Data Analyst

Job posted: 05/07/2024
Applications close: 21/07/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $92,332 - $104,762

Occupation: Analyst

Reference: 840

Reference: 840

Occupation: Analyst

Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the Organisation

EPA works to prevent and reduce the harmful effect of pollution and waste on Victoria’s environment and people. We work with community, industry and businesses. As the needs of Victorians change, we must be equipped to adapt and respond to a range of factors.

We are a workplace committed to new ways of working, EPA celebrates diversity of people and lifestyles. We offer a wide range of practical options to support both your work and personal life.


The EPA Experience

  • See the impact in the communities we live in: at EPA you see your work first-hand
  • Range of internal working groups, networks and volunteering opportunities
  • On-the-job training for a wide range of environmental roles
  • Flexible start and finish times, as well as compressed work week options


About the role:

The Data Analyst will work in a small team responsible for providing advanced predictive modelling and anomaly detection to support EPA’s decision making. The Data Analyst will help in the development of advanced data analytics for a specific waste reporting project.

The advanced waste analytics project will involve the Data Analyst working with data engineers, subject matter experts and Power BI builders to provide insights into several key areas identified by EPA regarding the movement and transport of waste.

In this role you will:

  • Provide BI capabilities for the organization, including provisioning of data in the BI tool, set the standards and govern BI reports.
  • Provide advanced data analysis to identify anomalies.
  • Peer review outputs, processes, and techniques
  • Provide documentation on techniques and processes, as well as version control.

Skills and experience:

  • A relevant tertiary degree and/or post graduate qualifications in data science, mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline with a formal statistics component is required.
  • Experience in BI tools especially Power BI including ability to bring in multiple data sets from different ERP systems and build connectors to provide reporting capability across the organisation.
  • Demonstrated applied experience in data science (specifically one or more of the following: trends and forecasting time-series modelling, predictive analysis, supply-chain model forecasting, network analysis and behaviour modelling) is required.
  • Proficiency in using the programming language R is required.

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How to apply

Click the ”Apply” button to submit your application. Applications close on Sunday 21 July 2024 at 11:59PM.

Applicants Should Submit:

  • Cover letter; addressing your experience, the key selection criteria, motivations, and suitability to the role.
  • Resume; including contact details of two referees.

For any enquiries relating to this role, please reach out to careers@epa.vic.gov.au


Need to know more?

All prospective employees will also undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an offer of employment. You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, police checks, reference checks and role related security clearances.

EPA Victoria recognises the value of the diversity, strength, and knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as we work with Traditional Owners to care for our environment. We provide a culturally safe and embracing work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We believe our workforce should represent the diversity of the lands upon which we reside; and we actively embrace staff of different abilities, orientations, backgrounds, faiths, and genders.

Data Analyst

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

Job classification:



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Data Analyst