Singleton Council
Environmental Risk Management Specialist

Posted: 11 Jul
Closes: 01 Aug
Singleton, New South Wales


At Singleton Council, our employee promise is simple: ADD VALUE. BE VALUED. 
As an employee of Singleton Council, you will join an engaged, safe, sustainable and performing (ESSP) workforce who work collectively to create community. 

Singleton Council has a long and proud history. From our agricultural foundations to our abundant natural resources, we are more than just New South Wales’ largest producer of coal. Singleton has developed into the economic beating heart of the State and a centre of industry, heritage, tourism and community.

Here at Council, we offer a wide range of services, supporting our community vision to be vibrant, progressive, connected, sustainable and resilient.

We’re committed to providing an environment where everyone has the opportunity to contribute their unique skills and expertise to make a meaningful impact, while also recognising and appreciating your valuable contributions and ensuring you feel valued, supported, and empowered to thrive.



This newly created role within the Integrated Risk Management team provides professional advice and service to Council on operational environmental risk management matters, including leading, developing, deploying, and continuously improving Council’s Environmental Management System consistent with the requirements of ISO14001:2015. As  the primary environmental specialist/expert within Council, an important part of this role is the ability to develop strong and collaborative relationships with all stakeholders. 

Experience in environmental impact assessment, incident management and environmental compliance for large multidisciplinary organisations such as local government or similar infrastructure delivery organisations, along with relevant degree qualifications are essential.

This position is offered on a full-time permanent basis working 35 hours per week.

Remuneration package for this position is based on Grade 14 of Council's Salary System Protocol which equates to a base salary of $106,328 - $119,606 per annum, plus a generous vehicle allowance of $16,880 and 11.5% superannuation.


Your wellbeing benefits include:   

  • Swell Program (Safe + Well at Singleton Council)
  • Health + Wellbeing Leave
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Annual Flu Vaccinations + Skin Checks 

Your flexible work benefits may include:

  • Work from home
  • Rostered Day Off
  • 9-day fortnight
  • 4-day week

Your leave benefits include:     

  • Concessional Leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick + Carer’s Leave
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Purchase of Additional Annual Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Domestic + Family Violence Leave
  • Health + Wellbeing Leave

Your development benefits include:   

  • Training Courses + Professional Development
  • Education Assistance
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Emerging Leaders Program
  • 'Grow our Own' Program

Your reward + recognition benefits include:   

  • ESSPecialist Program Awards
  • Service Awards
  • Be Valued Recognition Program


To find out about all the amazing things Singleton Council is doing to add value to our community click here to explore our webpages.

Do you want to be valued at Singleton Council?  Click here to check out our careers page and to see what is on offer.

For further information regarding this role please see the position description.


For a confidential conversation about this exciting opportunity contact Deborah McDonald on (02) 6578 7233. 

To be eligible for this role you MUST have the Right to Work in Australia.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE 31 July 2024 at 11.59pm