Job Details
  • Reference400502A_1667194899
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

*** Please note the successful candidate for the role must hold Australian Citizenship and willing to complete a BASELINE Check ***

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced EL1 Environment and Regulatory Officer to join a large Federal Government agency for a 12 month temporary assignment with 2x6-month contract extension options in Adelaide.

About this role

A Federal Government Agency a newly established Commonwealth Agency, has a unique opportunity to lead and shape the future of Australia's expertise in radioactive waste management with a dynamic, multidisciplinary team working together to implement the Government's commitment to the safe and secure management of the nation's radioactive wastes.

The ARWA Radiation Safety, Environment and WHS team is small and specialised is responsible for developing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to facilitate approval for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NRWMF) under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The Radiation Safety, Environment and WHS team is also responsible for the development of the safety case for the NRWMF, including Low-Level Waste (LLW) disposal and Intermediate-level LW waste (ILW) storage safety cases.

Reporting to the Manager, Radiation Safety, Environment and WHS, the EL1 Environment and Regulatory Officer will contribute to environmental impact assessments and preparation of an EIS to facilitate regulatory approvals for the NRWMF. The Environment and Regulatory Officer will also contribute to the development of ARWA's environmental management initiatives, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements and organisational objectives.

The Environment and Regulatory Officer will be required to assess a range of environmental issues (including but not limited to noise and vibration, air quality, heritage, water quality etc.) and contribute to the preparation and review of high quality environmental assessments of the NRWMF proposal to meet statutory obligations and Government policy objectives. The role involves managing multiple tasks at various stages in the assessment and regulatory approval process and working closely with other contractors and government agencies when assessing environmental impacts

Key capabilities delivered by this position include:

Facilitate the development of an EIS for the NRWMF in accordance with regulatory requirements and guidance, including participating in regulatory engagement, analysis and related programs of work, and in collaboration with the Manager, Radiation Safety, Environment and WHS.

Provide strategic contribution to development and review of environmental impact assessments for the NRWMF to support regulatory licence applications in a dynamic and complex environment with tight timeframes, competing priorities and conflicting stakeholder's needs, views, and opinions.

Develop and lead environment assessments and assess regulatory matters and respond to enquiries in a timely manner within applicable legislation, regulatory and policy frameworks.

Contribute to development of ARWA's environment protection plans, environment management policies and procedures.

Apply a comprehensive understanding of complex technical information on environmental impact assessment and interpret the information into appropriate language for reports and communications.

Manage specialist environmental services and reviews of information and reports provided by specialist contractors.

Actively contribute to a collaborative and inclusive workplace culture that prioritises safety, quality,

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Adelaide
  • $75/per hour + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 month temporary assignment with 2x6-month contract extension options
  • Fulltime hours, Monday to Friday 5 Days per week x 7.5 Hours per day

****Applications close by 10am Thursday 17th of November 2022.****

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W