environmental scientist in Melbourne CBD

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job details

melbourne cbd, victoria
job category
Science & Research
job type
AU$ 55 - AU$ 66 per hour
reference number
alexandria howes, randstad
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job description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Environmental Scientist to join a State Government Department on a long contract (5 months). This is a crucial role within the team and we are looking for a candidate to start ASAP.

Candidates should have a solid understanding of the mining and heavy earth industry, especially focused within closure and rehabilitation within this industry.


  • The technical review of mine and quarry documents
  • Review and assess environmental and rehabilitation plans with a focus on the impact that mining has on the environment
  • Advise on environmental issues
  • Ad hoc project work essential to the department, such as reviewing how the gaseous forms of toxic metals can cause a risk to human health and the environment


  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Environmental Science or similar
  • An understanding of Earth resources legislation and policy is desired
  • A solid understanding of the mining and heavy earth industry - focusing on closure and rehabilitation
  • Strong analytical skills with a very high attention to detail

If you feel that you meet the above criteria then please do not hesitate to apply with a CV in WORD format. Any questions regarding this position please contact Alexandria Howes on 03 8319 1158


Environmental Scientist


Experience in a similar role with a relevant tertiary qualification (Environmental Science or similar/equivalent)