First listed on: 04 June 2024

Environmental Advisor

Our client a family-owned values-based paddock to plate business  knows their people are key to making their mission to feed people globally!
Are you passionate about environmental management and sustainability? Do you have the skills and experience to lead and implement effective environmental programs? If so, we invite you to apply for the position of Environmental Advisor based in Bourke, NSW

About the Role
As the Environmental Advisor,  you will be involved in driving the  organisation’s efforts to minimise environmental impact. You will assist in delivering comprehensive environmental reduction strategies and ensuring ongoing compliance with regulatory obligations. This role requires you to lead the environmental function and support various programs to ensure their successful implementation and compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Environmental Strategy Implementation: Develop and deliver broad environmental reduction strategies, aligning them with organisational goals.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with environmental obligations related to planning, licensing, and operational approvals. Prepare and submit necessary compliance documentation.
  • Leadership and Program Management: Lead the environmental function, oversee the implementation of environmental programs, and ensure their effectiveness.
  • Environmental Program Implementation: Manage programs across various domains including water, waste, noise, air quality, energy, biodiversity, soil assessment, effluent irrigation, and pollution reduction. Engage with the community on environmental initiatives.
  • Risk and Compliance Management: Manage environmental risks and conduct regular audits and assessments.
  • Continuous Improvement: Enhance overall environmental performance and integrate program outcomes with site operations.

Qualifications & Experience

Essential Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification in environmental management/science, sustainability, engineering, consultancy, or a related field, and/or equivalent experience.

Essential Experience:

  • Active involvement in environmental management or a similar field.
  • Experience in environmental audits and site inspections.
  • Understanding of Local and State regulatory approval pathways and environmental frameworks.
  • Experience with environmental data analysis, reporting, and presentation.
  • Engagement and working relationships with regulators.
  • Proven track record of project planning, management, and delivery.

Key Competencies

  • Strong relationship-building and collaboration skills with internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Effective communication and leadership abilities.
  • Strong investigative and report writing skills.
  • Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Sound computer literacy and IT skills.
  • Excellent time management, organisational, and problem-solving skills.


  • Proven auditing skills or the ability to obtain auditing certification.
  • Proven ability to coordinate projects successfully.
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure.

How to Apply

If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and make a significant impact on our environmental performance, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience, or call Jo Ellerman for a confidential discussion on (02)66919106

We look forward to receiving your application!

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