Environmental Lead - Projects & Approvals

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Position Description

Environmental Lead – Projects & Approvals
Launceston (another location can be negotiated)

This is a great role if you are seeking an opportunity where you can:

  • Positively contribute to managing environmental assessment and EPBC approvals processes for irrigation infrastructure projects to enhance timely, sustainable environment, planning and heritage outcomes.
  • Apply your passion for environmental sustainability to ensure best practice environmental management is integrated into project scope, plans and designs.
  • Use and build your leadership and team management skills to foster a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Work collaboratively in an organisational culture where our values are important to us and guide what we do and how we do it.

About us:

You will be working for a high-profile state-owned company that provides irrigation infrastructure to a range of stakeholders. We pride ourselves on offering an inclusive, innovative, dynamic and progressive workplace. As an economic enabler our work makes a difference to the Tasmanian community. We plan, develop and construct complex irrigation projects, manage a range of assets, and play a critical role in assisting the Tasmanian Government achieve its target of increasing the farmgate value of the State’s agricultural sector.

You will:

  • Lead a team that ensures environmental risk assessments are conducted on our projects and that we develop and operate irrigation schemes that are environmentally sustainable, safe and compliant.
  • Use your strong expertise and skills with permitting processes, EPBC environmental approvals, and regulations to help us achieve our goal of minimising the impact of our activities on environmental, sustainability and cultural heritage values.
  • Provide specialist advice to our project planning and delivery teams to ensure environment approvals are achieved and managed in a timely manner and to a very high standard.
  • Actively promote sustainability and environmental awareness and motivate change that protects the environment through good decision-making and actions.
  • Proactively identify risks and develop effective strategies and solutions that value add and ensure our activities are carried out safely and sustainably.
  • Be adaptable and use your strong communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain constructive relationships and to collaborate with and influence diverse stakeholders.
  • Be primarily based in the office but will also drive to - inspect construction work sites, remote monitoring locations, operating agricultural facilities and new scheme assessments.

More information:

For a copy of the position description, please click here

For a confidential discussion please contact Olivia Rathbone, People & Culture Officer at The BelRose Group by email olivia@belrosegroup.com.au or call 0429 473 098.

Applications close: 16th August 2023