ASSESSMENT OFFICER Job in Adelaide CBD SA at Government of South Australia

Department for Energy and Mining

Job reference: 402963

Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE

Job status: Long Term Contract

Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Department for Energy and Mining is committed to building a diverse and flexible culture. We encourage and welcome all applications from women, diverse community groups and ages, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity:
An exciting opportunity has become available for an Assessment Officer in the Mining Assessments team. The Assessment Officer is responsible for assessing mining proposals in accordance with legislative requirements and setting environmental standards that meet government/community expectations. The focus is on the continuous improvement of processes to deliver efficient and effective services which build credibility and trust with stakeholders. The Assessment Officer will participate in the continuous improvement of procedures relevant to the environmental assessment of proposed and operating mining operations.

The Assessment Officer will:
Accept professional responsibility for managing the assessment of new mining lease applications (including some more complex applications that may pose significant environmental risk) and mining program (PEPRs and MOPs) submissions submitted with those applications,

Design and manage statutory consultation processes, and risk/capability assessments which appropriately reflect the complexity and political environment surrounding the particular mining proposal,

Review mining programs for existing mining operations,

Assess some more complex mining operations that involve a variety of stakeholders,

Provide environmental risk assessment expertise to the wider Mining Regulation Branch.

About us:
The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) is responsible for delivering affordable, reliable and secure energy supplies in a transitioning national energy market while responsibly unlocking the value and opportunities offered by South Australia’s mineral and energy resources.

Key Selection Criteria:
Experience working with legislation governing mining projects in South Australia.

Broad understanding of the issues facing the resources industry and the political context of government.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people, building productive working relationships with peers, other work colleagues and stakeholders

Good written and verbal communication skills, particularly in clearly presenting complex scientific information to non-scientific recipients.

Essential Qualifications:
Degree in Science, or Environmental Management or Engineering related to the resources industry

PO2, $83,152 – $92,020 per annum

Full time role, working 37.5 hours per week

Special Conditions:
This is a contract role up to December 2021.

Some out of hours work and inter/intrastate travel, including fieldwork may be required

Andrew Querzoli

Deputy Director, Mining Assessments

8429 2445

[email protected]

Application Instructions:
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae and written application of no more than two pages, demonstrating their suitability for the role by addressing the key selection criteria above. Applicants are to include the name, address and contact number of three current referees, one being your current line manager.

Applicants are required to complete and submit the Employment Declaration.

Applications close: 30/10/2020 5:00 PM

About the Company

Company: Government of South Australia

Company Location:  Adelaide CBD SA

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