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Environment Coordinators x2 - Tasmanian Irrigation - Launceston

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The Company

Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd is a recognised economic enabler that owns, operates, designs, and develops environmentally sustainable irrigation schemes to deliver high-surety irrigation water to Tasmanian landowners.

The Role

Tasmanian Irrigation is seeking two Environment Coordinators based at their Launceston office with the opportunity to regularly work across Tasmania in their irrigation schemes. The primary objective of the position is to support the implementation of Tasmanian Irrigation’s Environment Policy by monitoring its environmental compliance obligations during construction & operations and supporting regulatory approval processes.

The role’s key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the development of Farm Water Access Plans (Farm WAPs) in future & operational schemes
  • Provide auditing and administrative assistance in the Annual Farm WAP Audit Process
  • Overseeing and assisting in environmental compliance calendar activities relating to the EHS Team
  • Working with the EHS Team and across the business on relevant projects
  • Design and implement water quality, flora, fauna and soil monitoring programs for new Tranche 3 and existing operational schemes
  • Manage and update operational environmental management plans for all operational schemes including auditing duties, development of supporting documentation and reporting procedures, and training operators.
  • Provide environmental support for new and operational schemes including process, regulatory and compliance activities
  • Assist in the implementation and management of the water licence data management compliance program
  • Assist in the development of new Farm WAPs and in the development of amendments to current Farm WAPs in operational schemes
  • Assist the EHS Team in the completion of annual compliance reporting processes
  • Manage Tasmanian Irrigation hydrometrics compliance requirements
  • Facilitate projects as necessary such as the upgrade of sampling sites, replacement of sampling equipment etc
  • Other environmental duties as required and directed by the General Manager Environment, Health and Safety.

About You

We are looking for people centric and pragmatic problem solvers, advocates for best practice environmental practices and active contributors to the longer-term solution to the Tasmanian agriculture sector.

The success of Tasmanian Irrigation and sustainable agriculture depends on team cohesiveness, generosity, and diversity of thought along with a willingness for all team members to strive for best practice standards and work with community.

Successful candidates will also need to be able to accommodate the physical demands of this work which involves inspecting construction work sites, remote monitoring locations, visiting operating agricultural facilities and new scheme assessments.

Required experience includes:

  • Tertiary qualification in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply environmental legislation and experience implementing regulatory, compliance and approval processes
  • Demonstrated practical application of ArcGIS and/or advanced GIS systems
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs
  • Drivers licence (car)

Desired experience

  • Working or lived experience in irrigation and/or agricultural industries
  • Accreditation in environmental auditing
  • Working knowledge of Federal and Tasmanian environmental legislation and approvals processes
  • Water management and assessment knowledge
  • Experience developing procedures and processes related to monitoring and environmental compliance.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion or to obtain further information please contact Claire Black on 0407821086 or claire@talentnation.com.au using the subject line: Environment Coordinators x2 - Tasmanian Irrigation - Launceston enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To apply please provide a cover letter addressing your relevant experience as per the experience requirements and submit your CV online in word format to be considered.

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