Legal Officer

Job Description

Title: Legal Officer

Company Name: Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin, Darwin

Employment Status: Full time

Senior Professional 2 - Remuneration Package Range $164,416 - $179,057
Environmental Regulation
Darwin
Fixed for 12 months commencing 01/02/2022

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security is seeking an experienced, solution-focussed and enthusiastic lawyer to join the Environmental Regulation team in Darwin. 

The Environmental Regulation team plays a key role in regulating a wide range of activities in the NT, ranging from onshore gas and resource development to landfill operation and contaminated site management. We work across the full regulatory spectrum: from assessment and approvals to compliance and enforcement.

The legal officer will provide advice in relation to the various environmental laws that we administer, including the Environment Protection Act 2019, Waste Management and Pollution Control Act 2998, Petroleum Act 2984 and the Water Act 1992. 

This is a new position and extensive experience in administrative and/or environmental law is required. Experience in environmental prosecutions will be well received.

If working in a broad range of complex regulatory matters in a tropical environment, then this job is for you.

For further information please contact Amy Dennison, Executive Director, Environmental Regulation on 0455 909 233 or [email protected] 

Quote vacancy number: 50210151
Closing date: 20/12/2021

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au 

Note: All NTPS employees are required to provide evidence of having completed two COVID-19 vaccinations or in certain circumstances a medical exemption.

Picture your life out here – www.OurLifeOutHere.nt.gov.au

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