Environment and Community Advisor

Location: Tieri Qld Posted Date: June 10, 2019
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Employer Job Id: E983D70F Careermine Job Id: 1779938
  • Oaky Creek Coal
  • Tieri, Queensland, Australia
  • Competitive employee benefits including 13% superannuation


Oaky Creek Coal, a Glencore Managed Operation, produces high quality export coking coal. We are a large, dynamic mine with a proven track record. We're professional, take personal ownership and we're committed to providing exceptional outcomes all while delivering safe coal. At Oaky we know it's our people that make it all possible. Our culture promotes flexibility and team work and rewards dedicated people with a can-do spirit, who take responsibility, and who have the drive to be leaders in their field. We expect a lot, but we give a lot in return. We recognise and reward exceptional work.

Oaky Creek Coal is seeking an experience Environment & Community Advisor. Reporting through to the Environment & Community Manager, you will provide leadership to drive excellence in environmental and community engagement performance as well as provide technical advice and operational support.

As a member of the Environment & Community team you will gain substantial knowledge and experience in a broad range of operational and project related activities across the site, which includes the closed Oaky No.1 Underground Mine, the Oaky North Underground Mine, and the Surface Operations comprised of the Coal Handling & Preparation Plant (CHPP) area, and an extensive open cut mining area currently under care and maintenance.

This role requires you to develop strong working relationships with operations personnel as well as with external subject matter experts, mine planning designers, traditional owners, local pastoral and other stakeholders. You will have experience and a working knowledge of Queensland mine site activities especially in regard to planning and implementation of land disturbance and rehabilitation landform design to meet closure objectives. You will be a systems thinker, goal orientated and highly organised, with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

As well as this, you will have a keen interest in the development of our local town, Tieri. You will strive to positively engage, communicate and consult with key stakeholders on the Oaky Creek Coal's initiatives to progress responsible mining.

The successful candidate should possess tertiary qualification/s in environmental science/engineering, and/or social science/community development/local business management expertise. This role requires strong interpersonal skills for engaging with operations personnel and local community. Applicants with experience in GIS, indigenous relations, social enterprise and/or community development programs will be highly regarded.

This is a residential, primarily Monday-Friday role based in Tieri, Queensland. Tieri offers an exceptional standard of living and a vast array of facilities for adults and children. Relocation assistance will be provided to the successful candidate as well as competitive remuneration and benefits, subsidised housing and performance bonus incentives. For more information on Tieri please visit www.tieri.com.au .

For further information about this role, please contact Human Resources on (07) 4984 7330.

Closing Date: 24th June 2019.