About the role: Senior Inspector Environment undertakes statutory enforcement functions as an authorised Inspector to enforce regulatory obligations and compliance with the Mining Act 1992 , relevant Regulations and guidelines, including providing education, advice, issuing directions and taking necessary enforcement action. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Full-time ongoing position based in Lightning Ridge Salary from $118,507 pa plus super (Inspector Grade 4) The Department of Regional NSW is currently looking for an experienced Senior Inspector Environment to undertake field based activities and enable risk-based compliance and enforcement of the Mining Act for opal mining activities around Lightning Ridge to achieve effective environmental management and rehabilitation of land disturbed by exploration and mining. To be successful in the role , you will have the ability to gain trust and support from various key stakeholders through your effective relationship building and excellent communication skills while enforcing compliance to contribute to the Department being regarded as an impartial regulator. Your experience in working in a dynamic environment, being able to positively respond to unexpected changes and effectively re-prioritising deliverables will be highly valued. Essential requirements: Degree qualifications awarded by a recognised university or other tertiary institution that is relevant to NSW mining legislation and to environmental or natural resources management, sciences, engineering (or qualifications deemed by the Department to be equivalent). Hold and maintain a current Class C driver licence. Compliance with the Resources Regulator Integrity Clearance policy is mandatory, and a condition of engagement for staff engaged after 3 December 2019. Compliance with the Resources Regulator Pecuniary Interests in the Regulated Sector policy is mandatory . Appointment and ongoing assignment is subject to the satisfactory participation in ongoing health screening. For more information on NSW Resources Regulator please click on ‘ Work for Us ’ page. How to Apply: It’s simple Just apply via the online application process, attaching a resume and cover letter which outlines how your skills and experience match what we are looking for, and we will get back in touch after the closing date. Closing Date: Sunday 14 February 2021 11:55pm For further information please contact Steve Orr at steve.orr.planning.nsw.gov.au You can also download the role description here. Additional Information: A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. Inclusion and Flexible Working We strive to reflect the community we serve and encourage our people to explore new ways of working across regional NSW. We are open to arrangements that help individuals balance their work and life commitments, including working part-time or working from different locations. We embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We understand that everyone is different and you may require adjustments to apply. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss how we may be able to assist you.