Environmental Officer

Anglo American
Regional Qld
Full Time
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Company Description

Metallurgical Coal Australia

Metallurgical coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world. In Australia, we operate two open cut and three underground metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, every year producing millions of tonnes of the highest quality hard coking coal for this purpose.

Job Description

As one of our Environmental Officers you will supports all aspects of the environment function for the underground operation. Through providing timely guidance and service to operational personnel to ensure delivery of the mine's performance targets and compliance to corporate and legislative requirements. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Focused on monitoring, analysis and reporting on programs for land, vegetation, cultural heritage, water and waste.
  • Management plans and systems to improve environmental performance
  • The development and implementation of procedures
  • Environmental contractor management


Tertiary qualifications in an environmental discipline are required with knowledge of environmental issues relevant to the coal mining industry highly regarded. Experience with contractor management will be beneficial to your application, but not mandatory. Skill in understanding, interpreting and analysing relevant environmental data is key to the role. Familiarity with Risk Management Processes and Controls and Health, Safety, Environmental Management Systems will also be an advantage.

Additional information

This role will be on a Monday to Friday Roster based in Moranbah at our Grosvenor Mine.

Who we are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.  As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity

At Anglo American, we promote an inclusive and diverse environment where every colleague is valued and respected for who they are and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply for vacancies, including women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Background Checks

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

Closing Date

18 January 2021

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