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Senior Environment Specialist
North East Link Program
Posted 14 September 2022 Salary $127,467 - $170,579 Email
Region VIC Contact Linda King Website View
Type Full time Phone N/A    

About the Opportunity

Be part of a transformative infrastructure project for Victoria, with an exciting new role in the North East Link Program's Delivery Freeways!

As our Senior Environment Specialist, you will be embedded into the East Delivery Package, working alongside the Land Planning and Environment team as part of a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Reporting to the Package Director, you will play a vital role in the completion of project approvals, preparation of contract documents and in the compliance of delivery packages and approval conditions. The Senior Environment Specialist is responsible for supporting senior management with high quality advice, reports, and communication around key issues throughout the project lifecycle. This role also ensures that technical specialists are managed so that key objectives are being met efficiently and to a high standard, while maintaining a motivated and collaborative work environment.

This position will lead a small team of technical specialists, in a team that provides advice on primary project approvals, achieves secondary consents, and sets the environmental and planning requirements in the procurement of NELP's secondary packages. The East Package is in the early stages of development and are currently going through the procurement process, getting ready for EOI

Travel and time spent at a future site office (Bulleen, Heidelberg or Watsonia) may be requirement of this position.

About You

This position requires a passionate, customer focused environment specialist with exposure to Government legislation, processes and practices. In addition to this, you are:

An exceptional communicator who thrives in a collaborative team environment, demonstrating technical expertise in directing and influencing consultants, disciplinary teams and contractors to achieve project objectives.

Passionate about all aspects of the environment and driven to implement change, collaborate and challenge the status quo to deliver project objectives for successful outcomes.

Knowledgeable and experienced in the delivery of technical advice on complex environmental matters within a major infrastructure or construction project environment.


A relevant tertiary qualification and experience in environmental science, environmental management or a similar discipline is mandatory.


Our commitment to creating a workplace that inspires you, engages you and grows you is strong – we want you to be a powerful contributor to this wonderfully diverse and dynamic organisation. Our offering continues to grow but here is what we already have in store for you:

  • Leave loading - 17.5% payment on top of your base salary when you take annual leave
  • Flexible work arrangements available (including ability to purchase additional leave)
  • Annual lump sum payments in recognition of the changing public service work environment in which we work
  • Incremental performance-based payments over the course of your career
  • Salary sacrifice of additional superannuation contributions and novated vehicle lease arrangements
  • Access to discounted public transport

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now! Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Please note it is not a requirement to respond to the Key Selection Criteria separately, but applicants should outline their relevant experience in their cover letter.

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