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Mining Assessment Officer
Department for Energy and Mining
Job reference: 502414
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Department for Energy and Mining is committed to building a diverse and flexible culture. We encourage and welcome all applications from women, diverse community groups and ages, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Mining Assessment Officer in the Mining Regulation team.  The Mining Assessment Officer is responsible for the assessment of mining lease applications and operational programs to set environmental standards that meet government/community expectations.  The focus is on the continuous improvement of processes to deliver efficient and effective services which build credibility and trust with stakeholders.

About us:
The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) leads the global transformation economy, overseeing the responsible mining and production of the minerals, metals and fuels of the future, to safely and sustainably generate the energy and low carbon products of the future.

Our low-cost power, leading regulation system and culture of innovation is leading to the decarbonisation of industry, new modern manufacturing opportunities, increased employment and greater prosperity and security for the people of South Australia.

The South Australian Public Sector offers flexible working arrangements for employees, including:

  • schedule of hours worked - for example, flexitime*, compressed or expanded work weeks, alternative start and finish times, changed shift and break schedules
  • number of hours worked - for example, part-time, job sharing, purchased leave, transition to retirement
  • place of work - for example, working at home, office work and activity-based work (such as field work)

*Flexitime enables employees to negotiate start and finish times, within a range of core business hours, without increasing or reducing the total number of hours worked when averaged over a four-week cycle.

Key selection criteria:
Please only address the dot points listed below in your application

  • Experience working with environmental legislation
  • Knowledge of the content and preparation of mining environmental impact assessments
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret information of a complex nature
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a range of people, building productive working relationships with peers and other work colleagues to contribute to a positive and inclusive team culture

Essential qualifications:
Degree in science, Environmental Management or Engineering related to the resources industry. 

PO2 $84,399 - $93,400 per annum
Full time role, working 37.5 hours per week

Special conditions:

  • This is a term vacancy for up to 12 months. 
  • Some out of hours work may be required. 

Paul Thompson
Program Leader Extractives and Industrials
0477 373 972

Application Instructions:
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae and written application of no more than two pages, demonstrating their suitability for the role by addressing the key selection criteria above. Applicants are to include the name, address and contact number of three current referees, one being your current line manager.

All applicants are required to complete and submit the Employment Declaration.

Applications close: 13/10/2022 5:00 PM

- Role Statement - Mining Assessment Officer.pdf
- Pre-Employment-Declaration_240522.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.