Position No: Pool Ref 1123B
Work Type: Permanent – Part Time, Permanent – Full Time, Fixed Term – Part Time, Fixed Term – Full Time
Location: Joondalup and Regional locations
Closing Date: 2023-11-24
Attachments: – Applicant Info Pack.pdf
– Position Matrix – Environmental Officer SCL1 – 3
Are you looking to change or grow your scientific or technical career?
Do you enjoy travel, being outdoors and not always behind a desk?
Do you want to make a positive impact on the community and environment while enjoying a great work life balance?
As Western Australia’s primary water and environmental regulator, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has a responsibility to be an influential and future-focused regulator. Our vision is for a low-carbon Western Australia with a healthy environment and secure water resources for future generations.
The department holds itself accountable to being fair and committed. We respect First Nations people their knowledge, culture and connection to country. As a forward-looking department we are guided by good science and embrace new technologies and practices to protect the environment and our water resources across the whole of Western Australia and its beautiful and diverse two and half million square kilometres. We value and engage with our stakeholders; to be transparent in all we do and build trusted relationships.
Our values-based culture reflects who we are and how we go about business.
We care | We build trust | Better together | Open minds | We serve to make a difference
Find out more about us by visiting our website at www.dwer.wa.gov.au
Whether you are a recent graduate or come from a career in mining, agriculture, industry or government your skills and knowledge can transfer into a rewarding role as an Environmental Officer in our Compliance and Enforcement Directorate.
The Compliance and Enforcement Directorate are looking to establish a pool of suitable skilled applicants to fill immediate and future vacancies for Environmental Officers at Specified Callings Levels 1 and 2, typically ranging from graduates through to people with 3-4 years relevant experience, and Senior Environmental Officers at Specified Calling Level 3, typically for people with more than 5 years’ experience (see attached requirements matrix for further information on capabilities). The department is looking for suitable candidates across Perth and all regions of Western Australia. Environmental Officers in the Compliance and Enforcement Team undertake a wide range of environmental investigation, response and compliance based investigative roles across an equally wide range of industries and activities.
Take a look “VIDEO” to see some of the current team in action and get a real feel for the work you could become apart of.
We currently have multiple immediate vacancies to fill across the directorate including permanent and fixed term opportunities which may be extended or made permanent.
Current permanent vacancies exist in the following teams:
As a department we recognise that flexible working arrangements support effective work-life balance, empowers our people and increases team productivity. We are committed to creating an equitable and diverse workforce that promotes an inclusive and supportive workplace environment. We value the unique diversity of experience that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, women and youth bring to our workforce.
Our strength is the diversity of our people and their experience so for further information about the opportunity, or to discuss how your experience and knowledge can transfer into a role as an environmental officer in the Compliance and Enforcement team, we encourage you to contact Carmen Standring on (08) 9157 9810 or Jack Elwin on (08) 6364 6982 during business hours.
What’s in it for me?
We provide an inclusive, agile, and safe workplace that empowers a diverse workforce to make a difference. We offer professional development opportunities, recognise the importance of work-life balance and wellness initiatives, and provide:
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 (above or below) and provide the following in Word or PDF format:
* Applicants who consider their degree is equivalent to a Bachelor of Science may be asked to confirm and evidence equivalency from the issuing university. Applicants with an overseas qualification must submit a valid assessment from the Overseas Qualification Unit (OQU). For more information visit migration.wa.gov.au
Please indicate which level(s) you are applying for and ensure your CV addresses the work-related requirements of the relevant role(s) you are interested in. It is possible the panel may assess you as suitable for your level of choice or another as evidenced in your response.
CLOSING DATE: Friday 24 November 2023 @ 4:00PM (Australian Western Standard Time)
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