senior environmental scientist in gippsland

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AU$ 93,867 per year
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job details

gippsland, victoria
job category
mining, resources & energy
job type
working hours
AU$ 93,867 per year
7 years
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job description

  • A stimulating and vital role for an experienced environmental scientist, or similar.
  • Ensure statutory regulations and standards are met.
  • Demonstrate well-developed communication skills to inform and update all stakeholders about the status of applications.
  • Display strong knowledge of relevant Earth Resources legislation.
  • Work within a challenging but supportive environment, carrying out a role to benefit all Victoria residents.

This exciting role for an environmental scientist or environmental engineer (or similar) will appeal to confident environmental professionals who also posses outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

You can learn more about the Earth Resources Regulation team here . It is an extremely professional, courteous and welcoming environment in which you can develop both your technical and softer skills to the advancement of your career.

Ket accountabilities are as follows:

  1. Assess applications and applications for variations to undertake activities in the earth resources sector across Victoria using defined criteria under the relevant legislation:
  • Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990
  • Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2010
  • Greenhouse Gas Geological Sequestration Act 2008
  • Petroleum Act 1998
  • Geothermal Energy Resources Act 2005
  1. Assess and identify proposals for earth resources activities that satisfy the requirements under relevant codes of practise and exemptions, such as for low impact exploration
  2. Conduct on-site inspections and consultations with applicants and co-regulators to inform the assessment of proposed activities.
  3. Provide advice to inform the assessment of rehabilitation liabilities and bonds.
  4. Assimilate all information gathered, prepare assessment reports and make recommendations to the Department Head’s delegate on the proposed outcome of applications, and maintain associated records in accordance with public sector requirements.

I have met the director to whom this role reports and, in keeping with the rest of the staff at Earth Resources Regulation, he is highly professional but also very personable and engaging. I have no hesitation in recommending this role to suitably qualified and experienced environmental professionals.

To learn more about the role and to obtain the PD please contact Paul Wynne, Team Leader - Government at Randstad on 03 9252 2181 or 0451 092 959.

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.


Environmental scientist | land use assessments | impact assessments | mining and petroleum


A tertiary qualification in environmental science, engineering, earth science, natural resources, or other relevant discipline.


Working with a team of six other assessment officers to ensure that all natural resources activities within Victoria are compliant with state regulations.
Carrying out impact assessments to assess applications and applications for variations to mining and petroleum works.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree