Senior Environmental Consultant

Melbourne Permanent / Full Time

Founder of The Project Diary and Intuitivity RPO - Recruitment Leader 25 Years +Getting to a point of making your career a lifestyle you love, is everyone’s dream. You don’t work every day but simply enjoy the ride with every experience. Starting in recruitment when we had paper records and watching everything about it evolve over half my life, has given me a passion to change the industry through best practice technology advancements that make our services amazing. Our ability to streamline processes and use social media to indeed find anyone, our commitment to a beautiful experience and the way that we embrace continuous improvement in everything that we do leaves the industry behind and stuck in its ways to protect its revenue. It’s time to change for the better and that takes a bold, continuous but tenacious commitment to service that is acknowledged at the core of this business to enable that change. My passion for people is evident in everything that I do and when you get to know me and what I am trying to achieve, you will understand. Let’s talk confidentially about your business and your career future. I have worked in the staffing solutions space both in the UK and in Australia and into the APAC regions within Finance, Accounting, Industrial, Commercial, Risk Management, Project Management, Engineering, Cyber Security and IT, Construction, Mining, Oil and Gas, within all levels including Technical Senior level, and Executive roles.

Recruiter :
Marc Hughes

Marc Hughes
  • "Boutique" Environmental Services company looking for a star!
  • Work closely in an experienced team to further your career
  • Base + Super + based close to city - easy travel access
About the Business

As a technical service provider in delivery of “boutique” Occupational Hygiene and Environmental services to their clientele with a NATA accredited laboratory they have serviced Victoria for over 22 years.

As a people-first inclusive company, the team is at the core of all its operations by promoting a genuine care in creating a workplace where staff feel empowered, respected and valued. 

They are committed to providing equal opportunities regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage.


We are looking for a full time Senior Environmental Consultant with the ability to use your technical background to deliver high-quality work in the areas of contaminated land assessment and environmental monitoring. 

As part of the team, you will work alongside new senior management who will be committed to your success and development within the role.

You will enjoy working on multiple projects across the CBD and surrounds with varying complexity and also be a keen problem solver to look after clients and stakeholders within a project.
  • Utilising your technical background to deliver high-quality work in the areas of contaminated land assessment, environmental monitoring and completing occupational hygiene risk assessments.
  • A sound knowledge of applicable contaminated land legislature/regulations and practical implications thereof.
  • Preparation of detailed project design, including developing detailed scopes of work for contaminated land investigations, detailed development of budgets, manage site assessment works to assess impacts associated with contaminated sites in correlation with auditors, clients, industry and legislative standards.
  • Conducting desktop research on site history, fieldwork and sampling for environmental investigations for soil, vapour, air, surface water, wastewater and groundwater assessments by collecting, compiling and interpreting field and laboratory data.
  • Monitoring assigned projects to ensure they meet defined project objectives (i.e., meet Client and regulatory needs, timeframes, budget etc.) and regularly communicate with key stakeholders. 
  • Coordinate contract management, including suppliers, sub-contractors, internal staff and to assist other project managers with works and deliverables.
  • Preparation of proposals and high-quality deliverables (reporting) through producing technical reports detailing investigations, risk assessments and solutions for clients.
  • Contributing by identifying, creating and converting pipeline opportunities through proactive Client relationship management to promote and enhance the interests, welfare, business, profitability, growth and reputation of the consultancy.
  • Leading, mentoring and developing a small team of junior staff (3 presently plus more in the future) to deliver quality and value add to our clients while at the same time reflecting company culture and values. 
Skills and Experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualification is preferable in Environmental Science or Engineering
  • 5 + years’ experience in contaminated land, or other environmental consulting
  • As this position includes both office and field work, applicants must be physically able to work in the field (including in remote areas), including possible overnight travel, or weekend work, where needed.
  • Willingness to grow professionally both as a technical expert as well as a client-facing professional with necessary commercial acumen. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively engage and influence at all levels both internally and external stakeholders. 
  • A current driving licence is essential. 
Note: All applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia
As the role is based 10 minutes from the CBD it has excellent vehicle access and public transport access.

You will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package commensurate with your experience, training and a career path progression plan with a flexible employer that is willing to listen.
Does this sound good to you?

Maybe you are looking for your next step in this industry with a new challenge in Melbourne?

Whatever your reasons then why not apply for this role and let’s have a confidential chat about your future.
Apply Directly to this advert or online at the The Project Diary as we will be happy to receive your application online or talk with you confidentially and directly.

Referral reward: $0

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