Environment Protection Officer

Since 1971, EPA Victoria (EPA) has helped make our state a healthier, more liveable place.

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/EPA/OPERATIO/1631274
Closing Date: 28-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_PN701280_Environment Protection Officer_Metro Melb Area_16092021.docx (Word, 211KB)

Contact: Mike Tangtatco

Position Details

An exciting opportunity for an Environment Protection Officer

  • Ongoing.
  • Full time hours.
  • Immediate start.

An Environment Protection Officer at EPA will:

work in a team responsible for EPA's on-ground regulatory response in the region, including compliance monitoring and inspections, and managing non-compliance via regulatory notices, enforcement action and education.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will possess

  • A passion for protecting the environment.
  • A relevant tertiary degree or qualification is desirable.
  • Ability to be present at times and locations as required to successfully perform the role. This is usually satisfied by the possession of a current Victorian driver's licence.

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to apply online via EPA Career Services. Please click the apply button at the bottom of the page. Attachments can be uploaded in doc. Docx. Pdf, txt or rtf. Forms.

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 28th June 2022. Please contact Mike Tangtatco by email to Mike.Tangtatco@epa.vic.gov.au

If you would like further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

EPA Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format such as large print, please call the recruitment team on 1300 372 842.

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, which drive innovation and success in everything we do.

EPA has identified roles which require additional security clearances for the management of classified and sensitive information. Preferred applicant will be required to undergo additional security clearance levels related to the role. The clearance information will be processed and maintained by Department of Premier and will be treated in the strictest confidence.

At EPA Victoria, the safety of our people, stakeholders and community is our first priority, which is why all applicants are required to be fully COVID vaccinated with both doses or (approved exemption), in accordance with the Chief Health Officer directions. We are committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement.

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.

All applications will be treated confidentially. EPA Victoria is an equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We utilise merit-based selection. Therefore, you are not required to share personal information such as gender, age, culture etc. unless you so wish.

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 www.epa.vic.gov.au

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