Environmental Advisor

Job No: WHC695
Location: Maules Creek

About Whitehaven Coal

Whitehaven Coal is the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help power developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product, particularly for use in high-efficiency, low-emissions coal-fired power stations. With 20 years of industry experience we have developed a growing reputation for excellence in project delivery and safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operations. The Environmental Officer is accountable for providing environmental support to the Maules Creek Coal Mine in line with the company’s environmental management plans and regulatory requirements.

The Role: Environmental Advisor (Maules Creek, NSW)

An outstanding opportunity has become available for an Environmental Advisor to join the team at Maules Creek.

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Assist in the implementation of mine rehabilitation programs to meet statutory conditions and commitments including supervision of planting, seeding and weed control with the site rehabilitation areas.
  • Coordinate environmental monitoring activities including collating field monitoring data in the areas of noise performance, blasting, ground and surface water, dust and meteorology; updating environmental monitoring results on the database, investigating and managing any issues and providing feedback to management.
  • Undertake training of employees in environmental compliance needs.
  • Liaise with consultants and contractors to ensure timely submission of reports, completion of field monitoring requirements, and completion of other general environmental activities.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of environmental management plans.
  • Assist with the maintenance of a reporting system and the preparation and submission of Mining Operations Plans, Annual Review and Annual Return documentation and any other compliance-related documentation for submission to relevant government departments prior to the due date.
  • Assist with the community consultation program including regular engagement with nominated landowners and community stakeholders, investigating complaints and advising management on resolution options. 

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications, experience and qualities:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science or related discipline
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes in the mining sector
  • 3-5 years in a similar position
  • High level oral and written communication skills, particularly in delivering information and liaising with stakeholders
  • Ability to deliver high quality work within required deadlines 

Benefits for You

  • Full time, permanent position.
  • Excellent opportunity for career development.
  • Attractive Salary and relocation package.
  • Opportunity to work for an Industry leader. 
  • 8-6 Roster - apply now

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position:

  1. Complete the questions in the below application, then click Apply;
  2. Attach your Resume.  Please note this is a mandatory requirement of the application process

 

Whitehaven Coal is committed to increasing the representation of women and Aboriginal people in the workplace. Whitehaven aims for an inclusive workplace that brings both men and women from diverse backgrounds and welcomes applicants who reflect diversity of gender, culture, experience and skills.

In order to be considered for this position you must currently have the right to work in Australia. 

Please be advised that in the interest of the health of our employees and visitors, all Whitehaven Coal sites are smoke free.

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About Whitehaven Coal

Whitehaven Coal is the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help power developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product, particularly for use in high-efficiency, low-emissions coal-fired power stations. With 20 years of industry experience we have developed a growing reputation for excellence in project delivery and safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operations.