aps 4/5 impact assessment officer in canberra cbd

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canberra cbd, australian capital territory
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Your new company:

Dedicated to implementing research and assessment on environmental impact. A fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about applying their environmental knowledge.

Your new role:

In your new role you will be responsible for:

  • Review development proposals or sea dumping applications and research their environmental impacts in accordance with legislative obligations and in consideration of associated policies.
  • Develop and maintain a sound understanding of the context and operation of relevant legislation and policy frameworks.
  • Prepare accurate and high quality briefing material to inform supervisors and decision-makers on the environmental impacts of development proposals, and advise on regulatory decisions.
  • Support stakeholder engagement through a range of written and face-to-face activities.
  • Undertake miscellaneous activities, including drafting Ministerial correspondence and ad hoc briefing material.
  • Contribute to quality assurance and process improvement activities.

The ideal candidate:

  • Ability to present complex information in a straightforward manner to different audiences, focusing on key points using unambiguous and persuasive language, in both written and oral form
  • Works collaboratively and cooperatively, establishes and maintains productive working relationships to achieve individual, team and/or organisational objectives.
  • Applies analysis and reasoning to consider issues and solve problems, generates practical solutions, and seeks innovative solutions.
  • Draws on experience and available information to make accurate and timely decisions and overcome challenges, using initiative to implement innovative outcomes.
  • Identifies goals, objectives, methods and resources for completion of short-term organisational outputs and to plan strategically for long-term organisational aims, plans for contingencies, understands interrelationships and is alert to the broader operating environment.
  • Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following:

    • processing complex applications in accordance with legislation
    • project management
    • administrative support
    • legislation or policy implementation environmental assessments under relevant legislation (such as the EPBC Act 1999, State or Territory environmental legislation etc)

What you will get in return:

  • Attractive salary
  • Valuable experience working within the Government
  • Supportive team

If you think you suit the above criteria, hit APPLY NOW and your resume will be automatically sent to Ella Calderwood!

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


environment | environmental | impact assessment | research | science | environmental science



educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification