The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has relocated to Joondalup.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is seeking a passionate and driven individual for a permanent full time opportunity as an Environmental Officer within the Native Vegetation Regulation branch.
This role is primarily responsible for assessing native vegetation clearing permit applications and resolving contentious issues that arise from clearing permit applications.
WHY WORK FOR US?
DWER provides a working environment that promotes and supports professional development, work/life balance and wellness for all its employees through:
- 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;
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.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION
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.
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 Sunday, 7 July 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;
- Evidence of educational degree 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.
If you are an Aboriginal person who would like assistance with your application, you can contact the Jobs and Skills Centre on 13 64 64.
For further information about this opportunity, please contact Samara Rogers on 6364 7162 (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.
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, 7 July at 11:45 pm