Environment Officer

Temporary Full Time (Maternity Relief)
9 day fortnight
$67,000 - $70,000 per annum

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville. The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is Perfectly Placed to live, work, play and invest.

An exciting opportunity exists within our Planning and Community team for an Environment Officer. Reporting to the Team Leader for Natural Resource Management we are looking for an experienced individual to assist in delivering the Whitsunday Regional Council's Natural Resource Management Program.

As the Environment Officer you will be responsible for:

  • Implementing Whitsunday Regional Council's environmental program;
  • Providing advice to Stakeholders in relation to environmental matters;
  • Assessing environmental matters in development applications under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009
  • Providing technical advice into the development of Council policies, guidelines and procedures; and
  • Developing Urban Catchment Management Plans;
  • With the necessary experience and qualifications you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a high attention to detail and accuracy. You will be an excellent team contributor and motivated to complete tasks on time.


  • Tertiary level qualifications in Environmental Science or related discipline
  • "C" Class Drivers Licence

Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles

Enquiries: Elissa Dyne
Ph: 0747613629
Applications Close: 17/05/2015

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