Surveillance Program Specialist (VPSG6.1)

Job posted: 15/02/2021
Applications close: 01/03/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $124,033 - $145,009

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/700581

Reference: VG/700581

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $124,033 - $145,009

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria (EPA) has helped make our state a healthier, more liveable place.

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

Open to all candidates

There has never been a more exciting time at EPA as we work to prevent the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victoria's environment and people, with a focus on zero tolerance for waste crime and unsafe waste management.

We are seeking a Surveillance Program Specialist (VP6.1) to join the new Waste Crime Prevention Directorate to implement the Government's Recycling Victoria policy and plan, based with the EPA in Sunshine.

 Your role:  

  • Lead and contribute to the design of programs, projects and investigations, through the provision of specialist surveillance knowledge and skills
  • Lead the development and implementation of guidelines, standard operating procedures, strategies and policies, to support best practice use of surveillance to target waste crime, commensurate with the legislative powers available to the EPA
  • Provide leadership in the development of the Authority's capability to undertake best practice physical and technical surveillance
  • Conduct surveillance duties to ascertain relevant information / intelligence to inform an investigation in accordance with relevant legislation

 Qualifications & Attributes  

  • Please refer to the attached position description

 What's in it for you?  

  • Work alongside a team of highly committed specialists to deliver programs and services that prevent harm to the environment and human health
  • Contribute to the EPA becoming a national and international leader in detecting and disrupting waste crime
  • Opportunity to provide key value and input into program design, roll out, and implementation 
  • Flexible work options, personal and professional development  

 How to Apply:  

Read the attached position description and apply online via our EPA Career Services. Within your application please submit the following: A completed application form 

  • A completed cover letter addressing your experience, motivation, and suitability for the role
  • Your resume including the contact details of two appropriate referees

Inquiries can be directed to David Lovell - Manager - Waste Crime Programs on David.lovell@epa.vic.gov.au or contact People and Culture Services at Recruitment@epa.vic.gov.au

All prospective employees are required to undergo a National Criminal Record Check before an employment offer being made. Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required. EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. 

We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued, and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force. If you require advice and support with the application process, please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842.