Mine Rehabilitation Technical Advisor

Supporting thriving, productive and sustainable communities, environments and industries, at DEECA we’re focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable Victoria with thriving natural environments where the community is at the centre of everything we do.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/082690A
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2023
Salary Range: $129,379 - $151,259
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD-082690-MLRA-Mine_Rehab_Technical_Advisor.docx (Word, 971KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Antonia Scrase
1800 571 966

Position Details

Mine Rehabilitation Technical Advisor


Location: Latrobe Valley

Salary: $129,379 to $151,259 plus superannuation

Position No: 082690


Please note: Due to Machinery of Government changes under Section 30 of the Public Administration Act (PAA), effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented.

The Mine Rehabilitation Technical Advisor will be responsible for a variety of projects including establishing baseline data, then monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of declared mine rehabilitation planning activities and the Regional Rehabilitation Strategy.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in environmental science, engineering, geology or hydrology, with strong industry, government and/or consulting experience in the mining sector in environmental, mine rehabilitation and closure fields
  • Minimum 5 years mining / construction project-based experience
  • An understanding of compliance issues from legislative, policy, risk management, strategy and systems development, stakeholder and on-ground delivery perspectives
  • Strong time management skills and stakeholder liaison experience

This is an ongoing position available with a work location of Latrobe Valley and hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 27 September 2023.  

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

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