Join a dynamic, diverse and high performing team in an exciting time of growth
Full-time Permanent role located at our Headquarters at Parramatta
Proudly making a difference to establishing a best-in-class, customer centred, client organisation
At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.
We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.
About the role
To deliver environmental planning, assessments and approvals advice that supports business needs and delivers improved outcomes for the business, customers and the environment.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Undertake environmental planning, establish approval pathways and prepare assessments in accordance with quality standards, legislative obligations and internal delegations
Secure appropriate environmental approvals, licences and permits
Scope, engage and manage the application of specialist technical expertise
Provide risk tailored environmental advice for senior audiences, drawing upon expertise and established procedures/guidelines
Apply innovation, continual improvement and knowledge sharing to raise quality and gain efficiency in environmental planning, assessment and approvals practices
Coach, mentor and provide on-the-job training of less experienced team members.
Tertiary qualifications in environmental science/environmental management (or other relevant discipline) and about 7 years’ experience in a relevant role
Proven experience in environmental planning, environmental impact assessment and environmental approvals for infrastructure development projects
Proficient identification and implementation of strategies to manage environmental issues in the planning, delivery and/or operation of large civil engineering projects
Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Record of successful professional practice within a matrix organisation
Understanding and experience with major water or other similar infrastructure utility.
Please see the position description for the role’s full accountabilities.
Application closing date: 20 May, 2021
You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can
Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process.
Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process.
We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.
At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities. We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve. We're seeking innovative minds to help us meet the challenges of our growing cities. Be part of our committed, highly skilled team and connect with us.
Going the extra mile for our customers
We’re always making sure to go the extra mile for our customers. In the last 12 months, we’ve:
received over 500,000 calls to our Customer Service teams
provided more than $900,000 in financial support
gave over 15,000 customers extra time to pay their bills
granted more than 40,000 special payment arrangements
In response to COVID-19, we’re ensuring that no matter what happens, we can continue to provide our essential services. Our teams built a mobile water quality testing van, which contains all the essential equipment you would find in our water filtration plant laboratories and control rooms, on wheels. This means that no matter what, our teams can safely conduct essential tests on Sydney’s drinking water to ensure we provide world-class water services to our customers.