Waste Transport Officer

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.

Job Details
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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA/OPS/1695408
Closing Date: 08-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: Until 30 June 2023
Attachments: PC-FM-21 Application Form WTO 701502 701503.docx (Word, 105KB)

PD_PN701502_Waste Transport Officer_Regulatory Services_VPS3_OG.pdf (PDF, 348KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Piers Pettit

Position Details

An exciting opportunity for a Waste Transport Officer

  • $72,751 to $80,545 salary range
  • 200 Victoria St, Carlton
  • Hybrid working options possible
  • Until 30 June 2023

About the organisation

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

Benefits of working with the EPA:

  • Contribute to the protection of Victorian environment and health of its people
  • A focus on work/life balance and development opportunities
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace with many career pathways
  • Hybrid and flexible work arrangement options

A Waste Transport Officer at EPA will: prevent harm to human health and the environment from the transport of reportable priority waste through upholding quality waste tracking and use of vehicle permissions by:

  • Providing advice on how to use Waste Tracker and how to find information on complying with the law
  • Undertaking Waste Tracker administration functions (setting up Dynamics party management, processing business set up forms, audit processes to enable waste record amendments and cancelations, issuing and processing offline waste records and interstate paper records, incident management when waste tracker is offline).
  • Actioning behaviour change initiatives where non-compliant behaviour has been identified
  • Supporting authorised officers with inspections, investigations, basic data analysis

About You:

To be successful in this role you will be proficient in both written and verbal communication, able to explain complex matters in a simple way. Your curiosity allows you to learn new digital systems and troubleshoot for a duty holder, delve into Dynamics and SharePoint in search for answers, while keeping an eye out for deliberate non-compliance. You're collaborative, adaptable and creative, able to continually improve processes, standard messaging, and behaviour change approaches.

How to apply

Click the ”Apply” button to submit your resume, application form and cover letter. Applications close 8 February.

Applications without a completed application form will not be considered.

EPA Victoria recognises the value of the diversity, strength, and knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as we work with Traditional Owners to care for our environment. We provide a culturally safe and embracing work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We believe our workforce should represent the diversity of the lands upon which we reside; and we actively embrace staff of different abilities, orientations, backgrounds, faiths, and gender identities.

EPA Victoria is a Child Safe organisation with a strong commitment to physical, cultural, and emotional safety of all children including those with diversity of ability, culture, identity, and linguistic background.

Please contact recruitment.mailbox@epa.vic.gov.au should you require this ad in an accessible format.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Piers Pettit, Team Leader - Waste Transport at piers.pettit@epa.vic.gov.au.

Please note:

  • Preferred candidates will be required to submit proof of compliance with EPA's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (two doses of COVID-19 vaccine plus at least one booster dose).
  • You must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident (for ongoing roles) or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, police checks, reference checks and role related security clearances.

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