Senior Environmental Audit Officer

Environment Protection Authority Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Competitive Salary
Mar 30, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Details

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Environmental Audit Officer EPA 601699
  • Ongoing role
  • Full time/Flexible
  • Proposed start date: 17 May 2021

  • About the Role:

    The Environmental Audit Unit implements and manages the Environmental Audit system associated with section 53 of the Environment Protection Act 1970. There has never been a more exciting time to join the EPA as we transition to a new legislative regime that comes into effect on the 01 July 2021.

    This role is a member of the Environmental Audit team and will provide specialist advice to EPA on the Environmental Audit System and contaminated environments and represent EPA at external meetings regarding the Environmental Audit System. The position is required to work under minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment, assessing and reviewing the compliance of audit reports and related documents, including contaminated land and groundwater related approvals.

    The role will also be required to provide support in matters pertaining to auditor appointment, performance and compliance, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of environmental audit reports, development of internal and external policies and supporting documents for the Environmental Audit System.

    About You:

    To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate technical knowledge in the field of contaminated land and groundwater remediation, knowledge of the regulatory function of the environmental audit framework, good communication skills (written/verbal) with the ability to communicate highly complex concepts to expert and non-expert audiences.

    Applicants should submit:
  • Cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role;
  • Resume including contact details of two referees

  • Applications close midnight on 12 April2021 . For further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

    All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Maria Koukoulas, Manager - Environmental Audit on email:

    Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

    Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required.

    EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued, and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

    EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force.

    If you require advice and support with the application process please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842.

    EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to this role within a 3-month period.

    Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered.

    For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit

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