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Environmental Project Supervisor

Environmental Managers
Contract Full Time
20 days ago

Downer Group employs approximately 50,000 people across more than 300 sites, primarily in Australia and New Zealand. Downer designs, builds and sustains assets, infrastructure and facilities and we are the leading provider of integrated services.

Downer Defence is the lead contractor providing Estate Maintenance and Operation Services (EMOS) for the Department of Defence in Queensland and Southern New South Wales. As lead contractor within the region we deliver a suite of services to support Defence capability.

We are currently seeking an experienced Environmental Project Supervisor to deliver contracted services for Defence sites across the ACT.

Based in Canberra and reporting to the Environmental Coordinator, key accountabilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Development of any tender documentation for Environmental Works, tender, Evaluate and engage as required, including support with preparation and delivery to other sub-Regions as required;
  • Ensuring all subsequent works undertaken by staff and Subcontractors/SMEs are in accordance with the Contract and site specific Environmental Management Plan/s with deliverables;
  • Responsibility for assisting with preparation and implementation of an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) within the Spotless Environmental Management System Framework with reference to the Defence Environmental Management System (EMS) and Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) System;
  • Research and facilitate Ecologically Sustainability Development processes;
  • Assist in the implementation of the Spotless Environmental Policy and other related initiatives;
  • Undertake Environmental management audits as required by the Spotless Environmental Management System and Defence;
  • Carry out specific Environmental Inductions for all new employees and Subcontractors/SMEs;
  • Apply business and financial controls to aspects of environmental service delivery;

Skills and Experience

  • Suitability for Defence security clearance (Australian Citizenship Mandatory);
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Environmental Science or related fields (Mandatory);
  • 5+ Years Demonstrable experience in Environmental Project Management and Delivery (Mandatory);
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the Defence industry (Preferred);
  • Involvement /affiliation with relevant Environmental panels or committees to help maximise industry networking and ensure technical cross pollination (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of the relevant Environmental legislation;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience and proven ability in the provision of sound advice to management;
  • Demonstrated project, contract and quality management experience;
  • Must hold a current Australian Drivers Licence;

The successful candidate will possess a strong work ethic, achieve the highest level of safety, quality of work and have a genuine passion for excellent customer service.

Benefits and Culture

  • Supportive and inclusive culture
  • A professional and safe working environment
  • Good employee benefits and entitlements

To apply, please click on "Apply" below and submit your resume. We do not accept applications via email but for more information, please email

Please note: As a pre-requisite for these roles all candidates need to be able to prove they are an Australian Citizen and hold a current Australian Drivers Licence. Candidates will also be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and drug screen as well as a National Police and Australian Security Defence Clearance Check.

Downer is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australians to apply.


Advertised: 02 Sep 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Sep 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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