The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has relocated to Joondalup.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is seeking an experienced and passionate individual for a permanent full-time Environmental Officer opportunity in Contaminated Sites.
As the Environmental Officer you will be required to provide specialist technical advice and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders on the investigation, remediation and management of contaminated land including, but not limited to, site classifications, planning and development and the management of human health and environmental risk.
Our values-based culture reflects who we are and how to go about business. Candidates will need to demonstrate through their application an alignment to our organisational values of:
We care | We build trust | Better together | Open minds | We serve to make a difference
In a commitment to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce, we strongly encourage indigenous Australians, women, youth, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
WHY WORK FOR US?
The Department is a dynamic agency supporting a healthy environment and secure water resources for a liveable and prosperous Western Australia.
The Department is responsible for all environmental and water regulation, creating a ‘one stop shop’ for industry and developers and a greater opportunity for streamlining and simplifying regulation.
In providing a working environment that promotes and supports professional development, work/life balance and wellness for all its employees, the department offers:
- competitive salary plus 9.5% employer superannuation contribution and access to salary packaging options;
- generous working conditions under the Public Service Award;
- flexible working arrangements;
- opportunity to be involved with exciting, interesting and meaningful work;
- access to an assortment of personal and professional development and training opportunities;
- leading wellness program promoting a healthy work / life balance with funded flu vaccinations and employee assistance programs to name but a few; and
- an energetic social club offering networking opportunities and a strong social environment.
Find out more by visiting our website at www.dwer.wa.gov.au
HOW TO APPLY
If you believe you have what it takes to succeed in this opportunity, please apply online by clicking the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen. This will take you through a series of questions and steps.
Your application should be received by 11.45pm on Sunday, 31 March and should include:
- A detailed resume including two referees;
- A brief covering letter of up to three pages that details your experience, skills and abilities in relation to Work related requirements listed in the Position Description and which demonstrates your suitability in the context of the role; and,
- A completed Application Form.
Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia, and proof of entitlement to work is required prior to appointment.
Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and pro-forma applications will not be accepted.
For further information about this opportunity, please contact Paul Newell on (08) 6364 6364 7155 (not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).
Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Role Statement as these documents will assist you in preparing your application. If you experience difficulties downloading these documents please contact the Recruitment and Establishment Officer on (08) 6364 7223.
If you experience difficulties lodging your application online please contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the closing date. This email account is not to be used for the submission of applications.
If you require assistance with your application, support services are available from the Jobs and Skills Centre for aboriginal people, and people from culturally diverse or linguistically diverse backgrounds. For more information, contact the Jobs and Skills Centre directly on 13 64 64.
In accordance with Commissioners Instructions Filling a Public Sector Vacancy, subsequent vacancies may be filled by applicants ranked suitable to this position for a period of up to 6 months from endorsement of the recruitment decision and to similar vacancies that arise within the DWER within 12 months from the date of endorsement.
These positions may be part or full time on a permanent or fixed term contract basis with the possibility of extension or permanency in a variety of metropolitan and regional locations.
CLOSING DATE: Sunday, 31 March at 11:45 pm