Environmental Assessment Officer

Job No: PMC2017136
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW

Applications close Sunday 29 October 2017

About the Role

In this newly created role you will carry out and coordinate the peer review process of Part 5 approvals associated with Council developments.

The successful applicant will hold a relevant qualification or significant experience deemed equivalent along with comprehensive knowledge of relevant environmental legislation including proven experience with Part 5 determinations. You will have strong communication skills and computer skills and have experience in the facilitation of expert advice to stakeholders, government agencies and the community. A current driver’s licence is also essential.

Desirable requirements include a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and competency in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).



This is a full time permanent role, with remuneration in the range of $80,247-$90,321 pa (depending on skills and experience) for a 35 hour week with access to Council’s Flexible Working Hours policy, plus 9.5% superannuation. A vehicle option will also be negotiated with the successful candidate.


About Council

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is located on the mid north coast of NSW in one of Australia’s fastest growing regions. We have a strong commitment to organisational excellence and community, through our service provision to some 80,000 residents. With an enviable climate, the region is a premier tourist destination offering a diversity of lifestyle options.



Contact Thor Aaso, Natural Resources Manager on (02) 6581 8692.


Applying for the position

Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Position Description - Environmental Assessment Officer

Recruitment Selection Criteria - Environmental Assessment Officer

Please complete the application form below and answer the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the role description, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write the response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form as you must submit your application in one attempt.


Close date

All applications must be submitted no later than 11.30pm on Sunday 29 October 2017



Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

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