Senior Environmental Planner - Quarrying & Recycling

Job Title: Senior Environmental Planner - Quarrying & Recycling
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hoxton Park, New South Wales
Salary: AU$120000 - AU$150000 per annum + Sup+car
Start Date: Flexible start date
Reference: BBBH18186_1523410683
Contact Name: Ingrid Van den berg
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2018 11:38

Job Description

Position Overview

The company owns a number of quarries, recycling depots and landfills. Your role in the business would be as a strategic business manager, facilitating the development and planning process across the NSW business, while looking after all environmental proceedings/environmental management systems.

Aspects of this role include business development, account management and operational.

Key responsibilities are:

. Ensure regulatory compliance with an operational focus.

. Providing input into the annual strategy and will be working closely with operations managers, site managers and directors.

· Project manage, lodge and facilitate the development of Environmental Impact Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, New Development Applications, Modifications to Development Applications, Other reports/investigations required by regulatory authorities.

· Manage and co-ordinate projects with external consultants in regards to the development of EIS's, DA's, reports, management plans, environmental monitoring, etc

· Prepare, implement and monitor Environmental Plans including LEMP, Operational Management Plans, Water Management Plans, Landfill Rehabilitation & Closure Plans

· Prepare and submit Annual Environmental Management Reports to Regulatory Bodies as required by the licences & approvals

· Establish a data base with respect to DA and EPL obligations

· Attend and participate in all EPA site visit and inspections

· Meet and consult with regulatory bodies - Councils, EPA, DPI, Sydney Catchment, Trade & Investment, Resource and Energy in regards to the developmentand environmental impacts of the site activities

· Develop and implement ideas and strategies to grow the business, including researching and developing new business opportunities for the group

· Undertake site specific environmental projects including storm water management, leachate management, site cleanup

· Prepare grant applications

· Ensure that all DA related works and activities are performed in accordance with approved standards, and requirements of legislation and regulations

· Follow up on all complaints received and ensure appropriate measures are implemented to rectify the issues of concern; and ensure that full details of complaints are recorded in the site registers

· Provide environmental training to business unit managers and staff and provide strategic planning advice to peers

. Maintaining the Environmental Management Plan page on the company website

· A minimum of 10 years experience in a similar role within quarrying or mining

· Up to date knowledge and solid practical planning experience within the New South Wales planning and approvals system

· Understanding of Part IV and Part V EPA approvals and experience dealing with EPA and various councils

· Excellent communication and presentation skills and high level influencing skills with a track record of strong stakeholder management as well as report writing, focussing on good interpretation of technical data

· Ability to write and present environmental management reports to both external and internal stakeholder

· A relevant undergraduate or post graduate degree in a related discipline - environmental planning/science based/engineering

· Extensive knowledge of waste management & treatment, landfilling, recycling, remediation, quarrying, and composting activities

· Quality Assurance & Control

· Project management and project costing skills

· Computers - High level literacy in word, excel, power point & project management

What we offer

  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Generous remuneration based on experience
  • Company vehicle, fully maintained
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Opportunities for career advancement

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