Principal Adviser Site Contamination


Environment Protection Authority

Job reference: 361031
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Summary of Duties

The Principal Adviser is responsible for leading complex site contamination assessment and remediation (mitigation) projects commissioned by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). The Principal Adviser will provide leadership of the team that delivers the projects for high profile/high risk site contamination matters that are determined to be orphan sites or subject to regulatory oversight by the EPA. The Principal Adviser is a key source of expert advice and opinion in relation to site contamination for the EPA. The Principal Adviser provides high quality professional verbal and written advice and will implement the relevant statutory requirements of the Environment Protection Act 1993 (the Act).

Special Conditions

The occupant must be eligible to work in Australia

The occupant will be required to work outside of normal working hours and undertake some intrastate/interstate travel requiring overnight absences.

The maintenance of a current driver’s licence is essential.

The occupant must be able to be appointed as an Authorised Officer pursuant to the Environment Protection Act 1993.

The EPA supports and actively encourages flexible working arrangements to enable its staff to effectively balance work and life. Such arrangements may be negotiated with the Branch Manager.

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor degree in science, engineering or other recognised degree level qualification that is related to site contamination


PO4 ($102,496 to $111,705 per annum) + Super




Andrew Pruszinski
Manager Site Contamination
Phone Enquiries: 08 8204 9085
Email Enquiries: [email protected]

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online. Please see attached ‘Guide to Applying’ for information on mandatory requirements for applications.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. The sector is diverse and desires to increase in diversity and to create opportunities for more South Australians.

Applications close: 22/09/2019 11:00 PM


- Guide to applying for a position with the EPA.pdf
- M19370 Principal Adviser Site Contamination PO4.pdf
- Pre-Employment Declaration Form.pdf

Flexibility Statement

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

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