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Operations Officer

NSW Government

Griffith, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Customer Service

Job description:
Classification: Environment Officer Class 5
Employment Status: Ongoing, Full-Time
Location: Griffith

• Do you enjoy working in a collaborative team environment?

• We are looking for a customer-centric teamplayer to provide courteous and prompt response to enquiries from public and industry in relation to legislative requirements and other environmental matters

• This is a great opportunity to gain experience via ongoing learning and development in a professional and supportive environment with the assistance of senior officers;

Agency overview

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is the state’s primary environmental regulator. We work with business, government and the community to manage and reduce pollution and waste. The EPA is a separate agency within the Planning and Environment cluster. We respond to pollution incidents and emergencies and enforce environmental regulations, monitor compliance and investigate reports of pollution and develop environmental policy and programs. The EPA regulates the environmental aspects of native forestry on public and private land in NSW.

Primary purpose of the role: Undertake day to day tasks relating to the application of EPA legislative responsibilities in diverse regulatory area/s, and perform other regulatory activities, as determined by EPA operational priorities.

To Apply:
• Click APPLY button
• Provide your personal information as prompted
• Attach your resume that sets out your education, work history and other facts about yourself that relate to the role (maximum of 4 pages);
• Attach a cover letter that is relevant to the role (maximum of 1 page).
• Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience(4000 character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter.

Reviewing your education, training, and/or work experience (i.e. voluntary or paid):

Q1. Please describe a time when you sought out to develop a new skill or learn new knowledge to better an environmental outcome (i.e. deliverable, university assignment). How do you decide this skill or knowledge was going to assist you?

Q2. Please tell us about a situation where you changed or tailored your communication style in order to successfully work with others to resolve an environmental or like issue.

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behaviour indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

Essential requirement to be successful in this role:
Broad understanding of the policies, practices and statutory requirements that support the operations of the EPA

A Recruitment Pool may be established for future ongoing or temporary roles with similar focus capabilities

Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:

Role description

Application Guide

Applying for a role in the NSW Public Sector

The EPA is a family friendly employer and will consider flexible work options.

Applications close: Wednesday, 10 January 2018 at 11:59pm.