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Senior Advisor - Environment

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Join our Environment Compliance team
  • Permanent – $104,754 plus superannuation
  • Based in our Leederville office

About the role

We have a permanent opportunity for a Senior Advisor to assist Water Corporation in supporting operations and maintaining compliance with environmental legislation and approvals. In this role you will have the opportunity to support the Water Corporation’s operations group in fulfilling environmental compliance obligations and support environmental monitoring and reporting business improvement projects. This role will be based in our Leederville office reporting to the Team Leader - Environment.

What the role will involve

    • Lead projects to ensure compliance with licence conditions and support environmental monitoring and reporting business improvement
    • Provide technical advice on compliance matters, support the investigation of non-compliances and development/implementation of corrective actions
    • Conduct operational compliance audits review and analyse audit findings and report on audit findings and/or compliance performance
    • Provide technical advice on incident response, facilitate the investigation of incidents and report on regulatory incidents

Key skills and experience

You will be degree qualified in environmental science or a similar discipline, along with demonstrated experience planning, managing and implementing audit and inspection programs. Your ability to build effective relationships with external stakeholders (government agencies), along with considerable knowledge of state / commonwealth legislation associated with environmental management in the water industry will ensure success in this role.


If you are interested in the above opportunity, please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Please note: By applying for this role, you are consenting to your current and previous line managers being contacted as references. It is strongly recommended that all internal applicants advise their line manager of any applications for acting or permanent positions prior to applying.

As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

Applications close Sunday 4th December 2022

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace

Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.”

Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 08 9420 2000.

To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website