrastructure.

Applications to remain current for 12 months

Further information

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Off line Application form (PDF, 739KB)

262939 17 Role Description (Word, 187KB)