Environment Protection Authority - Governing Board Members - Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 25/07/2021
REF: DELegb0621
Applications for this listing are closed

Environment Protection Authority – Governing Board Members

Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 25/07/2021
REF: DELegb0621

About the board

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change is seeking expressions of interest for two member vacancies on the Environment Protection Authority Governing Board. These appointments are expected to commence in September 2021 for a term not exceeding five years, as determined by the Minister.

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is established under the Environment Protection Act1970 as Victoria’s environment regulator to protect human health and the environment by reducing the harmful effects of pollutions and waste.

The Governing Board is responsible for the governance, strategic planning and risk management of the EPA. The EPA has a significant reform agenda as it prepares to implement the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 which will come into effect on 1 July 2020.

 

About the role

This is an opportunity for candidates with skills, knowledge or experience in one or more of the following: environment protection or regulation, regulation of industry, local government, public administration or governance, finance or accounting, and legal practice.

Candidates’ expertise in regulatory frameworks and their applications, change management, organisational transformation, science, risk management, application of information technology, community engagement and rural and regional communities is also desirable.

 

Who we’re looking for

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring our boards reflect the diversity of our communities to embrace our differences and apply diverse thinking to foster innovation. We encourage women, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from rural and regional communities, people with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, queer or questioning, bisexual, trans, asexual or allied, gender diverse and intersex people, as well as people of all ages to apply.

 

What you need to apply

For a copy of the Position Description and to express your interest, please go to: Environment Protection Authority – Governing Board Members | boards.vic.gov.au

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to the position’s Key Selection Criteria which you will be required to respond to. Applicants will not be required to submit a separate cover letter or statement addressing each of the key selection criteria. Please submit a copy of your most recent CV.

Shortlisted applicants are required to undergo police and other probity checks.

Apply now – expressions of interest close at midnight on 25 July 2021.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact David Baber of Fisher Leadership on 1300 347 437. Reference code: DELegb0621

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