Senior Advisor - Environmental

About us  


From humble beginnings in 2010, Evolution Mining is now a leading gold producer, operating six mines across Australia and Canada. Enacting our vision to be inspired people creating a premier global gold company, we are indeed a bold team with a bright future. Our operational diversity offers our employees access to many experiences and career opportunities within the one company. So, whether you choose to work at one of our underground or open pit operations, explore for our future as part of our Discovery team, or join our Group Office, we know you’ll have a bright future with us. 


At Cowal  


At Cowal, our $430 million investment has led to a longer mine life as we have boldly reimagined our future to 2040. Located near West Wyalong in central New South Wales, Cowal is a residential site where we encourage our people to live nearby and enjoy the close-knit communities and lifestyles of the surrounding areas. 


Your Benefits


At Evolution, we support, develop and reward everyone who chooses to be a part of our bright future. Your benefits include relocation assistance, salary packaging (i.e. novated car leasing, remote area housing), life insurance and income protection, quarterly performance bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, employee share scheme, referral bonuses, recognition program, study assistance, discounted health insurance, discounted gym membership. Bus transportation is provided to and back from West Wyalong at the beginning and end of your shift.      

Residential role - 5/2/4/3 Roster. 

We understand that flexible work means something different to everyone and encourage you to have a conversation about the flexible work options available. 

About the role


The role supports the Superintendent Environment in implementing and improving the Cowal Gold Operations' Environmental Management System. This includes ensuring regulatory compliance, promoting sustainable practices, and aiding the Manager - Sustainability with approvals and permits.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Offering subject matter advice, environmental services, and coaching on applying environmental policy and standards on-site.
  • Monitoring Commonwealth and State legislation for relevant changes and risks.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of environment management systems and governance programs to ensure compliance and minimize environmental harm.
  • Implementing and monitoring environmental monitoring and reporting programs.
  • Developing environmental management plans, strategies, and associated programs.
  • Assisting in annual strategic and tactical planning for the environmental function, including budgeting and performance metrics.
  • Promoting positive relations with government regulators, local landholders, and stakeholders through consultation and engagement.
  • Supervising and coaching direct reports for career development.
  • Assisting with approvals, permits, and feasibility studies.
  • Acting as the designated department's point of contact for managing environmental risks and compliance.
  • Providing emergency response for injured fauna, spills, or environmental incidents.
  • Demonstrate behaviours aligned with the Evolution Mining values.
  • Championing Evolution Mining's Values and commitment to Safety, Environment, Inclusion and Diversity, and Emissions Reduction (Net Zero).


About you


The ideal candidate for this position will possess demonstrable expertise in mine rehabilitation, NGERs data collection, and reporting, along with proficiency in building organizational capability, coaching, and mentoring. You should excel in delivering tangible business results while demonstrating proficiency in innovation, change management, and effective stakeholder interaction. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills are essential. You should have expertise in report writing and software tools like Pronto, MS Word, and Excel, enabling effective engagement and relationship-building.


To be considered you must hold a degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or a relevant scientific discipline. Experience in a mine site environmental with exposure to water management, waste management, incident investigation, and environmental management is required, Practical knowledge of environmental approvals requirements and strategies, familiarity with relevant environmental legislation, and experience in establishing, implementing, and managing Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and frameworks (ISO14001) are also required. 


At Evolution, as our name suggests, change and transformation is in our DNA. We want the Evolution experience to be your career highlight. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce that represents the communities in which we operate. We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are focused on keeping our people safe and healthy and creating sustainable value in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Join our bold team to start your next exciting chapter.  


To find out more about us and Cowal, click here   


We thank you for taking the time to submit your application.