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Environment and Energy Vacancy N.N. 10738188
Department of the Environment and Energy Closing date: Sunday, 25 November 2018
Job Title: Strategic Policy Officer
Division: Environmental Standards Division
Branch: Various Branches
Section: Various Sections
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $80,081 - $90,924
Location: Canberra - ACT
Classification: APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: Several Positions

Job Description


There are a number of opportunities to contribute to the protection of Australia's environment and heritage, including environmental health, through developing and implementing regulation, national standards and guidance.

We are looking for strategic thinkers who are motivated, adaptable and are good at working collaboratively.

The roles will involve conducting analysis and research to provide advice and develop policy on environment protection, site contamination, chemical and/or waste regulation and standards. You will also be supporting the Executive and Minister by providing high level advice and briefing on the policy issues related to environmental protection and environmental health and liaising with internal and external stakeholders to identify and collaboratively develop/co-design approaches on key regulatory and policy issues.



The successful candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a baseline security clearance

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

This is a specified term employment opportunity for a period of 12 months, but may be extended up to 3 years as per the Public Service Regulations 1999, Sub regulation 3.5(3)

About Department of the Environment and Energy 

The Department designs and implements Australian Government policy and programs to protect and conserve the environment, water and heritage, promote climate action, and provide adequate, reliable and affordable energy.

We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment that values diversity and supports staff to reach their full potential. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, and people from other diverse backgrounds. We support flexible work practices and the professional development of our employees.

Selection documents are also available on our website:

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Rebecca Edwards, (02) 6274 1242,
Position Contact: Carolyn Goonrey, (02) 6274 1033
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS46-Fri - 09 Nov 2018 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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