Mar 11, 2020

Senior Wastewater and Microbial Engineer

$98,396 - $108,724 yearly
  • EPA Victoria
  • Macleod VIC, Australia
Full time Science (environmental)


Senior Wastewater and Microbial Engineer

An exciting opportunity to join EPA and deliver specialist applied science advice to inform decisions on a range of complex environmental issues and technical solutions.  The Senior Wastewater and Microbial Engineer will:

  • Assess suitability of wastewater treatment technologies for pollution remediation and mitigation and make recommendations for reuse opportunities where feasible.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with water industry, the Department of Health and Human Services, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Support water industry to develop and implement long term strategic reuse schemes.
  • Communicate wastewater management and reuse technical/engineering information to a wide range of stakeholders.

How to Apply: 
Applicants are invited to apply online via

Applicants must submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • A supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria.

EPA will conduct relevant and required checks about applicants and the information provided within an application. This includes, but not limited to:

Applications close midnight on 31 March 2020.

If selected, interviews will be held on 14 April 2020.

For further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Mr Naren Narenthiran, Senior Applied Scientist – Water Technology on 03 9695 2673.

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 1300 372 842. 

EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to similar roles within a 12 month period.

Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered. Potential applicants may need to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to confirmation of employment.

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EPA Victoria

Required work rights

Australian Permanent Resident

Degree targeted

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