Senior Data Analyst

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
Careers Logo
Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA/STRATEGY/1708222
Closing Date: 03-Apr-2023
Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621
Job Duration: 6 Months
Attachments: PD_PN701033_Senior_Data_Analyst_Strategy_VPS5_FT.pdf (PDF, 366KB)
Key Selection Criteria

PD_PN701033_Senior_Data_Analyst_Strategy_VPS5_FT.pdf (PDF, 366KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dr Maj-Britt di Folco

Position Details

Senior Data Analyst

  • $105,479 - $127,621 salary range
  • Hybrid working options
  • 200 Victoria Street, Carlton VIC 3053 
  • Fixed term / Full time starting ASAP until end of September 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

About the Role:

As a Senior Analyst within the Data Analytics and Intelligence Unit, working on the advanced waste analytics project, you will use your advanced analytical skills to develop robust prediction and detection solutions to waste movement and reporting problems.


  • Lead in the development and production of forecasting and anomaly detection analysis for specific advanced waste analytics problems;
  • Lead the implementation of best practice complex data analytics procedures;
  • Lead in the documentation and reporting of analyses.

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated expertise in data science (specifically one or more of the following; trends and forecasting time-series modelling, predictive analysis) using R;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and deliver collaborative and multidisciplinary projects within resourcing and timeline parameters;
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to be an effective team member.

How to apply:

Click the ”Apply” button to submit your resume and cover letter. Applications close 3rd April.

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 should you require this ad in an accessible format.

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.

From here...