Environmental Advisor

at
Downer Group
Location:
Canberra
Type:
Full Time
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We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Environmental Advisor, responsible for a diverse range of environmental deliverables for Downer Defence.

Why work for Downer:

  • Training and Development to support your career with us
  • Work in an essential service industry
  • Access to other Downer internal opportunities
  • Continued investment & industry leading research & development into sustainable practices that contribute to the circular economy, delivering on long term urban infrastructure improvements

What you’ll be working on:

  • Responsibility for preparation and implementation of an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) within the Downer Defence Environmental Management System Framework with reference to the Defence Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • Development of any tender documentation for Environmental Works, tender, evaluate and engage as required
  • Support the Land Management Manager and Estate upkeep & Technical Services Manager and their teams with all environmental aspects, with focus on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) and energy efficiency concepts
  • Undertake Environmental Audits as required
  • Liaise with regional environmental Defence personnel, regulatory bodies, government agencies, community groups, consultants and subcontractors
  • Maintain responsibility for Work, Health, Safety and Environment (WHSE) implications, ensuring works are planned and executed in accordance with Spotless policy, Defence policy and the relevant environmental legislation

What you’ll bring:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science or related fields (mandatory)
  • Relevant additional post-graduate experience and qualifications in the environmental industry or field (preferred)
  • Displayed experience of hands-on environmental experience in a similar environment
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the Defence industry (preferred)
  • Involvement/affiliation with relevant Environmental panels or committees to help maximise industry networking and ensure technical cross-pollination
  • Suitability for Defence Security Clearance (Australian Citizenship Mandatory)
  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence

Excellent client relationship building skills and customer service skills This exciting role offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with a highly successful organisation. If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, then apply now.

For further information please contact [email protected]

Who are we:

Downer Group employs approximately 50,000 people across more than 300 sites, primarily in Australia and New Zealand. Downer designs, builds and sustains assets, infrastructure and facilities and we are the leading provider of integrated services.

Downer Defence is the lead contractor providing Estate Maintenance and Operation Services (EMOS) for the Department of Defence in Queensland and Southern New South Wales. As lead contractor within the region we deliver a suite of services to support Defence capability. 

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We embrace all employee differences and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

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