Science Division Principal Climate & Atmospheric Scientist Full Time in Sydney NSW

Science Division

Branch Sydney NSW AU

Principal Climate & Atmospheric Scientist
Sydney NSW

Provides scientific evidence and knowledge to underpin environmental decision making, regulation and service delivery….

Principal Climate & Atmospheric Scientist – 000054Q7
Classification: Environment Officer Class 11
Employment Status: Ongoing Full-Time
Location: Lidcombe

  • Are you a senior scientist who is passionate about our atmospheric environment?
  • Do you want to deliver high quality climate and atmospheric science that influences government policy?
  • Are you client-focused and able to work autonomously as well as part of a team?

The role is within the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage which is part of the Planning and Environment Cluster.

The Department of Planning and Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW.

The Department’s vision – Planning for a growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment

Agency overview
The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage aims to enrich life in NSW by helping the community to conserve and enjoy our environment and heritage. For more information go to www.environment.nsw.gov.au

Science Division provides scientific evidence and knowledge to underpin environmental decision making, regulation and service delivery.

Primary purpose of the role:
Design and drive delivery of discrete climate and atmospheric science programs to OEH internal and external customers in line with NSW’s Government’s priorities.

You must read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
Role description

Application Guide

Applying for a role in the NSW public Sector

Job Notes: Scientific Qualifications required for this role.

A Recruitment Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12 month period.

To Apply:

  • Click the APPLY button at the end of this advertisement
  • Provide your personal information as prompted
  • Attach your resume that sets out your education, work history and other facts about yourself that relate to the role (maximum of 4 pages);
  • Attach a cover letter that is relevant to the role (maximum of 1 page).
  • Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000 character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter.

Q1. Provide an overview of your approach and demonstrated experience in developing and leading delivery of rigorous science programs in atmospheric (air quality) science and/or climate science.

Q2. Provide examples to demonstrate your ability to establish and foster relationships with peers including in government agencies and external clients and collaborators to deliver collaborative science programs.

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behaviour indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

OEH is committed to providing a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace.

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We are also committed to offering flexible work arrangements where possible. Candidates should discuss options available for this role with the hiring manager.

Location Sydney Region-Sydney – Greater West

Work Type Full-time

Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: $139,753. Package includes salary ($114,397 – $126,074), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Contact Yvonne Scorgie – (02) 9995 5123 or 0477 380 581
Closing Date 09-May-2017, 11:59:00 PM
Job Category Environmental science
Organisation Science Division

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-18
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