Contamination Officer

  • Use your specialist advice to enhance environmental outcomes for the Bayside LGA
  • Permanent Part-time position, 21 hours per week
  • Excellent work life balance
Our Team At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service. The City Futures directorate focuses on developing our strategy to ensure sustainable and responsible planning and development for all aspects of our City. About the Role This is a great opportunity for an organised and effective communicator, to analyse, assess and report on Development Applications to ensure compliance with relevant policy and legislation. The ideal candidate will be a proficient communicator with the ability to effectively articulate concepts and tailor communication for a variety of stakeholders. Core requirements include acting with integrity, a great degree of organisation and the ability to deliver quality development assessment outcomes in an efficient and productive manner. You can also expect to;
  • Provide advice on development applications, planning proposals, Part 5 Applications Environmental Impact Statements, and information and reports from State and Federal Governments in the areas of contaminated land and site suitability, acid sulfate soils and groundwater, and their associated health and environmental impacts.
  • Represent Council in the Land and Environment Court as an Expert Witness as required.
  • Provide specialist advice on contaminated land, acid sulfate soils and groundwater, and their associated health and environmental impacts to Council and customers.
  • Assist with management of Council owned or managed contaminated sites ongoing monitoring and implementation of long-term environmental management plans as required.
  • Engage and manage consultants and contractors and review performance to ensure service delivery requirements are met.
  • Work in collaboration with and assist the Environmental Scientist, team, manager and other key stakeholders to achieve business unit goals, work requests, demands and Council priorities.
About You We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the following:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Science or relevant field for the position.
  • Current Driver’s Licence Class C.
Our Benefits and Culture As an organisation, we pride ourselves in offering a flexible working environment centred on delivering great outcomes for our customers, whether internal or external. Bayside Council has a strong culture of collaboration and delivering exciting new initiatives for our community. On top of the competitive salary, our people enjoy;
  • 3 extra days off during Christmas each year
  • 15 days sick leave each year
  • 2 days health and wellbeing leave
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Additional parental leave entitlements for both parents
Apply Now Before submitting your application, please take the time to read the job description. Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter including your skills and experience (max 2 pages). Applications must be submitted by email to [email protected]. Deadline: Monday 13 February 2023 Salary Range: From $82,833.30 - $92,773.50 per annum (pro-rata 21 hours per week) Enquiries: Maritza Abra – Coordinator City Design via phone 0412 568 056 or email [email protected]Council is committed to the health and safety of its employees and addressing risks of COVID-19 in the workplace. Council’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires all workers to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment.Applicants may be required to satisfactorily undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children Check in accordance with the position.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering, Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Chemical
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:13th Feb 2023, 12:00 am


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