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Manager of Environmental Services

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Job Ref:  034686
Employer:  Power Water
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Northern Territory, Australia (Show on map)

Job title:

Manager of Environmental Services    


Science and Engineering Professional Band 4

Position number:


Reports to:

Manager of Health and Safety   

Job type:

Full Time



Business unit:

People Culture and Customer                                         Location:           Darwin



Special Measures:

PWC values diversity in the workplace. Therefore, under an approved Special Measures Plan, Indigenous applicants will be given priority selection, provided that they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the level commensurate with the position.

Primary Objective

To provide strategic direction, advice and leadership to the Corporation on the management of environmental performance in the provision of power, water and sewerage services.


Key Responsibilities

1.       Provide specialist advice, guidance and recommendations to the Power and Water Board, Executive Leadership Team and organisational stakeholders on environmental risk management and compliance.   

2.       Identify and implement strategies to reduce environmental risk and promote a proactive culture in relation to environmental matters across the organisation.      

3.       Lead and oversee the implementation of the Power and Water Environmental Management System (EMS) to improve capability and improve awareness of environmental compliance obligations among employees and contractors.  

4.       Work proactively with government stakeholders to align environmental policies and maintain effective relationships with Territory and Federal agencies to achieve regulatory compliance and best practice in the delivery of environmental outcomes.            

5.       Carry out duties in accordance with Power and Water's safety and environmental policy, safety principles, corporate values and behaviours.


Selection criteria – Essential

1.       Significant, demonstrated experience in the delivery of environmental systems and services within a large organisation supported by tertiary qualifications in environmental science, environmental management or equivalent.

2.       Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of environmental strategies across a large or multi-faceted organisation.

3.       Demonstrated experience in the management of an environmental team or function with a proven ability to negotiate and influence organisational improvement in environmental performance.

4.       High level written and verbal communication skills and a proven ability to prioritise and manage competing demands.  

5.       Demonstrated understanding of environmental legislation, compliance obligations and regional challenges relevant to the Northern Territory or similar geographic region.          


Selection criteria – Desirable

1.       Experience in the management of issues relating to waste water management and licencing, environmental heritage and regulatory compliance.

2.       Understanding of the issues and obligations relating to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Scheme (NGER)        


Further information

1.       Applicants are encouraged to contact the Manager of Health and Safety Todd Sinclair on (08) 8924 5188 for further information about the position. Information about Power and Water Corporation may be viewed at The remuneration package amounts published for this position include base salary, superannuation, annual leave loading and the value of an extra week’s annual leave.


If you accept this position, a summary of your merit (including work history, qualifications, experience, skills, etc.) will be provided to other applicants to enable transparency and understanding of the decision. For further information see: click here


Vacancy Closes: 13 August 2018

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