Senior Advisor Environmental Data and Monitoring at Environmental Protection Authority, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
As New Zealand's environmental regulator, the work we do today helps shape the future of our tomorrow.
Our purpose | To tatou kaupapa
We are the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), Aotearoa New Zealand’s independent environmental regulator. Our role is important: to help protect our country’s unique way of life by looking out for the health of its environment, its economy and its people.
Our kaupapa is about making the right decisions based on evidence, mātauranga, and science. At the EPA, we encourage big ideas and bold goals.
What we achieve today helps shape the future of New Zealand for generations to come.
Come join us
We welcome you to join us on our journey to a healthy environment that benefits us all.
Jump in the waka - make history with us.
About our group | Mō te roopu
The purpose of the Hazardous Substances & New Organisms Group is to manage consent application and reassessment processes.
This role includes providing advice and support to applicants and delegated decision makers, and to conduct delegated decision making for the manufacture and import of hazardous substances, the import or release of new organisms; the reassessment of hazardous substances; the import and export of hazardous waste and ozone depleting substances; liaison with a range of stakeholders (including submitters, applicants and other government and international agencies) on statutory decision making.
About the role | Mō te tūnga
The role of the Senior Advisor Environmental Data and Monitoring position is to lead the environmental monitoring function associated with the Chemical Map tool. The EPA’s Chemical Map will improve accessibility and analysis of data on chemicals to provide trends and insights into chemical use, storage and disposal across NZ. A key component will be to develop and supervise a targeted monitoring program to investigate the environmental fate of hazardous chemicals. Furthermore, your role will be to review the data landscape in New Zealand and assess other potential sources of environmental exposure data.
About you | Mōhou ake
We are looking for someone with a range of skills and experience – if you have some or all of the below, we would love to hear from you.
- Tertiary qualification in a relevant area of expertise
- Proven experience in leading or supporting the delivery of an environmental monitoring programme
- Experience leading and managing projects
- a demonstrated ability to positively engage with others on technical matters
- being self-motivated, driven to deliver under pressure, able to manage multiple tasks and set priorities, and achieve quality results in tight deadlines
- have a focus on time management, quality and an eye for detail
- being a great team player who exhibits skills and behaviours which support a positive, collaborative and professional team culture
- excellent communication, relationship building and reporting skills, with a desire to deliver great customer service as part of our role as a proactive regulator
What’s in it for you | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
There are extra benefits to working at the EPA:
- flexible working culture
- three paid ‘Board holidays’ in addition to four weeks’ annual leave
- $400 non-taxable payment to help you set up working at home
- an annual paid EPA Environment Day to support the community with environmental initiatives
- in-house te reo and tikanga Māori workshops
- learning opportunities, including the annual Science Symposium
- active and lively social club, and diverse groups and support networks
- EPA awards recognising individual and team effort
- relocation help for those moving to New Zealand from overseas.
Salary range |
$79,498 - $119,248 per annum (midpoint $99,373)
This is the full salary range. Appointments are made within the range depending on skills and experience.
How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono
Complete the online application form and submit your CV and a covering letter.
Please note: your covering letter is an important part of our assessment process. Please highlight how your experience relates to this role, and why you applied. Tell us about you, your values and/or whakapapa.
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For more information, please contact email@example.com or check out the careers section of our website www.epa.govt.nz/careers.
We are open to supporting inter agency secondments. If possible, please discuss the prospect of joining us with your current manager, before submitting your application. (delete if inter-agency secondments are not applicable to the role)
Applications close | Rā Katinga
5pm, Monday 27 March 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Environmental Protection Authority|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Science and Environment|
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